Meet Dr. Thomas
Whatever Dr. Jared Thomas does, he is firm, positive, and enthusiastic in his approach. Jared attended the University of Utah where, in 1999, he received a B.A. in Russian with a minor in Chemistry. While a student, he was captain of the soccer team, worked at the Artificial Heart Research Lab, and taught hands-on science to elementary school children. He also spent two years serving as a full-time missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Yekaterinburg, Russia.He went on in 2002 to graduate from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic with honors and with the Haynes Award for Service. During his schooling he was active in student government, the Sports Injury Council, the student mentoring team, the Student American Chiropractic Association, and he sat on the Alumni Association Board of Directors as the student director. To support his young family, Dr. Thomas worked as a tutor in math, science, and English.
After working as an associate with another chiropractor, Dr. Thomas decided to open his own practice. In 2005, he opened Thomas Chiropractic in Roseville, CA. From an early age, Dr. Thomas has been interested in the healing arts. He focuses on helping others improve their health after sports injuries, auto accidents or everyday wear and tear, using chiropractic to restore proper joint and nervous system function. A firm believer in the basic worth of every individual and in the incredible healing power of the body, Dr. Jared Thomas is a true doctor of the people. He and his wife, Michal, have six children and live in Rocklin. They are active in their church and the community. Dr. Thomas is a proud member of the Roseville Area Chamber of Commerce and was the President of the Board in 2017. He prides himself on being very accessible. Be it in person, phone, text, or social media, he does his best to stay connected to his patients.
Meet Dr. Wagnon
Dr. Eric Wagnon and his wife, Jackie, are residents of Rocklin along with their children Tucker, Taylor, Tessa, Tyce, and the newest additions, the twins, Trey and Talia. Dr. Wagnon was raised in the Sacramento area. His father has been practicing as a successful chiropractor for 30 years.
Dr. Wagnon’s undergraduate studies in Biology were completed at Brigham Young University, and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree was attained from Life Chiropractic College West, a recognized leader amongst Chiropractic Colleges. He is also fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Wagnon has been trained extensively in Chiropractic Biophysics, which focuses on reducing pain through Postural correction. He is currently working toward the Certificate of Chiropractic Wellness Practitioner, making him the only certified scientific and clinical holistic wellness expert in the community of Rocklin.
Dr. Wagnon plays an active role in the community involved with the Rocklin Chamber of Commerce and speaks regularly to different clubs, groups, schools, and organizations on different Wellness topics to help change the health of our community.
Growing up with chiropractic in the home, Dr. Wagnon possesses a deep passion and personal understanding for what chiropractic can truly do for individual and family health. Nothing gives him more satisfaction than to be able to give that health to the core unit of society, the family.
Meet Dr. Karp
I was born and raised in Sacramento, CA. Growing up, sports were an integral part of my life and identity. I thought I would be a professional basketball player; however, once I hit high school, the injuries started adding up. By far the worst was my neck injury.
During Varsity homecoming my Sophomore year, I chased a ball heading out of bounds and dove to save it. The people in the bleachers moved out of the way and the left side of my neck bent over the bleachers. The last thing I remember is hearing a sharp pop. The next thing I know, I woke up in the hospital with a pounding headache and sharp shooting neck pain. The doctor prescribed me hydrocodone and muscle relaxers. In hindsight, I wished I knew what they were prescribing me. I was still in pain but now I felt like I was in a deep fog. I was also having horrible debilitating flare ups daily. The pain was so bad I was up all-night crying and asking my parents for help to make it stop. My mother remembered about a chiropractor she had taken my sister to when she hurt her hip, Dr. Keller. Little did I know that this man would eventually become a mentor in my journey to become a chiropractor. He came in on a special appointment to see me on a Saturday because of the amount of pain I was in. He did a thorough exam on my neck and determined that I had severe misalignment of my 3rd, 4th, and 5th cervical vertebra. He adjusted my neck and I was absolutely shocked by the sound. It sounded like someone had popped a giant piece of bubble wrap. Immediately I noticed that I had regained full pain free range of motion. I remember going home, laying and bed, and getting teary eyed because finally I could sleep without pain. I went back to the chiropractor on Monday and again I felt relief. He told me he only needed to see me once a week and at this point I could stop taking the pain medication. I started to feel like I was finally healthy, but the flare ups kept coming weekly. I tried to hide it as much as I could because I felt like admitting my pain was weak. No pain, no gain, right? I ended up making a full symptomatic recovery and was even able to play basketball for the 16 & under USA national team. However, I still had flare ups in my neck.
Fast forward to college at University of the Pacific. I had now retired from basketball after 2 torn Achilles. I felt lost and without a purpose. I thought I was going to be a basketball player my entire life. While having a conversation with my parents, my dad mentioned that I should call up Dr. Keller and ask if I could shadow him. His office was only 40 minutes away from school and I did not have classes on Tuesday. I called up Dr. Keller and he was delighted to hear from me. That next Tuesday I came back down to Sacramento. Little did I know that this was the day where my life would change forever. I watched Dr. Keller treat people all morning and afternoon. I saw the amazing effect chiropractic has and how amazing the results can be. People were so thankful, appreciative, and excited with the progress they were making. Immediately I knew this was the profession for me. I applied and after the 2nd semester of my junior year in college, I was accepted into Palmer West College of Chiropractic.
The first day of chiropractic school, you get a complimentary consultation, x-ray, treatment plan, and student intern. My intern looked at the x-ray of my neck and asked me, “Do you ever get sharp stabbing or shooting pain?” I admitted to him that I was still getting weekly flare ups. From that point on the overseeing clinician took over. They created a treatment plan for me to be seen 3 times a week for the first 3 quarters of school. I ended up deciding to come in 3 times a week for my entire duration of school. After having this continuous regimen of care for 3 years, I no longer have regular flare ups. In the last 4 years I have had 3 flare ups. Ice, rest, and chiropractic adjustment have alleviated the flare ups each time.
After 8 years in the Bay Area, I am excited to come on home. The greater Sacramento area is where I have always wanted to end up. I am excited and honored to join such an amazing practice as Thomas Chiropractic. The positivity, warmth, and togetherness of this unit has been nothing short of a dream come true. I am thrilled and extremely thankful to be able to continue my chiropractic journey here.
Meet Dr. Saechao
Dr. Anthony Saechao is a kind, courteous, and enthusiastic care provider. Anthony attended Cal State University Sonoma where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. During his studies, he developed a fascination with the proper function of the human body, especially as it relates to movement. Noticing this passion, a fellow student encouraged Anthony to become a doctor of chiropractic.
Anthony started his postgraduate education at Life Chiropractic College West. There he discovered the body’s amazing ability to heal when the nervous system functions properly. He also learned that interference between the nervous system and the body can cause a host of maladies but that through chiropractic adjustments proper function and thus proper communication is restored.
To help make ends meet during chiropractic school, Anthony worked as a personal trainer. As a fit and dedicated individual working towards a professional degree that focuses on human movement, it was a natural fit. As a personal trainer, he focused on helping individuals with proper kinematic exercises and educating them on the importance of self-care.
Dr. Saechao graduated from chiropractic college in 2017. Since then he has dedicated himself to the art of the adjustment and in serving others. Dr. Saechao’s mission is to help as many people as possible function as best they can using regular chiropractic care while also encouraging patients to develop healthy habits in exercise and diet on their own.
When not working at the office, you can find Dr. Saechao taking care of himself at the gym, studying the principles of chiropractic, or spending time with his siblings. He is fluent in both English and Mienh and always strives to communicate his message on how to achieve better health.