An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Dr. Shakeri specializes in treating football, tennis, soccer players and other athletes, as well as martial artists and others who depend on their bodies' smooth functioning.
Dr. Shakeri first became involved with chiropractic when, as a young rugby player, he sought relief for his own injuries. He graduated from Life Chiropractic College West with specialized training in neurology (the effect of chiropractic on the nervous system) and completed an internship in sports chiropractic at Dr. Nick Athens' Clinic. In addition to his general practice at Berkeley Chiropractic Clinic, Dr. Shakeri has treated many of the athletes from Cal football team to Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers.
Dr. Shakeri uses a "whole person approach". This approach to wellness means looking for underlying causes of any disturbance or disruption (which may or may not be causing symptoms at the time) and make whatever interventions and lifestyle adjustments that would optimize the conditions for normal function. Using this unique approach, Dr. Shakeri is able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.