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Kirk Azevedo, D.C., Q.M.E.
Kirk is the owner and CEO of CORE Care in Cambria. Dr. Kirk attained his Chiropractic degree from Palmar West with honors; additionally he received a B.S. in Biochemistry from Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo. Kirk has also received certifications as a Disability Instructor and Qualified Medical Evaluator.

Dr. John Diaso, D.C.

With an undergraduate degree in Pre-Medicine from Fresno State University and a Doctorate in Chiropractic from Cleveland Chiropractic College Los Angeles, Dr. Diaso continued his training with a 3-year post graduate program in Orthopedics through Palmer West Chiropractic College, followed by a 3-year program in Exercise Rehabilitation through Los Angeles College of Chiropractic. Dr. Diaso has been in private practice since 1986, co-founding Functional Integrated Therapy (F.I.T.) Medical Corporation, a multi-disciplinary practice combining Chiropractic, Physical Therapy, and Medicine, in 2007 which merged with Urgency Med in April 2016. He is a Board Certified Industrial Disability Examiner (IDE); Qualified Medical Examiner (QME); Certified in Manipulation under Anesthesia; Certified Chiropractic Rehabilitation Doctor (CCRD); Certified Functional Movement Screen (FMS) 1 and 2; Selective Functional Movement Assessment 1 and 2, and is a Graston Technique Provider. Dr. Diaso is a regular lecturer on Nutrition, Prevention of Youth Sports Injuries, and Prevention of Back Pain. He also enjoys working with school districts, teaching methods of injury prevention to coaches and youth, treating sports-related injuries, and helping to enhance athletic performance. Dr. Diaso is thorough, practical, and empathetic. His goal is to continue the quality of care for which the community of Cambria has shown for many years.


Ken Bariel -PT MRA

Ken did his under graduate study at Walla Walla University in Washington State, graduated from Loma Linda University in Southern California, completed his MRA at the University San Francisco with focus on head injury, spinal cord injury, and stroke. Kens interests are in geriatric orthopedics and is member of the geriatric section of the American Physical Therapy Association. He is thoracic outlet syndrome specialist, McKenzie spine care specialist, balance and fall prevention specialist, extended training in vertigo, and Lymphedema specialist.


Jeremy Alvarez, ATC, M.A.

Born and raised on the Texas coastal bend in Corpus Christi, Texas; Jeremy spends his free time fishing, surfing, skating, mountain biking, weight training, and hiking. Jeremy obtained his Bachelors of Science degree from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. Jeremy also received his licensure and certification in athletic training from the CAATE accredited Board of Certification. After attaining his Bachelors of Science degree, Jeremy obtained his Masters of Arts in Kinesiology at a graduate assistantship program with Fresno Pacific University.

Jennifer Holmberg - Billing Specialist

Originally from Southern California, Jennifer grew up on the Oregon Coast. She resides in Cambria with her husband and two sons, having one daughter who stayed on the Oregon Coast. She enjoys extensive travel, painting, singing, and playing guitar.


Amber Strobach - Office Manager      

Amber was born and raised in Paradise California. In 2015, After 2 years living on the Big Island of Hawaii, she now calls the Central Coast home.  Prior to moving to the Central Coast, she provided administrative support for a busy holistic dental practice, managed a non-profit organization, was a tour guide for Hamakua Mushrooms in Hawaii, and worked at an old-fashioned candy store (for fun).  With over 10 years of administrative experience, working at Core Care is a natural fit. Her goal is to provide excellent customer service and help bring new and exciting services to Cambria.  In her spare time, Amber enjoys traveling, fishing, line dancing, and hanging out with her 4 cats.