Dr. Sam Vella is a licensed chiropractor and graduated from Life Chiropractic College West, located in Hayward, California in 2000. He also has held licenses in Hawaii and Arizona. His first office was established in San Diego where he practiced for several years before relocating to the North Shore of Oahu. Dr. Vella owned and operated chiropractic clinics on the North Shore of Hawaii and in Honolulu.
With years of experience and expertise in family care, sports chiropractic, pediatrics, auto and work injuries, Dr. Vella is excited to be providing the Palm Desert, La Quinta, Rancho Mirage and greater Palm Springs area the highest level of chiropractic care. He uses a "diversified" hands-on approach but also utilizes "light force" or Activator adjustments for those patients that have a specific needs or request it.
For almost a decade Dr. Vella was the attending chiropractor for the Triple Crown of Surfing contest series in Hawaii. Each year the World Surf League's Championship Tour (WSL) ends its year long season with professional events at Haleiwa, Sunset Beach and the Banzai Pipeline, where the world's best surfers come to compete and ride the best and most challenging waves. Dr. Vella had the opportunity to provide chiropractic care for the elite athletes and help them perform their best while competing.
Using a whole body chiropractic approach, Dr. Vella has safely and successfully treated thousands of patients of all ages and various types of injuries. From newborns to the elderly, world class athletes, pregnancy and the most challenging cases, Dr. Vella is highly experienced and will develop a plan to suit your personal health needs.
When not in the office Dr. Vella enjoys spending time and traveling with his wife and two children. He is also an avid mountain biker, surfer, skier and loves being outdoors enjoying an active healthy lifestyle with his family.