Rochester, MN Health and Wellness

Top hospitals, holistic medicine, fitness are all priorities for good health

By Stephanie Stewart-Howard on January 12, 2016 at 5:35 pm EST
Rochester Athletic Club in Rochester, MN

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Mayo Clinic remains the best-known name in health in Rochester, and other quality institutions provide top care as well. The city’s focus on wellness also embraces healthy living concepts, from working out to chiropractic and massage.


Mayo Clinic serves the immediate community as well as patients requiring specialty care from all over the world. The clinic employs more than 30,000, with branches across the northern Midwest and campuses in Florida and Arizona. Olmsted Medical Center is also a source of primary patient care in Rochester, including family practice, OB-GYN and pediatrics. OMC has a good relationship with Mayo, and both hospitals often collaborate to give all patients the best of care.

Holistic Medicine

Chiropractic and massage care are readily available for those looking for therapeutic effects. Back To Health Chiropractic Clinic offers chiropractic care, massage and acupuncture, while Northgate Chiropractic Clinic also offers chiropractic and massage as well as cold laser therapy. Brennan Family Chiropractic is a popular local choice for chiropractic, designed clinical nutrition, nutrition response testing, acupuncture and sport injuries. Other top options include Agape Chiropractic, Chiropractic First, HealthSource Chiropractic, Hermitage Farm Center for Healing, Junge Family Chiropractic, Precision Chiropractic Center, Rochester Clinic and Siple Spine & Wellness.

Meanwhile, Rochester’s many day spas and massage specialists showcase myriad wellness choices, including spa treatments to refresh and rejuvenate. All of the following local businesses specialize in providing relief and relaxation from daily stress: A Beautiful Soul, Bella Pelle Wellness Spa, BodyWise Massage, Hair Studio 52 & Day Spa, Lilac Wellness Center, Salon Chic & Day Spa, Shiatsu Wishing Well and Sola Salon Studios.

Fitness Centers

Wellness includes fitness, and specialized fitness venues thrive in Rochester. They include 9Round, Crossfit Credence, CrossFit Epitome, CrossFit Progression, EDGE Fitness Inc., Empowered Wellness & Fitness Studio, Northgate Health Club, Rochester Area Family YMCA and Rochester Athletic Club.

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