At Back Specialists, our goal is to get you and your back feeling healthy again. We offer a variety of chiropractic services tailored to you and your specific needs.  We treat you as we would a family member.  As part of our patient family our doctors and staff will use their time, talent and treasure to restore your health and help you feel like yourself again. We care about your health and we care about you.  A healthy family is a happy family and a happy life!

Dr. Bruce Hagen

Bruce Hagen

Clinical Director and Clinic Chiropractor

Dr. Bruce Hagen is a 3rd generation chiropractor in a four generation family of 25+ chiropractors.  Dr. Hagen graduated from Dordt College with a BA and Westmar College with a BS. He received his doctorate in chiropractic from the Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1977.

Dr. Bruce Hagen is an Advanced Proficiency Rated Activator chiropractor (1 of 4 in the Sioux Empire), who has practiced for more than 30 years in the Sioux Falls area. Dr. Hagen has also served his profession in the following positions: Board member of the Foundation for the Advancement of Chiropractic Research, Vice-President and President of the Northwest Iowa Chiropractic Society, Peer Review Committee chair for the Iowa Chiropractic Society, South Dakota Chiropractor’s Association Insurance Relations Chair, Managed Care Committee Chair, Marketing Committee Chair, Vice President, President and Past President of the South Dakota Chiropractor’s Association.

Dr. Bruce Hagen was awarded the prestigious “South Dakota Chiropractor of the Year” as chosen by his state peers.  He was also selected to participate as one of the initial 25 doctors in a pilot project for the “Best Practices of Chiropractic” initiated by NetCare  Administrators.  The research of this group will define the utilization and efficacy of chiropractic care in the future of healthcare delivery to patients across the United States.

Dr. Bruce shares his life in Sioux Falls with his wife, Elizabeth and family of five.

He looks forward to working with the people who compliment him each day by visiting his office for care. Call today to schedule your appointment!


Dr. Chris Hagen

Chris Hagen

Clinic Chiropractor

Dr. Chris Hagen is a 4th generation chiropractor in a family of 25+ chiropractors and has also joined Back Specialists, LLC in South Dakota. Dr. Hagen graduated from Baylor University with his BA, studied abroad at Oxford University, Cambridge England and received his doctorate in chiropractic from the Parker College of Chiropractic in 2007.

Dr. Chris Hagen is an Advanced Proficiency Rated Activator Practitioner (1 of 4 in the Sioux Empire) and Advanced Certified in Chiropractic BioPhysics, the only one in a 190 mile radius of Sioux Falls.  He successfully practices other manual chiropractic techniques; Diversified, Thompson Drop technique and Upper Cervical.  Dr. Chris adds access to manual therapy as well as rehabilitation to his patient care regimen.  Dr. Chris has a passion for nutrition and has advanced training in nutritional counseling and weight loss management.

He lives in Sioux Falls with his wife, Ashley and two children.

Contact our office today to schedule an appointment!


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