Our team

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Dr. nichole rakow

Owner, Doctor of Chiropractic

I grew up in the small town of Little Falls, located in central Minnesota. I completed my undergraduate studies at St. Cloud State University where I enjoyed being a supervisor at the Recreation Center and being involved in numerous outdoor activities.

After completing my undergraduate degree at SCSU, I attended Northwestern Health Sciences University where I received a Bachelors Degree in Human Biology and a Doctorate of Chiropractic in the fall of 2007. While attending NWHSU I participated in various clubs, most notably I served as the secretary of the Student International Chiropractic Association.

Some of the activities I enjoy are camping, hiking, ice skating, and being with friends and family.

Education:

  • Northwestern Health Sciences University

  • Craniosacral Therapy Training

  • ICPA Training

Certifications:

Webster Certification

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Dr. jenna biegle

Doctor of Chiropractic

I’m from the Twin Cities but currently reside in Somerset, WI with my husband Alec. I went to UW-Stout for my undergraduate and attended Northwestern Health Sciences University for my doctorate. For fun I love to read, go fishing, play volleyball, and spend my time with my friends and family. My goal is help others reach their full health potential and I believe Chiropractic is the key in reaching those health goals. I love what I do and I love to share the word of Chiropractic with others. I look forward to working with Dr. Nichole and the staff here at Family First Chiropractic to help everyone reach their highest potential!

Education:

  • Northwestern Health Sciences University

  • Craniosacral Therapy Training

Certifications:

Webster Certification

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Dr. nikki frogner

Doctor of Chiropractic

I was born and raised in Scandia. I have two huskies, Rylee and Lyla, that are my pride and joy. I got my undergraduate degree at St. Olaf College where I played D-III basketball. After graduating, I attended Northwestern Health Sciences University where I received my Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. In my free time, I love to do anything outdoors, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, archery, reading books, or just hanging with friends and family. I love helping people become the best they can be, and helping their bodies get to their fullest potential.

Education:

  • Northwestern Health Sciences University

  • Craniosacral Therapy Training

Certifications:

Webster Certification

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annie wojtowicz

Chiropractic Assistant

I grew up and reside in Andover, MN with my boyfriend, Eddie, and our two pugs, Rallo and Rosie. I am completely obsessed with my dogs. In my free time, I like to spend time outside, whether that is four-wheeling, swimming, or watching my puppies run and play. I enjoy hearing everyone‘s jokes and the laughs that come with them. As part of the front desk team at Family First Chiropractic, I like to joke that I am the head of the sticker department for the kids and a professional baby holder! I’m so happy to be working with this amazing team and our amazing patients!

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erica kapus

Office Manager

I grew up in a Suburb of Chicago, Attended North Dakota State University where I received a B.S Degree in Mass Communications and Minor in Hospitality. My Education led me into the Event Planning industry, where I could expand my love of food, wine and travel. In 2006 my husbands career moved us to Minneapolis and gave myself more opportunity to explore my passions and became a Certified Wine Specialist. My Husband, 2 Children (1 Boy & 1 Girl) and I live in Ham Lake. I still plan events and teach wine educations but Volunteer as much as possible. I am in the local Moms Club and Vice president of the McKinley Elementary School PTO & love talking with families and working with Children. I started my Journey with Family First Chiropractic Center in 2011 when my family became patients. In 2015 Started helping Dr. Nichole with marketing and advertising then, transitioned in to the office in April of 2017 I love being a part of this amazing team and seeing how Chiropractic makes a difference in so many lives.

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Theresa Tryman

Certified Massage Therapist

I graduated from Globe College/MSB from the Massage Therapy program in 2010. Since then I have attended Continuing Education classes at the Aveda Institute and The Cross Country Institute. I have been trained and certified in Reiki, Cupping, Bamboo facial massage and Ashiatsu.

I worked as an employee for various companies up until 2015 when I started my own company Essential Massage. I absolutely love what I do! Watching clients realize what Massage can do for their entire well-being is my joy. Some of my interests outside of massage are trying new restaurants with family and friends, cooking, traveling, games, and outdoor adventures with my husband.

Education:

  • Globe College/Minnesota School of Business - CMT

  • Aveda Institute - Continuing Education

  • The Cross Country Institute - Continuing Education

Certifications:

Reiki
Cupping
Ashiatsu

Bamboo Facial Massage