Dr. Brian H. Wikoff, Owner-Doctor of Chiropractic
In 1991, Dr. Brian Wikoff graduated from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology, and a Doctorate in Chiropractic. Shortly after graduating, Dr. Wikoff and his wife Stacey went on to establish an Orange chiropractic office then growing into a Santa Ana chiropractic office which is what we now know as Back to Life Family Chiropractic.
Dr. Wikoff has been helping people feel and live better with chiropractic for over 26 years. He has earned many certifications in areas consisting of Spinal Trauma, Pediatrics, Scoliosis, and sports injuries. Essentially, Dr. Wikoff has been the team doctor for several youth and high school teams: Pop Warner Football, Riders for Christ Freestyle Riding, Gracie Brazilian Jui Jitsu World Team, Saddleback Valley Christian Schools and others. Dr. Wikoff is an extension to faculty at Life Chiropractic College and Southern California University of Health Sciences, previously known as Los Angeles College of Chiropractic.
Dr. Wikoff is married to Stacey and has three children Chanelle 26, teaching Special Education after graduating from Boise State in Idaho, Mason who is 22, who is in Army ROTC at Baylor University and Sheridan 20, at Point Loma University. Dr. Wikoff lives an active and healthy lifestyle. Stacey and Dr. Wikoff love organic gardening together, they have a pretty large crop at this time, tangerines, plums, grapes, tomatoes, lettuce, herbs, cucumbers and more. Dr. Wikoff enjoying sports such as sailing, deep sea diving, hiking, river rafting, SUP, Brazilian JuiJitsu, and Dr. Wikoff's newest hobby spear fishing. Dr. Wikoff has competed in the past in Jui Jitsu competitions, Tough Mudder, and various mud runs and 5ks. Amongst these many activities however, going to church and spending time with his wife and family is his most beloved activity of them all.
Stacey Wikoff, Operations Director
One of the people you will meet at Back to Life Chiropractic is Stacey Wikoff. Stacey has been involved in Chiropractic since she was a little girl, as a patient. Her mom brought her to see a chiropractor for scoliosis and for help with her asthma. She went on to work in this wonderful field for that same chiropractor. She worked for him for over 10 years before she met her future husband at a chiropractic seminar. Then in 1991, Stacey and Dr. Wikoff got married and shortly after opened their first office together in 1994. What a team!
Stacey can be seen at the front desk, helping patients and managing the office. She has a warm smile and loads of energy, she loves chiropractic and loves helping people. Stacey’s hobbies are decorating and crafts, and you can see her special touches around the office. Stacey’s passionate about sharing chiropractic, living a balanced but fun healthy active lifestyle. She runs, works out, does hot yoga, SUP's and eats healthy. Cooking with organic ingredients is a favorite pastime and teaching about living a holistic lifestyle is a passion. Dr. Wikoff and Stacey spend time together in their organic garden, and love growing seasonal produce. Both Stacey and Dr. Wikoff take pride in their three wonderful children. All of the kids were born naturally at home, vaccine free, they are perfect examples of living a holistic lifestyle. Stacey stayed home with the children when they were young. Now they are either going off to college, or out on their own, and are super healthy young adults.
Stacey is around to help... so feel free to ask questions! She wants you to have an amazing experience at Back to Life Chiropractic and find peace and wellness.
Melissa M., Office Manager - Personal Injury Department
Melissa, our dynamic chiropractic assistant runs the front desk with ease. She has several years experience working in the UC system in the physical therapy department. Her customer service and ability to multi task has benefited the Back to Life team. Melissa is well educated and graduated from a nursing program in 2012 receiving her LVN. Along with her excellent service she brings compassion and empathy to help the patients in the chiropractic office setting.
Melissa loves chiropractic and was a patient of chiropractic before working at Back to Life. She likes chiropractic because chiropractic is different. Chiropractors treat the cause, and that translates into great health. She loves the natural approach to healthcare, instead of the medical model, which she has seen and worked in. She loves the way Dr. Wikoff cares for the patients and how he takes time to listen...
Melissa is married, and has a son named Carmine and a new baby girl names Camilla, she just had her in January! Congratulations! When she comes back after maternity leave, you may see her wearing her cute little pumpkin all bundled up... Her hobbies include cooking, and redecorating her home. Melissa also speaks Spanish and loves interacting with patients. So if you have some great recipes or want to see if she has some healthy ones herself - feel free to connect!
Sirley G., Chiropractic Assistant
Sirley grew up in the heart of Santa Ana, spending summers in Mexico, which she misses. She is married and has just given birth to her third baby, a little girl! She now has three beautiful children...
Sirley knew at a young age that she had scoliosis, but it as never diagnosed. One night, she went out with her and on the way back to her car, she slipped and fell on her tailbone. She got really hurt. The pain was not going away, so she decided to go to the chiropractor. When she saw her x-rays, she wanted to cry because of how crooked her spine was. She started care immediately and her scoliosis improved . She is a strong chiropractic advocate. Since seeing Dr. Wikoff her scoliosis has improved even more and she believes it is his technique. Sirley likes Back to Life Chiropractic because they provide corrective care and uses Chiropractic Biophysics, she didn’t get that at the other chiropractor. Sirley had been having trouble conceiving for years and after starting chiropractic Sirley got pregnant. She gives thanks to chiropractic! All three of her children were born naturally at a birthing center. Her natural birth inspired her to want to become a Natural Childbirth Educator, she will start teaching classes at Back to Life in the late spring of 2019. Dr. Wikoff and Sirley are so excited about this as the office sees so many pregnant mommies.
Sirley likes to read and do her research on subjects that are important to her, she believes in a more natural way of living and eating. She has some "junk" food from time to time though. She's admitted, that she is a "chip-a-holic". She's very passionate about organic eating, the environment, natural medicine and more recently fitness. Sirley loves the outdoors, hiking and exploring new places. She likes to cook, read, watch documentaries and spend time with her family. You can catch her drinking her smoothie, Kombucha or coconut water at the office. Sirley is very grateful to be working at Back to Life Chiropractic, "Dr. Wikoff genuinely cares about his patients and the office is family friendly."
Kaitie R., Chiropractic Assistant
Kaitie, is our ray of sunshine. She will brighten anyone's mood with her contagious smile and positive spirit! Kaitie was born and raised in Riverside, California and graduated from Ramona High School in 2011. During her high school years, she was very involved with health science and knew she wanted to go into a profession where she could provide care to others. This led Kaitie to fields as a veterinarian assistant, a teacher, and a senior nutrition specialist.
Kaitie just recently graduated from medical assisting program at North-West College. After finishing her program, Kaitie came to Back to Life Chiropractic to fulfill her externship. She was offered a position at our office because she is a great fit. She has gained so much knowledge about Chiropractic and holistic medicine that now she plans to continue to grow within the company and wants to lead a healthier lifestyle.
Kaitie has been married to her loving husband for 4 years and has 2 dogs. Kaitie has announced she is pregnant and due in July! She attributes her years of trying to get pregnant to the last year of her and her husband receiving chiropractic care! Yay! She loves to laugh so any good joke will make her day! In her spare time, she loves to go to sporting events which include Hockey, Football, and Baseball games, spend time at the beach, and loves to watch all of the “I Love Lucy” series.
Taryn, PT Aide - Marketing Director
Taryn was born and raised in the city of Fountain Valley, CA. She graduated from La Quinta High School in 2011, where she was involved with multiple athletic and extracurricular programs. Taryn then moved on to Santa Ana College where she continued her softball career, worked in the athletic training office, and participated in the Medical Assistant Program. Playing in sports her whole life, Taryn has always had a passion for working as a team, making new friends, and helping care for injured teammates.
Taryn was introduced to chiropractic care here at Back to Life, after being in an auto accident. After a few visits she noticed a difference in her everyday health. That intrigued her and she has a passion for chiropractic and holistic medicine. She comes to us after many years in the oral surgery industry, where she was licensed to assist the surgeon in anesthetic procedures. With her amazing bedside manner she will make you feel at ease while doing therapy, exercises, traction and other modalities. She has already become laser certified and loves its benefits.
Taryn will also be directing our marketing department to set up health talks, public speaking events, special promotions and more. Let her know if your human resources department would like to have Dr. Wikoff and Taryn out to create a safe workplace and a healthy team!
On her spare time, Taryn loves to spend time with her family and 1 year old boy named Matias! She loves taking her son to Disneyland, catching a good football or baseball game on TV, and spending time outside on a sunny day.
Elizabeth, known as Lizzie grew up locally here in Anaheim, she is the oldest of 3, and the only girl. She has worked at a preschool and pediatric office. Believe me if you have a little one to hold or that needs some attention she is the one to ask to help during your visit with us! Lizzie loves interacting with children and seeing how much they grow as little people…
Lizzie is a recent graduate of NorthWest College. Lizzie has always wanted to help others so she decided to earn a degree in medical assisting, she plans on going back to school for nursing. Since Lizzie loves children, after graduating she started working in a pediatrician’s office. When a position became available at Back to Life we knew it would be a great fit since Dr. Wikoff takes care of so many babies and kids. See Lizzie was a patient, she was seeing Dr. Wikoff for discomfort and tightness in her upper back and for breathing problems. As soon as she started chiropractic care she felt feel like she could move and be free and breathe!
Some fun facts about Lizzie is she is engaged to be married to a wonderful man in the military! She has some great goals like paying off her student loans by 2021, and saving to own a home by the end of 2020! Halloween is her favorite holiday…Boo!
Trinah G., Insurance Billing Manager
Trinah grew up in the Philippines and moved to the United States when she was 22 years old. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, RN.
Trinah’s first job was in a chiropractic office of a great chiropractic friend of Dr. Wikoff’s. She worked for that office for 11 years as his office manager and insurance biller. Then in 2011, Trinah decided to open TStar Billing. Lucky us! With over 18 years of chiropractic billing experience, Trinah is a leader in her field. Trinah is now been part of Back to Life Chiropractic for over 5 years. Her extreme diligence and attention to detail makes her a cut above the rest. Trinah keeps current on the ever changing world of medical billing to ensure all the latest regulations are implemented and every possible dollar is collected.
Trinah has been married to her husband, Chris for over 20 years. They now have their first son, Preston, who is 3. Then 3 fur babies, Roman a Rottweiler (10), Russia a Red Lab (8) and Riley a Chocolate Lab (2). Trinah and her husband live a very active healthy lifestyle. They both enjoy hiking and kickboxing during the week. On the weekends, they hang out with their family and go to the lake or to a park, tend to their organic garden, and on Sunday they reserve it for church!
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