Dr. Branham was born in St. George, Utah in 1955. At 6 months of age his family moved to northern Wisconsin where he grew up and attended high school.
His exposure to natural healing methods began early as his mother opened a health foods store in their home in Wisconsin in the 1960’s.
Also from a young age he was exposed to Chiropractic adjustments by his father who had attended McCoy Chiropractic Institute in Seattle, Washington, but was drafted into the Army during the Korean War before finishing school.
At age 19 Dr. Branham served a mission for the LDS church in both Toronto, Canada and Sao Paulo, Brazil.
On his return he attended undergraduate school at BYU and then did his Chiropractic studies at the National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, Illinois.
He graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1980 and began his career first in Texas then in Detroit, Michigan where he spent 3 years working for Dr. George Goodheart. Dr. Goodheart was the founder of Applied Kinesiology which is a diagnostic technique using manual muscle testing to evaluate the body.
Through “AK” (Applied Kinesiology), a practitioner can quickly evaluate and integrate many different kinds of natural therapy and apply it to a patient very specifically.
Dr. Branham became certified as a Diplomat of the International College of Applied Kinesiology and has become a master of this technique. In addition to this technique Dr. Branham has studied and integrated many other healing modalities into his practice including cranio-sacral therapy, trigger-point release techniques, Neuro-Emotional Technique(“NET”), diversified adjusting, and functional medicine which utilizes functional hair, blood, and stool analysis to diagnose the patient. Dr. Branham moved to Utah and began practice here in 1986.
Initially attracted to the mountains and snow for the climbing and skiing he met his wife Julie here and has made it his home. He currently resides in Alpine where he and his wife are raising 4 children and running a Yoga studio.
In addition to his busy practice and family life Dr. Branham enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including skiing, snowboarding, road and mountain biking, running barefoot, sailplane and airplane flying and windsurfing.
He is continually learning and experiencing new things and his philosophy in life and for his patients is to improve and maximize the quality of life for all so we can each have the most enjoyment and fulfillment of our time here on earth.