meet the team

Chiropractor Andover MN Anthony Lawther

Family Chiropractor

Tony Lawther D.C.

Dr. Tony is the owner and founder of Essential of Life Chiropractic. When he's not in the office caring for patients, you can find Dr. Tony at the gym weight training, playing baseball with his sons, or enjoying sitcoms with his wife. One of his greatest joys in life is seeing families and individuals taking steps forward in their health and wellness journey.

Chiropractor Andover MN Lisa Berry

Family Chiropractor

Lisa Berry D.C.

Dr. Lisa hails from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and loves walking, running, hiking, biking, and yoga. Along with being physically active, she also enjoys gardening, reading, and cuddling with her kids. Dr. Lisa, being at ELC feels more like fulfilling a mission than a job, and she is thankful to be part of changing the health and wellness of families in our community.

Chiropractor Andover MN Daniel Bielefeld

Family Chiropractor

Daniel Bielefeld D.C.

Dr. Daniel first came to ELC as a patient, seeking care for an injury.  Things have come full circle, as now he's a doctor in the same office he started as a patient in. He enjoys how Chiropractic allows him to bounce back from an active life of paddleboarding, kettlebells, and golfing. His favorite thing about LEC is that it feels like on big extended family, with everyone being able to enjoy the benefits of greater health and well-being.

Chiropractor Andover MN Lucy Gustofson Meet The Team

Family Chiropractor

Lucy Gustafson D.C.

Dr. Lucy sought out ELC with a shared passion for serving whole families, starting with prenatal and pediatric care. She loved being able to have a direct impact on people's lives whether that's through an adjustment or simply bringing joy to their day. Outside the office, she enjoys searching thrift shops for new treasures, cheering on the Timberwolves, exploring coffee shops, and playing volleyball.

Chiropractic Andover MN Ashley Meet the Team

Office Manager

Ashley Lawther

Ashley founded Essentials of Life Chiropractic with her husband, Dr. Tony in 2009. In her free time, she enjoys biking and walking with her family, along with cooking delicious, homemade dishes from scratch. Ashley's favorite thing about the office is seeing multiple generations of families receiving care together, and how connected the office is to one another.

Chiropractic Andover MN Allison Meet the Team

Chiropractic Assistant

Allison Caudill

Allison started at ELC as a patient. She enjoys the great outdoors and things like kayaking, hiking, and working out. Her favorite part about being a CA is getting a front-row seat to the positive changes that happen in people's lives when they receive Chiropractic care.

Chiropractic Andover MN Amanda Meet the Team

Chiropractic Assistant

Amanda Mitchell

Amanda became a fan of chiropractic after she found relief from migraines that were so intense, they became debilitating. Today, she is pain-free and enjoys an active lifestyle that includes swimming and walking her dogs. She also loves baking! Her favorite part about Team ELC is that it feels more like family than a job. She appreciates the community in the office, and how kind and caring our patients are.

Chiropractic Andover MN Bri Meet the Team

Chiropractic Assistant

Bri Kent

Bri loves how chiropractic care allows her to live a pain-free, headaches-free, active life. During her spare time, she enjoys being outside, hiking, fishing, and exploring new places with friends and family. She loves how the ELC community feels like on big family. She enjoys working with out incredible patients and kiddos, and looks forward to seeing them each week.

Chiropractic Andover MN Madi Meet the Team

Chiropractic Assistant

Madi Douglas

Madi grew up doing gymnastics and credits her chiropractic care with helping her stay centered on the beam. She enjoys being active by taking her bulldog Riggs on walks, kayaking, and paddleboarding. She loves the strong culture and community she feels here at ELC and is excited to be a part of such a fun and positive environment.


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3:00pm - 6:00pm

7:00am - 12:00pm
3:00pm - 6:00pm

7:00am - 12:00pm
3:00pm - 6:00pm

7:00am - 12:00pm
3:00pm - 6:00pm

7:00am - 12:00pm
3:00pm - 6:00pm

9:00am - 11:00am


Essentials of Life Chiropractic

1777 Bunker Lake Blvd NW #200
Andover, MN 55304

(763) 413-6934