About Us


Our Mission

To create a natural avenue for the underseved, financial hard-shipped population throughout the world to regain their health through:

  • Chiropractic care creating an efficiently running nervous system
  • Accessible clean water and healthy food
  • The opportunity to have a superior education so that each person can reach their potential and create a healthier world tomorrow.

Our Purpose

Hands for Life Ocean Beach is a non profit 501(c)3 that prides itself on looking for the "greater good" within each individual on earth. Our goal is simple, to make sure every man, women and child have a high functioning nerve system, enough food and water for great nutrition, and an education so they can read, write and have the basic skills so they can thrive and thus make a better contribution in the world.

Our Story

We’re a family of chiropractors serving to make the world a healthier, more connected place. Our team understands the disparity in healthcare across the globe. There are some communities with access to excellent chiropractic care. There are other groups of people who have no way of receiving the benefit of chiropractic care. Our team came together to try and shrink the gap between the “haves” and the “have not’s”.

Our Team

Dr. Tanner Schulze, D.C.

Service is Dr. Tanner Schulze's passion.  As the Co-founder of Hands For Life Ocean Beach, he has made it his mission to provide a place for local San Diegans to seek healthcare resources that are natural & sustainable.  He firmly believes we are the control of our own destiny and with the proper tools each of us can achieve a happy & health life.  Dr. Tanner has a background in Exercise & Sports Sciences from Seattle University bringing valuable information in regards to biomechanics, ergonomics & posture.


Dr. Kayla Ambert, D.C., R.D.

Dr. Kayla was born and raised in the Ocean Beach, San Diego community.  She has watched the community change and has seen the need for more sustainable and natural healthcare services for everyone within the community.  She and Dr. Tanner Schulze started the Ocean Beach chapter with the goal of helping the local and global community.

Dr. Joe Botkin, D.C.


Dr. Joe Botkin graduated from Life Chiropractic College West in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Joe practiced in Carlsbad, CA for two years since graduating then decided to move with his wife, Laura, to Colorado so they could pursue his dream of opening his own chiropractic office in Castle Rock, CO. His goal and passion is to create the healthiest community possible and that starts here with Hands for Life Ocean Beach.


Dr. Rebecca Larris, D.C.

Born and raised in New York, Rebecca headed west after college in Amherst, Massachusetts. Her understanding of and FIRE for chiropractic was ignited in San Diego and took her to LWCC in Hayward, CA. It was there that she studied and fell deeper in love with chiropractic before following her calling to change the world to CDA! 

Dr. Carliana Carpenter, D.C.

Native local to OB graduated in March and licensed in June has moved back to the beach where she is working at a family practice in Pacific Beach alongside another doctor. She has always had a passion and love for serving others and is now doing that through Chiropractic specializing in Pregnancy and Pediatrics.