Glenn Frieder, D.C
Founder, Former Director of Acacia Health Center Chiropractic, Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Cranial Osteopathy

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Dr. Frieder has been training in and practicing a variety of healing modalities over the last 45 years. At age 15 he was paralyzed in an accident. After medical treatment failed he was literally carried into a chiropractic office where one chiropractic session enabled him to walk again. It was on that day that he made the decision to become a chiropractic physician and to devote his life to helping others. Dr. Frieder earned a Bachelor of Science in School Health Education and Biology in 1975, and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1979. He is a Certified Metabolic Physician and interned at Kelly Metabolic Cancer Clinic. He has trained extensively in chiropractic, naturopathy, osteopathy, homeopathy, and clinical kinesiology.

With over 45 years of clinical experience, Dr. Glenn Frieder, maintains a cozy home practice. Full circle through the journey of managing a full-service center, Dr. Frieder is happy to be offering one on one specialized attention to all his patients. Formally, Dr. Frieder was a faculty member at Bastyr Naturopathic Medicine University, San Diego, as a leader in National Health Education, Research, and Patient Care.

Dr. Frieder is available:
Monday: By appointment only
Tuesday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Saturday – we schedule 1 Saturday per month, please check with our office for scheduling.
Emergency’s – please text Dr. Frieder directly for available off-hours appointments @760 481-9210

~Curriculum Vitae~


Erin Keitel DC, MPH

After nearly a decade of living in the Bay Area, Dr. Erin is excited to be returning home to serve the North County community. She specializes in integrating traditional chiropractic adjustments with other complementary techniques to identify the root cause of underlying symptoms and release the source of interference within the nervous system. Dr. Erin is dedicated to helping families and people of all ages reconnect to their body and improve their overall well-being through chiropractic care.

She earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life Chiropractic College West, graduating as valedictorian, and holds a Master’s of Public Health from UC Berkeley. Continuously expanding her expertise, Dr. Erin has completed over 100 hours of training in both Bio-Geometric Integration (BGI) and Applied Kinesiology. Additionally, she is Webster certified by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.

Dr. Erin’s passion for chiropractic stems from her own personal experiences under care while growing up and as a Division 1 lacrosse player at Davidson College. She has so much gratitude for the care she received throughout her life and looks forward to offering chiropractic to her future patients.

Outside the office, Dr. Erin finds joy exploring in nature, whether hiking a nearby trail or backpacking in the Sierras, creating in the ceramics studio and checking out all the fresh finds at the local farmer’s market!


Pia Romano, Phd, CMT

Massage therapist Extraordinaire

About Pia:

I have been involved in the alternative health and healing profession for over 20 years. I began by studying Therapeutic Massage at a world-renowned Health Center in western MA. My bodywork education progressed by learning Craniosacral Therapy and Visceral Manipulation through the Upledger Institute while developing a private practice.

My passion for learning about healing expanded to include Energy Healing and I received a Ph.D. in Energy Medicine through The Victoria Merkle Center of Energy Medicine (San Diego, CA). My interests expanded further to include lymph drainage therapy culminating in Certifications in Lymph Drainage Therapy at the Vodder School and at The International Lymphedema Training Institute.

Massage therapist
Energy Medicine Practitioner
Lymph Drainage Therapy
Cranial-sacral techniques

Pia Romano Is available:
Monday: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Please call our office for scheduling: 760 230-2928