About Dr. Michael Onkels 


Dr. Michael Onkels graduated with two degrees from Cleveland Chiropractic College Los Angeles. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology in addition to his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. After serving as President of the Sacro-Occipital Technique on campus for 4 terms he was fascinated with the system of healing it offered to the patient. He has worked under the tutelage of several S.O.T. experts such as Charles Blum, D.C. and Curtis Buddingh, D.C. With their guidance Dr. Onkels has formed a chiropractic practice that is unlike all others. A relaxing, calm environment emanates from his practice of S.O.T. A caring and listening attitude provides you with the care you deserve.

This is not to say that we won’t challenge you as a person and a patient. Healing requires many ingredients and one of those is you. With Dr. Onkels expertise you will be given a number of ways to help maintain your health. From stretching to nutrition to postural habits he will give you the personal guidance that you need.

And after having riding bicycles competitively for the past 22 years Dr. Onkels knows how to keep your body in its optimal shape. A top national class cyclist with the Cal Pools/Dewalt squad in Murrieta, CA he has raced in over 35 states and throughout Central America. 1576446-1039790-thumbnail.jpg

Growing up in Minnesota Dr. Onkels enjoyed the seasons. Minnesota is a medley of activities and Dr. Onkels spent time cycling, hiking, cross country skiing, and ice skating.

But his love was for cycling. After a few brushes with Tour de France champion Greg Lemond he was determined to improve his racing abilities. Moving to California ten years ago he was able to enjoy the local mountains of southern California year round.

In 2009 Dr. Onkels won the US Masters National Cycling Championships by winning the national road race in Louisville, KY! You can read more about it here http://cycling.mikeonkels.com/Home.html

Dr. Onkels is currently active and involved in the following associations.

  • American Chiropractic Association
  • California Chiropractic Association
  • Burbank BNI-Past President
  • United States Cycling Federation-Member 22 years
  • Private Trainers Association-Staff Chiropractor
  • Dental/Cranial Orthodontic Association

Dr. Onkels’ practice centers on gentle chiropractic care that focuses on correcting not only spinal dysfunction but also on cranial and visceral function. Cranial work is beneficial to most everyone but those who suffer from chronic pain, headaches, TMJ pain, emotional inconsistencies and many other symptoms come to understand that there is an answer to their problems.