Dr. Angelique Waite, founder and owner of RIBS, holds a B.S. in Exercise Science from Creighton University and a Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine from Palmer College. Dr. Waite has been in practice since 2006 in Menlo Park. Dr. Waite not only treats the spine but also the extremities. She has treated the knees of professional cyclists, the hands of musicians, the backs of police officers, the shoulders of golfers, and the feet of marathon runners. Dr. Waite is Full Body Certified in Active Release Techniques® (ART®), a complete soft tissue injury management system. She is also certified in Graston Technique, an Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Technique which incorporates patented tools to effectively treat areas exhibiting soft tissue fibrosis and chronic inflammation. She is also certified in Fascial Movement Taping (ROCKTAPE), a movement based kinesiology taping technique, based on muscles acting as a chain. Dr. Waite has been an NSCA-certified Personal Trainer since 1999 and is currently pursuing a diplomat in Sports Chiropractic Rehabilitation.
Dr. Waite treats a variety of both professional and recreational athletes, with her philosophy and treatment approach stemming from her diverse personal and professional experience. She has a passion for sports, loves playing indoor soccer with her husband, and spent 15 years competing statewide in tap, ballet, and jazz. She has also participated in multiple marathons, half marathons, and 5 & 10k races.
Dr. Waite continues to give back to the community of Menlo Park by helping support “Kids 4 Sports” Family Fun Run, the Otter Run, and the Big Bear Run. She has also helped support and trained with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. She has worked at the Ironman World Championships in Kona on the Medical Team and helped with the Crossfit Games. Dr. Waite with the rest of the staff at Revitalize Integrated Body Systems have worked as a team to help support the Relay for Life in Menlo Park.
Enabling her patients to enjoy “life to the fullest” is Dr. Angelique Waite's goal.
Dr. Anja grew up in Europe. She graduated with Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in molecular genetics & cell biology from the University of Chicago. She moved to the Bay Area in 1999 where she helped discover treatments for heart disease, cancer, and chronic viral infections. She made a career change from biotechnology to wellness care, to apply her expertise to people in her community, personally affected by health conditions. Dr. Anja graduated from the doctorate program at Life Chiropractic College West as Valedictorian in 2018, where she received the ‘Clinical Excellence Award’ for outstanding achievements in radiology and patient care.
Dr. Anja serves families and athletes by promoting strength and flexibility to achieve wellness and a pain-free lifestyle. She led a very active life as a competitive athlete and later an avid participant of extreme sports: snowboarding, and whitewater rafting & kayaking. Along the way she’s overcome many injuries and pursued diverse recovery programs, which resulted in certifications as deep-water aqua fitness instructor and yoga teacher.
Through these experiences, Dr. Anja has learned that everything in the body is intricately connected & needs to be aligned to help it function best. She’s also discovered that you need your own customized care plan to achieve your personal physical goals. To serve you better, Dr. Anja uses a variety of chiropractic and soft tissue techniques best suited for your care – don’t hesitate to ask about any of them!
Today her happy place is when she’s swimming, cycling, in the yoga studio, or chasing after her 4-year old daughter.
Dr. Malek graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2005following her Bachelor’s of Applied Chemistry from the University of Isfahan, Iran. Dr. Malek is a certified provider in ART© (Active Release Technique), which she utilizes to complement her chiropractic techniques. Dr. Malek believes that creating a balance between physical, psychological, and emotional wellness is the key in the training, treatment, and rehabilitative process. She specializes in preventing, educating, analyzing and correcting the problems related to physical stress at work. Dr. Malek has been trained in various therapies and modalities and takes a holistic, integrative approach to her practice.