Surfer with back-pain relief.

Modern Chiropractic

Take Back Control

Our Mission

Our goal is simply to help you get out of pain and back to doing what you love. Life is short, so why continue to battle through those aches that won’t go away? Whether you want to run a marathon or simply walk your dog, we are here to help you reach your goals. With modern approaches to healthcare and affordable prices, we aim to help the entire community live happier, healthier lives.

Dr. Hunter Ford. Local Santa Barbara chiropractor near me.

Natural and wholistic healing

About Dr. Ford

Dr. Ford first came to Santa Barbara to play for UCSB’s men’s basketball team. He has now returned after graduating Summa Cum Laude from SCU’s chiropractic college, where he emphasized in Sports Medicine. He currently enjoys surfing, going to the beach, and hiking the beautiful Santa Barbara mountains. He hopes to help everyone live an engaged, active lifestyle of their own and prevent pain from getting in the way. As an athlete, he understands the importance of taking care of your body and provides high quality care to all trying to do the same. Dr. Ford will take the time to listen to your goals and use his extensive knowledge of the musculoskeletal system to help you successfully reach them.

Services Offered

Soft Tissue Therapy
Relaxing swedish and sports massage
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Sports massage, myofascial release, percussion therapy, electric stimulation, bodywork, cupping, and massage chair. Recover like an athlete and combat the demands of the modern workplace, gym or field.

Chiropractic Adjustments
Get Aligned
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Safe, effective, and specific manipulation and decompression of joints to reduce pain and increase range of motion. Like tight muscles, stiff joints can cause pain and reduce performance. Find out how it feels to be properly aligned.

Personalized Fitness
Fun and effective personal training, workout programs and gym space.
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Cutting edge and individualized programs to restore strength, stability, and flexibility without causing pain. Regain resiliency, achieve long term success, and take your health back into your own hands.

Freedom from common aches and pains

Conditions Treated


Neck Pain

Sports Injuries

Piriformis Syndrome


Carpal Tunnel


IT Band Pain

Shoulder Impingement


Disc Herniation

SI Joint Pain


“Dr. Ford worked magic on an injury that I thought I was just going to have to live with… I do a lot of heavy lifting for my job, and the muscles on the inner part of my elbow were getting to the point where it hurt to even pick up a cup of coffee.Continue reading “Lauri A.”

Lauri A.

“I’ve been dealing with pain from running, made worse by surfing and Dr. Ford took it all away and put me on a plan to keep it away. Forever indebted.”

Jessica W.

“Dr. Ford was able to accommodate seeing me same day for my excruciating back pain even with the precautions put in place with the current pandemic. The office was very clean, a thermometer and hand sanitizer were at the front desk and he so politely had a mask on himself. He was informative and reallyContinue reading “Alyssa E.”

Alyssa E.

“Dr. Ford you have helped me so much. Thank you! I am so grateful! I had so much pain and now I don’t! You have a gift!”

Sunny S.

“If you’re an active athlete or just looking to improve your physical health, Dr. Ford has you covered! Dr. Ford is always thorough in helping me throughout any sport injuries. He works diligently, treating me in a manner that gets me up and running efficiently and effectively, be it with adjustments or soft tissue work.Continue reading “Edixon P.”

Edixon P.

“Sports massage prior to chiropractic is a desperately needed service in the area! Bravo!”

Bjorn S.

“I was having significant issues with my neck and shoulder, I am an artist so it is chronic for me. I came in to see him and instantly got released. He showed me exercises that I can do to continue to improve at home, I am so happy that I found him and couldn’t recommendContinue reading “Kimberley Y”

Kimberley Y

“Best chiropractor I’ve been to. He knows what he’s doing and has helped me significantly.”

Eric S

Experienced some back issues over the weekend and by Tuesday, was really in a lot of pain where it hurt to sit or stand. Having not had back issues before, I “broke” down and said I’d see someone. My wife had had a great experience here and Hunter was able to see my same day.Continue reading “Brian C.”

Brian C.