Meet the Staff

Our Staff

In addition to our supervising doctors, our staff is comprised of licensed and experienced massage therapists, pilates instructors, chiropractic and physical therapy assistants. We are professionals who thrive in a team environment and work together to create the highest level of care for our patients.

Chiropractic: Doran Hendelman D.C.

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Dr. Doran Hendelman holds a bachelors of science in human biology and a Doctorate in Chiropractic from Cleveland Chiropractic College. He began practicing in 1999, and on his journey founded Back to Wellness out of passion for his craft. He is always in search of the best and most innovative forms of therapies for his patients. With this in mind, he created Back To Wellness in order to integrate chiropractic with other forms of therapy. By combining massage, pilates, acupuncture and physical therapy along with chiropractic, he is living his dream of helping patients realize stronger and healthier bodies faster and more efficiently.

His technique ranges from manual adjustments to low force technique. Dr. Hendelman is committed to treating the body as a whole. He consistently thrives on getting to the root of a condition and ensures that the problem is completely healed.

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Physical Therapy: Milana Waksman, R.P.T.

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Milana Waksman, R.P.T. started her educational journey in UCLA where she majored in psychology and minored in educational studies. She then continued to Chapman University to receive her Masters degrees in Physical Therapy. There she minored in geriatric studies and rehabilitation of various diseases of the nervous system. She graduated in 2000 and has thereafter worked in rehabilitation and orthopedics. She is currently pursuing her interests in Orthopedics and is a member of the APTA. Milana is currently a member of the Back to Wellness treating team where the mission is to provide the best care to the patients in a comfortable and conducive environment.

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Acupuncture: Gerald Mason, L. Ac.

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Gerald Mason, DACM, Dipl. O.M.,  L. Ac. (Licensed Acupuncturist) is a graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine with as a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine as a Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine and California State University with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science: Community Health Education and Program Planning. He is a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine through NCCAOM (National Certification Commission For Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) and Licensed Acupuncturist with the State of California. Prior to his studies in Chinese Medicine, Gerald has experience working for Public Health departments in infectious disease control, substance abuse prevention and healthful lifestyle modification. He incorporates a holistic approach in his treatments to address not only the chief complaint, but also any underlying issues that may interfere with the patient achieving an optimal state of wellness. Conditions treated range from musculo-skeletal complaints and internal medicine to infertility and weight loss.

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Chiropractic: A. Dale Fernandez, D.C.

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Dr. Fernandez first discovered the benefits of chiropractic in college when his mother suffered from severe cervical disc syndrome. Only after medications worsened her condition, a friend recommended chiropractic. He was excited his mother found effective, efficient, and natural pain relief from utilizing chiropractic therapy. He finished his degree in Biology from Cal State Northridge and his Chiropractic degree in 2000 from Cleveland Chiropractic College.

Dr. Fernandez tailors treatment plans that considers the structural, chemical, and mental (stress) components of health. He focuses on individualized patient care from gentle non-force techniques to manual adjustments. Dr. Fernandez served as the President of the SFV Board of the California Chiropractic Association, volunteered with Catholic Big Brothers & Sisters, and is currently working with in teaching adults how to ride bikes.

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