Dr. Melanie Dockter, D.C
Dr. Melanie was born and raised in Marshall, MN. She received her bachelor degree in biology at the College of Saint Benedict. Dr. Melanie attended Northwestern Health Sciences University and obtained her Doctorate in Chiropractic. She is a member of the North Dakota Chiropractic Association, American Chiropractic Association, and the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. She has completed numerous postgraduate classes in womens health and pediatric care obtaining her Maternity & Pediatric Certification (C.A.C.C.P.), and is certified in the Webster Maternity Technique. She loves working with kids and feels the best time to start chiropractic care is early. Her ambition is to help every person who enters the office reach their full potential because they deserve a healthy and happy life. In her spare time she enjoys watching movies, spending time with friends and family, playing with her son, Jack, and being outdoors. Dr. Melanie and Dr. Chris welcomed a baby girl, Fiona, in December 2015. Mom is having fun playing dress up!
Dr. Chris Dockter, D.C
Dr. Chris grew up in Barnesville, MN. He received his bachelor degree in zoology at North Dakota State University and then graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University with a Doctorate in Chiropractic. Dr. Chris is a member of the North Dakota Chiropractic Association, and the American Chiropractic Association. Dr. Chris is interested in helping individuals and athletes be their best. He is certified in Sports Performance and Nutrition and has additional training in pre-sports physical certification and concussion management. Being a former athlete himself, he understands the importance of having a healthy spine and staying injury free. He also has additional training in extremity adjusting. If it is supposed to move he can adjust it! In his spare time Dr. Chris plays in a local band, enjoys MMA, cooking, and being outdoors. He loves wrestling with his son, Jack, and holding his daughter, Fiona. His goal is to get patients back to participating in their desired activities as soon as possible and help them reach new health goals.
Dr. Travis Helmers, D.C.
Dr. Travis was born and raised in Estherville, IA where he participated in football, wrestling, golf, coaching youth football and wrestling, and volunteering for the Special Olympics. He went to undergraduate at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, IA where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in biology. After Briar Cliff, he attended Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN. There, he obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. He started with the Venture Team in early December of 2014. He looks forward to helping people with any and all chiropractic needs, especially headaches, sports injuries, and wellness care.
Dustin Holler, Certified Personal Trainer & Rehab Specialist
Dustin Holler was born in Colorado Springs, Co but grew up in Fargo, ND. He attended Moorhead State University Moorhead and graduated from MSCTC with an Associates Degree in human resource management. Dustin has 3 years experience as an Exercise specialist and he really enjoys helping people to feel the best they can! He recently completed his certified personal training degree and is a corrective exercise specialist. In his off time he enjoys weight training, wake boarding and spending time with family and friends.
Jill Bresson, Office Manager
Jill Bresson grew up in Lakota, ND. She got her Associates degree in General Business. She lives in Fargo, ND and has been an Office Manager since 1995. She has always loved her job and the challenges that come along with it. She joined the Venture Team in March 2016. She has two daughters, Brook and Elizabeth. She loves to spend her spare time with family and traveling when she can. She also loves to read and landscape her yard in the summers.
Brook Bresson, Chiropractic Assistant
Brook Bresson was born in Minneapolis, MN but grew up in Fargo, ND. She attended Full Sail University Online and graduated with a BFA in Creative Writing in Entertainment. Brook joined the Venture Team in April 2016. In her spare time she loves to read, write, and watch movies. She also loves to travel and being with family and friends.
Arnela Karic, Chiropractic Assistant
Arnela Karic is from Mandan, ND where she graduated in 2016. She is currently attending North Dakota State University as a biology major with a focus on pre-chiropractic, as she is hoping to become a chiropractor herself. She enjoys helping others and making them feel the best that they can. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, and snowboarding.