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Dr. Emily Boyich was a standout student athlete at Lincoln-Way East high school in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. She grew up as an avid gymnast who also enjoyed playing soccer and volleyball. Following high school, she pursued a Bachelor's degree in science while playing soccer at Saint Ambrose University. She explored chiropractic schools and knew she wanted to earn her degree where it all began; the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic (Davenport, IA).

While pursuing her doctorate in chiropractic, she expanded her studies to better specialize in perinatal, pediatric and complex conditions. She is trained and interned in Blair upper cervical, certified Webster Technique for pregnancy and currently working towards her diplomate in Pediatrics through the international chiropractic pediatric association. She is especially fascinated by neurology, neuroimmunology and neurophysiology.

Besides priding herself on being a chiropractic nerd, Dr. Boyich enjoys olympic weightlifting, crossfit, skiing and hiking with her wife in her downtime.  In 2014, she competed at the Crossfit Games Regionals on team with Quad City Crossfit. In the same year she also placed 6th and 16th in the nation at the University and Senior Nationals in Olympic Weightlifting, respectively. 

Dr. Boyich is empowered and graciously overwhelmed by the Colorado lifestyle and the vast majority of like-minded health interests! She is beyond excited to serve the Boulder County and hopes to help make it the healthiest county in the U.S!


Dr. Boyich would also like everyone to know, that "Upstander is a judgement free zone. No matter where you came from or where you are at in life, we are excited to serve you! Come as you are!"


"It is my mission to assess, adjust, and empower as many individuals as possible. I aim to facilitate your achievement of the most INNATE and highest functioning degree of system-wide health. "

-Dr. B


Chiropractic Technician


"My purpose is to influence as many individuals as possible to live their healthiest life, knowing that every person in their lifetime deserves to be the best version of themself, achieved through health and function"


Maggie grew up in the southwest suburbs of Chicago where school, athletics and family were her main priority. She then received a softball scholarship to attend undergraduate school at Grand Valley State University. Maggie received her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology at GVSU and throughout that time developed a deep passion for helping others reach their health and wellness goals.

Maggie moved to Davenport, Iowa in 2014 where she and Dr. Boyich both began their Palmer journey. During the course of that time Maggie was a full-time Crossfit Trainer/athlete at Crossfit OC3. Maggie excelled in the Chiropractic Technician program there,  where her passion for helping others was heightened by Chiropractic. After regular adjustments during her intense Crossfit Games training, Maggie found chiropractic care to be an integral part of her recovery. She has since prioritized it as a staple in her life. Her passion for helping others, personal experience and thorough educational background empowered her to influence others in a similar way.

In her free time, Maggie enjoys going on hikes, skiing, eating great food, and playing fetch with her dog, Griffin. She is extremely excited to be serving in the mountain state and is grateful to be surrounded by such a gorgeously welcoming community here in Boulder county.

Meet Griff


Griffin is a full-time employee at Upstander. He takes care of everything from security duty to greeting committee and might even show you to your adjusting bay!

His claim to fame was his "Employee of the month" award for April 2019. Where he beat the rest of Upstander's employees by a landslide. 

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