Elevation Chiropractic & Functional Wellness

Our clinic offers integrative holistic health care for the whole family. We meet you and your health where you’re at and work together to elevate you to the next level. A combination of patient education, manual therapy, exercise, functional medicine and nutrition is utilized to provide an individualized treatment plan for each patient. We value your wellness and aim to help you become the healthiest version of yourself that you can be.


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Functional Medicine

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Functional Fertility

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Bioimpedence Analysis

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Dr. Julie Nelson

Dr. Julie Nelson grew up in Custer, SD and is excited to be back in the Black Hills! She graduated from Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Psychology and an emphasis in Neuroscience. She then attended and graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN as a Doctor of Chiropractic.

Dr. Julie enjoys treating people from all walks of life, and has extensive experience treating those dealing with acute and chronic pain, infants, children, pregnant women, athletes and those hoping to maintain wellness. She has specialized training and certifications in therapies complementary to Chiropractic care including kinesiotaping and Graston Technique, a soft tissue mobilization technique proven to decrease pain while increasing range of motion and mobility.

Dr. Julie also has a passion for Functional Medicine, the science-based practice of creating and maintaining health through individualized and targeted nutrition and lifestyle changes based on the patient’s lab results, exam findings and personal health goals. She holds additional certifications in Nutrition and Functional Blood Chemistry and has extensive experience helping patients get back to optimal health.

Dr. Julie loves what she does and is excited to serve the community. She looks forward to meeting you and your families and providing the highest quality natural healthcare possible.

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