Meet the Doctor

  • Michael A. Rintala

    Dr. Rintala specializes in chiropractic rehabilitation and sports medicine. Dr. Rintala is also part of the PGA Tour Sports Medicine Team (one of only 12 chiropractors in the United States to attain that position). He has been in practice for over 18 years. Dr. Rintala is and has been a member of the sports medicine/chiropractic staff of the following organizations and events:

    • Professional Golf Association Tour (PGA) Medical Team 2004-Present
    • Director of Athlete Medical and Rehabilitation, Dew Action Sports Tour 2005
    • Director of Athlete Medical and Rehabilitation, NBC Gravity Games, 2000-2004
    • Medical Director, LG Action Sports Championships, 2003-2004
    • Medical Director, Association of Volleyball Professionals, 2003 San Diego
    • Medical Director, Eveoke Dance Company, 2000-Present San Diego, California
    • Team Chiropractor, San Diego Scorpions Woman's Professional Football Team 2003
    • Team Chiropractor, 2002 San Diego Sunfire Woman's Professional Football Team
    • Team Doctor, 2002-2003 San Diego Jewish Academy Football Team
    • Ford Gorge Games 2002-2003 Columbia River Gorge, Oregon Director of Athlete Medical
    • USTA Girls' 16 Super Nationals, 2002 Barnes Tennis Center, San Diego, California Medical Director
    • Balance Bar Adventure Race Series, 2002, Manhattan, New York, Director of Rehabilitation and Therapy
    • Medical Director Professional Surfing Tour of America (PSTA), 2000, 2001
    • Medical Director United States Federation of Brazilian Jiu-Jits, California State Championships, 1999
    • Red Bull on the Rocks, Pro Cliff Diving Championships, 1999, Lake Havasu, California, Medical Director
    • Treating Doctor Southern California Velodrome Association, 1998


    • Doctorate of Chiropractic, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, December 1997
    • Certified Strength ad Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the certifying body of the National Strength and Conditioning Association
    • Certified Active Release Technique (Full Body) Spine, Lower Extremity, Upper Extremity, Long Tract Nerve Modilization
    • Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Certified Practitioner and Assistant Instructor


    • License No. DC 25611