Dr. Giasson-Gomez earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California – Berkeley where her path began with studies in integrative medicine and botanical medicine. Dr. Giasson-Gomez earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Palmer College of Chiropractic. As a member of the college’s Sports Council, she has received extra training in Sports Medicine and experience treating athletes from various sporting events such as the North Face Endurance Challenge and the Sea Otter Classic. Sports specific training includes the use of Graston tools, kinesio tape, and performing the SCAT 3 for concussion assessment.
With a special interest in caring for the pregnant and pediatric populations, Dr. Giasson-Gomez has completed over a year of additional training with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) and is Webster Technique Certified. The Webster Technique is a technique specific to pregnant women that opens up the pelvis to allow the baby room to move into an optimal position for birth. It also releases pain and tension on the mother and thus may improve the outcome of labor.
Dr. Giasson-Gomez approaches the cause from many angles while providing symptomatic relief. For example, musculoskeletal issues will be addressed through the skeletal system and muscular system which are intrinsically entwined with the nervous system. Exercise will often be prescribed to ensure a more efficient recovery. The role of nutritional or hormonal imbalances may also be considered and addressed accordingly. The body is more than the sum of its parts and a compromise in one system can be taxing on other systems and your state of health and well-being. Dr. Giasson-Gomez partners with her patients to attain their goals in health.