Meet Dr. Jennifer I. Nolan

Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.)

Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (C.C.S.P.)

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Clinical Experience

Dr. Nolan’s clinical experience includes working with NCAA Division I athletes at St. Mary’s College, US Veterans at the Veterans Affairs Hospital, and soon-to-be-mom’s throughout their pregnancy, as well as general practice.  She has participated in the Sports Medicine tent at numerous sporting events, including the Vineman Ironman, Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon, Sea Otter Cycling Festival, and running events ranging from 5K to half marathons.  She has also traveled to Haiti and the Dominican Republic to provide chiropractic care these communities. Prior to becoming a chiropractor, Dr. Nolan worked in physical therapy as a physical therapist aid and was a certified personal trainer by the National Council of Strength and Fitness.

 

Keeping Up to date

Dr. Nolan has attended numerous seminars in addition to her classic training as a chiropractor. In addition to the board certification that all licensed chiropractors hold, in April 2018 Dr. Nolan completed the additional board certification of Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP). The CCSP certification focuses on specific needs of athletes, from assessing and rehabilitating injuries to specific nutrition and game/race day prep. She has over 100 hours in extremities training and is certified in Webster Technique, Active Release Technique (Full Body), Rocktape Functional Movement Taping Levels 1 & 2 (kinesiotaping), Applied Kinesiology, and Applied Clinical Nutrition. She has also completed coursework in the McKenzie and Mulligan Methods.

 

Practice what you preach

Outside of the office, Dr. Nolan resides in Oakland, CA and loves hiking in the East Bay parks with her two dogs, cycling/running in the Oakland hills, and getting as much time as possible on her snowboard during the winter months. She is currently seeking out new triathlons to add to her calendar for the coming seasson. If you have any suggestions for a fun, scenic or unique tri, please let her know

 

Education History & Awards

Dr. Jennifer I. Nolan graduated Cum Laude from Ithaca College in 2003 with dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Exercise Science and Communications. After ten years in the film/animation industry and a brief stint as a Personal Trainer and Physical Therapist Aide, Dr. Nolan decided it was time to pursue a career that allowed her to keep her love of an active lifestyle close to heart and become a Chiropractor. She completed her Doctor of Chiropractic at Palmer College of Chiropractic’s San Jose Campus in June 2016, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and received several prestigious awards, including the Clinical Excellence Award and Student Fellowship Award for her graduating class.