Dr. Calahan was born and raised in Long Beach, Ca. She is a part of the third generation of her family to graduate from Wilson. While at Wilson, she led her soccer team to a CIF, State, and National Championship her senior year. she went on to play division one collegiate soccer for the University of San Diego, where she obtained her BA in Sociology.
Dr. Calahan received her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Southern California University of Health Sciences in April of 2016. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and she received the Dr. Lester McCoy Clinical Excellence Award.
Dr. Calahan has come to appreciate over the years the importance of spinal health and its link to the prevention of injury. She has been trained to provide service to all individuals just born to the elderly.
in her free time, Dr. Calahan loves spending time with her husband, Mike, and son, Jack (16 mo). They spend a lot of time going for walks in our neighborhood and hanging out at coffee shops. They love coffee and cooking meals together. She is also an avid reader and loves going to bookstores to pick out new books for herself and for Jack. Our nightly routine involves lots of books so we have quite the library.
Southern California University of Health Sciences – Grad April 2016
University of San Diego – Grad January 2013
Woodrow Wilson Classical High School – Grad June 2008
International Chiropractic Pediatric Association
- CACCP: 200-hour Certification Program – In Progress
- A specific chiropractic analysis and diversified adjustment. The goal of the adjustment is to reduce the effects of sacral subluxation/ SI joint dysfunction. In so doing neurobiomechanical function in the pelvis is improved.
- Form of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) created by RockTape. Its goal is to target fascia and create a glide between the fascia and muscles.
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Dr. Calahan has come to appreciate over the years the importance of spinal health and its link to prevention of injury. what most people do not realize is that chiropractic is a health care modality that provides significantly more than just a solution for pain. Chiropractic is a way of life that involves all aspects of wellness including exercise, nutrition, personal development, stress relief, etc, for all individuals just born to the elderly.
My Primary Focus is in family wellness, particularly perinatal and pediatric chiropractic care! I love working with families feel well through their journies. ALL are welcome: moms, dads, babies, toddlers, kids and young adults!
dr. calahan has taken an extra 200 hour certification on perinatal and pediatric adjusting through the icpa to effectively care for this special population.
Chiropractic care during pregnancy can be beneficial for the normal physiological function of the mother and baby. During pregnancy, chiropractic care focuses on alignment and balance in the musculoskeletal structures of the pelvis. Proper pelvic alignment helps the mother have an easier pregnancy and can also ease the birth process! This is done through the Webster technique.
The Webster Technique is a specific chiropractic analysis and adjustment that reduces interference to the nervous system and balances maternal pelvic muscles and ligaments. This optimizes uterine function and allows for a safer, easier birth. Dr. Calahan has completed her Certification of the Webster technique Through the ICPA.
Chiropractic care is focused on removing nerve dysfunction, so we can move and function at our highest potential. A chiropractic adjustment is a type of manual therapy that seeks to realign joint subluxations. Subluxations are small positional changes in the joint with accompanying decrease in motion and soft tissue tension.
a Chiropractic adjustment is the application of a precise movement to a specific part of the joint that corrects the subluxation, permitting normal nerve transmission and assisting your body to heal on its own.. adjustments also serve to improve movement within a subluxation, or restricted joint. Joint motion can become restricted for a variety of reasons, which can lead to decreased range of motion and musculoskeletal pain. Adjustments can improve tissue elasticity, reduce muscle spasms, improve joint articulation, and reduce pain.
if you feel like you miss out on opportunities because there aren't enough hours in the day or its just hard to make it to appointments.concierge chiropractic is probably right for you! it takes all the stress and hassle of trying to make it to your appointment in a traditional office setting. this means instead of working out of an office, i travel to you! Let me help you by bringing my table and expertise to your home or office.
Concierge care is perfect for professionals who work from home and families who want to get the whole family adjusted without having to load everyone up and getting them to the office.
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27001 La Paz Rd, Suite 348
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
*How to find us in the center:
- We are in the section of offices behind the Thai Restaurant.
- Park and enter by the Artime art studio facing La Paz Rd.
- Walk straight past the art studio across the courtyard. Take the elevator or the short flight of stairs right next to it up to the 2nd level. We are directly in front and to the left of the elevator/stairs.