Dr. Nicolas Asla was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. He graduated from Bishop Kelly High School where he excelled in academics and athletics. Dr. Asla was class president and a two-sport varsity athlete in baseball and basketball. Additionally, he was a member of the 2010 state championship baseball team and his love for the sport continues to this day as he intends on coaching a little league team in the East-Boise area.
Dr. Asla graduated from Gonzaga University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. In addition to his academic focus he was active in intramurals, his faith, and was one of eight student-leaders in charge of freshman orientation.
His passion for chiropractic began while observing Dr. Tim Klena and admiring his thorough style of healthcare treatment as he delivered functional improvement through manual manipulation, strength training, and various therapy modalities such as ultrasound, interferential current, and rehabilitative stretching and exercising. This evidence based approach to holistic healthcare led Dr. Asla to pursue a similar education at The University of Western States.
Following his undergraduate education he attended The University of Western States where he received his Doctorate of Chiropractic and Bachelor of Science in Human Biology. He continued his education by attending seminars for myofascial release utilizing Smart Tools and proprioception. Dr. Asla intends on advancing his career by receiving education in Titleist Performance Institute, nutritional injection therapy, and a Masters in Sports Medicine. Additionally, he is seeking to become involved with the Idaho State Board of Chiropractors to continue the advancement of his profession.
In his spare time he enjoys several community and personal endeavors. He is actively involved in the Basque community with monthly dinners, annual festivals, traditional dancing and progression of his rich culture. In the summers he plays in local leagues for softball and golf while trying to find time to fish. He participates in winter basketball leagues and cheering on his Zags. He is a member of St. John’s Catholic Church and always loves spending time with his family.
He is supported by his mother, Ana, his father, Jess, and his siblings Mikel and Cristina.
Doctor of Chiropractic from University of Western States
Bachelors of Science in Human Biology from University of Western States
Bachelors of Science in Biology from Gonzaga University
Rocktape Kinesiology and Proprioception Certified
IASTM and Mobilization Smart Tools Certified