The Doctors

 

Providing hope, health, and relief through proven chiropractic methodologies, years of experience, and gifted hands.

 
 
 
 
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Michael Richey D.C.

Dr. Michael Richey, D.C. has been a resident of the Thousand Oaks area since 1981. After years as a martial arts instructor and private trainer focusing on function and proper posture, he began experiencing back pain and movement issues. When he was told that he had a 10 mm disc bulge that surgery would fix, he elected to have the surgery - only to experience foot drop, leg numbness, and, two years later, the inability to walk. Doctors then told him that his disc bulge was 11 mm and that another surgery was needed. From his experience as an athlete and trainer as well as his prior results from surgery, he was sure that there was a better treatment option. That’s when he discovered chiropractic care and decided to further his education to become a chiropractor.

Life intersected with Dr. Richey’s work once again when his then 13-year old daughter was diagnosed with severe scoliosis. With a personal investment in the subject, he immediately pursued education on non-invasive, conservative treatment of scoliosis and became a certified ScoliBrace provider, which he applied to reduce his daughter’s scoliosis to a mild and stable state.

Although chiropractic got Dr. Richey functioning once again, he still deals with the ramifications of his back surgery, including scar tissue and nerve damage. He understands his patients, having faced many of the same struggles himself, and focuses on improving their health through the use of non-invasive, gentle chiropractic adjustments, physiotherapy, and exercises. By maintaining your proper spinal alignment and joint function, he will reduce your pain, increase your range of motion, and improve your health.  


 

Scott Berman D.C

Dr. Berman is a corrective care chiropractor striving to help people reach their full, God-given health potential. As an avid researcher, he consistently and passionately teaches his patients on how the body functions and the best ways to eat and exercise. Through many life challenges, he is well seasoned with the ups and downs people experience with the human body and emotions.

The advanced system of corrective care Dr. Berman employs achieves superior results for his patients even in the most chronic and difficult cases when other methods of care have failed. It is for this reason that Dr. Berman’s care is often the first choice of medical doctors, chiropractors, and other health care providers when it comes to care for themselves or referring their most challenging patients.

Dr. Berman leads by example. He has been receiving chiropractic adjustments for over 35 years. He has completed 6 marathons, a half ironman, hiked non-stop the entire 237 miles of the John Muir Trail and completed individual bike rides in excess of 700, 800, and 900 miles. He understands how critical it is to have a body that is functioning at optimal and more importantly how to achieve it.