The DoctorDr. Gerald J. Wertel, chiropractor

Dr. Gerald Wertel, D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Gerald Wertel is a caring and energetic doctor. Dr. Wertel's main goal is to get each patient better and keep them that way. Dr. Wertel uses a vast array of techniques for patient comfort. Dr. Wertel makes sure the treatment is right FOR YOU. Patients range in age from 6 months to 85+ years old.

Some symptoms that patients have received great benefit from include: headaches, low back pain, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder and elbow pain, knee and ankle pain, as well as neck pain.

Dr. Wertel has worked with professional athletes and marathon runners. To find out how chiropractic can help you, call the office and speak to Dr. Wertel personally.

Dr. Wertel also does informational talks. He has done many informative lectures, including: grade schools regarding backpack safety, schools regarding chiropractic and community service, TOPPS regarding joint health and obesity issues and companies regarding ergonomic issues. He has also done many presentations on sports injuries. Call Dr. Wertel and discuss how a lecture can be beneficial for your office or group.


Education & Degrees

  • University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology
  • Bachelor of Science, Human Biology
  • Logan College of Chiropractic, Doctor of Chiropractic - 2001

Honors & Positions

  • Health Center Achievement Award
  • Academic Excellence Awards
  • Missouri Chiropractic Association - District 1 Representative
  • American Chiropractic Association

Associations & Memberships

  • American Chiropractic Association
  • Missouri State Chiropractor's Association - Board of Directors

Techniques Utilized

  • Diversified
  • Gonstead
  • Thompson Technique
  • Activator Methods
  • Logan Basic
  • Cox Flexion-Distraction
  • Myofascial