USA Sports Medicine provides the highest quality, professional and compassionate chiropractic care to ensure that you and your family is in good health.
Our team at USA Sports Medicine ensures that our expertise unlocks your body's natural healing process to ensure a better lifestyle through chiropractic care.
Chris Tsai, Doctor of Chiropractic, Diplomate of American Chiropractic Board of Sports Phisycian, BS in Exercise and Sports Science
While he was in high school, Dr. Chris began working with fellow students as an athletic trainer. This inspired him to pursue a career in sports medicine. Dr. Chris began his studies at Texas State University, where he received a degree in Exercise and Sports Science with an emphasis on sports medicine and kinesiology. While in college, he worked with the athletic department, addressing various sports and recreational team injuries. Simultaneously, he worked in pharmaceutical drug research and saw the side effects of medicine, which led him to look into alternative medicine. As a result, he continued his education at Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles.
He obtained his second Bachelor of Science degree in human biology along with his octor of Chiropractic degree and continued working in the field of research, publishing a paper in the Journal of Manipulative Physical Therapy. Dr. Chris spent the first ten years of his career in Taiwan where he continued working with sports medicine as a team chiropractor for a local rugby team. While in Taiwan, he served as the President of the Taiwan Chiropractic Doctors Society and a council member for The Asian Pacific Chiropractic Doctors Federation, which was striving to legalize chiropractic in the Asian-Pacific region. He also taught massage therapy classes as well as naturopathic medicine classes.
Dr. Chris moved back to Los Angeles to continue to pursue his passion for sports medicine and continue his education by becoming a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner in 2013, then his Diplomate in Sports Chiropractic in 2015. Currently, Dr. Chris serves as the team chiropractor for the Inglewood Blackhawks Semi-Pro Football team and Santa Clarita Storms Developmental Soccer League as well as serving on the Examining Board for the Sports Chiropractic Association. Also, he is appointed as Director of Sports Medicine and Team Chiropractor for the American Football Event Team USA All-Star. Recently, he also began treating many athletes in NBA basketball and track teams. Besides working with athletes and sports injuries, Dr. Chris enjoys general family practice, treating common structural problems and injuries resulting from accidents, as well as nutrition and wellness coaching. Dr. Chris’ treatment protocols; include Gonstead chiropractic adjustment and analysis, therapy and rehabilitation exercises, soft tissue work with and without instruments as well as kinesiotape, Dynamic Taping, concussion management and return to play protocols, and cranial adjustments including cranial facial release. As a result of working with an Oriental Medicine Doctor (Dr. Hsiao Shen-Yang, MD, PhD), Dr. Chris now combines both Eastern and Western techniques to help his patients recover. Dr. Chris is certified in Rocktape and Graston technique as well as in advanced and basic cranial facial release techniques.
Tyler Miyamoto, Doctor of Chiropractic, , BS in Health Science
Dr. Tyler was born and raised in Southern California and earned his Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from California State University Fullerton (CSUF). During his studies at CSUF, he was on the board of Student Health Professionals Association. He also completed an internship at a Sports Chiropractic office in Long Beach. Shortly after his internship, he began work as a chiropractic assistant at a Sports Chiropractor’s office in Pasadena.
After graduating from CSUF, he enrolled at the Southern California University of Health Sciences in their Doctor of Chiropractic program. Dr. Tyler had clinical rotations in the SCU Sports Medicine Clinic where he was trained to diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate sports injury. He also did clinical rotations at the Whittier Community Resource Center, where he treated low-income patients and hosted community health talks on topics such as nutrition, hypertension, diabetes. He was also able to return to CSUF as an alumni and treated patients at the CSUF Student Health Center.
Dr. Tyler treats sports injuries as well as general family practice cases. Dr. Tyler’s treatment protocols include Gonstead chiropractic adjustment and analysis, manual soft-tissue therapy, FAKTR IASTM, kinesiology/dynamic taping, and rehabilitative exercise programs.