Dr. Andrew Bakken is the owner of Back-In-Action Chiropractic in La Crosse, WI and operates the clinic with his wife and office manager, Ana Kloster. He and his wife recently moved the clinic to La Crosse following 17 years in southeast, WI. The move to La Crosse brings them closer to family and back to the hills of the coulee region. Dr. Bakken opened Back-In-Action Chiropractic in Mount Pleasant, WI in 2005 and operated there for the past 13 years. Over the years Dr. Bakken has chosen to focus on sports and extremity chiropractic, with an emphasis on high quality care designed to help patients learn to take care of their bodies through good posture and proper mechanical movement.
Dr. B is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic and has earned two post graduate certifications; Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner® and Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner. He has been certified by the State of Wisconsin for nutritional counseling and by Rock Tape in kinesiotape application. Dr. Bakken believes that a whole-body examination and treatment approach is necessary when treating the musculoskeletal system. He has been trained to successfully treat TMJ, shoulder girdle syndromes, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel, hip pain and IT band syndrome, knee pain, baker’s cyst, sprained ankles, shin splints, foot and gait mechanics and leg length issues. He utilizes functional assessment, chiropractic manipulation, soft tissue therapy, rehabilitative exercises, kinesiotape, custom foot orthotics, nutritional supplements, ultrasound and electric muscle stimulation in combinations designed specifically for you.
Dr Andrew Bakken graduated from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse in 1996 and Northwestern Health Sciences University in 2001. In his recreational time, he enjoys hikes with Ana and Maggie (their dog), mountain biking, riding cruiser bikes with friends, sports, cooking, reading and learning.