What's Involved?

"Not only are my back pain and hip pain gone, but the digestive problem I've had for years is gone too!"

- Linda, LaJolla, CA

For the majority of our patients, an upper cervical focus is the most effective chiropractic care. We will, however, examine and care for your entire spine as needed.

Initial Visit:
30-60 Minutes

  • Discussion of your health history
  • Exam
    - A painless PDII (paraspinal digital infrared imaging) scan indicates if you could benefit from upper cervical chiropractic care
    - Scan is done with a small device moved along the back of the neck
  • Precision digital x-rays (if necessary)

Second Visit:
30-45 Minutes

  •  Dr’s Report
  • Treatment plan discussion (if Dr. Tina has determined you could benefit from care)
  • PDII scan 
  • First Adjustment (if you choose to begin care)

Typical Office Visit:
20-30 Minutes

  • PDII scan
  • Specific adjustment (if needed)
  • Relaxation in private recoup suite while body adapts to the adjustment
  • Post-adjustment scan to ensure correction

"The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest patients in the care of the human frame, and in the cause and prevention of disease."
Thomas A. Edison


“Dr. Tina’s chiropractic treatments have kept me going through hectic schedules as an attorney and elected official. I struggle with headaches – and thanks to Tina’s excellent chiropractic care I am able to successfully manage pain and stress. I highly recommend Dr. Tina to anyone wishing to improve their health and feel great!”

Kelly A. Bennett, Local attorney

Mayor, City of Murrieta

“Before I began upper cervical chiropractic care treatments I had been plagued by recurring headaches, neck pain, and stiffness. I also had recurring lower back pain that actually began when I was 30 years younger after being thrown from a horse, rupturing my lower back disk.

Since my treatments with Dr. Tina began over a year ago I’ve remarkably healed. I don’t have neck pain or stiffness anymore and my back is much stronger than before.

I am convinced that chiropractic care has saved me from a lifetime of aches and pains that we all think is normal, but it isn’t. I thank my lucky stars that I found Dr. Tina and can look forward to a healthy future.

Thank you, Dr. Tina, for all you do!”


Temecula, CA

Dr. Tina has given me back my life!

I was at wit’s end with my neck pain. I’ve suffered with back and neck pain all my life and it got much worse after 30. I had been through several rounds of physical therapy, massage therapy, surgical consults, acupuncture and had been to three different chiropractors around the LA area. None of this brought me any lasting relief and one of the chiropractors actually made my neck pain worse. I was convinced that chiropractic did not work for me and assumed I’d have to learn to live with the pain.

Then I moved to Temecula and Dr. Tina’s newspaper ad caught my attention. I wasn’t aware of any chiropractors specializing in upper cervical care and since that is where I had most of my pain I decided to try, although I was skeptical.

That first day, wracked with pain, I gingerly made my way into Dr. Tina’s office holding my body and neck very stiff, one shoulder inches higher than the other.

WOW! Am I glad I made that trip! In less than two weeks of her care I was already feeling better and moving about more freely and with little pain. Suffering more than a decade of near constant pain and migraines, I had finally found relief! Hallelujah!

Besides her amazing skill, I admire Dr. Tina’s professionalism, sunny personality and eagerness to share her knowledge to improve peoples’ health. She is clearly a dedicated and talented healer who truly cares about each and every patient like they are family.


Deborah G.


On May 10 I was doing some light gardening and I must have strained a muscle. Next morning when I woke up I could not move without searing pain. Tina is my husband’s chiro, and he suggested that I call her for help. Against my judgment, but in terrible pain, I did call her. Always before this chiropractic had never really helped me. I’ve been to dozens of appointments with chiropractors and other types of body workers in the last thirty years. And, while it all felt good, nothing actually helped me. Things are different with Tina. I hobbled slowly into her office on May 11 and of course made me feel better. But then overnight and all the next day I continued to improve. I returned for another visit on May 14 and on my way home I felt so good! I started thinking back about how our foals used to love to run on cool, windy, bright days like this. I remembered how they would run and kick out their legs. And I wanted to run myself. Hadn’t run in more than ten years. I went home and found my old running shoes and went for a run! I knew I’d pay later but it was just so great to feel good.

As it turns out, I didn’t have to pay. She totally fixed my back (in 2 visits) and I’m still running. Tina performed a miracle on my body. I’m running again today!

Linda B.


*Individuals pictured as patients on this website are models


Tina M. Gottlieb Chiropractic

27393 Ynez Road, Suite 162

Temecula, CA 92591

Contact Me

Call: 951-699-5161