Welcome to the new you! Discover What’s possible when you partner with Specific Health.

A leading health center dedicated to providing personalized state-of-the-art solutions for chronic pain sufferers. Our experienced health team offers one-on-one specialized care to each patient, ensuring a great treatment experience and effective outcomes. If you’re looking for long-lasting relief from chronic pain and a holistic approach to health goals, Specific Health is here to help.

Here are Our pillars of success as a Practice

We are a concierge style practice. That means our patients can always expect to reach us and to receive effective care. These 3 values set us apart from other health care offices and models.


A Personalized Approach to Care


Methods with a commitment
to Learning


Lasting Relief and Life-long Support

Your Freedom & Wellness is our #1 priority

We focus on individual patients who desire a concierge-style approach to wellness. We also offer coaching, training, and education to other doctors and health practitioners throughout the United States to help more patients enjoy life again. Our first priority is serving patients who need us in Maplewood, Minnesota, where our clinic is located, and in the surrounding areas.

aBOUT Dr. Jeffrey Lavell

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Jeffrey Lavell, DC, earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University and a Bachelor's in Human Biology. He furthered his education with a Bachelor's degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry from the University of Minnesota at Duluth. After launching Specific Family Chiropractic in Maplewood in 1998 and expanding to Spring Lake Park in 2001, he founded Spinal Decompression Of Minnesota in 2004 for chronic back pain sufferers. In 2020 he merged these multiple practices under the umbrella of Specific Health to better serve his patient's needs.

With over 700 hours in post-doctorate education in nutrition, biomechanics, and musculoskeletal rehabilitation, Dr. Lavell is recognized for his non-surgical treatment methods, particularly for lumbar disc herniations. His multidisciplinary approach integrates the expertise of trainers, massage therapists, and other professionals.

Recognized as an esteemed speaker on functional nutrition and healthcare, Dr. Lavell has taught across the U.S. and developed a significant reputation in sports nutrition, brain health, gut health, and digestion. Serving as a team chiropractor for rugby teams and a lecturer on workplace safety and injury prevention, he also mentors students from Northwestern Health Sciences University, contributing to over 40 students achieving their doctorates.

Dr. Lavell is a proponent of a holistic healthcare approach, emphasizing diet, rest, and exercise. His personal interests include fishing, skiing, weightlifting, scuba diving, and movies. He is married with two children.

Amber Butler
Clinic Director
Kayle Rago
Clinic Admin
David Barnett
Therapy Technician