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Ron Grassi, DC MS ACFEI
Chiropractor
Chiropractic Medicine & Forensics
Jupiter, FL
Dr. Grassi is a member of the SpineUniverse Editorial Board.

About Ron Grassi, DC MS ACFEI

Ron Grassi, DC is fellowship trained and licensed to practice chiropractic medicine in the State of Florida and board qualified in chiropractic orthopaedics. Dr. Grassi has more than 20 years experience specializing in the non-surgical and differential diagnosis of neuro-musculoskeletal disorders of the neck, back, and extremities; motor vehicle trauma; and musician injuries. 

Dr. Grassi received a BS in biology/chemistry and academic honors at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, and attended the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital School of Nuclear Medicine in Miami, FL where he became a Qualified Nuclear Medicine Tech. At the National Chiropractic College, Chicago, IL, Dr. Grassi received a BS degree in Human Biology and earned a DC degree. He completed an Internship at Chicago General Health Center. He graduated magna cum laude and received an MS in Biomechanical Trauma from Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL.

Furthermore, Dr. Grassi completed a fellowship in spinal manipulation under anesthesia at the Surgical Center of Boca Raton, FL and Texas Chiropractic College. Dr. Grassi is accredited by the American College of Forensic Examiners International.

Dr. Grassi is an active member of many professional societies, including the American Board of Forensic Medicine and Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners (Biomechanical Trauma Division), and Florida Chiropractic Physicians Association.

In 1986, Dr. Grassi began private practice in Jupiter, FL, and since has been an Independent Medical Consultant for major law firms, national insurance companies, and the State of Florida. He was a Florida State Expert Witness as designated by the Department of Professional Regulation and Medical Consultant for the State of Florida Division of Workers' Compensation. He received an appointment as SUPERDOC by Chief Judge Florida Division of Workers' Compensation in Tallahassee, FL.

In addition, Dr. Grassi is on the Editorial Review Board for The American Journal of Pain Management (AJPMONLINE.com), The Forensic Examiner (ACFEI.com), and is the author of "Improved Lumbar Range of Motion following Manipulation under Anesthesia (MUA)," his master's degree thesis. Dr. Grassi is the founder and active supporter of Physicians4Musicians.com; a website dedicated to musician health and wellness.

Further, Dr. Grassi has received the following professional qualifications and/or certifications:

  • Certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Certified by the Florida State Board of Chiropractic
  • Civil Surgeon; Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS)
    United States Department of Homeland Security
  • Qualified Expert Witness
    Texas Chiropractic College
  • Motor Vehicle Crash Analysis
    Texas A&M Engineering Extension
  • Medical Acupuncture
    New York Chiropractic College
  • Qualified Electro Diagnostic Medicine
    Needle E.M.G., N.C.V., S.S.E.P., V.E.R., B.A.E.R.
    National Chiropractic College
  • Certified Personal Trainer, CPT
    National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • Case Manager, C.C.M.
    Insurance Rehabilitation Committee
  • Nuclear Medicine
    Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Miami School of Medicine
  • Board Qualified in Chiropractic Orthopedics
    National and Texas Chiropractic Colleges
  • Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP)
    Logan Chiropractic College
  • Certified Emergency Medicine Tech, EMT
    State of Florida Certified
  • Cervical Acceleration/Deceleration Syndrome
    Spine Research Institute of San Diego
    Florida Chiropractic Association
  • Certified Manipulation under Anesthesia
    Texas Chiropractic College
  • Independent Medical Examiner, FCA
    Second opinion for insurance carriers
    Parker Chiropractic College
  • Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, AMA Guidelines
    Texas Chiropractic College
    Post Graduate Division
    National College, Chicago
  • Certified Claims Reviewer
    Los Angeles College of Chiropractic
  • Biomechanical Correction of Scoliosis
    Dr. L. Mawhiney, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Advanced Proficiency and Clinical Sciences
    Dr. L. Paul Market, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
  • Certified Dispensing of Proprietary Drug Substances
    National Chiropractic College
  • Licensed by State of Florida to practice Chiropractic Medicine, Venapuncture, Physiotherapy and Radiology Imaging and Diagnosis

Articles Written by Ron Grassi, DC MS ACFEI

Chiropractic Care for Kyphosis

When it comes to kyphosis, chiropractic care may be able to help improve your posture as well as your overall spinal movement, and it may also help reduce your back pain. Article outlines the basics of chiropractic care for kyphosis.

Chiropractic Subluxations and Adjustments

When subluxations occur, chiropractors use specific techniques to return the vertebrae into their proper positions or mobilize them so they can move freely. These techniques are called spinal manipulations or adjustments. Learn how many of the techniques are performed.

Manipulation Under Anesthesia for Back, Neck and Joint Pain

Manipulation under anesthesia is a noninvasive stretching and manipulative technique performed by a trained and certified physician to help relieve back, neck, and joint pain.

What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is the third largest area of medicine. In his article, Dr. Ron Grassi explains the types of treatments DCs use to treat patients without drugs or surgery.

A Chiropractic Visit: Diagnostic Tests and Treatment

Chiropractors use a variety of tests as part of the physical examination to help diagnose the patient's problem.

The History of Chiropractic

Chiropractic started in the late 1800s, and it has come a long way since then. Learn about the development of chiropractic and its various techniques, such as spinal manipulation.

How Doctors of Chiropractic Manage Back and Neck Pain

The premise of chiropractic medicine is to be minimally invasive to the body and to enhance the body's ability to heal itself.

Questions/Answers About Chiropractic Adjustments

Answers to common questions about chiropractic care for back pain or neck pain.

Chiropractic Therapies

Although their main method of treatment is the spinal manipulation, many chiropractors also use other therapies to treat their patients. This article provides patients with information about many of the most common chiropractic therapies.

What You Should Look for in a Chiropractor

Tips to find the right chiropractor for your back pain or neck pain. Check his/her education and credentials and make sure it's someone you're comfortable with.

Chiropractic Care of Short Leg Syndrome, Low Back and Neck Pain

Chiropractor-written article on how chiropractors treat various spine conditions (back pain and neck pain).

Questions to Consider When Choosing a Chiropractor

Chiropractors can specialize in many areas, including orthopaedics, neurology, sports injuries, and nutrition. Answer these questions to determine if you've chosen the right chiropractor to fit your needs.

Chiropractic Treatment of Back Pain: Facts & Statistics

Quick facts and statistics about chiropractic care for back pain. For example, learn what conditions chiropractors can treat, as well as what treatments chiropractors provide beyond spinal manipulation (chiropractic adjustment).

Chiropractic Treatment of Sciatica

Chiropractic treatment of sciatica is based on the philosophy that restricted spinal movement leads to pain and reduced function.

Visit to a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)

Similar to your medical doctor, your chiropractor will need your complete medical history including x-rays and MRI studies relevant to your current condition.

Articles Reviewed by Ron Grassi, DC MS ACFEI

Laser Therapy Shines as an Alternative Complementary Treatment for Pain Management and Healing

Low level laser therapy, or "cold laser" has been found to be effective in treating many different conditions.

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