Meet the Doctor

Dr. Melissa Spina is a licensed Chiropractic Physician serving Stuart and surrounding communities, Hobe Sound and south Port St. Lucie.

Dr. Spina has been helping people achieve health and wellness in her Stuart office since 2004. As a Chiropractor with experience, Dr. Spina is committed to promoting the optimal health and well being of her patients.

Dr. Spina uses a "whole person approach". This approach to wellness means looking for underlying causes of any disturbance or disruption (which may or may not be causing symptoms at the time) and make whatever interventions and lifestyle adjustments that would optimize the conditions for normal function. Using this unique approach, Dr. Spina is able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.

In addition to national board certification and state board licensure as a chiropractic physician, Dr. Spina has attained post-graduate training that has lead her to sit for and pass the national chiropractic board examination in physiotherapy.  Additionally she has pursued post-graduate training in trigger point therapy, activator methods, and compliance in worker's compensation.  She is also listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners, a distinction requiring national examination as well as required hours of training on a regular basis.

Curriculum Vitae:

Melissa A. Spina, D.C.


Undergraduate: Prescott College, Prescott, AZ; Bachelor of Arts, 1997

Graduate: Logan College of Chiropractic, St. Louis, MO; Doctor of Chiropractic, Cum Laude, 2003

Certifications and Licensure:

National Chiropractic Board Certification: Parts I-IV: Chiropractic Physician

State of Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance:  State License #CH8819

National Chiropractic Board Certification: Physiotherapy

National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (#4490817404)  

Post-Graduate Training:

Chiropractic Physiological Therapeutics, 120 hours, New York Chiropractic College

Trigger Point Therapy, 15 hours, New York Chiropractic College

Activator Methods, proficiency rating, 45 hours, Logan College of Chiropractic

Worker's Compensation Compliance, 5 hours, Florida Chiropractic Association

Rehab Fitness Specialist, 8 contact hours, International Sports & Fitness Trainers Association


American Chiropractic Association

Florida Chiropractic Association

Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce

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Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dr. Spina really takes the time to listen and get to the root of the problem. She has been able to reduce my pain from fibromyalgia and help me manage my symptoms. I feel I finally have an advocate for my health and wellbeing."
    D.H Stuart, FL

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