Dr Alice Charap, Chiropractor

Staff
Our exceptionally capable staff works together to meet all your health and billing needs. With diverse specialties and a shared interest in helping patients, we create a friendly, healing setting. We encourage questions and self-help, but also hold privacy to the utmost importance and remain fully HIPPA-compliant.

We invite you to take a few moments to familiarize yourself with our staff. Their consistent delivery of superior service is a big part of why we have been in business for so many years.


We are currently accepting new patients
Referrals are always welcome

Free phone consultations -- 415-863-4424

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Dr. Charap
Dr. Alice Charap
Dr. Alice K. Charap, an enthusiastic resident of San Francisco, has lived and practiced chiropractic in the Castro area for over 20 years. She utilizes a wide variety of traditional chiropractic healing methods as well as gentle, non-force techniques with a self-help emphasis.  

Dr. Charap initially received her degree in Chiropractic at New York Chiropractic College, and has since furthered her education through regular attendance of training sessions and seminars on new approaches and techniques.  She is trained in the following:

Diversified
Columbia
Neurovasomotor Reflex
Sacro-Occipital
Palmer Specific
Flexion-Extension Traction
Gonstead
Thompson
Logan Basic
Dr. Charap holds a diploma as an X-ray and Spinography specialist, and applies this specialized training when determining the proper course of treatment for her patients and in reading X-rays.  

Over her years of practice the doctor has developed a large referral network of highly qualified health care professionals and readily recommends outside services when needed. She is an active member of the California Chiropractic Association and the San Francisco Chiropractic Society.

Dr. Charap is also an active member of the Castro community, and serves as a board member for the Merchants of the Upper Market & Castro (MUMC).

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Professional Staff

Don Reznicek Don Reznicek is an experienced Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist. He combines Chinese Tuina massage, Acupressure, and Swedish massage, with or without oil, and with a medium or light pressure dependent on patient need. His massage can be performed with or without clothing.

Tom Dempsey Tom Dempsey has been practicing massage for 20 years, working with a variety of therapeutic needs. In particular, Tom is trained in the Hendrikson Method of Orthopedic Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy, enabling him to effectively work with pain and soft tissue rehabilitation for both chronic and acute conditions.

Tom Dempsey

Evan Shaffer, Licensed Massage Therapist, specializes in Deep Tissue, Swedish Massage and Trigger Point Release. She personalizes each massage to effectively relieve muscular tension, increase mobility and release fascial restrictions. She has additional training in Shiatsu, Craniosacral Therapy, and Prenatal Massage, and is skilled at working with TMJD (temporomandibular joint dysfunction). She has been practicing massage for over 10 years.

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Office Staff
Our office staff is responsible for keeping the office running smoothly. They handle reception, answering your calls, making appointments, billing and bookkeeping. These people are available to answer your questions and facilitate your office visits:
   TZ Rogers – Office Manager
   Molly Brevis – Support Staff
   Franklin Albro – Bookkeeper