Dr. Nick Ellenson D.C., PSc.D earned his undergraduate degree in biology at Concordia College in Moorhead Minnesota. He then went on to receive his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Northwestern Health Sciences University.
Dr. Nick is married to his wife Loretta, has two amazing daughters: Riina (pronounced Rena) and Amelia.
Dr. Nick’s journey with functional medicine began after helping a family member overcome massive digestive issues. He also painfully watched Heather, Dr. Jay’s wife, struggle with and overcome Lyme disease and his grandfather struggle with colorectal cancer for many years. After all this, he found his purpose in learning more about how to get to the “root cause” of health issues and help people live healthy, amazing lives.
Dr. Nick has a huge passion for nutrition, digestion and the overall “gut.” He specializes in helping clients find nutrition plans that work for them. He is an expert on intermittent fasting and has been fermenting is own foods at home for many years.
In his free time, Dr. Nick likes to stay active doing Crossfit and running marathons (sometimes even ULTRA marathons) with his longest run to date being a whopping 50 miles!
Dr. Nick is known as the wise owl, he is observant in every situation, able to recognize all the issues or actions that deserve consideration. And watchful of the details.
Even when things get complicated, Dr. Nick alone sees the clear path.
Dr. Nick is subtle in the way he communicates. He has a minimalist approach and tends not to show his innermost emotions. Part of his communication advantage is that he is able to listen before speaking, which allows him to really hear what people are saying.
Dr. Nick has always earned respect and trust through dependability. If you have been abandoned before, this is not how Dr. Nick operates. He is stable. He is sincere and prefers tried and true methods. He is assured in the ways that he thinks and acts. People rely on Dr. Nick for his calm sense of purpose as the wise owl.
He always comes to an appointment prepared. He has an understated style but always delivers.
He remains focused on major goals, steadfast, even in the face of major challenges. He doesn’t like to promote himself. He deserves a tremendous amount of credit for all the hard work he has put in.
He sees a way to achieve the most difficult goals without getting off course.