Dr. De La Fe was born and raised in Orange County California, and moved his family and practice to Arizona in June of 2004. Following high school, Dr. De La Fe joined the United States Army where he was an airborne paramedic for the 27th Engineer Battalion at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. During his service he was fortunate to intern with emergency medivac crews, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, and many other medical professionals.
Following his military duty, Dr. De La Fe attended Cal Poly Pomona University where he completed his undergraduate studies. He then received his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in April of 1995. During his undergraduate and professional schooling he continued to work in the medical field and broaden his medical knowledge and experience. During this time, he worked with a community hospital as an emergency and laboratory technician. He also was fortunate enough to work as a sports rehabilitation trainer and manager for a private rehabilitation center.
Over the past 20 years Dr. De La Fe has gained valuable medical experience that helps him to evaluate and treat many different types of conditions. He has worked in multiple medical facilities with many types of medical specialists. These connections give him constant access to those professionals for consultation regarding difficult conditions if needed.
Dr. De La Fe continues to attended regular post graduate seminars and works daily to keep up to date on the latest treatment protocols, methods and therapies. He has been a lifelong athlete and has played competitive baseball, football, basketball, tennis, golf and water polo. This sports experience helps him to understand athletic injuries and the athletes mind set, which help when treating conditions during competitive seasons. He continues to work with athletes of all types, including Recreational, Club, High School, Olympic and Professional athletes. He hopes that this experience will help you to achieve the health and pain free life style that you deserve and keep you competing and living at your highest level.