Our Staff

Dr. Peter Ahlers-Nelson grew up on a small dairy farm near Blooming Prairie, MN. In 2001, Pete entered the Air Force National Guard during his freshmen year at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He graduated with a bachelors of science in biology and a minor in chemistry in 2005. In January of 2006, Pete began his Chiropractic studies at Northwestern Health Science University in Bloomington, MN. While continuing his education, Pete was honorably discharged from the Air Force in 2007 and two years later, in April 2009, Dr. Pete graduated with his Doctorate of Chiropractic.

Dr. Pete completed internships in and around the Twin Cities, Christchurch, New Zealand and worked with a Chiropractor in Mississippi before opening his practice in Albert Lea, MN in July of 2010. Dr. Pete met his wife, Courtney, within months of opening his office in Albert Lea and together they decided to move to Northfield in May of 2011 where they opening his 2nd office. Dr. Pete and Courtney became new parents to their son Linden in October of 2017 and are currently busy raising their adorable blue eyed, red headed son.

“I love Chiropractic. I could not imagine doing anything else and being happier.” – Dr. Pete



Honey Ahlers-Nelson Honey is our resident Chiropractic Assistant.  Honey is a Gooldendoodle and is super soft.

Honey enjoys sleeping, cuddling, running, jumping, chewing on her toys and chasing squirrels. Honey works part-time at both offices, although you are more likely to see her at Dr. Pete’s home office in Northfield as she prefers to work from home.

“I love to chew on things. I could not imagine doing anything else and being happier.” – Honey