Dr. Richard P. Ornelas II was born in Aguascalientes, Ags., Mexico. Although, most of his upbringing was in Tucson. Inspired by his father, Dr. Richard L. Ornelas, Sr., he asked his father to teach him basic chiropractic principles and technique while working at his clinic. After seeing the remarkable health changes in his fathers patients using a natural approach, he followed in his father's footsteps to become a Doctor of Chiropractic.
Dr. Richard Ornelas II
Dr. Ornelas finished his doctorate study at TCC and graduated on August 16, 1996 with honors (Cum Laude). While attending Texas Chiropractic College in Pasadena, TX, Dr. Ornelas undertook extra curricular courses including (Physiotherapy) Physical Medicine Modalities and Therapeutic procedures (Physiotherapy), Applied Kinesiology, Receptor Tonus Technique (NIMMO), Rehabilitation of the spine, and Myofascial Release. Soon after graduating, he worked as an extern at Ornelas Chiropractic Life Center in Tucson, AZ. Dr. Ornelas continues to expand his knowledge through attending educational seminars.