Back to Health Center Inc

Our Practice

                                                  Back to Health Center is located in the heart of Antioch. 
                                                Dr. Nunnink's team is caring and attentive to every patient.
                                                              Our goal is to serve you with quality care. 
                                                            We are dedicated to YOUR "Healthy Living".

                                                                                                                                        Meet Our  Wonderful Professionals

Francel Caracol Nunnink RN, DC
Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Francel Nunnink graduated Magna Cum Laude from Life Chiropractic College West in 1993. 
She was awarded "Clinic Excellence" during her clinic rotation at the Life Chiropractic Clinic in
Hayward, CA.  She completed her training in Whiplash and Injury Traumatology from the Spine
Research Institute in San Diego, CA in 2005.  Before becoming a Doctor of Chiropractic, she was
a Registered Nurse since 1987.

Back to Health Center Inc became a vision of Dr. Nunnink's, as she discovered success in
combining a variety of disciplines to treat her patients.  Today, the center is located on Antioch's
busiest intersection, and includes Chiropractic, Massage Therapy, Weight Loss, Corporate and
Fitness Training

Dr. Nunnink enjoys traveling with her husband and young daughter, Sarah.

Karel Nunnink
Corporate & Fitness Trainer
Resistance Training Specialist

Karel was destined to be fit.  He was born on the Alps of Switzerland.  He was raised in the jungles
of Indonesia and the slopes of Vermont.  After being drafted, he was sent to West Point to coach
skiing for the US Army. Then for years, he spent his summers in Chile and winters in Vermont coaching. 
His interest in nutrition, earned him the "Top Nutritional Consultant" for Da Vinci Laboratories. 
(Now known as Food Science Corp)

He studied Physical Education and Eastern Philosophy.  He is certified in Fitness Training by National Endurance
and Training Association and RTS.

Karel has corporate and personal clients throughout the Bay Area.  He devotes his
time to educating and motivating those around him through his forum on

He loves the outdoors!  He can often be found skiing the slopes in Tahoe, windsurfing at the Delta or rollerblading
in Brentwood.



Julie Caracol Huff CMT
Certified Massage Therapist

Julie graduated from National Holistic Institute in 1996 and studied Physical Education at Rio Hondo
College in Whittier, California.  She has worked as a Certified Massage Therapist in Chiropractic Offices, Clinics,
and Sports Events.

She specializes in Deep Tissue, Swedish and Hot Rock Massage.  Julie is a very popular Therapist and
is known for her involvement with the Homeless and Fundraisers in the Delta Community.

She is married to Bob Huff, an Athletic Trainer.  She loves to spend time with her family and in her garden.

Jovy Salazar
Certified Massage Therapist

Jovy is a graduate from Western Career College.  She promotes "Health and Relaxation".  She creates
an environment where her clients feel at ease; a warm table to lie on, soothing music in the background
to listen to, and calm warm hands to heal and work the stress of daily life occurrences from your body.

She offers Deep Tissue, Swedish, and Sports Massage.


Lynette Rakow           
Office Manager

Lynette has over 25 years of experience in Office Management and Billing. She's friendly, caring
and professional.  Please call her if you have any questions. 

She has lived in Antioch since before the booming growth of the area.  She enjoys organizing and

We all LOVE Lynette!!



Sarah & Priscilla
Personal Assistants

Sarah and Priscilla have been working at the office since they were able to crawl.  They both add lots of energy and positive atmosphere to all of us here.  Anytime there is something that needs to be done, we can always call on the Go-to-Girls.

Priscilla's goal is to become a Registered Nurse.  She is active in her  church's Youth Group and high school Band, playing the flute, drums, guitar, piano and singing.  She is a major contributor to the local "Earth Day".

Sarah's goal is to travel the world and make it a better place.  She is active in her high school's Cheer team, Choir and Community service: Feeding the Homeless, Animal Rescue Foundation and Soles4Souls.


New patients are currently being accepted

Call for an appointment

Back to Health Center Inc.
5169 Lone Tree Way
Antioch, CA  94531

(925) 706-0323

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