About Us

Mission and vission

At Norcal Brain Center, we are committed to assisting you and your family in improving your health to the best that it can be.  We believe that everyone has the right to live a life with a healthy, high functioning brain and we envision a world where all people are living an abundant life.
 
Our goal is to improve the quality of life of the communities in Santa Clara County, so that our children can grow up healthy and happy.

Norcal Brain Center's team of specialized doctors

One out of a small handful of Functional Neurologists in the state of California owns Norcal Brain Centers.  We offer all of our patients the most comprehensive evaluation of the nervous, immune, and endocrine systems and the way they integrate.

Dr. Minh Tran, DC, DACNB

Dr. Minh Tran is a board certified Functional Neurologist and is 1 of the small handful of doctors who practice Functional Neurology in the State of California.  Dr. Minh is the owner of Norcal Brain Center in San Jose, California.

Dr. Youngsu Lyu BS, MS, DC

Dr. Youngsu Lyu is a neuro-musculoskeletal chiropractor who practices Gonstead, KST, Smart Tools, Extremity adjusting, Cold Laser Therapy, Thai traditional medical Massage and many other soft tissue works.

DR. MINH TRAN

DR. MINH TRAN, DC, DACNB

DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS

Dr. Minh is an expert in Developmental Disorders and in treating “tough cases” such as Migraines, Vertigo, and Concussions.

LEARNING

Dr. Minh regularly travels across the country constantly learning new information about topics such as:

  • Childhood Developmental Learning Disabilities
  • Behavioral Disorders and Clinical Applications
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Neurological Rehab and Nutritional Protocols
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases and Clinical Applications
  • Vestibular and Cerebellar Disorders and Clinical Applications
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders and Neurophysiologic Testing
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Disorders
  • Functional Blood Chemistry
  • Functional Brain Chemistry
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Research
  • Gluten, Leaky Gut, Autoimmune Connectivity
  • Cortisol and Melatonin Circadian Rhythm Physiology
  • Neuroendocrine Immunology of Environmental Triggers
  • Food Allergies and Sensitivities in the New Millennium
  • The Neuroendocrine Immunology of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

EDUCATION

  • Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, Neurology Diplomate, 2016
  • Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, Movement Disorders, 2016-present
  • Functional Neurology Seminars, Clinical Neuroscience Applications, 2016-present
  • University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Mastering the Thyroid, 2016
  • Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, Traumatic Brain Injury, 2015-present
  • International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation, Childhood Developmental LearningDisabilities and Behavioral Disorders, 2015-present
  • University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Mastering Brain Chemistry, 2013
  • University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, Mastering Blood Chemistry, 2013
  • Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, Clinical Neuroscience, 2012-present
  • Life Chiropractic College West, Doctor of Chiropractic 2012-2016
  • University of California, Davis, B.S. Exercise Biology, 2007-2011

PROFESSIONAL

  • California State Chiropractic License, 2016-present
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, 2016-present

MEMBER OF

  • Brain Trauma Foundation Advisory Committee, 2016
  • San Jose Chamber of Commerce, 2016
  • Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce, 2016
  • International Association of Functional Neurology and Rehabilitation, 2015

DR. Youngsu Lyu

Dr. Youngsu Lyu BS, MS, DC

Dr. Youngsu Lyu BS, MS, DC

Dr. Youngsu Lyu is a neuro-musculoskeletal chiropractor who practices Gonstead, KST, Smart Tools, Extremity adjusting, Cold Laser Therapy, Thai traditional medical Massage and many other soft tissue works.

Dr. Young received certifications in:

  • Koren Specific Technique, 2016
  • Smart Tools, 2016
  • ART Spine, June 2015 – June 2016
  • ART Lower Extremity, June 2014 – 2015
  • Gonstead, 2014
  • Advanced Principles of TMJ, ribs and shoulder girdle adjusting, 2015
  • Advanced Principles of upper extremity adjusting, 2015
  • Advanced Principles of rehabilitation of the extremities, 2015
  • Advanced Principles of lower extremity adjusting, 2015
  • Advanced Principles of foot, gait and orthotics, 2015
  • Global assessment of the extremities, 2015
  • General traditional Massage in The WATPO Traditional Medical School, 2007
  • Foot massage in The WATPO Traditional Medical School, 2007
  • Infant and Child Massage in The WATPO Traditional Medical School, 2007
  • Advanced Thai Medical Massage Therapy in The WATPO Traditional Medical School, 2007

Dr. Youngsu Lyu completed his graduate studies in Chemical Engineering from the Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea and earned his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Life Chiropractic College West in Hayward, California.

Ongoing Education:

  • Advanced Kinesiology at Kinesiology Institute, 2017 – present

Professional:

  • California State Chiropractic License, 2017-present
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, 2017-present

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