Dr. Ted was born and raised in the San Jose, California. After high school, he joined the United States Armed Forces where he gained a plethora of experiences in all aspects of life. Dr. Ted served 8 years in the military and has been deployed numerous times, where he was exposed to how deployments caused so much back pain! He personally experienced low back pain he endured when wearing heavy gear and working arduous long hours. His commander recommended him to see a chiropractor to address the issue and since his first appointment, Dr. Ted has been living without low back pain and was so impressed with his treatment he committed himself to becoming a chiropractor.
After Dr. Ted's stint with both the US Air Force and Air National Guard he relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada to attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and earned his Bachelor's in Kinesiological Sciences. Soon after undergraduate school, he did not waste any time and moved to Portland, Oregon to attend the University of Western States where he earned his Doctorate in Chiropractic and a Bachelors in Human Biology both in 2010. Dr. Ted decided to relocate back to Las Vegas where his family resides.