817 Coffee Rd., Building B Modesto, CA 95355
1st and 2nd Wednesday of each month from 9am to 4pm.
Dr. Adam Hammer, double board-certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, from the East Coast. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania, he studied and received his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Hammer then went on to receive both his post-graduate residency and fellowship training at the prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City through the Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine and Anesthesiology. After completing his formal training at Mount Sinai, Dr. Hammer worked at Long Island's foremost multispecialty orthopedic practice, Orlin and Cohen Orthopedic Associates, where he served as the founding Medical Director of the Pain Division and built the practice from the ground up.
Through his experience treating patients since 2002, Dr. Hammer believes that every patient is unique and special and should be treated as a whole person: body, mind and spirit. Dr. Hammer has ventured on to become certified in medical acupuncture through the Helm's Medical Institute, has become certified as a Sivananda yoga instructor, and has studied meditation, including the ancient Vipassana technique. These unique skill sets and experiences have allowed Dr. Hammer to treat his patients with a more holistic and broad-based mindset, while still offering them the most advanced interventional and state-of-the-art techniques such as spinal cord stimulation and percutaneous disc decompression.
A man of many coats, Dr. Hammer also trained at the prestigious French Culinary Institute in their Culinary Arts Program. He is a food enthusiast and loves to cook, especially for friends and family- mostly wholesome vegetarian food. He also enjoys road cycling and practicing yoga and pilates. Having suffered from a debilitating back injury and pain himself, Dr. Hammer can empathize with his patients, and is living proof that leading a well-balanced and active lifestyle is supremely important for the treatment of pain. He encourages his own patients to stay active and to stay positive.
Dr. Chris M. Cake is a doctor of chiropractic who works with his patients to not only help their body reduce and eventually eliminate their pain, but he helps their body function at its highest potential so they can achieve their best each day doing life. Dr. Cake knows how to communicate with his patients to find out how he can best help them by fully understanding what the main cause of their pain and dysfunction is. He then addresses their problem immediately. Through his 17 years of patient care, he knows that each patient is unique and understands that each patient requires a customized treatment method to achieve pain relief and then eventually increase their function to their highest potential. Dr. Cake gets excited when he can put a smile on his patient’s faces after their treatment.
Dr. Cake graduated from Life Chiropractic College West in Hayward, Ca. in June 2001 with a doctorate in chiropractic. He is a board certified doctor of chiropractic. He then became licensed in the State of California as a Qualified MedicalEvaluator. Dr. Cake holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento.
Ma Renee Holcomb is an accomplished Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) with a rich background in nursing. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree in 1995, establishing a strong foundation for her career. In 2022, she furthered her education and earned her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree with a specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner. With extensive experience in various fields of nursing, Ma Renee has honed her skills and knowledge across multiple healthcare settings. She has worked in Skilled Nursing, where she provided comprehensive care to elderly patients with diverse healthcare needs. Additionally, she served as an RN Supervisor in an acute rehabilitation center, overseeing and coordinating care for patients undergoing specialized rehabilitation services. Ma Renee also has experience in Home Health and Hospice, delivering personalized care to patients in the comfort of their own homes. In the acute care setting, Ma Renee has worked in diverse areas, including medical-surgical, medical telemetry, ICU, CCU, Ambulance RN, and the emergency room. Her experiences in these fast-paced environments have equipped her with exceptional skills in handling critical situations, prioritizing patient needs, and making well-informed decisions. After gaining expertise as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Ma Renee is now transitioning her career to focus on pain management healthcare, where she aims to provide comprehensive and compassionate care to patients experiencing chronic pain. Her dedication to patient well-being and her commitment to ongoing professional growth make her an invaluable asset to the healthcare community.