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Family First Chiropractic & Wellness Center
9340 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, Suite E
San Diego, California
Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm  
Tue 8:00 am - 6:00 pm  
Wed 8:00 am - 6:00 pm  
Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm  
Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm  


Dr. Dawn Bortoluzzi graduated from the University of Calgary with a degree in biological sciences. She was all set to attend medical school when she received a chiropractic adjustment that changed her life. After experiencing a dramatic improvement with her chronic headaches, low immune system and ADHD symptoms, she changed her career path and enrolled in Chiropractic school. Dr. Dawn graduated magna cum laude and was the Salutatorian of her graduating class at Palmer Chiropractic College, the oldest and most prestigious chiropractic college in the world. She was also the recipient of the prestigious Virgil Strang award, an award given to only one individual in the graduating class, for demonstrating the highest level of passion and dedication to health and healing. She was also a member of the Palmer Sports Council where she volunteered her time helping athlete's with their injuries and reach their peak potential. Dr. Dawn has spent countless hours of training and education beyond those academically required to become certified in the upper cervical technique. Dr. Dawn utilizes the Orthospinology procedure of X-ray analysis and gentle specific upper cervical adjustments. Dr. Dawn also attended numerous pediatric seminars where she gained extensive knowledge specifically how to adjust newborns, young children and pregnant women. Prior to her move to San Diego, Dr. Dawn established a thriving upper cervical practice in Austin, Texas where she delivered thousands of specific adjustment on patients of all ages including infants, teens, adults and seniors.