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 (14) and his daughter, Taylor (12).
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. Jeffrey Payne, DC
Doctor Jeffrey Payne grew up in Calgary Alberta Canada. He enjoyed many sports as a child including basketball, hockey, soccer, and football. In high school his involvement as a student trainer for various sports teams perpetuated his interest in physical medicine. He attended the University of Calgary focusing on courses like biomechanics, anatomy and neurology, that prepared him for his career as a Chiropractor. Dr. Payne then moved to San Jose California to attend Palmer College of Chiropractic West Campus.
During his education he had the privilege of working with elite athletes including Olympians and professional x games athletes. He also helped coordinate the sports medicine coverage for several large Bay area events including Sea Otter Classic, Canary Half Century with Stanford Medical, The Dew Tour, North Face Endurance Challenge, Kaiser Half Marathon and Susan G Komen Walk for the Cure.
His passion is helping golfers use the latest in biomechanics and golf fitness using the Titleist Performance Institutes protocols. He uses multiple techniques to help his patients reach their goals. His approaches include extremity adjusting, Graston, FAKTR, ART and physical therapy modalities. Dr. Payne now lives in Santa Clara where he now enjoys golfing, sports and experiencing all the Bay area has to offer.
Dr. Daniele Mendoza
Dr. Daniele Mendoza is an intuitive and compassionate healer that has been practicing Massage Therapy in a chiropractic setting for 15 years. Her journey began when she decided to attend National Holistic Institute in 2000 while working in the corporate industry. She graduated was determined to, one day, be a Chiropractor. She continued at De Anza Community College and transferred to Patten University to attain her Bachelors Degree equivalent in Biology. Shortly after, she attended Palmer Chiropractic College West and in December of 2014 achieved her Doctorate of Chiropractic.
While attending Chiropractic school, Dr. Mendoza volunteered with Palmer West Sports Council and had been part of the medical team in Sea Otter Bicycle Classic, Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon, Motor Cross Competitions, as well as other athletic events.
DR. Mendoza is certified in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Sports, Acupressure, Shiatsu, Pre-natal, and Post-natal massages. She is also certified in Trigger Point Therapy, PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Stretches), MRT (Myofascial Release Technique), Cross fiber and longitudinal release, Reflexology, and rock tape.
In addition to Dr. Mendoza’s accomplishments, she has many hobbies and interests. She loves the outdoors and being connected to the earth. She enjoys snowboarding, biking, hiking, softball, archery, and kickboxing. Her hobbies include painting, drawing, cooking, and learning new things.
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.