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Spine Center of Brevard Taking Spine Care into the 21st Century!

Welcome to the Spine Center of Brevard, your home for Merritt Island chiropractic care and pain relief. Our chiropractors, Dr. Joshua Flinn and Dr. Alison Nida provide non-invasive treatments to help Merritt Island residents and the surrounding community manage back pain, neck pain, headaches and so much more. We have also helped patients achieve full recovery from auto injuries and other personal injuries.

Chiropractic Care in Merritt Island Relieves Pain Through Non-Invasive Treatments

Are you or someone you know struggling with chronic pain or headaches? Are you searching for an alternative to prescription medication and invasive surgery? You are in the right place! Our experienced chiropractors use gentle treatments to relieve pain and exercises to strengthen your spine to reduce the chance of re-injury. Our treatments include chiropractic manipulation/ adjustment, physical modalities and exercise rehabilitation. If needed, spinal decompression and massage therapy may also be incorporated.

We believe that a complementary approach to treatment, which combines chiropractic treatment treatment, neck and back exercises and core strengthening, is the best way to speed healing and manage pain.

Groundbreaking research in the field of spine care and back pain treatment, published in the prestigious orthopedic Spine Journal, underscores the importance of this combined approach as a safe and effective way to relieve pain and heal injuries.

We know that many prospective patients may not be familiar with our approach, or have never received treatment from a chiropractor before. We invite you to explore some of the resources available on our website, including the 'Community Content' library to learn more about non-invasive treatments including physical modalities and massage therapy. The 'New Patient Center' includes a virtual office tour and information about what to expect during your first visit. Our goal with this website is to provide you with helpful information about our practice so you can make an informed treatment choice.

Our objective with every patient is to develop an individualized treatment program that addresses his or her unique needs and injuries, whether this is back pain, neck pain, headache,  or other conditions. We work in close cooperation with your medical physicians to treat your injury and relieve your pain. We use proven, evidenced-based treatments and emphasize self care. With our treatment you do not need to visit a chiropractor forever. Our "treat and release" method corrects the underlying problem, so you can live a full, active and pain-free life.

Our Merritt Island chiropractors have a variety of backgrounds which helps us better understand the pain you are suffering from.Dr. Flinn was introduced to chiropractic through his high school athletic program and works closely with Merritt Island sport teams. Dr. Nida was injured in a car accident and found relief through chiropractic treatment which ultimately led her to become a chiropractor.

Our chiropractors have helped many patients overcome severe back painheadache, sciatica and personal injuries to lead healthy, active lives. We are committed to taking spine care into the 21st Century. Are you suffering from neck pain due to whiplash from an auto injury auto injury? Tired of sitting on the sidelines due to a sports injury? We are here to help. We invite you to call our Merritt Island office at 321-453-2545 and schedule a consultation.

Meet the Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Joshua Flinn

    Dr. Joshua Flinn is a native Floridian and was born at Cape Canaveral Hospital. Prior to attending Chiropractic College, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Florida in 2002.  In 2005, he received his Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer Chiropractic College Florida.

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  • Dr.
    Alison Nida

    Dr. Alison Nida graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida in 2007. Prior to studying chiropractic, she received her Bachelor's Degree in Biology from Marshall University in Huntington, WV; her hometown.

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  • Dr.
    Marsha Smirnov

    Dr. Marsha Smirnov is a Florida licensed Chiropractor.
    She graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN in 2002. 

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  • Dr.
    Robert Savage

    Dr. Robert Savage graduated from Life University in Marietta Georgia receiving his Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine in 2003 along with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. 

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