Our Team of Health Professionals

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Preferred Health of Marshall has been providing Chiropractic care to individuals and families since 1990.  Over the years, we have literally worked with thousands of patients.

Our goal is quite simple.  Provide you with exceptional health care, in a professional and relaxing environment, by an outstanding health team.  We believe we have the very finest doctors and team members, all of whom are dedicated to making certain that we do everything within our power to eliminate your aches and pains and improve your overall health through Chiropractic care.

  • Derrik Pinckney
    Doctor of Chiropractic & Owner

    Dr. Derrik Pinckney joined the Preferred TEAM after completing his Doctorate of Chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University.   A native of Milroy, MN, he has enjoyed 'coming home' and providing exceptional care to you, your family, and friends.   Dr. Pinckney is passionate about sharing Chiropractic and his experience in sports injuries and peak performance with his patients.  He also has experience in diet, nutrition, stress relief and overcoming work and automobile injuries.

    Dr. Pinckney resides in Marshall with his three children, Keaton, Kyah, and Kezlyn. When he is not treating patients, Dr. Pinckney enjoys watching his kids play sports, going golfing, fishing, traveling, and spending time outdoors.

  • Michael Kern
    Doctor of Chiropractic

    Dr. Michael Kern joined Preferred Health of Marshall after receiving his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Northwestern Health Sciences in Bloomington, MN. He is originally from Bessemer, Michigan located in the Upper Peninsula.

    Dr.Kern uses a variety of adjusting techniques including manual diversified, Thompson technique, and activator or light force. He is passionate about educating others about the importance of proper nutrition, exercise, and overall healthy lifestyle. His mission is to empower as many people as possible to experience their optimal health potential through genuine care and education.

    When outside the office, Dr. Kern enjoys spending time with his wife, Emily, and two sons, Jameson and Wesley.  His interests include exercising, gardening, hanging out with his dogs, camping, watching sports (especially the Detroit Lions), and riding his motorcycle.  

  • Christopher Eichten
    Doctor of Chiropractic & Chiropractic Acupuncturist

    Dr. Christopher Eichten joined the Preferred Health TEAM after completing his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU) in Bloomington, MN.  He was also trained in Acupuncture at NWHSU.  Dr. Eichten is a native of Wabasso, MN who earned his undergraduate degree from SMSU here in Marshall.  He has a passion for educating people on the many benefits both Chiropractic and Acupuncture can provide.

    Dr. Eichten, his wife Tiffany, and children Elloray, Elway, Jeter, & Andie are happy to call both Wabasso and Marshall home.  


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Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I’ve been going to Preferred Health Chiropractic for 3 years. Dr Kern is wonderful, all of the staff are kind and respectful. I can always call and get a same day appointment."
    Kim Torkelson
  • "Preferred health has been my go to chiropractic office since I started going in high school! They have a great staff and always squeeze me into their busy schedule when I call last minute. I would highly recommend any of the 4 doctors!"
    Carly Dahl
  • "My family loves going to Preferred Health! My kids are always excited to get adjusted! Thanks for everything!"
    Jennifer Sixta Castle