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We are here to provide science-based care that gets to the root cause of dysfunction. The concept is complex yet simple in that structure influences function.

We are dedicated to facilitating your healing that empowers you to live a better life.

Our Team

Dr. Michael Zabelin, D.C.

Dr. Zabelin attended Life Chiropractic College West, graduating Valedictorian in 1984. He studied and practiced the NUCCA procedure in clinic, and opened his office in the Mission District of San Francisco, later moving it to its current location in Cow Hollow. Dr. Zabelin achieved Board Certification in 2005, and has been a part time faculty member at Life Chiropractic College West and University of the Pacific Dental College. He also is a Credentialed Instructor for NUCCA, teaching segments in all three levels of instruction. Dr. Zabelin also teaches with the ICA Craniocervical Junction Procedures Diplomate Program, a post-doctoral certification.

​The practice is full time, but the Doctor also does consulting work on Xray, and has invented several items for the Organization, both physical items as well as digital. He has been a Board member since 1991, serving as President for 2 years. He also is a Board member of the Standards and Certification and Education Boards. The focus of the practice is to provide efficient, correct care, with sensitivity to the patients' expectations and needs.

Dr. Catherine Zabelin, D.C.

A San Francisco native, Dr. Catherine Zabelin graduated from Life Chiropractic College West where she taught NUCCA to her fellow students and practiced NUCCA during her time in clinic. She has been under her father's care since a young age but was truly inspired after her own motorcycle accident that left her with many injuries including a concussion. Knowing how much NUCCA care helped her, she has a passion for helping people and is dedicated to serving those suffering from a multitude of neurological conditions. She is preparing to begin the multi-year process of getting board certified to meet the highest level of skill in order to serve her patients to the best of her abilities. 

Aside from her passion for helping people, Catherine can be found hiking the Bay Area, cooking, exploring, motorcycling, or spending time at her summer home in Sonoma. 

Dr. Luke Roller, D.C.

Dr. Roller was born and raised in Ohio where he received chiropractic care from a young age, which greatly influenced his decision to pursue a career in chiropractic. Shortly before starting chiropractic school in South Carolina, Luke learned about upper cervical chiropractic, more specifically NUCCA, and immediately fell in love with the approach. After transferring to finish his chiropractic education at Life  Chiropractic College West, Luke helped lead several upper cervical clubs on campus including being president of Upper Cervical club, and NUCCA club, as well dedicating most of his clinical care with the NUCCA procedure. Luke graduated from Life Chiropractic College West in June of 2019 and is determined to continuously provide the highest quality care to his patients. He is also preparing for the multi year process of becoming board certified.


Outside of his time at Align Spinal Care, Luke enjoys spending time with family, hiking around the Bay Area, woodworking, and sports.

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