Dr. Mark Borsuk D.C. has a Doctorate in Chiropractic, specialized and is certified in Applied Kinesiology with over 400 A.K. hours. He obtained his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life Chiropractic College West and his Applied Kinesiology certification in his native California, USA. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from San Diego State University. As an undergrad, while participating in competitive surfing at the collegiate level; Dr. Borsuk was the recipient of the annual National Scholastic Surfing Association Scholarship while attending UCSD. During his post-grad doctorate program at Life Chiropractic College, he also received a “Scholastic Scholarship” for high scholastic achievement. Also during his post-grad Applied Kinesiology studies, Dr. Borsuk was the first Teacher’s Aide for the A.K. Certification course under Dr. Timothy Francis while still a student; a first in the U.S.A.
Dr. Borsuk specialises in acute / traumatic injuries, sports injuries,and structural integration in both men and women. He currently works at Appropriate Health on the mid-north coast of New South Wales in Australia. As well as lecturing and writing a monthly newspaper column on “Functional Health Imbalances” for Bellingen’s “Courier Sun“ newspaper, he has also been a contributing “Well-Being” writer for “Coast Living” magazine on the Coffs Coast.
In Queensland, Dr. Borsuk contributed a column for the Sunshine Coast’s “Weekender Magazine” on “Functional Imbalances”. He lectured regularly on “Hormonal Imbalances” at Maroochydore’s 2000 member “Fernwood” Womens’ Gym. He was team Chiropractor to “Sunshine Coast Tri-Athlete Academy” and regularly treated Kirsty Holmes (Iron Woman & Outrigger Champ) Other high profile elite athletes he treated on the Sunshine Coast included Zane Holmes (Iron Man Champ), Lisa Curry-Kenny (Olympian & Outrigger Champ), Michael King (Mooloolaba Iron Man & Swim Coach), and Tony Southwell (Pro-Triathlete). Dr. Borsuk was a consultant to swim coaches Jason Kimlin & Brian Stehr of Kawana Aquatics, and also had the pleasure of treating Dr. Karen Brooks & “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin.
On the mid north coast, Dr. Borsuk has done a lecture series on “Functional Imbalances” at “Coffs Surf Life Saving Club“, “Planet Fitness“ and “The Jetty Fitness Centre” as well as having been a featured speaker at Coffs Harbour “Health & Wellbeing Expo”. He regularly treats elite triathlete & personal trainer James Moncada, professional “wheel-chair” basketball player Bill Latham, professional surfer Heath Joske as well as being team Chiropractor to Danny Sousa’s “Tie-Break Tennis Academy” in Coffs Harbour. Dr. Borsuk has recently completed a handbook titled “H.U.R.T.” (Hurrying Up Recovery Time), The Simple Guide To Human Smash Repairs. This handbook outlines the way to drastically speed things up in an injury by following some simple steps in regards to how the injury is assessed and treated; and urges anyone injured lightly or seriously to find a doctor skilled in Applied Kinesiological techniques. Dr. Borsuk lives in Bellingen with his wife Laura and two daughters, Maya & Miranda.