Effective June 8th, 2022 –
U-Med Pain Management will no longer be scheduling patients.
Any inquiries call 907-561-1323.





About Dr. Shannon, Advanced Chiropractic Physician


Dr. Shannon has spent more than two decades in Alaska. He is an avid golfer and runner. Enjoying Alaska’s great outdoors with his wife and daughters is where you will find him most weekends.


Dr. Shannon is dedicated to offering his patients solutions in pain management. He prides himself in keeping up with the latest innovations, techniques and procedures in pain management and prolotherapy procedures.


Blue Cross Blue Shield and Federal Blue Cross Blue Shield preferred provider

Accepts liens:

  • personal injury cases,
  • car accidents
  • Workers compensation cases

Accepts most all insurance except Medicaid and Medicare

  • Dr. Shannon has a unique procedure to treat these conditions. Using a very small needle, injections are given just under the skin to block the pain nerves over the trapezius muscle – this causes the muscle to relax and pressure is taken off the head where......

  • We are open with new expanded services and precautions to keep our patients safe and pain free during this pandemic. U-MED Pain Management is now offering chiropractic care and massage therapy Pain Management/Prolotherapy treatments remain a signature service Appointments will be scheduled in increments where patients......

  • Condition:  Patients we see in our office are typically patients who have had low-grade chronic back pain for extended periods of time; a year or longer typically. They have these symptoms even after trying one or several different treatments which may or may not include......

  • Condition:  Chronic headaches and neck pain can have several causes.  Patients who have persistent headaches, especially tension-type headaches have typically one of three things going on. Trigger points in the trapezius muscle which causes contraction of that muscle which then attaches to the base of......

  • Condition:  Chronic shoulder pain is a rather common condition.  It can be a rotator cuff tear, arthritis or a labral tear, which is the cartilage inside the shoulder itself.  We treat these conditions as well. However, in some instances, what occurs do to either overuse......

Alaska Prolotherapy treatments for knee pain, back pain, neck pain, and chronic joint pain

Dr. John Shannon Jr., DC, ACP

Dr. John Shannon Jr., DC, ACP

  • Nationally Certified Independent Medical Examiner
  • Nationally Certified Independent Medical Examiner
  • Certified in Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Certified in Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield and Federal Blue Cross Blue Shield member provider
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield and Federal Blue Cross Blue Shield preferred provider