Ruben Ramirez  Jr. BS, DC, APC

316 Adams St. SE

Albuquerque, NM 87108

T 505 247-2373

F 505 243-4455

drramirez333@yahoo.com

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Chiropractic Physician in Albuquerque, NM specializing in musculoskeletal conditions and injuries of the spine and supporting structures. Practice includes an additional specialty in traumatic injuries to spine and supporting structures with an emphasis on myofascial and manual medicine.

Techniques:  Diversified, Carrick Coupled Reduction Technique, Activator technique, SOT, and Applied Kinesiology.

 

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science in Anatomy, Parker Chiropractic College

Doctor of Chiropractic, Parker Chiropractic College

Associate of Art, Business Administration, EPCC

Continued Post Professional coursework in Chiropractic Neurology with the Carrick Institute of Neurology and recently completed a Advanced Practice certification program.  The first of it’s kind in the country.

Post Professional Course work includes the following:

Neuron therory andActivation, Neuromuscular applications, Peripheral Nervous System, Spinal Cord, Reflexogenic Systems, Autonomic Nervous Systems, Cerebellar Cortices, Spinal Cord and Cerebellum, The Brain and It’s Environment, Sensory Systems, Pain, Clinical Adjusting techniques for Chiropractors, Functional Neurology for Chiropractors, ADHD I, ADHD II.

2013. Advanced Practice Certified. National Health Sciences University.

Experience:

Ramirez Chiropractic – Private Practice in Albuquerque NM 1998-Present

Evaluations and Diagnostic tools: Diagnosed and treated musculoskeletal conditions of the spinal column and extremities to prevent disease and correct abnormalities of the body. i.e. traumatic car injuries, osteoarthritis, overuse and sports related injuries. Examined patients in order to determine the nature and extent of disorder.

Performed physical examinations including the reading of x-rays and MRI and made appropriate referrals for neurologic and orthopedic procedures. Manipulated spinal column and other extremities to adjust, align, and correct abnormalities caused by neurologic and kinetic joint articular dysfunction.

Utilized supplementary measures, such as exercise, heat, traction, interferential and laser modalities as well as recommendations for activities of daily living to improve spinal health.

Unified Chiropractic and Advanced Chiropractic. 1996-1998

Internship: Chiropractic Physician as associate independent contractor responsible for all aspects of patient care and management under supervision of senior chiropractic physician Dr. Lee McAnnena and contract work with Dr. Kit Taylor DABCN chiropractic neurologist.

Pre-Professional Employment History:

Eastside Family Chiropractic 1986-1992 

Chiropractic Assistant and Office Manager.

Mentored by Chiropractic Physicians Dr. Stephen Enabnit and Dr. Guy Powell in managing all aspects of office administration and patient care in family practice and injury care.  Job duties included managing of staff and introduction into chiropractic musculoskeletal treatment protocols and procedures.

Additional continuing education coursework through New Mexico Chiropractic Association includes:

Extremity adjusting, CPR certification, Nutritional Protocols, Advanced Imaging coursework, Rehabilitation Protocols, Practice Management: Additional coursework in Acupuncture through Parker College and Auriculotherapy certification through ICCAAM.

Specialty techniques. 

Extensive training and course work in Coupled Reduction Technique taught by Dr. Michael Hall DC, DABCN and Advance Myofascial Release Technique taught by Dr. Jeff Rockwell DC professor Parker Chiropractic College.

Professional Licensing.  New Mexico, Texas, Colorodo.

Professional Associations.  New Mexico Chiropractic Association, American Chiropractic Association.

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