Injury prevention and functional movement
Dr. Michael Palmer
Dr. Palmer is a licensed Chiropractor in the state of New Mexico. He graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree and a Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Science in 2013 from the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon. Prior to attending UWS, Dr. Palmer received a Bachelor of Science in Organismal Biology from Portland State University.
Born and raised in Portland he is proud to call himself an Oregonian but loves what New Mexico has to offer with its rich outdoor opportunities. Being the athlete that he is, in his free time, Dr. Palmer enjoys alpine and cross country skiing, running and swimming but his primary love is for cycling and racing all around the Southwest.
Dr. Palmer loves to see other people reach their goals even more than achieving his own, so he always puts forth a sincere and strong effort in each patient’s path to health. He applies his knowledge as a chiropractor and his background as an athlete to find innovative and efficient solutions for every patients’ ailments and limitations.
Chiropractic Doctor Gravel, Canyon Chiropractic, Santa Fe, NM
Dr. Nathalie Gravel
Dr. Gravel is a licensed Chiropractor in the state of New Mexico. She is originally from the small town of Peace River, Alberta, Canada where she was born and raised. She graduated in 2013 from the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon with her Doctor of Chiropractic degree as well as a Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science. Dr. Gravel is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician and also specializes in Pediatric and Perinatal chiropractic care. With her interest in sports therapy and injury prevention, Dr. Gravel practices specific soft tissue techniques such as Active Release Techniques (ART) and Graston Technique.
Dr. Gravel’s compassionate nature is apparent in her thorough assessment and care for her patients. She is invested in seeing the potential improvement to better health occur for her patients. Dr. Gravel suffered from chronic headaches since she was an infant. It was with the help up of regular chiropractic care at the age of 18 that she finally gained relief from her headaches and gained the tools to manage her chronic condition that she had experienced since birth.
With her experience as an endurance athlete Dr. Gravel understands the rigors of training for sport. Her extensive knowledge enables her to apply therapeutic exercises and rehabilitative recommendations to help patients gain the competitive edge they need to improve their performance and continue training independently.
In her free time, Dr. Gravel loves attending seminars to improve her knowledge, traveling to new locations to experience different cultures, food and people and exploring the outdoors on foot or by bicycle.