Dr. Ritchie is the President and Chiropractic Director at Cibelle Chiropractic of Georgetown. Dr. Ritchie is board certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Dr. Ritchie is licensed by the New Jersey Board of Chiropractic Examiners, and the District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic Examiners, with certification to perform ancillary procedures. She has done extensive post-graduate study in the area of mechanisms of musculoskeletal injuries, and development and implementation of comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation programs for injured individuals. Other areas of post-graduate study include but are not limited to:
Primary Spine Care, Neurophysiological central and peripheral nervous systems mechanisms of pain with integrated higher cortical functions of the thalamus, cingulate, amygdala, pre-frontal, motor and sensory cortexes. Trauma and chronic pain care effecting mechanoreceptors, nociceptors and proprioceptors through adjustive therapy based upon evidenced based care and current literature verification, Texas Chiropractic College, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Islandia NY 2015
Primary Spine Care with Interdisciplinary Collaborative Care, Triage of patients based upon MRI findings of disc herniation, disc bulge, protrusion, extrusion or sequestrations and spinal cord or nerve root negative sequella, clinical findings of neuro-compressive pathologies and neurodiagnostic findings of EMG-NCV, SSEP, VEP, BAER, VEP and V-ENG findings. Texas Chiropractic College, New York State Department of Education Board for Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Academy of Chiropractic, Recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards, Islandia NY 2015
Dr. Ritchie graduated from Life University in Marietta, GA, with a bachelors degree in dietetics, and a doctorate degree in chiropractic. Primary chiropractic techniques used: Gonstead, Thompson, Webster’s technique (a technique for pregnant mothers with breech babies), and Activator techniques. Dr. Ritchie is a member of the International Chiropractic Association, and American Dietetic Association.