Dr. James W. Kranz



Dr. Kranz was born and raised in Minnesota with 6 brothers and sisters. He spent his younger years hunting, fishing and enjoying the outdoors. He and his brothers all went on to become Chiropractors. Upon completion of his education, Dr. Kranz practiced in Minnesota for a year before moving to Boise, Idaho in 1975. The chiropractic profession was relatively new to Idaho and Dr. Kranz quickly grew his practice and has been providing innovative, exceptional treatment to his patients in the Treasure Valley for over 33 years. He has been married for 33 years and has 4 children and 6 grandchildren. He still spends time hunting,fishing and enjoying his family.


Two-year Pre-Chiropractic Program at St. Cloud State College in 1970
Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1974 from College of St. Thomas, Northwest Chiropractic College in St. Paul, MN.
South Dakota Basic Sciences Certificate, 1975.
Diplomate of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture Inc., 2000; Boise, Idaho.
Nevada Center for Alternative and Anti-Aging Medicine; 2009
Great Lakes College of Naturopathic Medicine; 2010
Post-Graduate Studies, Licenses and Certifications

Dr. Kranz understands the importance of ongoing education and staying abreast of the newest holistic treatments to continue helping his patients:

Industrial Consulting and Ergonomics Training; Northwestern College of Chiropractic/Western States Chiropractic College, 1986.
Licensed to practice as a Chiropractic Physician in Idaho; Inactive license in Montana and Minnesota.
Evaluation of Permanent Impairment Training, 1986 and 1994.
Idaho State Board of Acupuncture; Certified Acupuncturist, 2000 ACC-83.
Ozone and UVB Therapy Training; Certified 2009
Certified in Ozone and UVB Therapy; 2009
Certified Naturopathic Physician; 2010
Associations, Memberships and Affiliations

Dr. Kranz is one of the founding Chiropractors in the Treasure Valley and has been an active, supportive member of the chiropractic community:

Diplomate National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
Diplomate American Academy of Pain Management.
Chiropractic Physician Delegate to Idaho Carrier Advisory Committee - Medicare 1993-1998.
Member of American Chiropractic Association.
Member of Idaho Association of Chiropractic Physicians.
Alternate delegate of the American Chiropractic Association for the State of Idaho 1981-1983.
Vice President of the Idaho Association of Chiropractic Association 1986-1987.
President of the Idaho Association of Chiropractic Physicians, 1989-1990.
Past President of the Idaho Association of Chiropractic Physicians.
Past Chief Financial Officer-Idaho Association of Chiropractic Physicians.
Idaho State Legislature Chairman-Idaho Association of Chiropractic Physicians.
Secretary-Treasurer-Idaho Association Chiropractic Physicians-PACT.
Idaho Association Chiropractic Physicians-Chiropractic Physician of the Year-1991.
Community and Professional Services

Dr. Kranz believes strongly in community support and has been a very involved member of the community for many years:

Chiropractic Consultant for Romar Electric 1994.
Chiropractic Consultant for Alexander Clark Business Forms 1993 - Present.
Saint Alphonsus Capitol Classic Children's Race 1991-1996.
Gala Tree Sales Chairman, Saint Alphonsus Festival of Trees 1990 -1992.
President, Optimist Club of Boise 1984 -1985.
Awarded Life Member status from Optimist International-1987.
Past Chairman of Boise Ducks Unlimited 1984 -1985.
Charter and Life Member Idaho Chapter of North American Wild Sheep Foundation.
YMCA Fundraising Volunteer present.


This pain is getting worser by the hour
Back Pain Treatment
Painful neck ache after fender bender car crash
Neck Pain Treatment
Are these headaches a sign of something serious?
Headache Treatment
up close of young man getting acupuncture in the middle of his back
Massage therapist massaging back of the young man
Massage Therapy
Healthy lifestyle diet food Man healthy food
Nutritional Counseling


Kranz Chiropractic

910 N Curtis Road , Boise, ID 83706

(208) 377-3777

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