Ventura County's Leading Chiropractic Center

About Us

Personal Approach to Care

 At Boshoff Novak Chiropractic Center it is our hearts desire to help you attain total and complete optimum health.  Our passion is achieved through assisting you with your most intimate health challenges.  Whether struggling with a neck or back ache that is limiting you in daily activities, or a more visceral problem such as: Chrohn’s disease that impedes your ability to live a happy life. What ever your malady or challenge, we want to be your health care provider. We strive to offer you a compassionate approach to learning new ways of attaining all your health needs. We know that you have questions regarding managing your health and body, and we want to help guide you towards those answers. 

You will be evaluated with respect given to your full medical history in  order to arrive at the most effective treatment option available for  whatever manner of condition or ailment you may be facing.

Our medical professionals work to make a plan that works best for you. Taking your lifestyle, diet preferences, work and home life into account. 


Our Team

Dr. Stephanus P.E. Boshoff D.C., C.A.d., D.A.C.A.C.D., Q.N.C.P. , Doctor of Chiropractic


 Dr. Stephanus P.E. Boshoff is a second-generation practicing Chiropractor who graduated from the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in 1972. That same year he started his career in South Africa, where he was born and raised and his family practice resides. He later left the family practice in South Africa and continued his career in California. He started working in clinical nutrition during 1976 in Costa Mesa-Newport Beach. In 1980 he started the Boshoff Chiropractic Center in Oxnard, California and has been in private family practice ever since.

In 2003 after serving his residency at the world famous Cottage Hospital in Dade County, Miami, Florida and completing the Diplomate program, he became a Board Certified Diplomate in Addictions and Compulsive Disorders.

He has patients from all over California and in several other states as well as a number of foreign countries i.e. South Africa, Europe, Israel, England, Ireland and Scotland.

Dr. Boshoff has appeared on both radio and television as a practicing Chiropractor, a clinical nutritionist, and Diplomate in Addictions and Compulsive Disorders. 

Dr. Carisa S.E. Novak D.C., C.A.d, Doctor of Chiropractic


Dr. Novak is a third-generation chiropractor. She decided at a very young age that she too had a thirst in serving others through alternative health care. Having been raised in a “chiropractic lifestyle” (a lifestyle free of immunizations, needless hospital visits, antibiotics etc.) she dedicated her life to heightening others awareness to the possibility of achieving their health goals through the same arena.

Graduating from Life Chiropractic College West in Northern California in 1998 her education began. She then delved into the world of Nutrition Education through studies with the International Foundation for Nutrition and Health. These studies led her to managing a successful clinical nutrition practice, by helping her patients with health challenges that once limited their happiness and quality of living.

Her thirst for knowledge continued in 2001 through the mode of Addictions.  Dr. Novak and her father soon realized that many of their patients were facing severe chemical addictions that limited their lives. She realized that to really serve her patients needs in becoming free of all health ailments; she needed to find ways to release them of their dependencies. She graduated from the American College of Addictionology and Compulsive Disorders in 2002 with Board Certified achievements in Addictionology. She helps manage programs at Boshoff Novak Chiropractic that assist patients in their struggles from eating disorders, smoking cessation aid, and compulsive personality management of conditions such as Attention Deficit Disorder.

In 2004 she trained with the Auricular Institute of California to learn ways in which she could further assist her patients and community in breaking free from the bonds of pain.  

Sabrina Mikkelson L.M.T.


Sabrina has over 11 years experience as a Licensed Massage Therapist.  She has been practicing at Boshoff Novak Chiropractic Center for more than 3 years, and is a valuable asset to our team in treating patients.  She is trained in many techniques for therapeutic, medical and relaxation massage.  These techniques include;  Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Swedish, Cupping and Acupressure.

Makenna Haase - Office Manager



Makenna has worked in the medical field for the past 10 years. She is a certified medical assistant through Ventura Community College. Her education allowed Makenna to assist in a wide range of back and front office tasks. Boshoff Novak Chiropractic Center is proud to have such an efficient and friendly office manager as part of their team.