Dr. Shea was born and raised in San Diego, California. He was a three-sport (football, basketball, and volleyball) athlete at University City High School and was awarded the San Diego Player of the Year in Volleyball. He later received a scholarship for volleyball to UC Irvine where he did his undergraduate work. Dr. Shea completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Southern California University of Health Sciences in 2008. Shortly after, he founded Aligned Life Chiropractic and Wellness. Aligned Life became the gold standard for postural-based chiropractic care and spine-related disorders in San Diego. Through a holistic approach to health that includes exercise, nutrition, stress management and chiropractic care patients of all ages and backgrounds have gotten their health back while working with the Aligned Life team. Dr. Shea believes in first identifying the cause of the patient’s problem through in-depth consultation, examination, postural photos, and X-rays. He and the Aligned Life team then create a customized treatment plan for each patient. Dr. Shea and his wife Shreya were married in 2005 and share two children; Kieren and Dylan. He is passionate about travel, spending time outdoors with his family, and triathlon. His life goal is to help people find inspiration within themselves to improve their health and live out their purpose.
Dr. Shea works with patients of all ages and backgrounds including professional athletes, mixed martial artists, youth and high school athletes, children, and the geriatric population. He has considerable experience in working with people from the following companies; General Atomic, Sony, Northrup Grumman, Qualcomm, and Apple. He has been featured on Fox News on multiple occasions, in the SD Voyager, and WOD Talk Magazine.
University of California, Irvine – B.A. Los Angeles College of Chiropractic – Doctor of Chiropractic, Cum Laude