Meet The Staff
Chiropractor Jeffrey Shefts, D.C.
Dr. Jeffrey Shefts is a Texas board certified chiropractor serving patients throughout the Austin area. Dr. Shefts is dedicated to providing his patients with the most up to date treatment protocols and therapies within a warm and friendly office setting. He combines his in-depth knowledge of the bio-mechanics of the musculoskeletal system with a broad methodology of techniques and therapies. He has the unique ability to relate to his patients and put them at ease. Dr. Shefts is committed to providing patients with the highest level of personalized care based on their specific health needs, lifestyles and personal preferences.
Experience and Education
Dr. Shefts has been practicing for more than 30 years. He received his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from the Palmer College of Chiropractic after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Maryland. Upon graduating, Dr. Shefts worked as an associate in two of the larger chiropractic clinics in the San Francisco Bay area and served as an associate clinical instructor at The Palmer College of Chiropractic outpatient clinic.
In 1987, he opened his own clinic in California which was in operation for over 28 years. In addition to chiropractic treatments, his clinic performed several ergonomic assessments for high tech companies.
Dr. Shefts has completed several post graduate courses and is board eligible in Radiology, Applied Kinesiology and Chiropractic Sports Medicine. Each year he completes over 16 hours of continuing education in order to stay current on the latest advances in the field of chiropractic.
Acupuncturist Toni Mascarenas, LAc, MAcOM
Toni is board certified and licensed by the Texas Medical Board in acupuncture. She received her Master of Science degree from AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in Austin and is a certified diplomate of Oriental Medicine. Prior to becoming an acupuncturist Toni was a mechanical and software engineer for over 10 years. She was introduced to the benefits of oriental medicine after receiving treatments and experiencing great improvement from both her knee and back injuries. In addition she saw a dramatic reduction in her allergies and an overall increase in her energy. She was enthusiastic to learn about oriental medicine and its positive effects on others and decided to follow her calling. She has treated and helped patients with conditions such as the pain resulting from joint related injuries, the symptoms of colds, flus and allergies, gynecological issues, fatigue and stress. She is proficient in acupuncture, dry needling, cupping, Gua Sha and Asian body work. Outside of the clinic, she enjoys dancing, especially Latin dancing, cooking, Pilates, hiking, swimming and yoga.