About Dr. Neary

James Neary

Dr. NearyA life long Santa Barbara County resident, James Neary attended local Santa Barbara schools, graduating from San Marcos High School. Only after attending UCSB with a major in physiology, did he decide to pursue a degree in Chiropractic. James Neary transferred to the Prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic West (PCC-W) in San Jose, California where he graduated in 1988. Dr. Neary continued a close tie to his alma mater by serving as Regional Alumni Coordinator for PCC-W.

Dr. Neary continued his training becoming certified in Logan Basic Therapy and Sacro-Occipital Technique (SOT). He also performed extensive post-graduate work in Pediatric Chiropractic. Dr. Neary has also obtained certifications as a Hypnotist, Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) Trainer, and Time Line Therapy (TLT) Trainer. Dr. Neary is also an Independent Disability Evaluator, Qualified Medical Examiner, BackSafe Injury Prevention Consultant.

As a member of the California Chiropractic Association (CCA), Dr. Neary served as both Treasurer and President of the Santa Barbara chapter. He also continues to instruct various continuing education courses for the CCA.

Dr. Neary & FamilyDr. Neary has also taught local classes on various topics. At the Kali Institute of Massage in Ventura, he taught a course on the Chiropractic view of the body. Dr. Neary has also taught courses for Santa Barbara City College. His course topics included: Personal Ergonomics, Keeping the Nervous System Interference Free, Management of Chronic Pain, and Setting Goals for Health.

Dr. Neary is highly respected in the community, performing frequent lectures at health and career fairs throughout Santa Barbara County. He also frequently teaches workshops and does consultations for local businesses and organizations.

When Dr. Neary is not busy spreading the benefits of chiropractors, chiropractic care and holistic wellness, he enjoys spending his free time with his family doing various activities such as mountain biking, traveling, racquetball, yoga, and playing practical jokes.

Dr. Neary currently resides in Buellton, California with his beautiful wife and three wonderful boys.