Dr. Grayson Blom B.Sc., D.C., U.C.A., C.C.E.P is the founder of Upper Cervical Health Centers Boise in Boise, Idaho. He is the city’s representative for the Idaho Association of Chiropractic Physicians.
An honor student during his bachelor’s degree at the Palmer College of Chiropractic, Dr. Blom accomplished his post-graduate diplomate from the Upper Cervical Academy through Sherman College of Chiropractic.
He has over a decade of experience in the Upper Cervical procedure and is certified by the Blair Upper Cervical Society, KCUCS, and the Orthospinology technique.
Dr. Blom is also a member of the Upper Cervical Council and the International Chiropractic Association (ICA). Only a few doctors are qualified and certified in the Upper Cervical procedure, making Dr. Blom a gem in his field.
Technique/s: Upper Cervical Care, Blair Chiropractic, Orthospinology
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