Dr. Gonzalo Villagommez

serving a life without stress & pain | sirviendo una vida sin estrés y dolor

Dr. Shelly Persad graduated magna cum laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2008. She has practiced in Scottsdale, AZ as well as Portugal, Trinidad, Morocco, Brazil, and Puerto Peñasco, Mexico, and is now excited about offering her services here in Puerto Vallarta.

Dr. Shelly's passion in chiropractic has been found working with athletes of all caliber, from bodybuilders to professional golf players to the ITUSA professional tennis players from all over the world to players of the FC P...

Dr. Shelly Persad graduated magna cum laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2008. She has practiced in Scottsdale, AZ as well as Portugal, Trinidad, Morocco, Brazil, and Puerto Peñasco, Mexico, and is now excited about offering her services here in Puerto Vallarta.

Dr. Shelly's passion in chiropractic has been found working with athletes of all caliber, from bodybuilders to professional golf players to the ITUSA professional tennis players from all over the world to players of the FC Porto team, to enhance their performance, decrease their recovery time and prevent injuries.

Dr. Shelly is a certified posture neurologist which addresses the declining posture due to technology use, as well as declining brain function.  She utilizes many different chiropractic approaches depending on the age, size, and health condition of her practice member, but specializes in soft tissue methods and energetic techniques that are more of a whole-body approach focusing on removing stress from the nervous system and allowing the body to integrate its past stressors so one can express their life’s full potential. Some approaches that she utilizes are BGI (bio-geometric integration), Thompson drop table, activator, ART (active release technique), SOT(sacro-occipital technique), Webster Technique (specifically for pregnant women), extremity adjusting, trigger point therapy, kinesio-taping, PNF stretching and the traditional diversified adjustment.  She offers postural and brain rehab exercises post-adjustment as well.

Dr. Shelly is not just a chiropractor though, but rather she brings years of experience to her practice as she is a personal trainer, former fitness competitor having placed in the top 3 in all 7 competitions, published co-author of “The Energy of Happiness” (along with numerous e-books), empowerment speaker, and relationship coach. She spent 4 years as a certified facilitator of Law of Attraction/self-help workshops for a worldwide organization, has been featured on CBS and has coached over thousands of women on body image issues and relationship difficulties. Her coaching style is a blend of techniques from Ayurvedic Medicine and quantum physics – as she commonly refers to as 'ancient knowledge meets modern science.'

Dr. Shelly is extremely grateful to have found her life purpose through chiropractic and being able to inspire others to make the changes necessary to live the best life possible. Her journey as a chiropractor has transformed her life and that is why she has a deep passion for transforming yours and the one of your entire family. Nothing makes her heart smile more than helping people of all ages to heal and express more of their life’s true potential.

When she’s not educating people on health and wellness or coaching people on relationships, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Kumar, and their four-legged child, Aja (aka monkey), working out, yoga, reading, cooking, writing and publishing her books, traveling, and of course all the activities that Puerto Vallarta has to offer (sunbathing, paddle boarding, snorkeling, kayaking, boating, diving etc.).

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Education
2008

Palmer College of Chiropractic

Doctor of Chiropractic

2004

Wright State University

Bachelor's of Science

2016

American Posture Institute

Postural Neurology

Experience
Chiropractic

Morocco Mission Trip

Adjusted 300 people in a small village in the mountains of Morocco in 2008

Brazil Mission Trip

Adjusted over 1,000 people over 7 days in Fortaleza, Brazil in 2008

REVIEWS for my Chiropractic or Coaching services

by Mary Lou on Feb 27
I like the multidisciplinary approach used by the staff. Being given “homework” was great as it is essential to restoring my health!
by Mary Lou on Feb 27
Dr. Shelly was very thorough with my assessment and treatment. Dr. Gonzales was excellent as well. Thanks for getting me on the road to feeling better!
by Nadia on Feb 16
Muy padre
by Anonymous on Jan 22
Shelly moves through her diagnoses and adjustments with and ease and flow of someone who’s honed their craft through years of practice. Her care and bedside manor are at the top of my list of experiences working with healthcare and alternative care over the last 20 years (Burlington, VT & Portland, OR). I highly recommend seeing her.
by Anonymous on Jan 14
Thank you ror everything. Your style is providing the best results for me. Thank you.
by Bryan on Jan 10
The variety of steps in the treatment was something I had not experienced before. The entire experience was a step above any other treatment I have had.
by Gere on Jan 09
She is an amazing chiropractor.
by Armando on Jan 09
A tiny bit painful, but maybe its supposed to be like that
by Pepe on Oct 31
I just can say I loved her! She is so nice!
by Noe Damian on Oct 16
She is amazing

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

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  • Adjustment

Coaching

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