Dr. Todd was born and raised in Vallejo, California in the northern bay area. Coming from a family with a long line of medical and mental health providers, serving and caring for his community has been a family value ingrained at an early age. As the family values of caring and serving his community converged with his passion for fitness and health it, led him down the path to Chiropractic College. He completed his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life Chiropractic College West.
He has a constant drive to learn and advance his practice, each year adding multiple tools and techniques to his practice. He has enhanced his degree by pursuing additional specialized post-graduate programs. He has blended manual therapy and movement therapy. Understanding how the body works, and understanding how to work the body. Manual therapy post-graduate certifications such as Active Release Technique, Fascial Distortion Model, Fascial Movement Taping, IASTM Rock Blades, Anatomy Trains, Myofascial Cupping, Compression Flossing, FAKTR certifications. Movement and Neuro mechanic certifications such as Quantum Neurology Rehabilitation, Neurokinetic Therapy, Integrated Kinetic Neurology, Selective Functional Movement Assessment, Stick Mobility, and Functional Range Conditioning.
“There must be a deep understanding of the anatomy, the physiology, and the interconnectivity of the various systems. You need to understand performance and movement patterns, not just individual parts, joints, and muscles.”
Todd has enjoyed participating in organized, scholastic, and collegiate sports. Sports have been an integral part of Todd's life. As a high school athlete, Todd lettered and competed in Varsity Football, Track and Field, Tennis, and Baseball. He was recruited by the University of San Diego for football, where he competed for 4 years with their NCAA Division IAA football team. He was nominated for the Team Captain for his Jr. and Sr. seasons and held several team powerlifting records. Now he has moved from the field to the treatment table, where he currently serves as the University of San Diego team chiropractic consultant where he treats their scholar athletes.
His high school and college athletics sparked his interest and now passion for understanding how to maintain health and function as well as challenging the body to achieve top levels of performance.
As an athlete, I understand the unique challenges and the physical demands on the body. I share the athlete's mindset, the drive to push the limits of your body to achieve optimal performance. I also recognize the value for the body to heal at its maximum potential to maintain and restore function.
When Doctor Plutchok is not in his clinic, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, two daughters, and dog Beau. He enjoys golfing, resistance training, hiking, and exploring movement and exercises of all sorts and kinds. He is an avid reader, stand-up comedy fan, and loves travel far and near.