Meet The Doctor

Dr. Michael Pritsker (Dr. Mike) is our Head Chiropractor at Happy Head Chiropractic. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Human Biology from his studies at Long Island University and Cal State Northridge and graduated top of his class as valedictorian from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles.

With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Mike's mission is to provide affordable, friendly, and honest chiropractic care in San Diego where long-term treatment plans don't exploit the pockets of his patients. Dr. Mike gets to the root of the problem and effectively treats it. A typical patient of his is someone who is looking to improve the quality of their life and feel years younger.

Dr. Mike was one of the pioneers in bringing non-surgical spinal decompression therapy to San Diego which has an 86% success rate in eliminating back pain due to disc injuries. He specializes in spinal decompression coupled with full spine and extremity adjustments and it works. Dr. Mike is one of the only Chiropractors in California who performs the Y Strap Neck Adjustment. If you have neck compression issues, the Y Strap can help you. It is not for everyone, but Dr. Mike has performed this procedure over 10,000 times so feel confident that you’ll get a proper assessment to ensure that you’re a good and safe candidate for the Y Strap Adjustment.

Dr. Mike is a renowned Chiropractor and has been featured on different media outlets like 10 News, Fox News, and many more. He is the author of the book Breakthrough For Back Pain, a former MMA fighter, and a stand-up comedian. Dr. Mike is known as The Chiropractor who gets you out of pain as quickly as possible and he'll make you laugh while doing it.

Dr. Michael Pritsker, DC

  • Over 20 years experience

  • Featured on 10 News, Fox News, and more.

  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude & Valedictorian - Cleveland Chiropractic College (2000)

  • Doctor Of Chiropractic - Cleveland Chiropractic College (2000)

  • Bachelors in Human Biology (1997)

  • Qualified Medical Examiner - former

  • Author of Breakthrough For Back Pain book

  • Over 500 hours post-graduate Diplomate In Neurology training

  • Former MMA fighter

  • Has a dope Bengal cat named Tootsie

  • Stand Up Comedian (

  • Really loves what he does

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