Meet The Team

Chiropractor Jason Higgins D.C.

Chiropractor Carlsbad CA Jason HigginsDr. Higgins graduated from Southern California University of Health Sciences and started his career at Straightahead Chiropractic Center in Highland, California. After spending three years there he then moved his practice to Carlsbad and joined the team at Chiropractic and Therapy Center and has now become the lead doctor.

Dr. Higgins became interested in the field of chiropractic after experiencing physical ailments and health problems that, until he visited a chiropractor, no traditional doctor seemed to be able to alleviate or fix. As a result, this experience set him in a new direction; to help others achieve the same results through Chiropractic Care. Dr. Higgins is Webster's Technique certified and treats preganant mothers, infants and children and believes that a well adjusted healthy family is a thriving family.

In addition to Chiropractic Care Dr. Higgins has further his study in the field of nutrition and Functional Nutrition and has a thriving Functional Nutrition practice. Functional Nutrition uses state of the art diagnostic laboratory testing along with chiropractic techniques to fnd the problem and addresses these problems through diet modification and supplementation and adjustments to allow the body to transform and heal itself. Some of the patients that Dr. Higgins works with vary from autoimmunities, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, digestive and hormonal issues.

Dr. Higgins has had the unique opportunity to work in various clinics throughout Southern California, including the California State University of Northridge Clinic, Los Angeles Being Alive AIDS Clinic, Los Angeles Free Cllinic, Whittier Health Center, Redlands Chirorpactic Center, and Straightahead Chiropractic.

Dr. Higgins is highly involved in his church, where he is a part of the praise and worship team and leads a small group bible study. He is also an avid sportsman and spends his down time doing countless activities such as: beach volleyball, basketball, weight lifting, soccer, hiking, and his attempts at surfing.

Dr. Higgins is looking forward to meeting you to discuss, review, and develop a plan that would help you reach your specific health needs through chiropractic and functional medicine.

Kellen - Chiropractic Acupuncturist and Nutritionist 

CITY* STATE* FULL NAME* job titleKellen graduated from the University Nevada, Reno with a B.S. in Human Sciences. Always interested and passionate about health and wellness, Kellen began looking into alternative ways of maintaining good health in all aspects. Preventative medicine seemed like a very promising way to promote and sustain a healthy lifestyle. That is when she decided to pursue an education in Eastern medicine. She received a Master's Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and graduated in 2010. She is certified by the California State Board of Acupuncture and has been practicing since October of 2010.

Kellen's treatments consist of Acupuncture, Herbal and Nutritional Supplementation, Postural Assessment, Cupping, and Essential Oils, to name a few. She treats many ailments, but mostly enjoys treating Sports Injuries, Women's health, Pediatrics, and also does Facial Rejuvenation. She has a close working relationship with the San Diego Fire Department and enjoys helping firefighters maintain their health as well.

When Kellen is not working she enjoys hiking, camping, traveling, spending time with her husband, 3 year-old son and their animals.
Her clinical experience involves working as a Sports Acupuncture Intern (San Diego, CA) and being a treating Acupuncturist at an Integrative Health Clinic (San Diego, CA) for the past 5 years.

She is certified in Symmetry Postural Alignment (2011) and Aroma Acupoint Therapy. She is also currently completing a Pediatrics training course to further her treatment abilities with children.

Yvonne Scarlett - Acupuncturist & Craniosacral Therapist

Chiropractic Carlsbad CA Yvonne ScarlettYvonne K. Scarlett, "The Qi Mover", is a California Board Licensed Acupuncturist, and Craniosacral therapist (Upledger Institute), whose philosophy embraces an integrative and Wholistic approach to wellness and treatment of sickness and disease.

Yvonne's passion for Traditional Chinese Medicine, and functional medicine, stems from her personal journey from debilitating illness to good health utilizing all facets of these healing modalities.

She has worked with a variety of patients and her focus is working with women and children.

Yvonne has treated pediatric patients at Rady Children’s Hospital, inpatients on the oncology and hematology units, and those in the chronic pain management program.

She incorporates acupuncture, Chinese herbal prescriptions, Craniosacral therapy, acu-pressure, magnet therapy, and the "tickle machine" in treating children, dietary therapy, and nutritional supplements along with lifestyle management, tailored to each patient's unique needs. Her aim is happy, healthy children and families - "Healing the world, one child at a time".


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Chiropractic & Therapy Center of Carlsbad
2745 Jefferson Street Suite A
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 434-9454