Michael Rintala, D.C. is in private practice in San Diego, California specializing in sports medicine and rehabilitation. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California at San Diego. He graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1997.
The Prague School of Rehabilitation has been an important influence on Dr. Rintala’s approach to patient care. Dr. Rintala started studying the concepts of the late Vladimir Janda, M.D. and Karl Lewit, M.D. while a student in chiropractic college. He has been studying the principles and techniques of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization with Prof. Pavel Kolar since 2004.
Dr. Rintala has been part of the Professional Golf Association (PGA) Tour Sports Medicine Team since 2005. He is also a treating doctor for the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) and wide variety of other organizations ranging from Dance to Action Sports.
Dr. Rintala became a Certified DNS Practitioner in 2009, he continues to pursue greater mastery of DNS concepts and manual skills and strives to help others achieve that goal as well.