Meet Our Staff

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    Michael D. Berry, D.C.

    Dr. Berry is licensed by the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners and a certificate holder of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He is licensed by the State of California as a Radiography X-ray Supervisor and Operator. He did his undergraduate studies in biology at the California State Universities, Chico and San Diego. Dr. Berry achieved academic honors while attending the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic where he graduated with the Doctor of Chiropractic degree and then completed his clinical internship in early 1997. He has been a colleague of La Costa Chiropractic since 1996, and the Clinic Director since 2005.

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    Dr. James R. Miller

    Dr. Miller has been serving the North County at La Costa Chiropractic since 1988.  Since his graduation from  the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1987, he has received advanced training in Diversified, Specific Upper Cervical, Torque Release and Pediatric adjustive techniques.  Dr. Miller is a Diplomate of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.  

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    Dr. Lee Wood

    After retiring in 2006, Dr. Lee Wood comes full circle as he rejoins our clinic and the La Costa Chiropractic & Wellness family.

    Dr. Wood began 30 years ago with the opening of La Costa Chiropractic and over the years provided the best in health and wellness for many of North Counties residents. During his retired years Dr. Wood passed on his knowledge and skills to fellow chiropractors through seminars and coaching.

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    Dr. Larry Dahl

    Dr. Larry Dahl has been interested in natural health his whole life. 

    He was inspired to go to chiropractic school after getting chiropractic treatment for a whiplash injury from a car accident.  He went back to school and earned his doctor of chiropractic degree from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic after completing his clinical internship in 2008 and is excited to be a part of La Costa Chiropractic.   

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    Dr. Salmon

    Dr Salmon is licensed by the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He did his undergraduate studies in exercise physiology at the University of Southern California and masters studies and research at Long Beach State University in physiology. Dr. Salmon received his doctorate of Chiropractic degree in 1999 from Life Chiropractic College in n Murrieta, GA in 1999. He opened his own practice in Lake Elsinore, CA in 2000 and practiced there until 2011 when he began working as a surgical consultant for Stryker Orthopedics and Johnson & Johnson until joining La Costa Chiropractic in December of 2020.

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    Rick Peterson, MSTOM, L.Ac.

    Rick is a graduate of The Pacific College of - Oriental Medicine in San Diego. He brings a deep sense of compassion and understanding to his patients and their symptoms.
    He enjoys treating a variety of internal and external disorders. His main focus is in the treatment of addiction, migraines, arthritis, digestive complaints, and various musculoskeletal, menstrual disorders and neurological disorders.

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