Meet the Doctor
Dr. Melissa Aranda completed her undergraduate studies at San Jose State University in Kinesiology. Prior to her studies at San Jose State University she attended West Valley College in Saratoga, CA. She interned with the West Valley Vikings sports medicine team and learned to work with athletes on and off the field. Dr. Aranda went on and earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Palmer College of Chiropractic West in 2014 where she graduated with Cum Laude honors. While studying at Palmer, Dr. Aranda was certified in Active Release technique for the lower extremity and had the opportunity of treating athletes at the Ironman World Championship 2012 in Kona, Hawaii.
Dr. Aranda is passionate about working with youth athlete’s focusing on injury recovery and injury prevention. She focuses on a three-therapy approach, which she has found to be most effective. The three-therapy approach includes, Myofascial work, Chiropractic adjustments and rehabilitative exercises. Dr. Aranda also has a special interest in concussions and continues to expand her knowledge and stay up to date with the newest research in concussions. It is her mission to keep youth athletes safe on and off the field while helping them return to play as soon and as safe as possible.
The mission of Aranda Chiropractic & Sports Medicine Inc. is to utilize best practices & effective assessment skills, and to educate all patients on the importance of a prehab program to help prevent injury. It is also our mission to empower and educate all athletes to become active members and take responsibility for proper nutrition, a healthy lifestyle, and maximal effort throughout the treatment and rehabilitation process.