As a doctor of chiropractic, Dr. Gottenborg diagnoses and treats musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions resulting from accidents, sports injuries, lifestyle modifications and occupational stresses.
Dr. Gottenborg specializes in identifying and correcting nutritional problems related to complex medical conditions like: cholesterol, blood sugar, hormonal imbalances, thyroid and toxicity. This includes young children and adults of all ages. Dr. Gottenborg is a certified to administer DOT exams.
Dr. Gottenborg received his undergraduate education from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks and chiropractic education and degree from Northwestern College of Chiropractic, Bloomington, Minnesota. He is board certified in chiropractic. This means he fulfilled the necessary criteria established by the board and has passed the examination that accredits him in this field. He has practiced, in Pelican Rapids, continuously since 1983. Dr. Gottenborg has a 20+ year relationship with Ernest and his staff at Naturale Alternatives, Inc.
Dr. Gottenborg is married to Kimberly Gottenborg, a 6th grade math teacher at Pelican Rapids Elementary. They have five children. He enjoys golf, flower gardening, developing and maintaining an apple orchard and hunting.
Dr. David Andress grew up on a farm in the Akeley area. A 1982 graduate of Akeley High School, he graduated with a B.S. degree in biology/physiology from St. Cloud State University in 1987. In 1991 Dr. Andress graduated from Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Bloomington, MN. He took a post-doctorate course in chiropractic neurology and is a board eligible chiropractic neurologist. He started his practice in Menahga in 1992. He has worked closely with Ernest Huhta, Jr. and his staff at Naturale Alternatives to establish a multi-disciplinary approach to health care. Dr. Andress purchased a branch office in Walker, MN in 1995 and works with a massage therapist there as well.
Dr. Andress specializes in spinal care and also nutritional support. He uses diversified adjusting techniques, as well as a modified activator and Thompson techniques, to cater to a wide variety of needs and offers a relatively pain-free means of treating conditions from headaches to foot problems. Dr. Andress also does school sports physicals.
Dr. Andress and his wife Shawn live in rural Akeley with their four children. He enjoys restoring old cars, gunsmithing, hunting and is actively involved in scouting. Dr. Andress is a board member of the Akeley Community Center and serves as a local township supervisor.