Mankato Chiropractor
Mankato Chiropractor
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Insurance Accepted

Chiropractic care is covered under most health insurance plans.

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Serving the Mankato, MN area

Interested in becoming a new patient? Pivotal Chiropractic & Wellness works on many different conditions.

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Mankato Chiropractic

Mankato Chiropractor

About UsWelcome To Pivotal Chiropractic & Wellness

Dr. Tucker Baumann started Pivotal Chiropractic with the idea of helping the Mankato area live healthier pain free lives. Pivotal Chiropractic is your local Mankato chiropractor that specializes in corrective care. We use the latest techniques and technology to diagnose a patient’s problem. Then we develop a plan to correct the problem so it doesn’t come back. It is our goal to help you achieve your health goals. Contact us to learn more about our Mankato chiropractic services today.

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Understanding Chiropractic Care FAQS

What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is an approach to health care in which the physician treats neurological and/or musculoskeletal disorders by correcting misalignments in the spine called Subluxations. Every person has a nervous system consisting of your brain and your nerves. Your brain is constantly sending messages to your body via your nerves and this is how your body knows how to function properly.

Throughout our lives we put a lot of wear and tear on our bodies. This could be from sitting at a computer all day, doing a lot of physical work, or maybe even a trauma like a previous motor vehicle accident. The stress on our bodies eventually starts to shift the bones of our spine out of place and when that happens it squeezes down and irritates the nerves that go through the bones of the spine. This is called a Subluxation. Not only does it irritate the nerves but it affects whatever is on the end of that nerve. Most people who have a subluxation notice something is off because they have an increase in muscle tension or pain and inflammation. Often times this can further progress into conditions like headaches or sciatica.

Chiropractors are trained to find these subluxations or misalignments in the spine and help move them back into place with a Chiropractic Adjustment. By doing so we can take pressure off of your nervous system and have you feeling your absolute best.

What is an Adjustment?

An adjustment is when the Chiropractor provides a controlled thrust by the use of hands or instrument to move misaligned vertebra back into their proper alignment. Often time’s people may hear an audible pop or crack similar to if they popped their fingers. This is often what happens when the adjustment is performed with the use of hands.

Some patients don’t like to hear the popping noise. If this is the case we also provide instrument adjusting. Instrument adjusting uses a light force but quicker adjustment technique for people who want a gentler approach to their adjustments. Each method is effective, it just depends on the patient’s preference.

Chiropractic adjustments are quite relaxing and many times people start feeling looser right away. If you’ve never been adjusted before Dr. Baumann will walk you step by step through the adjustment process.

How can we help you?

Pivotal Chiropractic & Wellness works on many different conditions.  Patients come to our office with new problems as well as problems that have been there for years.   Not only do people get out of pain but they feel much more flexible, sleep better, and their body functions better overall.

Conditions we treat include:

  • Back pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Sciatica
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Rotator Cuff/Shoulder Pain
  • TMJ issues
  • Knee Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfers Elbow
  • Fibromyalgia
  • SI Joint Pain



At Pivotal Chiropractic & Wellness in Mankato we focus on helping people get complete correction of their problems instead of a temporary fix.


Read what our patients have to say about the Mankato chiropractor care services we provide.


Dr. Baumann, Pivotal Chiropractic has been helping the Greater Mankato area to feel better, function better, and enjoy better overall health through their chiropractic services.


An adjustment is when the Chiropractor provides a controlled thrust by the use of hands or instrument to move misaligned vertebra back into their proper alignment.