Meet Our Team

Chiropractor Trapper Niccum D.C.

Chiropractor Durango CO Trapper NiccumDr. Trapper Niccum has been a dedicated student of life since he was called to Chiropractic at the age of 16. Since then he has been studying the natural laws of health and healing. "My vision is to help as many people as I can to reach their ultimate health and life goals through natural Chiropractic." Dr. Trapper and his family relocated to Durango in 2001 from Northern Wisconsin after his graduation with his doctorate from Northwestern College of Chiropractic. In the last 19 years, along with serving the Durango community and surrounding areas the highest level of Chiropractic, he has also traveled abroad on Chiropractic Mission trips and coached other doctors on the power of Chiropractic. He has humbly won many awards, including the American Institute of Chiropractors, Top 10 Chiropractors in the State of Colorado, the Reader’s Choice Awards Top 3 as well as Family Chiropractor of the Year by Macaroni Kid.

Dr. Trapper is living a purpose driven life as a husband, father of two amazing boys and Chiropractor. He also loves playing hockey, mountain & road biking and enjoys spending time with his family. He plays full out at everything he does!

Bethany Niccum - Director of Thriving

Chiropractic Durango CO Bethany Niccum Director of ThrivingBethany's favorite topic is Chiropractic and she loves to share it with everyone she meets. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with her degree in Sociology in 1997. Helping others transition their lives into their dreams has been her purpose and passion ever since she can remember. Bethany is Dr. Trapper's wife and the Director of Thriving, a position that gives her the opportunity to help the community flourish in a joyous way. Through coaching, educating and sharing information on personal growth and Chiropractic, she inspires people follow their bliss and truly experience life as it was meant to be lived.

Bethany discovered Chiropractic when she was 23 after suffering debilitating migraines, lack of energy and back pain. After getting adjusted she realized life could be soooooo much better. Along with her work at Thrive, for the last 9 years she also runs the Durango Women's Business Idea Exchange, has been on the leadership board of the Durango Growth Organization for the last 8 years as well as teach for a variety of groups including: the Small Business Development Center, the Durango Chamber of Com merce and the Women's Resource Center. Most recently Bethany is excited to be chosen as the Executive Curator for TEDxDurango which will happen in Durango in early November 2019. When Bethany is not busy helping people Thrive, she loves to spend quality time with her husband and two boys, as well as writing, adventure motorcycling, hiking and laughing every chance she gets.

Shannon Meyers - Care Coordinator

Chiropractic Durango CO Shannon Care CoordinatorShannon's smiling face will be the first to greet you at Thrive. She is a local who loves healthy living, paddle boarding, hiking, rafting, and Colorado. She can assist you with your care schedule to keep you on track for your health goals. Shannon loves Chiropractic and how it has changed her life and the lives of so many others. Coupled with nutrition, exercise and always finding a new adventure to experience our wonderful world, Shannon is a super important part of our team!

Our Vision
Every man, woman and child on the planet checked for vertebral subluxations and adjusted when necessary, from birth.

Our Mission
To support as many people as possible in their progression towards greater life expression and to empower them to reconnect to the magnificent wisdom that is within each and everyone. We aspire to serve human being with love, authenticity, honesty and respect. It is our intention that the Chiropractic adjustment and one's own exploration of life's principles act as a catalyst to truly THRIVE!

Our Purpose
To Give, To Love, To Serve & To Inspire


8:30am - 5:00pm


8:30am - 5:00pm

8:30am - 5:00pm



Thrive Chiropractic Studio
202 West 22nd Street
Durango, CO 81301
(970) 259-0968

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