Dr. Martin Choy
Dr. Martin Choy graduated from California State University of Long Beach with his bachelor of Kinesiology with an emphasis on athletic training in 1995. For eight years, he spent implementing and developing training protocols for athletes and fitness enthusiasts that focused on post-rehabilitative exercising, sport specific training, and weight loss.
Dr. Choy was very fortunate in working with elite athletes that included players from the Chicago Bears, San Jose Stealth, Daly City Renegades, and San Diego Chargers. Feeling the need to broaden his knowledge in Health and Wellness, he attended Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose and graduated in the spring of 2006 and earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic. Dr. Choy began his chiropractic career at San Diego Family Chiropractic where he worked for three years. During those three years, he joined the San Diego Chargers staff as an associate chiropractor for the team where under the direction of the head athletic trainer treated the players during the games and practices. Currently living in the San Gabriel Valley with his lovely wife, Jennifer, he now enjoys establishing a family practice with an emphasis in sports injuries in
Dr. Choy has served the Golden Triangle Chamber of Commerce in La Jolla as treasurer. He served as treasurer and vice president for the associated student body and a campus guide at Palmer West Chiropractic. He also is a certified CPR instructor for the American Red Cross in which periodically will volunteer his time teaching classes. He enjoys swimming, running, and scuba diving.
Dr. David Yamamoto
Dr. David Yamamoto grew up in a small town outside of Fresno, CA. He went on to attend Fresno state where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology with a focus in Exercise Science. His passion for health, wellness, and knack for problem solving and helping others led him to pursue a career in Chiropractic. He chose to attend Palmer College of Chiropractic in San Jose where he graduated Cum Laude and was involved in multiple clubs and organizations.
Since moving to the Los Angeles area, Dr. Yamamoto has treated populations in the areas of El Segundo, Torrance and now Pasadena. Dr. Yamamoto takes on a well balanced approach to treatment utilizing a combination of Diversified adjusting technique, ART, Graston and exercise to treat acute and chronic complications of the spine and extremities. In the paradigm shift from traditional chiropractic to a more modern approach, Dr. Yamamoto looks to be a breath of fresh air in the world of healthcare, pain management and prevention.
Caroline Maruya, L.Ac., Mtom
Caroline Maruya is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist who is trained in numerous techniques. She combines Traditional Chinese Medicine and massage to treat a variety of ailments. Caroline received her Master’s degree from Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in Santa Monica, California, and has been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine for over 10 years.
Subsequent to earning her Master’s degree, Caroline has furthered her expertise by successfully completing specialized courses for facial rejuvenation acupuncture and attaining certification in massage therapy. She has also received extensive training in orthopedics through a program which she collaborated with several MDs from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California
Although Caroline treats a variety of physical and emotional ailments, she holds a special interest in sports injuries, because of her own passion and experience in physical activities.
Caroline takes pride in giving back to the community, and often volunteers her time to treat the elderly, underprivileged, and other special cases.
Artur graduated from California State National Holistic Institute with a Massage Therapist and Health Educator license.
During his training, Artur learned multiple massage techniques and cultivated his own way to help each and every client.
Techniques range from myofascial release, trigger point, to deep tissue and Swedish.
Martin, Kevin and Caroline will be working with Artur to make sure that you receive a massage that complements your goals.
Price- 50 minute massage, $90
Monday 10:00 - 2:00 (last appt at 1:00)
Friday 3:00 - 8:00 (last appt at 7:00)
Saturday 9:00 - 2:00 (last appt at 1:00)
Alex – Chiropractic Assistant
Amanda – Media Manager
Shelley – Office Manager
Krista – Chiropractic Assistant