Dr. Kris Sasaki | DC, CCSP
Doctor of Chiropractic
Doctor of Chiropractic
Dr. Kris Sasaki graduated with his Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) as valedictorian (Summa Cum Laude) in 2001. He has had clinical experience in Canada and became a member of the Canadian Chiropractic Association and the British Columbia Chiropractic Association. One of Dr. Sasaki’s most profound accomplishments is founding the QuiroVida-Centro Quiropractica (www.quirovida.com), which are chiropractic centers in Lima, Peru. These centers have been rewarded with Business of the Year, in the category of Healthcare, for four years consecutively (2004-2007). He has now expanded QuiroVida to Brazil and Spain, and continues as an active member of the Peruvian Chiropractic Association (Associacion Quiropractica de Peru).
While in Peru, Dr. Sasaki was also an associate post-graduate professor at the most prestigious medical university in Peru, Universidad Peruana Cayatano Heredia (ww.upch.edu.pe), and also guest lecturer at the annual Congress of Orthodontists on Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ).
Dr. Sasaki is currently an associate professor at Western States Chiropractic College, a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and a member of the Institute of Functional Medicine. In 2006, he also became certified with the Trigenics Institute of Myoneural Medicine (www.trigenics.net), and is active with the Motion Palpation Institute (www.motionpalpation.org).
Dr. Sasaki has always been a sports fanatic and lives a very active lifestyle. He played Jr. Varsity Soccer while at the University of Victoria and was asked to join the Florida Marlins Major League baseball farm team, but declined to pursue his Doctor of Chiropractic. He is an avid skier, golfer and surfer, and has a passion for racquet sports. His athletic background allows him to truly understand the biomechanics of sports injuries, and thus has had the opportunity to treat many world class athletes at sporting events, including WWE wrestling and the ASP professional surf circuit.
A strong believer in multi-disciplinary approach to health care and along with chiropractic adjustments, Dr. Sasaki utilizes nutrition, massage and rehabilitation exercises to care for his patients. He has had great success with treating babies with colic, kids with asthma, TMJ problems, weight management, a variety of sports injuries, herniated discs, back pain, neck pain, headaches and many more health issues.