DOCTORS

 

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Dr. Lindsay Broderick

Dr. Lindsay Broderick received her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCUHS) at the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (LACC). She has been serving the Long Beach area for 10 years. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from California Lutheran University (CLU) in 2000 and worked as a biochemist at a major biotechnology company for four years before deciding she wanted to make an impact on others lives in a different way.  She returned to graduate school followed by a two year long internship and one year postceptorship. She received extensive training in frozen shoulder release, spinal decompression, myofascial release, active release technique (ART), and McKenzie intervertebral disc therapy and rehabilitation under her mentor Dr. Corey G. Clements. Dr. Broderick is currently associate faculty at Southern California University of Health Sciences and preps interns for life after graduate school. She is a member of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and the California Chiropractic Association (CCA).

Dr. Broderick is an avid swimmer, SCUBA diver, and kayaker. She loves outdoor sports that include fishing, wake boarding, and biking. Practicing hot yoga is a passion of hers and she has recently started sharing the benefits with her patients as well. She is joyful when she runs into patients at the studio or gym because it reinforces that they are taking an active role in their health. Living a healthy lifestyle is very important to her and she strives to set an example to her patients to help inspire them to become more active in their health and wellness.
 

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Dr. Melisa Keo

Dr. Keo is a Long Beach native who grew up with a passion for competitive sports.  She was drawn to the benefits of chiropractic through various sports injuries and uses it as a tool for rehabilitation to ensure the body is working at its maximal potential.  She believes in the importance of approaching health and wellness holistically and, as a life-long athlete, finds that balance is key to maintaining performance.  Her mission is to help people of all ages achieve optimal health.  She has a strong background in treating sports injuries, traditional chiropractic and extremity adjusting.

Dr. Keo is board certified as both a licensed chiropractor and certified athletic trainer (ATC) in California.  She obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree from Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCUHS) through the Los Angeles Chiropractic College (LACC) program.  Her undergraduate work was completed at San Diego State University (SDSU) where she studied Kinesiology, with an emphasis in Athletic Training, to receive her Bachelor of Science degree. She is a certified Graston Technique Specialist (GTS). Learn more about Graston technique here:  

As a dual professional, Dr. Keo does not lack in experience. She has had extensive training in various taping and rehabilitative techniques including Kinesiotape, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF), Graston, Myofascial Release Technique (MRT), Yoga for common conditions, Activator, and Functional Movement Screening among other techniques. She is a member of the American Chiropractic Association, California Chiropractic Association and National Athletic Training Association.

Dr. Keo has put in many hours at various locations that include but are not limited to: University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Southwestern College, Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California State University of Los Angeles, University Health Center in Whittier, Being Alive in West Hollywood, SABAN Free Clinic, West Coast Sports Medicine Foundation and Long Beach Polytechnic High School as the football team’s head athletic trainer.  She thrives on information and is always seeking to better herself and her practice through education.

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Dr. Cecilia Bettencourt

From an early age it was apparent that Dr.Cecilia Bettencourt was called to care for others. She has always been in awe of the human body, and the immense capability that it encompasses to heal. After being immersed in the methodology of western medicine she began to seek answers in the healing arts which ultimately lead her to the science and philosophy of Chiropractic care.

Her journey began at the young age of sixteen when she began working for a local Chiropractic office in her hometown of Reno, Nevada. The position was initially intended to be a summer job, yet after four and half years as an assistant in addition to an experience that was nothing short of life changing, she decided to pursue a life devoted to serving others.

That Passion lead her to Dallas, Texas where she received her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Parker University. There her passion to care for families with an emphasis on pediatrics and prenatal care blossomed. Dr. Bettencourt is a board certified and licensed Chiropractor with extensive training through EPIC Pediatrics and the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association where she received her Webster Certification. 

Though gentle and specific chiropractic adjustments, Dr. Bettencourt’s mission is to unlock your body’s harnessed inborn intelligence so you may heal,thrive, and grow in such a way that allows you to take back control of your health and vitality in life at any age.