Richard Ryan is the co-founder and owner of Northeast Spine and Wellness Center. Dr. Ryan received his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Palmer Chiropractic University in Davenport, Iowa in 1993. Dr. Ryan also worked at Palmer University with his extensive background in muscle rehabilitation.
Dr. Ryan has post-graduate studies in upper and lower extremity rehabilitation for sports injuries, Chiropractic Biophysics, Cox Lumbar Disc Technique, Carpal Tunnel Management and Tempero-Mandibular Joint Dysfunction.
Dr. Ryan is the Chiropractor for the Carteret High School sports teams as well as the United States Gymnast Association. Dr. Ryan believes there is an underlying cause of many pain patterns associated with the spine and adjacent muscles. Teaching people how to do certain home exercise programs can help relieve the pain while managing it at the same time.
Dr. Ryan is also certified by Los Angeles Chiropractic College in Manipulation Under Anesthesia which is used as a technique to help alleviate acute and chronic pain for specific patients in need of alternative pain management procedures. Dr. Ryan is affiliated with several local outpatient surgical centers.
Dr. Ryan is married to his wife Kathryn with three children, Tara, Maria and Andrew.