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Dr. Nicholas A. Krause

Dr. Krause is an Iowa native, growing up in Sioux City. Prior to becoming a Chiropractor, he was a licensed Funeral Director in Cresco, Dyersville, and Sioux City, Iowa.

Dr. Krause began his pre-chiropractic education at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa where he received his BS degree in Business and Computer Science. He then attended mortuary school at Kansas City Kansas Community College receiving the Robert O' Todd award for academic excellence. After six years as a Funeral Director, he wanted a change to spend more time with his family and moved to Davenport, Iowa where he attended and graduated Cum Laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic. He received the John Connolly Memorial Award for the Most Outstanding Graduate.

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Dr. Krause founded Chiropractic First Wellness Center in 2004. 

Dr. Krause enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his wife Kim and their three boys, Collin, Dawson and Caiden.


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Dr. Tony Parks

Dr. Tony owns and operates his own private practice within Chiropratic First Wellness Center.

Dr. Tony has been practicing since 2004, upon his graduation from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, Minnesota where he graduated with high honors.

Dr. Tony practiced through 2006 at Family Chiropractic Clinic as an independent contractor and has since joined Dr. Krause at Chiropractic First Wellness Center with his own private practice.

Dr. Tony had previously managed Crossroads Coast-to-Coast Hardware and assisted his brother-in-law with the management of Grandma's Kitchen in the Silver Lake Shopping Center.

Dr. Tony enjoys spending time with his wife, Sue and his children, Shane, Kyle and Megan. He also is an active volunteer through his church.


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Chiropractic First Wellness Center (Dr. Nicholas Krause) and Tony Parks Chiropractic operate two separate businesses within one convenient office location and proudly serve Rochester and the surrounding areas in MN.

They both seek to improve their patients' health and wellness in all areas of their lives.  The doctors enjoy treating the "whole person" in their work as chiropractors, which means looking for the underlying causes of disease, discomfort, and pain, usually arising from imbalances in the spinal column.  Under our supervision and care, patients report higher functioning in all areas of their lives.

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Office Hours

Monday8 am - 12:30pm2:30pm - 6:00pm
TuesdayClosed2:00pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday8 am - 12:30pm2:30pm - 6:00pm
Thursday9 am - 12:30pm2:30pm - 6:00pm
Friday8 am - 12:00pmClosed
Day Morning Afternoon
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8 am - 12:30pm Closed 8 am - 12:30pm 9 am - 12:30pm 8 am - 12:00pm Closed Closed
2:30pm - 6:00pm 2:00pm - 5:00pm 2:30pm - 6:00pm 2:30pm - 6:00pm Closed Closed Closed


My back pain was why I started with chiropractic care.  I had shots and pills before and didn't want them anymore.  I couldn't ride in the car even a little ways let alone on a trip to see my grandkids.  I gave up gardening because I couldn't bend.

The whole office is so friendly you make friends instantly.  My overall health has changed because not only is my back great, I can ride 3 hours without stopping.  I'm so happy because I don't hurt.  I think my whole attitude is better.  Thank you!

Judy B.

Rochester, MN

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