Skip to main content
142 Erickson Drive Red Deer, Alberta T4R 2C3

The Doctor

Dr. Joelle Johnson B. Sc., D.C.


Dr. Joelle Johnson

Dr. Joelle Johnson grew up in Central Alberta, attended Red Deer College and the University of Regina to complete two Bachelor of Science Degrees.

She then completed her Doctor of Chiropractic with high honors at Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Dr. Joelle Johnson has been practicing in Red Deer since her graduation in 1999 and is married with three busy boys. She has practiced for over 22 years. Family is a huge part of her life and would like to invite all to become part of our chiropractic family at Family First Chiropractic and Wellness.

Dr. Joelle's interest in pre-conception care, pre-natal chiropractic, post-natal chiropractic and pediatric chiropractic in her practice has led her to complete her International Chiropractic Pediatric Association Diplomate, and FICPA board certification. Dr. Johnson is also certified in the Webster technique and the Gardner System for Breech Presentation as well as many other birthing, prenatal, post-natal and pediatric care certifications. She currently taking certification in pediatric neurodevelopment. Her practice is diverse and she enjoys treating entire families especially women, babies and children.

Dr. Joelle has participated in three different Practice Based Research studies. The first involved pregnant women and the Webster Technique. The second study involved chiropractic and children's health in collaboration with the ICPA. The third was a pregnancy based study of chiropractic care. She has currently been asked to head up a pilot study in Canada.

Pre-conception care, pre-natal chiropractic care, post-natal chiropractic care, pediatrics, orthotics, motor vehicle accidents, falls, slips, sports injuries, WCB related accidents as well as regular maintenance are some of the other areas that Dr. Johnson will be happy to help with whether male or female, young or old.

New patients are always welcome to our clinic family.

Dr. Joelle Johnson has been an active member in our community and has volunteered with the Canadian Ski Patrol - Red Deer Zone since 1999 until recently. She has also volunteered her chiropractic services at rodeos and other events in Central Alberta. She was involved with the Canada Winter Games in 2019. She also brought the free screenings of the movies "The Business of Being Born" to Red Deer in April 2008 and "More Business of Being Born" in 2012. She co-hosted the Indigo Festival Red Deer in March of 2009, 2010 & 2011 and is also a big supporter of midwifery and doula support in our province. Dr. Johnson has helped organize and participate in the International Day of the Midwife rallies for many years. Dr. Johnson is also a CPR instructor and a first aid instructor with Heart and Stroke.

Dr. Joelle won the Entrepreneurship trophy award at the 2012 Woman of Excellence award presentations here in Red Deer because of her commitment to serving young families in Red Deer and surrounding area. Later that year, she was awarded the Ruby Award from the Soroptomists of Central Alberta.

Helping people achieve their optimal health and aiding them towards a better life naturally has been the greatest reward in her career.