Meet Our Team at A.O. Spinal Care
Chiropractor Rick DiGregorio D.C., BCAO
Board Certified Atlas Orthogonist
Dr. Rick DiGregorio received his Doctor of Chiropractic from the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport Iowa. He is a Board Certified Atlas Orthogonist through Sherman College of Chiropractic. He received certification from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Video Fluoroscopy. Using scientific, evidence-based research and a holistic approach, Dr. DiGregorio strives to improve patients' health, employing optimism, enthusiasm, and hard work, and is gratified with the results. He has been studying Upper Cervical Chiropractic for over 25 years, and has had an office in Monroe, Michigan for 20 of those years. He currently is seeing patients at A. O. Spinal Care in Charleston, SC. Highly regarded in his field, he is often called to mentor those eager to learn the Atlas Orthogonal technique.
Dr. Rick is married with four children. Their oldest graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Medical Engineering degree, she went on to complete her Doctor of Osteopathy at MSU and is currently a Pediatric Cardiology Fellow at the Medical University of South Carolina. Upon completion in July she will be joining Childrens Hospital of Colorado, in Denver,as a Junior Attending in the Cardiology ICU. Their second daughter graduated with a B.S. from Michigan State University and received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University. She will be completing her Board Certification in Atlas Orthogonal in August of this year. She will soon join Dr. Rick in Charleston to continue her training in Atlas Orthogonal. The third is a graduate of Grand Valley State University, with a B. S. degree in criminal justice. She is a victim's advocate with the Ottawa County Proscutors office, and thoroughly enjoys helping those in need at what can sometimes be very tragic times. The youngest is currently a student at the College of Charleston. In their free time Dr DiGregorio and his wife enjoy golfing, motorcycles and walks on the beach.
Chiropractor Ariana DiGregorio B.S., D.C., BCAO (Eligible)
Board Eligible Atlas Orthogonist
Dr. Ariana DiGregorio is a Board Eligible Atlas Orthogonist. She practices alongside her father, Rick DiGregorio D.C., BCAO and has known since a young age that she wanted to join the profession. She has always wanted to be a part of helping people express true health, allowing them to live a full, happy and healthy life. After high school Dr. DiGregorio attended Michigan State University where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Biology. She is an avid Michigan State football and basketball fan. She doesn’t just watch sports on television, she also enjoys participating in them! Growing up she played volleyball, basketball, softball, soccer and tennis. She still plays recreationally and loves to golf as well. She graduated, with honors, from Life University College of Chiropractic. She knew when she started school that she wanted to focus on upper cervical care, specifically Atlas Orthogonal. She had seen first- hand in her father’s practice how much the specificity of Atlas Orthogonal, Upper Cervical care improved patient’s quality of life. She is extremely excited to be joining AO Spinal Care and to be working alongside her father, fulfilling a life-long dream.