(925) 513 - 8883

 

1120 Second Street Suite A • Brentwood, CA 94513

 

Dr. Dale Giessman

Dr. Giessman has been a practicing chiropractor for 20 years practicing in both Pleasanton and his hometown of Brentwood. Prior to becoming a chiropractor he obtained a degree in Sports Medicine from Pepperdine University.

 

Dr. Giessman has always enjoyed working with other disciplines of healthcare incorporating acupuncture, massage and physical therapy directly in his practice. He has earned the respect of many medical doctors including family practitioners, orthopedic and neurosurgeons who refer patients to him regularly. He has worked with professional and amateur athletes and continues to support the local high schools sports programs.

 

When not in the office you may find him enjoying time with his family, tending to his vineyard or waterskiing.

 

EDUCATION
1982-1986 Pepperdine University (Bachelor of Science: magna cum laude, Sports Medicine) Malibu, California.
1986-1990 Life Chiropractic College West (Doctor of Chiropractic; magna cum laude)
1990 Life Chiropractic West: Spinal Trauma Certification.
1992 International Chiropractic Association: Certification: Industrial Disability Evaluation.
1994-1995 Palmer Chiropractic College West: Chiropractic Sports Physician Certification

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
1990 - 2005 Amador Valley Chiropractic & SportCare, Owner / Director
1994 - Present Delta Spine & SportCare, Owner / Director.
2002-Present Spine & SportCare Associates @ Balley Fitness, Owner / Director

 

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS
Qualified Medical Examiner: State of California Industrial Medical Council Industrial Disability Evaluator International Chiropractic Honor Society National Board of Chiropractic Examiners

 

PROVIDER NETWORKS
American Specialties Health Plan, Aetna, Landmark HealthCare, United Healthcare, Blue Cross / Blue Shield, John Muir IPA, Cigna, Health Net

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
1991 Instructor, Life Chiropractic College West; Biophysics Techniques
1992 Presenter: California Restaurant Association Annual Convention, Moscone Center, "California's Workers' Compensation System".
1993 Published co-author, Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, "Fractioned reaction time in women as a function of age and physical activity level".
1994-1996 Team / Event Chiropractor, United States Pro Water Ski Tour.
1995-Present Medical Volunteer, Liberty High School, Brentwood, California.
1998-2000 ValleyCare Foundation Board of Directors
2000-Present Aim High Child Care Centers Board of Directors.

 

 


 

Chulong Xue

Acupuncture is an essential part of traditional Chinese medicine, a comprehensive system of health care with a continuous clinical history of over 3000 years. This involves the stimulation of anatomical points along the meridians in the body by inserting thin, solid and metallic needles that are manipulated by the hands or by electrical stimulation.

 

• Trained in China in both Western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine

• Specialized in pain treatment, and experienced in the care of stress related complaints, allergies, women’s health and fertility.

• Current clinic and didactic faculty in American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, San Francisco.

• Former associate professor in Guang Zhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China.

• Guest lecturer in Middlesex University (London), Acupuncture Foundation (Ireland) and Italian School of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Bologna).