Dr. Deanna Mendelsohn is a Doctor of Chiropractic passionate about serving the community and helping patients of all ages work towards their health goals. She specializes in a holistic treatment approach to improve movement and quality of life using drug-free pain relief techniques.
Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, she showed a strong interest in the medical field at an early age when she received her first anatomy book at the age of five. Her lifelong dedication to the field led her to study chiropractic at Southern California University of Health Sciences, where she graduated with a Doctorate in Chiropractic with an emphasis in Sports Medicine. She was also the recipient of the E. Maylon Drake Humanitarian Award for her work organizing chiropractic healthcare in low income communities.
During college, Dr. Deanna proudly volunteered as medical staff at local sporting events such as AIDS life cycle and several National Collegiate Powerlifting competitions. She also provided sideline chiropractic care and helped athletes on the Cal State Long Beach volleyball and track and field teams recover from injuries.
In addition to her volunteer work, Dr. Deanna worked as a Chiropractic assistant for five years during college and interned at several clinics including the University of California Irvine and the SCUHS Health Centers, the Orange County Rescue Mission, the SCUHS Sports Medicine Department, as well as several private practices.
As an active member of the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, the American Chiropractic Association, and the California and Alameda County Health Corps, Dr. Deanna is committed to ongoing studies and a lifetime of learning.
Her treatment specialities include:
• Chiropractic adjustments including manual, instrument, and low force adjustments
• Soft tissue and muscle tendon work
• Rehabilitation and corrective exercises
If you have any questions about a family member or your particular condition, please don’t hesitate to contact her via phone or email.