"I have taken special efforts to nourish and maintain the highest level of professionalism and enthusiasm for patient well being. The path to health without medication or surgery is a comfortable process, as I have incorporated effective and gentle techniques. Over the 26 years in practice as a Chiropractic Doctor, I've done my absolute best to keep up with every advancement in natural health care. I am dedicated to helping others attain and maintain optimal health."
Dr. Chris Kasel earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Iowa where he studied Movement and Exercise Science. Dr. Kasel then used knowledge he learned about the human body to earn his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic West.
While at the University of Northern Iowa, Dr. Kasel competed in the decathlon for the track and field team. The decathlon includes events such as hurdles, high jump, pole vault, javelin, sprints, and more. As an athlete Dr. Kasel was able to see first hand the benefits of Chiropractic work by the visiting the team Chiropractor, Dr. Ed Dickens, a Palmer Alum. Dr. Kasel noticed an immediate difference in his ability to recover and his overall energy.
While at Palmer College of Chiropractic West, Dr. Kasel served the community by joining the outreach clinic program. A program to designed to give Chiropractic care to those who are less fortunate than others.
Dr. Kasel was able to receive extra training while being a member of The Palmer Sports Council and helping athletes at events such as The Sea Otter Classic, The North Face Endurance Challenge, The San Jose State Rugby Team, The San Jose Turkey Trot, and more.
Dr. Kasel enjoys spending his free time with his dog Jackson, a Miniature Pinscher Australian Cattle dog mix. It is common to see these two out on the Los Gatos Creek or Guadalupe Trails. Dr. Kasel is also a volunteer coach for the Del Mar High School track and field team where he is able to demonstrate his passion for the sport. Other hobbies Dr. Kasel enjoys to pursue are slow pitch softball, flag football, and Olympic Weightlifting.
Dr. Martines utilizes Gonstead adjusting techniques and other Palmer techniques with a skilled pair of hands. He believes the process of regaining your health and vitality should be gentle and enjoyable. For over 24 years he has cared for newborn infants and patients who are nearly 100 years old with very gentle and effective techniques. He has been recognized and awarded by his own colleagues and awarded Chiropractor of the year in Santa Clara County four times. When first starting out in practice he specialized in sports injuries and spine rehabilitation. He continues to see many athletes while in family practice. Dr. Martines offers his patients quick and effective treatment without spending hours of time on machines or physical therapy.
In addition to Chiropractic care, the office provides support for each patient to quickly achieve their goals by providing excellent instruction and workshops on health and healing. Dr. Martines and his team give individual and group instruction on effective strategies to achieve optimal wellness. His motivational and inspiring workshops include topics like” Super Body and Super Moods with Super Foods,” “Stress Reduction,” “Stretching and Strengthening,” “How to Achieve Restorative Sleep,” “Increasing Your Energy %100,” and “Weight Loss.” He is a sought after as a public speaker and also provides these workshops for companies, organizations and schools like San Jose State, Santa Clara University, United Airlines, Whole Foods, and the Veterans Administration hospital.
Dr. Martines is dedicated to empowering and inspiring patients to take action on their health through self-care. This allows faster and long lasting results with his treatment.