Dr. Krista Ribando graduated from Augustana College (Rock Island, IL) in 2013 with her Bachelor of Arts Degree. She majored in Neuroscience and minored in Biology. Dr. Ribando then went on to graduate from National University of Health Sciences (formerly National College of Chiropractic, Lombard, IL) where she received her Doctorate of Chiropractic in April of 2018. Dr. Ribando is Board Certified since December of 2017 in Parts I, II, III, IV and PT. Dr. Ribando is certified in Flexion Distraction (Part 1), Activator, Rocktaping and Rockblade techniques. Dr. Ribando also has post graduate certifications in Pre-natal to post-natal 9 months nutrition.
Dr. Ribando specializes in chronic pain, headaches, vertigo, fibromyalgia, adolescent allergies, neurology, posture, nutrition and pregnancy. Dr. Ribando’s passion for medicine started at the age of 8 when she was introduced to the teachings of Dr. Patch Adams, MD and that passion grown into a love of helping others in their health journey. Dr. Ribando approaches each patient with a unique whole-body approach, not only focusing on the pain itself, but the why? This philosophy comes from experience, that to understand pain you should not chase it, but find the cause. This unique approach not only helps patients get out of pain but also to find the root cause of sickness and pain. Dr. Ribando’s unique background comes from the melding of chiropractic models and western medical models together to give patients the most innovating and unique treatments available.
Dr. Ribando’s interests outside the office include soccer, watching movies, fitness and spending time when her lovable border collie/blue heeler, Bleu and her orange tabby, Simon.
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