Rick Rosa D.C.
Dr. Rick Rosa has been practicing since 1997 when he graduated from New York Chiropractic College. He was offered a teaching position as an assistant instructor and clinician after 1 year Dr. Rosa moved the DMV are and eventually opened up 12 locations. Over the years Dr. Rosa has continued his training and has certifications in the following areas: Whiplash and Brain Traumatology, Certified Sports Chiropractor, Diplomate in Pain Management, Graston Technique, ConnecTx, Kinesotaping, and many more.
Dr. Rosa also enjoys teaching for NYCC post-graduate department and lectures other doctors on sports injuries and recovery.
He has treated many amateur, Olympic, and professional athletes and has traveled all over the world as well as right here in the DMV.
Dr. Rosa has also published a book that can easily be found on Amazon. “The Six Pillars of Sports Recovery: A Comprehensive Guide on how to Recover Faster and Outperform at the Highest Levels” you can find a copy on Amazon.
Chiropractic Scientifically Explained
A concise scientific explanation of chiropractic is that adjustments directly affect musculoskeletal structures by reducing pain and increasing joint motion.
Musculoskeletal structures include ligaments, muscles, joints, joint capsules, and surrounding myofascial tissues. Aside from this direct benefit, the autonomic nervous system is indirectly affected by the down regulation of the sympathetic nervous system (fight or flight system), and promotion of the para-sympathetic nervous system (rest and repair system).
This is done through the effect that chiropractic adjustments have on joint capsules and the body’s proprioception mechanism (sense of where one is in space), through the mechanoreceptors (provide information regarding mechanical changes within the body), in the joints and periarticular tissues (tissue surrounding the joint).
Chiropractic Care and Your Health
Chiropractic is a profession within the health care field that deals with the neuro-musculoskeletal system of the human body. A chiropractor will diagnose, as well as help prevent, injuries and disorders of the nerves, muscles, and bones.
While we will diagnose and treat these resultant injuries and disorders, the main objective is the removal of nerve interference allowing the body to heal itself without invasive procedures and/or drugs.
As would be the case with any other field of care, our patients at Rosa Rehab receive a thorough consultation including history and examination of their major complaint. After considering possible causes of the patients’ condition a diagnosis is established and a treatment plan is created.
"Dr. Rosa has been a been a great help. I suffer from a herniated disc, since he started treating me, I can happily say that I’m no longer in excruciating pain anymore. I get to do my daily activities with more energy and less pain. I absolutely recommend Dr. Rick Rosa."
“Pain relief……FINALLY!: Well I went just about everywhere until my neurosuregon refereed me to Dr. Rosa. What a team they all worked together in an effort to solve my problem and always did it with a bright smile. They never made me feel like I was whining or crazy and always presented multiple options. I am so grateful to have my life back without pain. I would highly recommend them.”
"Excellent chiropractics. Since my car accident I have been going to Dr Rosa, they had help me with their good practices and advice concerning my health. Thank you. I would recommend them to any one who needs help to recovered from any accident. Thank you Dr. Rosa."
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