Dr. Kim "Doc Kim" Khauv, DC MPH

Board Certified Chiropractic Specialist

With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Kim B. Khauv, DC (Doc Kim) is the only American chiropractor in the Philippines that has worked for the United States Navy as a chiropractor (taking care of active duty military service members and wounded warriors) and holds a Master's Degree in Public Health with emphasis on health promotion and prevention from The Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles.  


He is also an award winning chiropractor currently licensed in the State of California, as well as Board Certified Doctor of Chiropractic in the United States of America.  He is a "Registered Chiropractor" with the Philippines Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC).  He has earned a Bachelor’s Degree from California State University in Fullerton (CSUF), a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the Fielding School of Public Health at University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA), and Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life Chiropractic College West (LCCW).  

Previously, Doc Kim was 1 out of 24 United States Navy chiropractors in the world and had a private practice in San Diego, California.  Doc Kim currently holds an Adjunct Faculty position as Assistant Professor at Life Chiropractic College West teaching Public Health course to senior chiropractic students.  He is an approved instructor by the Board of Chiropractic Examiners of California to teach both online and live Continuing Education courses to chiropractors in Metro Manila, Philippines in the subjects of Chiropractic Adjustive Technique, Law & Ethics, and chiropractic Public Health.


Doc Kim was an elected Section Councilor of the Chiropractic Health Care section (CHC) of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and served as Membership Chair. His chiropractic research has been accepted and presented nationally and internationally at APHA, Association of Chiropractic College’s annual Research Agenda Conference (ACC-RAC), International Society of Quality of Life Research, and World Chiropractic Federation (WFC). He has also published research on chiropractic care and public health education. He has been awarded the Distinguish Service Award (2015) and Rising Star Award (2013) from the APHA's CHC section.


While attending LCCW, he founded a non-profit called Well-Balanced World, 501(c)(3), with the sole purpose of providing affordable chiropractic care to underserved populations and charitable chiropractic care on international mission trips to Cambodia and the Philippines.

Dr. Kim Khauv, at Well-Balanced Chiropractic Wellness Center, now provides safe, effective, and evidence-based chiropractic care to patients from Makati, Rockwell, Manila, Paranaque, Alabang, Fort Bonifacio, Global City, Pasig, Ortigas, Mandaluyong, Greenhills, San Juan, and Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. 

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Chiropractic focuses on the relationship between the body’s main structures – the skeleton, the muscles and the nerves – and the patient’s health. Chiropractors believe that health can be improved and preserved by making adjustments to these structures, particularly to the spinal column. Of primary concern to chiropractic are abnormalities of structure or function of the vertebral column known clinically as the vertebral subluxation complex. The subluxation complex includes any alteration of the biomechanical and physiological dynamics of contiguous spinal structures which can cause neuronal disturbances.

A Brief History

Doctors of chiropractic are licensed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. A large percentage of doctors open their own offices. Today doctors of chiropractic work as independent clinicians, work in hospitals, with the active duty military, veterans, and integrated clinic environments. As we move into more interprofessional training and education settings, the opportunities to provide conservative and natural care to patients is a choice that many are seeking.

Helping Patients

Most patients seek chiropractic care for back pain, neck pain and joint problems. However, many patients choose a chiropractor as their primary care doctor, because they prefer treatment plans that do not rely on medication or surgery.



Chiropractic is a well-recognized and highly-respected health care field.  Because of the emphasis on holistic health care, chiropractic is associated with the fields of complementary and alternative medicine. Patients are seeking conservative and natural care, and chiropractic is recognized as the leading profession practicing neuromusculoskeletal care.

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A chiropractic consultation includes a thorough history of your health issues, your health goals, a chiropractic examination, and a personalize care plan to achieve your health goals. 

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acute care

We offer acute care to get you out of pain, help you feel and function better as fast as possible.

Healthy at any age

Corrective care

Once you are feeling better, we offer corrective care to improve your posture, spinal alignment and overall health.

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wellness care

After corrective care is completed, it is easy to maintain your improved health with periodic 

wellness care.  

"He is one of the best chiropractors I have seen to date.  He genuinely cares about the individuals he treats.  I would definitely seek his help if you are looking for one of the best!"
-Lareina B.