Rachel earned her Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Montana State University in 1998. After working as a nuclear engineer, she decided to follow her passion for health care and attend chiropractic school. She went on to graduate Summa Cum Laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, California. While at the college, she served on the executive board of the Sports Council and Student Government and was the recipient of the prestigious Clinical Excellence and Virgil Strang philosophy awards. She served for 3 years on the San Diego Board of the California Chiropractic Association until taking time off to have her daughter. She now has two beautiful children, Alexandra and Jackson.
Her passion is to guide your realization of optimal health and function for you and your family. To achieve this, her treatments include chiropractic care, myofascial release, nutritional therapy and coaching on healthy lifestyle changes. Dr. Richards is the only doctor in the San Diego area who has completed extensive training in Pain Neutralization Technique, an amazing, gentle technique to relieve pain.
When she’s not working hard to optimize your health, Dr. Richards enjoys spending time with her family, surfing, snowboarding, and traveling.