Dr. Vasili Gatsinaris, D.C., Q.M.E.
Dr. Vasili Gatsinaris, or “Dr. Vas” as his patients warmly call him, is a highly sought after sports therapist and chiropractor who is renowned for treating numerous professional athletes from all major sports leagues including the MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL and MLS, as well as celebrities, collegiate athletes and weekend warriors. In 2001, Dr. Vas opened Next Level Wellness Center to develop and administer the latest, state-of-the-art treatment methods to all of his valued patients.
Dr. Vas graduated from U.C.Irvine with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. In 2001, Dr. Gatsinaris attended Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in Whittier, Calif., and graduated with a Doctorate of Chiropractic. He has been a credentialed Active Release Techniques (A.R.T.) provider from 2002 to 2014, a certified Fenzian practioner for the past five years, Titleist Performance Institute medical provider and currently an FDM full body practioner since 2013.
Born and raised in California, Dr. Vas is inspired by his wife, sons, and parents. He continues to expand his knowledge of health and health promotion via postgraduate studies in subjects such as sports medicine and sports rehabilitation. His family is very supportive of his quest to continue learning and giving more to his patients. Dr. Vas resides with his family in Orange, CA.
Dr. James Kim, D.C.
Dr. James Kim is a board certified chiropractor with a subspecialty in sports medicine and therapeutic rehabilitation. As a certified Active Release Techniques (A.R.T.) provider, Dr. Kim specializes in treating musculoskeletal injuries–back pain, shoulder problems, neck pain, knee injuries and carpal tunnel syndrome, among other conditions.
Dr. Kim has an inclusive sports medicine background, with his experience working with the medical team and athletic training staff of the Los Angeles Dodgers for several seasons. His duties have included prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries for team players before, during, and after all home games at Dodger Stadium. In addition, he contributes to the NCAA Division-1 intercollegiate sports medicine staff at UC Irvine.
He continues to serve as a member of the International Society of Clinical Rehabilitation Specialists. Dr. Kim completed his chiropractic study at Southern California University of Health Sciences, graduating with Cum Laude honors. He received his bachelors degree from the University of California, Irvine, and currently resides in Manhattan Beach, CA.
Dr. Adam Abughalya, D.C., B.S., A.R.T.
Dr. Adam Ryan Abughalya was born in Los Angeles, California. He later moved to the Bay Area at the age of 12. He attended undergraduate school at UC Davis where he received a B.S. degree in Exercise Biology. Dr. Abughalya has always been involved in various types of sports from childhood all the way in to his years of college. However his passion for contact sports led to a severe knee injury playing high school football and later a severe hand and shoulder injury playing collegiate rugby. He sought the help of many health practitioners, and was eventually led to chiropractic which offered significant relief, and a natural approach to healing. He soon was drawn to fitness, nutrition, and chiropractic.
In 2008, he attended Life Chiropractic College West and committed himself to learning about the body and its ability to heal naturally. His love for fitness also led to him perusing a job in personal training while attending graduate school. He graduated with honors from Life Chiropractic College West, and also became certified in the unique soft work of Active Release Technique in addition to the regular course load. Additionally, Dr. Abughalya also took many seminars dealing with movement analysis and screening, sports injuries, extremity adjusting, rehabilitative and athletic taping, neurology, and nutrition.
Dr. Abughalya utilizes different chiropractic techniques from traditional manual "Diversified" adjusting to gentle "Drop Table" and "Spring Loaded Instrument" combined with soft tissue muscle work, physical therapy, exercise training and nutritional counseling to help his patients reach and maintain optimum health, increase vitality and longevity. Dr. Abughalya does not follow the standard medical model, which generally masks the pain or issues patients present with, instead he looks to find the true source of the problem. His passion is to educate his patients and help them to understand the meaning of true health and well being.