Michael Pustina


Dr. Michael J. Pustina, D.C.

Dr. Michael Pustina born and raised in Thunder Bay is a graduate of Hammerskjold High School. After graduating in 1979, he received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Guelph. Dr. Pustina continued his post secondary education by attending and graduating from the Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1988.
Dr. Pustina works extensively in the chronic pain area as well as specializing in neurology; treating those who suffer herniated discs; bulging discs and degenerative disc disease. He has done extensive work with players from the NHL, NBA and the NFL. Dr. Pustina is also a past Board Member of BISNO (Brain Injury Services of Northern Ontario).
Spinal Health and Rehabilitation Centre of Canada has the DRX9000 – Spinal Decompression Machines; a specialized piece of medical equipment used to assist patients with herniated, bulging and degenerative disc disease, providing patients a 94% relief success rate. Dr. Pustina specializes in soft tissue injuries utilizing the ART (Active Release Technique),  helping patients who suffer with associated chronic muscle spasm and repetitive strain such as tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome and migraine headaches.
If you are frustrated with endless suffering; taking medication, getting no relief from anti – inflammatory medication, painkillers or muscle relaxants; give your body the opportunity to heal naturally with advanced rehabilitation equipment and chiropractic care techniques at Spinal Health and Rehabilitation Centre of Canada.
We are pleased to introduce a new treatment for Peripheral Neuropathy. Diabetes and chemotherapeutic drug use is a major contributor to Peripheral Neuropathy causing weakness, pain, numbness, tingling and the most debilitating, balance problems.
An added bonus at The Spinal Health and Rehabilitation Centre of Canada is the Med-X Lumbar Spine Strengthening Unit as well as the Cervical Strengthening Unit. The Spinal Health and Rehabilitation Centre of Canada also offers customized orthotics to its patients.
Dr. Pustina personalizes each patient-specific to their needs which may include exercise, weight training programs and healthy weight loss.
Dr. Pustina’s 32 years of experience utilizes the most up to date techniques and medical equipment to help resolve chiropractic health problems as well as those who suffer with acute and chronic pain.