Who We Are

Meet our Experienced Team of Doctors

Both Drs. Tiltmann and Blum have a strong working relationship with many medical doctors, including the One Medical Group.
Kai Tiltmann

Dr. Kai Tiltmann, D.C.

Dr. Tiltmann graduate from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in 1998 and opened Financial District Chiropractic in downtown San Francisco in 2005 and joined Active Care Physical Therapy in Manhattan, New York City in 2018.

He specializes in treating patients suffering from chronic low back pain, the primary cause of disability world wide according to the World Health Organization. He is a McGill Method Master Clinician with specialized training to assess chronic low back pain triggers and develop treatment plans to eliminate symptoms. These low back pain cases have become chronic because of unresponsiveness to interventions including: physical therapy, chiropractic, acupuncture, massage, exercises, yoga, pilates, injections, medication/opioids and sometimes surgery.

In addition to his focus on low back pain he treats other musculoskeletal conditions of the spine and extremities. For therapeutic intervention; Graston Technique®. and Active Release Technique® (ART) are incorporated for soft tissues rehabilitation as well as specific exercise programs.

He is available for speaking engagements regarding ergonomics and low back pain prevention.


  • California State Board Licensed Doctor of Chiropractic
  • McGill Method Master Clinician
  • Agreed Medical Examiner (A.M.E.) - CA Workers' Compensation System
  • Independent Medical Examiner - Personal Injury Cases (Car Accidents)
  • Member of California Chiropractic Association (CCA)
  • Graston Technique® (Advanced Certification +M3)
  • Certified in Active Release Techniques ®
  • Certified Associate Ergonomist
  • Kinesio Tape/RockTape Certified
Dr. Kris Blum

Dr. Kris Blum, D.C.

Dr. Kris Blum’s dedication to chiropractic care shows in her outstanding academic career as 2008 salutatorian and summa cum laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic West. But her motivation goes well beyond academics, with an active engagement in keeping all her patients active and pain-free. She treats patients with conditions of the back and neck, as well as conditions that affect the extremities (shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, ankle and feet). She practices a variety of chiropractic techniques, including the most cutting-edge soft-tissue treatments, Kinesio Tape application, exercises and rehabilitation conditioning.

Dr. Blum is a certified provider of Active Release Techniques® (ART), a patented movement-based massage system, and the Graston Technique®, which can be used to treat chronic, acute and post-surgical soft-tissue conditions. Graston Technique® is an instrument-assisted soft-tissue therapy, which uses stainless-steel instruments to break down scar tissue and fascial restrictions while improving blood flow and joint function.

Dr. Blum is a member of the Bay Area Sports Chiropractors (BASC), providing treatment to athletes in the San Francisco Marathon, the Cinderella Classic, Escape from Alcatraz triathlon and many others. She was an ART® provider for the 2007 Ironman Championship in Kona, HI. Dr. Blum finds that her own participation in running, cycling, swimming, snowboarding, wakeboarding, hiking, and yoga increases her understanding of movement, health and healing of the body.


  • California State Board Licensed Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Certified in Active Release Techniques ® (Spine, Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, Nerve Entrapment)
  • Graston Technique® Certified
  • Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner: Whole Body Kinesiology
  • Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist (CEAS)

Pin It on Pinterest