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Our Practitioners
Calvin M. Duong M.D., Board Certified In Internal Medicine.
Yariv Rothman D.C., LVN, QME
 
About Vitality Health Center

We understand you want the highest level of service and care that can be provided. At Vitality Health Center, we are committed to exceeding all of your expectations. Providing a quality health-care experience means you will have access to a dedicated, friendly staff, flexible hours and the highest possible quality care available.

In addition to our in-house care, we also try to provide you with superior information on this website. Should you find that there is information you are interested in reading about on our site, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will do our best to accommodate your request. This represents our way of extending the advantages of our approach and philosophy to you -- providing you with a constant link to our premium patient care.

 
Our Philosophy
Knowledge is empowering. The more you understand about your body and what can cause injury the more committed you become to improving your health. This helps you to achieve your ultimate goal of wellness. Our office is devoted to educating you about your body, how it works and how to heal it. We believe in working with our patients as partners to learn from each other to maximize health and wellbeing.
 
About Dr. Rothman
 
 


Dr. Rothman began his career in medicine as a vocational nurse. After completing his Bachelor's degree in Biology at California State University Northridge he continued onto receive his D.C. at Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles. Dr. Rothman firmly believes in patient education. He stresses patient involvement and urges his patients to taking a pro-active approach to achieving wellness. Read the doctors recent blog posts. He emphasizes Chiropractic & Nutrition as the cornerstones of health as well as Pilates and Meditation. He believes in the treatment of the cause of illness & disease rather than the treatment of symptoms. He firmly supports his patients` utilization of other allied alternative approaches to health such as Acupuncture, Nutrition Counseling, Therapeutic Massage, Pilates and Homeopathy as an adjunct to Chiropractic care.

 
Professional Designations
Doctor of Chiropractic Vocational Nursing
 
Education
California State University Northridge Los Angeles Unified Licensed Vocational Nursing Program Cleveland Chiropractic College, Los Angeles, California
 
Professional Associations
California Chiropractic Association
The Institute For Functional Medicine  
 
 
 
Massage Therapist
 
Karina Juarez
 
 

Over 3 years of experience
Specializes in: Deep tissue, Clinical, Chiropractic, Swedish, Hot Stone, and Aroma
  Therapy

Call for your complimentary scan for a customized massage.

 
 
 
Nutritionist & Meditation Instructor
 
 
Pilates Instructors
 
Julie Stone
 
 

Julie Stone has had an extensive background as a fitness instructor and personal trainer for the last 25 years. She journey began in Los Angeles, CA and led her to teach and train in Rome, Padova and Milan, Italy for 5 years, then back to Los Angeles, CA in the 1980's. Over the years of teaching, a growing interest in the body alignment and physical integrity led her to discover the broad benefits of Pilates.

Julie obtained her Pilates certification through Marie-Jose Blom-Lawrence's Advanced Teacher Training Program, Long Beach Dance Conditioning in 2003.

Since then, she has gained an extensive movement and rehabilitation background allowing her to individualize sessions according to the patient's needs. Her approach encourages mind and body connection, focus on proper alignment, while emphasizing the joy of full body awareness, movement and strength. Her detailed communication and close attention during private sessions has helped patients of all ages and levels of physical fitness.

 
 
 
Acupuncturists
 
Ashley Beckman, L.Ac., MATCM
 
 

Ashley Beckman is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist in Los Angeles. She specializes in pain management, fertility, detoxification, headaches, stress reduction and facial rejuvenation. She also co-founded Golden Path Alchemy, an organic skincare company based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Ashley graduated from Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and holds a degree in International Business and Marketing from the University of Texas. Ashley practices homeopathy in Los Angeles, California, and has attended world-renown Dr. Luc DeSchepper’s Renaissance Institute of Classical Homeopathy. She has studied the healing properties of herbs, holistic nutrition, flower essences, essential oils, light color therapy and whole foods for more than ten years. Ashley combines all these elements to instill holistic lifestyle change.

 
 
 
“Dr. Lisa”, Dr. Lisa Hollingsworth Upshaw, D.C., L.Ac.
 
 

Dr. Lisa Hollingsworth Upshaw is a licensed Acupuncturist and Doctor of Chiropractic. She is a graduate of Southern California University of Health Sciences where she received a Master’s in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and a Doctorate of Chiropractic. Dr. Lisa also has a Bachelor’s in Psychology as she has always had in interest in the human condition. Her love and passion is to assist the body’s natural healing ability.

Dr. Lisa is passionate about Chinese Medicine. As an acupuncturist, she works to alleviate weak immune systems, stress, insomnia, stomach upset & muscular tension, to name a few. Her special interests include gynecological health as she was led to study Chinese Medicine to battle her own challenges in this area. As a Chiropractor, she works with the body’s structural foundation. As with Chinese Medicine, Dr. Lisa believes that restoring the proper flow of Qi or Innate Energy via manipulation provides for body healing and renewal. Blessed that her career involves inspiring and empowering people, Dr. Lisa offers essential healing tools for optimum health and wellness.

 
 
 
 
Our Philosophy
  Our goal is to help you achieve your health and wellness objectives by incorporating the six laws of the human body into your daily life: Diet, Rest, Exercise, Alignment, Meditation and Stress Management (DREAMS)  
 
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