As of Jan 1, 2014 – Dr. Bernstein will be joining the Bay Area Pain and Wellness Center in Santa Cruz, CA as Medical Director and will be closing his Spinemed Medical Associates practice in Seascape Village effective 12/24/13. We thank you for the many years of support and look forward to continuing to serve the needs of Santa Cruz county and the Central Coast in our new location in the coming year. Please contact BAPWC at (408) 364-6799 to schedule an appointment or visit for more information. Additional information will be posted soon.

Please note: After 12/24/13, please do not leave any messages regarding urgent clinical issues or time sensitive messages on our voiecemail at (831) 662-1900 as these messages will only be checked on a periodic basis.


A multi-disciplinary clinic under the medical direction of
Dr. Richard Bernstein.  We offer exceptional comprehensive care of spine and joint disorders with an emphasis on sports related injuries and maximizing performance.  We utilize a combination of Osteopathic Manual Medicine, Cranio-Sacral Therapy, non-surgical spinal decompression, massage therapy, Rolfing, Yoga Therapy, physiotherapy, Electro-Diagnostic Testing (EMG/NCS).

Now offering Cold Laser Therapy.

  • Office Info

    Monday - Friday: 9-5

    28 Seascape Village
    Aptos, CA 95003

    (831) 662-1900
    (831) 662-1793 (fax)
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    We are In-Network providers for most major insurance PPO plans. We are also Medicare providers. We do not accept any HMO plans or Workers Compensation. Please refer to your insurance plan's website for specific questions regarding your coverage (including any applicable deductible, co-pay, and/or co-insurance).