Dr. Louis Rice, D.C.
Dr. Louis Rice was born in Chipiona , Spain , where he spent the first 17 years of his life.
At age 17, with a suitcase and $200 in his pocket, he left his family and home and came to America to pursue his own version of the American Dream.
While working as a personal trainer to help pay his way through college, he graduated with a B.S. in Human Nutrition and Biochemistry from University of Florida in 1998.
Deciding that he loved the U.S. , he decided to continue exploring, and as a member of the U. of FL Surf Team , he traveled to CA to compete in the National Surfing Championships. It was then that he fell in love with the weather, beaches, and laid-back vibe of Southern California .
In 2001, he completed his doctorate of chiropractic at Los Angeles College of Chiropractic. Shortly thereafter, he met Dr. Kosta Adamou and together they founded Atl as Wellness Center.
In addition to his passion for chiropractic and natural health care, he spends most of his time surfing, playing soccer, and traveling the world, and speaks English, Spanish, French, and is learning Portuguese.
A former college-level competitive surfer himself, Dr. Rice also serves as the official doctor of chiropractic for the biggest surf competition in the world, the US Open of Surfing. He is also the proud husband of Denise and the proud daddy of Lilah and Lucia. Learn more about Dr. Lou Rice at Google + !
Dr. Adamou, a native of Canada, came to Southern California to complete his doctorate of chiropractic and decided to forgo the ice and snow and remain here. He completed his undergraduate degree at McGill University in Montreal Canada with a BA in Political Science.
In addition to his love for chiropractic, he spends the remainder of his time with his wife and daughter, and on adventures around the world, having visited over 40 countries, some of which have included cage diving with great white sharks and fishing for piranhas in the Amazon River. In addition, Dr. Kosta speaks English, French, and Greek fluently.
Dr. Paul Sok is our Physical Therapist, bringing expertise in treating sports injuries, repetitive stress injuries, chronic pain conditions, and muscular imbalances so often seen today. Dr. Sok grew up in San Diego, and as a high school athlete, competed in basketball and tennis. He went on to get his Bachelor's Degree in Integrative Biology from UC Berkeley, and then earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Chapman University. Dr. Sok is passionate about sharing his knowledge about the positive effects of movement on human health and wellness, and looks forward to meeting you and help assist you on your road to optimal health.
Anita received her Master's degree from the prestigious Southern California University of Health Sciences. She discovered acupuncture when she was experiencing seasonal allergies. After western medicine failed to yield any sort of long term improvement, she decided to try acupuncture, and found it was very effective. Her areas of Specialty include Pain Management, Stress & Anxiety, Digestive Conditions, Cosmetic Acupuncture, Seasonal Allergies, Weight Loss, and Headaches & Migraines.