Born and raised in Overland Park, Kansas, Dr. Daniel Wells has always been around chiropractic care. With his uncle being a chiropractor. Dr. Dan grew up routinely seeing a chiropractor but didn’t understand the importance of it until he hit high school and started to get injured more frequently, in and outside of sports. Things started to change for Dan when he got hit in the wrist with a bat while catching during State Regionals. He was 100% certain it was broken, and he would miss the opportunity to play in State Baseball. The next week after his wrist injury, he saw his chiropractor three times and was able to play in State Baseball the next weekend; and won! From the day forward, Dan had an interest in physical sciences and kinesiology.
After high school, Dan went on to play baseball for two years at Johnson County Community College getting an Associate’s degree in science and liberal arts, then transferring to Avila University – Kansas City to play collegiate baseball and get his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with Honors. After undergrad, Dan received his Doctorate of Chiropractic at Cleveland Chiropractic College with research and study in Sports and Biomechanics, Functional Movement Chiropractic, and Neurology and Pediatric Neurology He is certified in DNS, SFMA, and CPR.
Fun Facts: Dan is still active in the sports world as a baseball coach, and he even helped build a baseball field in a village in Hungary! He loves to play ultimate frisbee and has a passion for traveling. He’s an animal lover; he and his fiance, who happens to be a chiropractor herself, have 3 dogs at home keeping them busy outside of work.