Dr. Ernest Kim D.C., L.Ac.

Transformational Life Coach Torrance CA Ernest Kim

Dr. Ernest Kim is a second-generation acupuncturist and a board-certified chiropractor who graduated with honors from Southern California University of Health Sciences. He received his bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado and is a graduate of Boulder College of Massage Therapy. He is also a certified Transformational Life Coach.

He began his journey of healing at the age of 16 when he began having chronic low back pain due to bad posture and several car accidents. Traditional allopathic care could not alleviate his pain. He was able to heal completely only with regular stretching, chiropractic care, acupuncture and massage therapy.

Dr. Kim uses an integrative approach to his assessment and diagnosis protocol. By combining his various areas of knowledge in chiropractic and acupuncture, along with tuning into the patient's energy body, he can intuitively assess how the injury or illness came to be and why.

He has been featured on CBS and Showtime and has worked with professional athletes from the Los Angeles Lakers, Oakland Raiders, San Diego Padres, as well as Pro Boxers and AVP Volleyball players.

Dr. Kim believes the right combination of nutrition, exercise, rest, and a peaceful mind is the key to happiness and longevity. During his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball, lifting weights, and doing activities that enhance creativity.


  • Active Release Technique Master's 2021
  • Active Release Technique Nerve Entrapment 2018
  • Spiritual Life Coach Certification 2018
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment 2017
  • Active Release Technique Full Body 2015
  • Acupuncture License 2014
  • Chiropractic License 2013
  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider 2012
  • Certification Therapeutic Massage (NCBTMB) 2007

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