At Hedlund Chiropractic, our goal is to build and maintain the overall health of our patients. We offer personalized treatment that is tailored to you and your symptoms. We don’t give treatment for the sake of treatment; we work to discover what is causing your discomfort before deciding on and implementing a plan of action.

We understand that even though one patient might have the same diagnosis as another, the same treatments do not always generate the same responses. The Hedlund Chiropractic team works to understand changing healthcare needs and approaches — both in our patients and in the chiropractic industry.

Dr. Bryan Hedlund, D.C.


Dr. Hedlund graduated with a Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Minnesota. He has continued his education by completing hundreds of hours of nutrition, chiropractic technique, exercise, radiology, and pediatrics training.


Dr. Hedlund has been in private practice in the Brainerd Lakes Area since 2005.  He is one of 22 chiropractors in Minnesota that has an advanced certificate in Whiplash Injury and Traumatology from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego. He also holds a certificate in Spinal MRI and Spinal Biomechanical Engineering from Stone Brook Medical University in New York.


Dr. Hedlund enjoys spending time with his family and being outdoors. In the summer, he likes biking and rollerblading and in the winter he likes cross country skiing and snowshoeing. In his downtime, Dr. Hedlund likes to read and play the piano. He is married to his wife Andrea and has two beautiful boys, Noah and Asher.


Dr. Hedlund enjoys educating the community on health topics such as nutrition, exercise, ergonomics, and back safety techniques. You can learn more about the chiropractic education services and safety training presentations provided by Dr. Hedlund on our services page.

Jennifer Avery, CA


Jennifer Avery is the Chiropractic Assistant and manages all operations at the clinic. She is the one that greets you on the phone and when you come in the door. She is truly dedicated to our office and the patients that come in for help. Whether you’re having a good day or bad day, she has a way to make you smile! She enjoys being with her family and going to the stock car races on the weekends and has actually participated in the baha races herself!

Steve Biwer, LMT


Steve Biwer is a Licensed Massage Therapist. He received his degree in 1999 from the Institute of Mytherapeutic Studies in Bismarck, ND. He also holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Broadcasting and speech from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. He has been involved with the Lions Club and Boy Scouts. He enjoys working on muscles and tailors his technique for people who need relaxation massage to therapeutic deep tissue massage. In his spare time, he enjoys being with his family and his horses!