Chiropractor Ron Ristaino D.C.

Chiropractor Rancho Mirage CA Ron Ristaino About Us

Doctor Ron Ristaino is a chiropractor at Desert Health and Wellness in Rancho Mirage, CA. If you are struggling with neck or back pain, headaches or migraines, carpal tunnel, sciatica, or any other health condition please contact us today.

Dr. Ristaino's CV

  • Board Certified Chiropractor (1998 – current)
  • Private Chiropractic & Nutrition Practice 1998 – present; Cathedral City, California and Rancho Mirage, California– specializing in nutrition, laser, chiropractic.
  • Nutritional Researcher
  • Nutrition writer and author – Dolphin Publishing (1999-2001)
  • Nutritional Product Development Director – HealthAid America (1999 -2003)


  • Life Chiropractic College West – Doctorate of Chiropractic (D.C.) –Graduated 1997


  • San Diego State University – Nutrition and Dietetics
  • California State University, San Bernardino – Nutrition and Biochemistry
  • College of the Desert – General Education
  • Chiropractic – consultation, examination including but not limited to orthopedic, neurological and chiropractic, differential diagnosis, conservative treatment including manual and soft-tissue therapies, ordering and interpreting laboratory tests and re-examinations.
  • Nutrition - consultation, examination including palpatory, functional and computerized, differential diagnosis, ordering and interpreting laboratory tests and re-examinations, recommending dietary and lifestyle changes, recommending supplements including vitamins, minerals and herbs and re-examinations.
  • Doctor of Chiropractic Degree – California Board of Chiropractic
  • Dr. Cheryl Turner's Low Level Laser Weight Loss Protocol certification
  • Certified Body Restoration Technique Practitioner
  • 40/30/30 Zone Diet & Nutrition certified instructor
  • Power Plate Vibrational Technology certification
  • Thor Low Level Laser Therapeutics certification
  • American College of Addictionology – Addiction / Weight Loss
  • Dr. Cheryl Turner's Low Level Laser Addiction Protocol certification
  • X-Ray Supervisors Permit – State of California
  • Physiotherapy Certification – State of California
  • Certified RockTape Rock Pods Practitioner
  • Certified Myofascial Decompression Technique Practitioner
  • Modern Manual Therapy – Dr. Erson Religioso III, DPT
  • Stubborn Weight Syndrome Assessment and Treatment- Dr. Eric Berg
  • Neurotransmitter optimizing training – weight loss, cravings & appetite
  • Target Amino Acid therapy – weight loss, cravings & appetite
  • Advanced Exercise Principles – Vibrational Technology
  • Metabolism Assessment Training
  • The “Diet Cure” training; rebalancing body chemistry to control weight, cravings and mood swings - Julia Ross
  • Low-level laser pain relief and weight loss therapeutics
  • Nutritional Therapeutics
  • Addiction / Compulsive Disorders
  • Laser Auriculotherapy for Weight Loss
  • Science Based Nutrition – Dr. Van Merkle
  • Nutritional Considerations – Dr. Tim O’Shea
  • Applied Nutrition for the Health Professional – Dr. Jay Robbins
  • RockPod Myofascial Cupping
  • Myofascial Decompression Technique (Dynamic Cupping)
  • Vagus Nerve electrical stimulation
  • Neural Reset Technique
  • Modern Manual Therapy – Dr. Erson Religioso III, DPT
  • McKenzie Method Mechanical Diagnosis Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • 40/30/30 Zone Diet



8:00am - 6:00pm

8:00am - 6:00pm

8:00am - 6:00pm

8:00am - 1:00pm

8:00am - 1:00pm

Desert Health and Wellness

69-730 CA-111 #113
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

(760) 346-2689