In Line Chiropractic Sports and Wellness Center


Abby Irwin, D.C., DACBSP has practiced chiropractic in the Bay Area since 1987. She specializes in the treatment of sports-related injuries.

Dr. Irwin completed postgraduate programs as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) in 1988 and a Diplomate in Sports Chiropractic (DACBSP) in 1990.

She has served as team physician for USA Rugby and the Berkeley All Blues National Champion Rugby Team. She has also worked many high-level sporting events: the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta; the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City; the 2000, 2004 and 2008 USA Track and Field Olympic Trials and the 1998 and 2006 Rugby World Cup.

Dr. Irwin served on the executive board of the American Chiropractic Association Sports Council for several years. She has taught both undergraduate and post-graduate courses in sports injuries. In 1986, she graduated summa cum laude from Life Chiropractic College West and was named Alumna of the Year in 1996. She authored a chapter on the female athlete for the text Conservative Management of Sports Injury.

Born in Michigan, Dr. Irwin earned a B.S. in Biology from Eastern Michigan University where she competed in volleyball. She continues to be active in softball, mountain biking, in line skating and skiing.



Kimberly Scrafano, L.Ac.

Kimberly is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioner with a background in sports medicine, fertility, weight loss, and chronic illness treatment. She has experience in Chinese, Korean, and Japanese acupuncture, herbology, Tui Na, and nutrition. She is trained in facial acupuncture and rejuvenation, helping relieve tension in the head and neck, and has worked extensively using TCM to treat musculoskeletal injuries and manage pain.

Initially becoming interested in Traditional Chinese Medicine through her public health work, Kimberly approaches disease prevention and wellness with a strong emphasis on nutrition and lifestyle. She believes in the importance of approaching health and wellness holistically and, as a life-long athlete, finds that balance is key to maintaining performance and longevity. Kimberly has studied a variety of martial arts, earning a black belt in 2003, and currently trains for triathlons and maintains a yoga practice.

Kimberly is licensed through the State of Californiaís Acupuncture Board. She graduated first in her class from the Academy of Chinese Culture & Health Sciences (ACCHS) in Oakland with a Masterís of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine (MSTCM) and was awarded two Bachelor Degrees (BA) from Barnard College, Columbia University in New York.

Kimberly grew up on the East Coast and moved to San Francisco 12 years ago and has since made the Bay Area her home. In addition to her work in the health field, she is a published writer and has an extensive background in nonprofit management, public affairs, and development.


In Line Chiropractic Sports and Wellness Center

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Location & Hours:

We are located at:
3808 Park Blvd,
Oakland, CA 94602

Phone: 510-893-1577
Fax: 510.893.8907

Office Hours:
Mon: 9-11am / 2-6pm
Tues: closed
Wed: 1-7pm
   Admin only: morning
Thurs: 12-5pm
Fri: 8-12pm / 3-6pm