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Jagdishchandra Parikh, M.D.

Jagdishchandra Parikh, M.D.MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Dr. Parikh has had an illustrious career in medicine in various settings including hospital ICU, emergency room and outpatient clinics for over forty years. He is currently practicing general medicine and has successfully treated many patients with injection procedures under ultrasound guidance for musculoskeletal pain including trigger point and joint injections. In addition, he is experienced with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell injections. Dr. Parikh obtained his medical degree at the Baroda Medical College in India and performed his residency at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Chicago. He has been a specialist in bariatric medicine and is also a clinical hypnotherapist certified by the American Society of Hypnosis. He has also completed special training at UCLA for performing musculoskeletal ultrasounds.

Edwin Chun, DC

Edwin Chun Chiropractor Chiropractor

Dr. Edwin Chun has been practicing chiropractic for over 18 years. Dr. Chun is a graduate of UCLA (BS in Psychobiology) and Los Angeles Chiropractic College (DC). He also is a certified master fitness trainer, having three certificates in fitness training, from the American College of Sports Medicine, National Academy of Sports Medicine, and APEX Fitness. He has performed thousands of spinal adjustments and has treated a wide variety of patients from the elderly, patients before and after surgeries and pain services procedures, accidents, and regular healthy individuals seeking to stay well. He offers safe and gentle non-risky spinal realignment. His philosophy is to first do no harm and encourage each patient to be active in their treatment to allow for healing. Dr. Chun utilizes chiropractic spinal manipulation, exercise, and nutrition in creating a unique treatment plan for each individual suited to their particular needs. He also co-treats many patients with medical physicians to broaden their care and enhance chances for full recovery. His goal is to eventually rehabilitate and strengthen the patient through chiropractic techniques and correct their dysfunctions. He incorporates his knowledge of athletic training into spinal realignment to produce posture correction and spinal strengthening. He has a strong background in injury care from auto accident and work accidents and has had a Qualified Medical Examiner status.

Y. Richard Shimozono, RPT

Richard Shimozono Physical TherapistPhysical Therapist

I received my Bachelor of Science degree from Loma Linda University in 1968. I have been practicing physical therapy for over 40 years utilizing a full spectrum of techniques. My specialty is working with chronic pain patients and meeting their needs. I am extremely proficient in the practice of strain/counter strain and muscle energy principle. In the last 20 years, I have concentrated on developing my skills in myofascial releasing, soft tissue injury and dysfunction of joint mobility.

Emily Casillas, Certified Massage Therapist

Emily Casillas, Certified Massage TherapistCERTIFIED MASSAGE THERAPIST

Emily has over seven years of experience in massage therapy and is certified in aromatherapy. She has a deep understanding in the method of trigger point release and structural integration. She is experienced in massage techniques ranging from deep tissue massage for muscle tension to Swedish techniques for relaxation. Emily has worked with many medical providers, chiropractors, physical therapist and holistic physicians, providing superior care. She also has presented educational marketing to a variety of audiences at health and wellness events. Her mission is to support individuals in achieving maximum life balance through personal wellness and is a firm believer in the inseparable connection between body and mind. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and loves working with people.

Associated Physicians

Courtney Mizuhara-Cheng, DO
Pain Medicine
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HEALTHWAYS MEDICAL GROUP
6518 Greenleaf Ave, Suite 25, Whittier, CA 90601
 (562) 698-7161