Dr Nelson - The Energizer
With over 35 years of experience, Dr. Scott Nelson is truly one of a kind. His vast understanding and expertise is crucial in our patient’s healing. With extensive education and experience in chiropractic care, acupuncture, natural medicine, IV therapy, prolozone therapy, neural therapy, nutritional therapy and mind-body therapy, he is an incredible member of The West Clinic team.
Invigorate your body and energize your life. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Nelson and learn how he can help empower you and provide you with sustained health and energy!
Dr. Nelson is a second generation Health Care Practitioner. He was born in Logan, Utah and moved to Blackfoot when he was 6 months old. His Father, Milton Nelson, was a Naturopathic Physician so he grew up in the natural health care field and went to many seminars with his father in his growing up years. Dr. Nelson’s professional career started with his attending Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, OR in 1976. He graduated in 1979 with a 4 year degree. He came to Idaho and set up practice in 1980 with his father. After 5 years, Dr. Nelson opened his solo office and practiced there for 30 years.
Dr. Nelson has been married to his sweetheart, Vicki, for 39 years and they have 5 wonderful children. They have wonderful sons and daughters-in-law, and 22 grandchildren that bring them great joy and happiness. It has been a major endeavor to keep all of them healthy and happy which keeps him up on his emergency medical skills.
Over the years Dr. Nelson has obtained numerous post-graduate certifications:
- Chiropractic Orthopedist in 1988
- Acupuncture Diplomat from the NCCAOM, Diplomat with the American Board of Chiropractic Acupuncture,
- Neural Therapy and Mesotherapy in 2007
- Medical Ozone Therapy in 2010
- And certified DOT Medical Examiner in 2014.
Not only does Dr. Nelson have licenses in Chiropractic, Acupuncture and Naturopathic Medicine, but he also continues to stay current in his field with postgraduate education and seminars.
He has been very active in his profession, holding several positions in the Idaho Chiropractic Association including; Vice President, President and District President. He has also received recognition from the Association for Life Time Service Award, and Chiropractor of the Year. He is also very involved in the community and church and has held positions in various organizations.
He is a new member of The West Clinic, but has known Dr. Jason West and his father Henry for many years. He has been involved with both of them in the Chiropractic Association, Personal Practice and educational seminars. We are glad to have him on the team.