Meet the staff who strive to provide the best personalized care to you and
Dr. Dustin Rising, a licensed chiropractor, founded Gallatin Valley Chiropractic in Bozeman, Montana in 2010. He attended the College of Chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University in Minneapolis. He graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic with an emphasis in both sports injuries and extremity adjusting. Dr. Dustin’s continuing education focuses on sports injuries and automotive accidents. He holds additional certification in Dry Needling.
Before chiropractic school, Dr. Dustin attended North Dakota State University in Fargo where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology. While in school, he studied abroad in New Zealand. With a love for exploration, travel, and culture, Dustin made time to rock climb, backpack, fly fish, and explore the Southern Alps, Australia, and Fiji.
During his free time, Dr. Dustin enjoys playing hockey, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, wakesurfing, hiking, and mostly spending time with his wife and 3 boys!
Dr. Dustin is a contributor to SheKnows.com, one of the top 10 most-visited websites for women. He writes about chiropractic care and wellness.
Dr. Dustin is also a member and sits on the board for the Montana Chiropractic Association where he enjoys trying to grow the chiropractic profession in the State of Montana.
Dr. Rachel Rising, a licensed chiropractor, also attended the College of Chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University. A Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Rachel specializes in Pediatric Chiropractic as well as Prenatal and Pregnancy adjusting. Dr. Rachel joined Gallatin Valley Chiropractic in March of 2013.
Dr. Rachel earned her Webster Technique Certification from the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. This chiropractic technique helps to correct sacral misalignment, balance pelvic muscles and ligaments which in turn removes torsion to the woman's uterus, its resulting constraint to the baby, and allows the baby to get into the best possible position for birth. She constantly expands her expertise with continuing education and seminars on chiropractic care for mothers, babies, and children.
Dr. Rachel is also the owner of Baby Logic, an online baby and pregnancy resource website based out of Bozeman.
The Risings are members of the Montana Chiropractic Association and the Bozeman Area Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. Clay Winters is a licensed chiropractor from Conrad, Montana. Dr. Clay moved to Bozeman with his wife Sonia after he obtained his chiropractic doctorate degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University located in Minneapolis Minnesota, with a focus in sports injury and family care.
Clay holds certifications in ART (Active Release Technique), Dry Needling, CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist), SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment), as well as Rock Tape Certified for kinesiology taping, FAKTR (Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab) and McKenzie Technique for the lumbar spine.
Prior to chiropractic school, Clay attended Montana State University in Bozeman at which he graduated with his bachelors degree in Health and Human Performance, Exercise Science. In his free time Clay loves spending time with friends and family as well as being outdoors hiking, hunting/fishing and playing sports.
What led Clay to be interested in chiropractic care was his passion for helping people. Clay believes that chiropractic care is an amazing way to improve the way the body can perform. It can help anyone achieve their goals, whether it’s improving athletic performance or simply living pain free.
Dr. Andrew Emig is a licensed chiropractor from Port Saint Lucie, Florida. He completed his chiropractic education at the National University of Health Sciences Florida campus in Saint Petersburg, FL.
With a passion for optimizing athletic performance, Dr. Andrew brings a unique perspective to chiropractic care. He spent time as a strength and conditioning coach with Team USA at the Chula Vista, CA campus, where he predominantly worked with the summer game athletes. This experience reflects his dedication to the highest levels of sports and performance.
After earning his degree, Dr. Andrew, accompanied by his fiancée Brianna, made the journey to Bozeman to embark on his chiropractic career.
Dr. Andrew's professional journey also includes stints at the University of Arizona and Florida International University in Miami. Before delving into chiropractic, he earned his Bachelor's degree in Sports and Exercise Science from Florida International University. As a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Dr. Andrew is well-versed in enhancing physical performance and well-being.
In his leisure time, Dr. Andrew finds joy in the great outdoors, indulging in activities such as hiking and snowboarding. He is no stranger to the powerlifting arena, where he competes with distinction. Dr. Andrew's achievements in powerlifting competitions include multiple victories, with a total lift exceeding an impressive 1,400 pounds.
Active in the chiropractic community, Dr. Andrew Emig is a proud member of the Professional Hockey and Professional Baseball Chiropractic Societies.
Koda *Office Dog
And lets not forget about our office golden retreiver, Koda! She is in mostly on Tuesdays and Thursdays but you may see her at random times throughout the week as well. Ask the front desk and they may allow you to have Koda in the treatment room with you!