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About Us - Zaker Chiropractic

Our Philosophy

We care about your pain; more importantly, we care about you. We believe our unparalleled desire to bring healing to your body is contagious and will bring hope to those who want relief, wholeness, and freedom from suffering.

Our Approach

At our wellness centers, we build relationships through healing. For us, chiropractic treatment is more than just an adjustment. It’s a life change - a permanent fix that will not simply mask the symptoms but offer lasting solutions to align from within. These solutions vary for each individual and each condition, and thus treatment is broken down into stages that involve much more than just chiropractic care.

Meet the Team

Let us walk with you on your personalized journey toward recovery.

Dr. Misa Zaker

As a South Bay resident and graduate from UCLA, Dr. Zaker specializes in comprehensive multifaceted chiropractic care and manipulation under anesthesia (MUA). After getting his doctor of chiropractic degree at Southern California University of Health Sciences, Dr. Zaker built his practice intending to change the perception of what chiropractic treatment consists of.

Dr. Zaker has treated many professionals and amateur athletes, including UFC pros, marathoners, swimmers, dancers, and cyclists. Certified in Nerve Conduction Velocity and Manipulation Under Anesthesia, his expertise in sports rehabilitation has helped hundreds of injured athletes regain their strength and flexibility without surgery.
Dr. Misa Zaker of Zaker Chiropractic
" It is our responsibility
to put patients in the best possible position to regain their health in the fastest possible way for the longest period of time.
— Dr. Zaker

Neil Ghodadra, MD.

Dr. Ghodadra is a renowned orthopedic surgeon and teacher whose work has been presented at more than 70 conferences around the world, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, where he received an award for his innovative technique in treating patients with recurrent shoulder instability that was instrumental to developing this landmark treatment approach.

Dr. Ghodadra has had a notable career in sports medicine and is known as the NFL Network's Consultant, Medical Analyst & Guest Expert on The Doctors Show! He was the team physician for both Chicago Bulls (NBA) & White Sox(MLB).

portrait of Dr. Neil of Zaker Chiropractic

Dr. Nick O'Connor

As an Orange County resident and a graduate of California State University, Fullerton, Dr. OConnor specializes in comprehensive multifaceted chiropractic care and physical rehabilitation exercises. After getting his doctor of chiropractic degree at Southern California University of Health Sciences, Dr. OConnor built his practice to change the perception of what chiropractic treatment consists of.

Dr. OConnor has treated many professionals and amateur athletes, including UFC pros, marathoners, swimmers, dancers, and cyclists.

Certified in OWCP/DOL guidelines and knowledge of the federal worker compensation system, his expertise is in rehabilitation. It has helped hundreds of injured athletes and workers regain their strength and flexibility to get back to their normal daily routine without pain.

Sam Vazin, D.C. and Acupuncture

Dr. Sam Vazin is a bilingual chiropractor fluent in English, Spanish, and Farsi. He graduated from Life Chiropractic College West in 2013, specializing in techniques like Diversified, Gonstead, Drop Table, Activator, and ART. Born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Vazin’s passion for holistic healthcare extends beyond his practice as he enjoys playing the piano. He strives to provide exceptional care and empower his patients to achieve optimal wellness.

Hye Won Choi – DACM, L. Ac. Dipl of O.M.

As a doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM) retaining a national board certification and license from the State of California, Dr. Hye Choi is a sought-after clinician with quality skills. Attending patients – stimulating the body's natural healing abilities and promoting physical and emotional well-being – through acupuncture treatments and herbal nutrients.

Specializing in Gynecological and emotional problems and showing a high improvement rate for pain management from musculoskeletal and neurological issues, her passion for integrative treatment and understanding of the holistic approach is producing excellent results.

Elinora Madrid, MD 

Dr. Madrid is a Lifestyle Medicine physician dedicated to helping individuals optimize their health through personalized lifestyle interventions. Born in Honduras, she came to the US as a political refugee at a young age and pursued her education in Indiana, Louisiana, and post-graduate training in California. After discovering the power of Lifestyle Medicine in saving her daughter's life, she pursued post-graduate education at Harvard University's Institute of Lifestyle Medicine and became board certified in Lifestyle Medicine through the American College of Lifestyle Medicine in 2020.

With several years of experience in outpatient clinical medicine and urgent care, Dr. Madrid founded South Bay Lifestyle Medicine to provide personalized, comprehensive Lifestyle Medicine care. As a mom of two, she understands the challenges of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and is passionate about helping others achieve their health goals.

Dr. Madrid has a special interest in preventing and reversing chronic illnesses, and her experience in pathology has fueled her dedication to promoting preventive care. Through her expertise in nutrition, movement, stress management, and sleep, she empowers her patients to make positive lifestyle changes that promote long-term health and wellbeing.

With a deep commitment to her patients and a love for her work, Dr. Madrid is excited to help you achieve your health goals and live your best life.

Doctor Elinora Madrid
" I focus my treatments
on stopping the pain as quickly as possible, improving body function and stability, and educating patients on self management to avoid future problems.
— Dr. Kim


Our Locations
2583 E Pacific Coast Hwy, 
Torrance, CA 90505
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4700 Von Karman Ave #1000,
Newport Beach, CA 92660
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29050 S Western Ave Ste 152, 
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
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