Dr. Richard Huntsman was born and raised in Southwest Wyoming. At an early age, Dr. Huntsman sustained a back injury after falling out of a truck while delivering newspapers. He was introduced to chiropractic care after having pain related to sports and other activities that he participated in while growing up. Chiropractic care was the only way that he was able to achieve pain relief.
After serving an LDS mission in Oregon, Dr. Huntsman attended the University of Wyoming on an academic scholarship. His studies focused in molecular science and the function and anatomy of the human body. While there he met his wife Michele. Dr. Huntsman and Michele were married in 2011 shortly before moving to Portland, Oregon to attend the University of Western States.
While attending chiropractic school at Western States, Dr. Huntsman focused his studies in Functional Medicine and Functional Neurology. He is currently finishing up his Master’s Degree of Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine. Dr. Huntsman also has over 150 extra hours of training in Functional Neurology through IAFNR and the Carrick Institute. Dr. Huntsman achieved his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree in 2015 and moved to Southern Utah to begin practice.
Dr. Huntsman believes that the key to good health is through proper brain and gut function. He not only aids patients with pain relief, but also is able to help them achieve optimal health and function. Dr. Huntsman has made nutrition and brain health a big part of what he works on with every patient.
Dr. Huntsman loves the outdoors and enjoys hiking, fishing, and waterfowl hunting. Being very involved in sports growing up he still enjoys playing basketball, football, and baseball. Dr. Huntsman and Michele are the proud parents of one son born shortly before graduating from Western States.