Dr. Ramirez is a board-certified Chiropractor and an official chiropractor of Mizzou Athletics. He provides a range of services to treat musculoskeletal injuries, provides Chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture, dry needling, soft tissue manual and physiotherapies, new patient evaluations, specific physical therapy referrals, spinal imaging interpretations, and determines potential candidates for pain management or surgical intervention. Dr. Ramirez has years of experience using dry needling to treat musculoskeletal ailments on SEC athletes to promote rapid healing.

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Education & Training

Graduate Institution

Logan University

Post-Graduate School

Logan University


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Academic Information

Assistant Professor of Chiropractic


1100 Virginia Ave.
Columbia, MO 65212
United States

F. 573-884-1235

Research Interests

  • Chiropractic
  • PM&R
  • Orthopaedics
  • Spine

Areas of Expertise

  • Sports chiropractic
  • Family chiropractic
  • Manual therapy

Awards & Honors

  • John A. Nash Award for Best Multi-Disciplinary Abstract by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians at their 2014 Chiropractic Sports Sciences Symposium. I was a member of a research collaboration between the University of Maine and Logan University to develop post concussion return to play protocols using the OptoGait system.