El Paso chiropractor, Michael Ontiveros D.C.

Dr. Michael Ontiveros

Dr. Ontiveros is the owner and director of Desert Sun Chiropractic. He is a 2003 graduate of Parker College of Chiropractic. Dr. Ontiveros has a genuine concern for his patient’s health, and is dedicated to chiropractic care as a way of life.

Dr. Ontiveros moved to El Paso in 2004, where he has quickly become an active member of the community. He and his family enjoy spending time together in the outdoors.

Dr. Amy Pallares

Dr. Pallares is our newest team member. She is an El Paso native, and a graduate of Coronado High School and UTEP. Dr. Pallares shares Dr. Ontiveros’ passion for healing patients naturally with chiropractic adjustments. Dr. Pallares graduated from Parker University College of Chiropractic in 2015 and is excited to return to El Paso.

Sarah, El Paso chiropractic office manager


Office Manager
Sarah is our office manager. She is always available to help your with questions.


Chiropractic Assistant
Lilly is one of our awesome certified chiropractic assistants. Lilly manages the front desk and is always there to greet you with a smile when you come into the office. When you need to schedule or reschedule an appointment she is your expert, she will work her magic and make sure you get in for the best quality care.


Chiropractic Assistant
Jennifer, another awesome certified chiropractic assistant, is our insurance expert. She is always available to answer any of your insurance or finacial questions. Jennifer has the ability to work with insurance, or come up with payment plans to cover high deductible or no insurance coverage. She is does what it takes to get your chiropractic care covered in an affordable manner.


Exercise and Strengthening Expert
Chris is our exercise and strengthening expert. Having a bachelors degree in exercise sports science, his rehabilitation will perfectly complement your chiropractic care and put you on the right path to reaching your active and pain free goals. Chris is our most recent Chiropractic Assistant to receive his certification.


Practice Representative
Tanya is one of our Practice Representatives. You won’t see her in the office much because she is usually doing community outreach and education. We do lectures and screenings throughout El Paso and southern New Mexico. She is always smiling and always happy, and a joy to be around.


Practice Representative
Rachel is super enthusiastic for chiropractic. She is also one of our Practice Representatives. Rachel focuses on patient education and health fairs. She does lectures for businesses all across El Paso. If you would ever like to set up a wellness lecture for your office, just contact us, she would be happy to come to your office.