Dr. Crystal Victoria Priebe graduated from the University of Western States College of Chiropractic in 2012. She began working at Jimmerson Chiropractic Clinic at the end of November after receiving her Montana State License.
Dr. Priebe concentrates on treating and rehabilitating sports injuries and incorporates those skills into Jimmerson Chiropractic Clinic. Crystal also received a Masters degree in Sports Science and Exercise from the University of Western States. This enabled Dr. Priebe to obtain the postgraduate designation of Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician® (CCSP®). These degrees will better equip Dr. Priebe to treat patients in a sports setting. Crystal will be making these skills available to the athletic population here in Great Falls. She has already had extensive experience treating athletes both during her internship and as part of the Masters program.
There are a variety of techniques that Dr. Priebe utilizes to help her patients. She performs ultrasound therapy, electrical stimulation, Kinesio-Taping, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation, and other forms of tissue massage such as pin and stretch and post-isometric muscle relaxation. Dr. Priebe is certified in the Graston Technique as well and uses this tool to help her treat patients in various situations. Her manual adjusting style utilizes the diversified technique incorporating the drop table, and instrument assisted adjusting when necessary.
Dr. Priebe lived most of her young adult life in Vancouver, British Colombia where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Simon Fraser University. Growing up in Canada Crystal played multiple sports but focused most of her attention on volleyball and rugby. Dr. Priebe became interested in and very familiar with sports rehabilitation as a result of various injuries resulting in her own experience of care over the years. In the past, Dr. Priebe worked as a trainer with a high school football team and volunteered at a local physiotherapy clinic during her time in Canada.
Dr. Crystal Priebe is excited to join Dr. Gary and Dr. Kevin here at Jimmerson Chiropractic Clinic and hopes to help patients live a full and active, pain-free life.