Colorado Springs Chiropractor | Dr. Dylan Clarke, D.C.
Dr. Dylan M Clarke is a second generation chiropractor that was brought into the profession and the healing art of chiropractic through his own experiences that started at a young age. Dr Clarke was an active kid who loved to swim and jump on a trampolines along with being involved with baseball, soccer, hockey, and rugby.
When he was 9 years old he slipped off his trampoline and fell head first on the ground and instantly could not breath or feel the lower half of his body. His father rushed him to inside and performed an examination on his spine and then performed a chiropractic adjustment. Dr. Clarke recalls “I felt a shock of electricity go through my body and with it was able to breath and move my body again, that was the moment I realized my father did a lot more than ‘Pop’ bones.” Starting from that age on he went to chiropractic seminars regularly with his father.
Dr. Clarke comes from a large family that has 6 children, one of whom is deaf. Dr. Clarke is fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and has been, in the past, a board certified ASL interpreter. When asked where he is from he responds “North America.” He was born in Victoria Canada and then began his moving trek through North America. His family moved to Iowa while his father completed chiropractic school.
He then moved to Colorado Springs for a year and then spent his boyhood in Barstow California. When resources dried up for his brother who is deaf, the family moved to Kansas. When Dylan was 18 he got a job land surveying and moved to Chicago Illinois. From there he served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ft. Lauderdale Florida and was assigned to teach and serve the deaf community in that area. Upon returning home he moved and did a short stint in Texas to work as an ASL interpreter. He moved to Utah to be closer to his Fiancé and then pursued a college education where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business management with a minor in Marketing from Utah Valley University, he also earned an accounting certificate and an Associates degree in business from LDS Business college.
From there he went to Iowa and attended Palmer College of Chiropractic where he graduated with his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in February of 2015. He moved to Kansas to start practice for 3 and a half years and then decided to move to great state of Colorado.
Dr. Clarke has found a passion for serving and helping other people. While attending Chiropractic school he was a campus guide which is a service position that gives new students tours and assistance to incoming students. During his chiropractic education he was also the president of Chiropractic BioPhysics (CBP) club. He is now a Certified trained Member of CBP. He loves philosophy and was a runner up for the schools philosophy award. He has been a health and weight loss coach.
He has had several other professional development opportunities and through them all he has found serving others has brought him purpose, fulfilment and joy. He loves people and loves learning about people and places. Through all of his moving during his development years he has found that the world is full of good people who perform good acts constantly. He finds it a privilege to help people through restoring health and lending a listening ear.
Dr. Clarke has 5 kids of his own with a 6th on the way. His favorite activities involve playing and spending time with his family, serving in his church, spending time outdoors, climbing, hiking, golfing, soccer, men’s hockey, building and creating things and learning. He also enjoys gardening and bee keeping. Dr. Clarke loves learning and is passionate about all he does.