Meet the Providers

Dr. Alfred V. Anderson, MD, DC
Realief® Neuropathy Center of Saint Louis Park
1660 South Highway 100, Suite 229
Saint Louis Park, MN 55416

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Dr. Alfred V. Anderson, MD, DC is the Medical Director of Realief Neuropathy Center of St. Louis Park. Dr. Anderson is past president and current member of the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice and a fellow of the Federation of State Medical Boards. He is past president and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Anderson has provided expert witness testimony to the MN State Senate for the MN Board of Medical Practice regarding medical law. He is an author of multiple peer reviewed articles and section editor of the seventh edition of Weiner's Pain Management. He provides medical oversight for the Realief Neuropathy Center of St. Louis Park as well as providing clinical services for his pain management practice.

Dr. Timothy Kelm, DC
Realief® Neuropathy Center of Saint Louis Park
1660 South Highway 100, Suite 229
Saint Louis Park, MN 55416

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Dr. Timothy Kelm, DC conducted the initial applied research that lead to the development of the Realief® Therapy. Over four years of development, he identified the variables involved with the application of a Class IV therapeutic laser to the particularly complex biology of peripheral neuropathy nerve damage, and was crucial in designing the therapy to consistently relieve the pain, numbness, tingling, burning, and balance issues of this chronic condition. He continues to supervise the Realief® Neuropathy Center of Saint Louis Park, and also personally trains the Clinicians and Therapists of other Realief® Centers. He is also actively involved in managing ongoing applied research in the treatment of peripheral neuropathy and other chronic pain conditions.

Tammie Porras RN, ANP-BC
Realief® Neuropathy Center of Saint Louis Park
1660 South Highway 100, Suite 229
Saint Louis Park, MN 55416


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Tammie Porras RN, ANP-BC is the lead nurse practioner for Realief Therapy. Ms. Porras began her career as a registered nurse at Fairview-University Medical Center in Minneapolis. She received her Master of Arts in Nursing in 2006. Since that time, Tammie has specialized in serving the needs of complex chronic pain patients. As a certified Realief Therapy Provider, Tammy delivers Realief's ground breaking techology to patients who suffer from peripheral neuropathy. Her mission is to make this treatment available for as many Peripheral Neuropathy patients as possible. This spring, she will be involved in a double blind placebo study with the University of Minnesota focusing on Realief Therapy for OB-GYN Oncology patients. Tammie enjoys boating, and spending time outdoors and with her family.