The Clinic

Cannon Valley Chiropractic has been serving the residents of Cannon Falls and surrounding areas for over 50 years. It has gone through a few management changes in that time, but the goal has always been the same “Quality natural healthcare in a friendly, professional atmosphere”.

Cannon Valley Chiropractic is located on the south side of Cannon Falls, MN in a two story building on a hill overlooking the Cannon Valley. The clinic is on the ground floor with no stairs and has ample parking. Patients with walkers, canes and wheelchairs have all found the clinic to be easily accessible.

The Doctor

Dr. Matt Maki is originally from Necedah, WI. He completed his undergraduate schooling in River Falls, WI and went to Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN for graduate school. He has a bachelor’s degree in Human Biology, a Doctorate in Chiropractic, and special certifications in sports medicine and exercise science.

Dr. Maki has been helping patients at this clinic since May of 2005. Before that he and his wife, Sara lived in Fairbanks, Alaska. They have four children, three boys, Bowen, Gunnar and Axel and a little girl, Kaia. They own dogs, are exercise enthusiasts, and enjoy spending time outdoors.

He has been involved in local athletics since he moved to Cannon Falls and is currently one of the strength and conditioning coaches at Cannon Falls High School. He is certified by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP) and a Certified Strength Coach under three different organizations including the National Strength and Conditioning Association, USA Weightlifting and Crossfit. His main hobbies, other than his children and pets, are weightlifting and the martial arts.

Treatment Philosophy

Dr. Maki is dedicated to providing natural, drug free healthcare for conditions involving muscles, bones, joints, and nerves. He treats a wide variety of patients and conditions in his practice, everything from back pain and headaches to a wide variety of arm and leg injuries as well. He is experienced in the treatment of infants, the elderly and those with disabilities.

Specialty Training

  • Sports Chiropractic

Dr. Maki is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP). Sports Chiropractors are doctors of chiropractic who have a specialized interest and post-graduate training in sports injuries and physical fitness. To achieve this certification, the doctor must complete a year of post-graduate education and pass a comprehensive examination administered by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians. He provides chiropractic and first aid care at local sporting events and is the official Doctor for Team Cannon, the local weightlifting team. He has also been involved with Extreme Sports Medicine, a sports medicine team that provides medical and chiropractic services for rodeos and other extreme sports throughout the Midwest.

  • Strength Coach

He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a strength coach certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is also a certified Club Coach with USA Weightlifting. Many of the strength coaches for college and professional sports teams have one or both of these certifications. He is a Level I trainer with Crossfit, a popular new strength and conditioning program designed to increase anyone’s functional capacity, from frail grandmothers to Olympic athletes. Dr. Maki’s education in sports medicine and exercise science gives him a unique understanding of the stresses athletes put themselves under and the injuries they acquire.

  • CPR, First Aid, AED certified.
  • Spinal and extremity rehabilitation.
  • Experienced with multiple taping and support techniques.
  • Nutritional counseling.