Dr. Ted H. Omura, DC, QME
Dr. Omura is the founder of SCORE Clinic in 1998. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology at UCLA. He completed his graduate education at Palmer College of Chiropractic West to earn his Doctor of Chiropractic degree.
He continued his post-graduate education to become a certified chiropractic sports physician, a strength and conditioning specialist, and a qualified medical examiner. Dr. Omura has been practicing chiropractic for thirteen years. He is also certified in Active Release Technique, Graston Technique and Kinesio Taping.
In addition to being clinic director, Dr. Omura has offered his San Jose chiropractic services to the community through different events as the event chiropractor/first-aid to:
- Jeff Garcia’s Annual Football Camp
- Merton Hanks/Eddie Taylor’s Football Camp
- San Jose International Triathlon
- Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon
- SF 49er/Oakland Raiders Celebrity Basketball Game
- Strikeforce MMA Fights
An accomplished martial artist for 15 years, Dr. Omura also works closely with many MMA Fighters as well as Ernie Reyes’ West Coast Martial Art Studios, Cung Le’s Martial Arts Training Centers, Ultimate Fighting Championship Fighters, and Unlimited Kickboxing. In addition to martial arts, he treats many San Jose Sharks Players and other local pro atheletes. He also works with several local high school sports teams.
Dr. Omura grew up in Los Altos and currently resides in Almaden Valley. He enjoys golfing, mountain biking, coaching baseball and especially spending time with his family. Dr. Omura is a proud father to his son, Brandon (12) and his daughter, Taylor (10).
Dr. Tomo Harada, DC
Dr. Tomo has a B.A. in International Culture from Teikyo University in Japan. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in 2009. He is fluent in Japanese and English. He is an AA volleyball player and has played for over 20 years. In his spare time he enjoys working out, volleyball and walking his dog.
Dr. Travis Ahrens, DC
Dr. Travis Ahrens moved to San Jose in November, 2009 to attend school at Palmer College of Chiropractic West and earn his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree. He currently resides in San Jose with his wife Nikki. Prior to attending Palmer, he completed an Associates of Science at Highland Community College in Highland, KS as well as a Bachelors of Science in Biology at the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh in his hometown of Oshkosh, WI. During his college years, Dr. Travis played baseball for both Highland CC and UW-Oshkosh. It was during this time that he had his first experience with a chiropractor, receiving treatment following a lower back injury during his freshman season, overcoming the injury to earn All-Conference Honors.
Growing up in Oshkosh, WI, Dr. Travis spent many years with his family owned private physical therapy clinic, both receiving treatment after numerous sports injuries, as well as gaining valuable patient experience working within the clinic dynamic. He knew from this point that he wanted to work with not only athletic injuries, but also anyone who suffers from musculoskeletal disorders.
During his years in Chiropractic School, while volunteering with Palmer West Sports Council, Dr. Travis had been part of the medical team at the Sea Otter Bicycle Classic, Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon, San Jose State Men’s Rugby Team, as well as other athletic events.
Dr. Jeffrey Payne, DC
Hilda Alvarado, Office Manager
Hilda Alvarado is our office manager. She manages the front office including patient scheduling, orthopedic supplies, insurance receivables and numerous other tasks. Hilda is the first to greet you with a smile, and the last to say goodbye. Hilda comes to us with many years of hotel hospitality experience. She originally came to Dr. Omura as a patient from a motor vehicle accident. Dr. Omura remembered her great spirit and commitment as a patient, and knew he needed her to run his front office. Hilda has been with SCORE Clinic from the first day we opened here in Willow Glen. Hilda is bi-lingual in Spanish and is a key player to the success of SCORE Clinic.
When Hilda is not here at SCORE Clinic, she enjoys reading, playing with her pets, and dancing. She also is an excellent cook and frequently shares her excellent cullinary skills with us.
Amanda Sims, Front Office Administrator
Amanda is a recent graduate of Everest College. She is responsible for handling all the patient information, insurance eligibility, payments and patient interaction. Amanda is a great asset to our team. She brings her bright personality to our office. She makes all the patients (and staff) feel welcome.
Amanda lives in San Jose and enjoys hiking, watching movies and shopping.
Gino Camarillo, MA
Gino Camarillo is our medical assistant. He is a graduate of Silicon Valley College, completing his Medical Assistant Diploma. Gino is responsible for patient setup, back office triage, patient stretching, patient exercise and much more. His job is essential to the clinic, in keeping all the patient treatments running smoothly and in a timely order. The doctors rely heavily on Gino to “flow” the back office.
Gino is a great asset to SCORE Clinic and is dedicated to patient care. Outside of the office, Gino enjoys being a father to his seventeen year old son, Jon and his precious four year old daughter, Olivia. He is an avid fisher and loves the outdoors.
Tisha Sanchez de Tagle, CMT
Tisha joined SCORE Clinic over two years ago. She has been a very dedicated massage therapist for us. Her massage techniques were excellent when she began and have become only better. Tisha gives one of the deepest deep tissue massages and has recently incorporated the stone massage to her repertoire.
Tisha lives in San Jose and is busy raising her two children, Noah (19) and Maya (11) with her husband Frank.
Najet Raffoul is a natural healer with over five years of experience in massage therapy. Certified in sports massage, deep tissue, Shiatsu, Swedish, and Pre-natal, she also has knowledge in trigger point therapy and the ancient art of Ayurveda.
On her days off, you will find Najet at San Jose State University working on completing her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology or interning at West Valley College with their head athletic trainers.
Najet, being an athlete herself, has an extensive knowledge of human anatomy as well as sports related injuries.
Christopher Pascual, CMT
Chris Pascual earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from San Jose State University and graduated from the Massage Therapy Program at De Anza College. Chris specializes in Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue, Swedish, Active Muscle Therapy, and posture correction. Chris also has years of experience working in a physical therapy setting and is knowledgeable on therapeutic exercises to help further the benefits of massage treatments.
You can find Chris on his days off at the beach, at a baseball game, swimming, playing tennis, or barbecuing.