Charlotte Doctors of Chiropractic
ChiroCarolina®, located in North Carolina, is proud of the experience and expertise offered by our Charlotte NC Chiropractors: Dr. Henry E. Rice and Dr. Ferzaan A. Ali.
Dr. Henry E. Rice
Dr. Rice is the Founder and Partner of ChiroCarolina®. He has been in practice since 1979, with more than 30 years of experience evaluating and treating patients in the field of chiropractic medicine. Dr. Rice is married to Mary Ann Rice, who is a full time nurse educator/instructor at UNC Charlotte. They have two children, Christopher and Jennifer.
Dr. Rice is a Diplomate of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, and holds a medical board certificate from the University of South Dakota Medical School, 1978. Dr. Rice has been a member of North Carolina Chiropractic Association since 1979. In 1992, Dr. Rice contributed to a low back pain research study with UNC Chapel Hill Medical School. The study was directed and administered by Dr. Timothy Carey, who published the study in the The New England Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Rice’s degrees are a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and Doctorate of Chiropractic from the National College of Chiropractic in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Rice completed 360 hours of post doctoral orthopedics, 1984-1986, in the Diplomate of American Chiropractic Board of Orthopedics curriculum. In February 2007, Dr. Rice successfully passed certification for North Carolina Workers Compensation.
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Cervival / Lumbar Disc Injuries, Upper Extremity Radicular Pain, Lower Extremity Radicular Pain.
POST GRADUATE RESEARCH/RESIDENCY: Cook County Orthopedic Hospital; Chicago, Illinois. Low Back Pain Research Symposium UNC School of Medicine; Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
CHIROPRACTIC SCHOOL: National College of Chiropractic; Chicago, Illinois
UNDERGRADUATE: Pace University; Westchester, New York
AFFILIATIONS: American Chiropractic Association, North Carolina Chiropractic Association, Veterans Hospital of Salisbury, North Carolina Board of Examiners, North Carolina Industrial Commission Workers Compensation Physicians Association, North Carolina Council of Physicians on Traumatic Brain Injury – Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, American Airlines – Workers Compensation Doctor, SEAK – National Member of Expert Witness Association, International Chiropractic Association, Boston Cervical Spine Society, Executive Association of Charlotte, Carmel Country Club – Golf Committee, 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus, SAIC School of Art Institute of Chicago – Advisory Committee
Dr. Ferzaan A. Ali
Dr. Ali is the Clinic Director and Partner with ChiroCarolina® and has practiced since 2006. Dr. Ali is a Charlotte native graduating from North Mecklenburg High School in 1999 and in 2003 from UNC Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science in Biology & Chemistry. After completing his undergraduate degree, Dr. Ali moved to Kansas City, Missouri for his chiropractic education, graduating Magna Cum Laude from Cleveland Chiropractic College in 2006. While in the chiropractic program, Dr. Ali was selected to work in the prestigious externship program at Truman Medical Center Hospital, receiving the award for clinic excellence and service.
Dr. Ali has studied the most recent advancements in clinical research and contributed to a case study on conservative chiropractic treatment of veteran patients with paradoxical pulmonary hypertension, under the direction of Dr. Chip Gowan at Kansas City VA Medical Center. Dr. Ali is also working on publication in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics and Spine Journal for research on the conservative management of cervical/lumbar disc injuries with manipulation and traction decompression therapy.
Dr. Ali is a Diplomate of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, N.C. Workers Compensation certified, and an active member in both the American Chiropractic Association & North Carolina Chiropractic Association. In his free time Dr. Ali enjoys golfing & traveling abroad with his family. Dr. Ali brings a wealth of knowledge & personal commitment to ChiroCarolina®.
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Cervival / Lumbar Disc Injuries, Migraine Headaches, Concussions-Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Stenosis
POST GRADUATE RESEARCH/RESIDENCY: Harry S. Truman Memorial Veteran’s Hospital; Kansas City, Missouri
CHIROPRACTIC SCHOOL: Cleveland Chiropractic College; Kansas City, Missouri
UNDERGRADUATE: University of North Carolina; Chapel Hill, North Carolina
AFFILIATIONS: American Chiropractic Association, North Carolina Chiropractic Association – Insurance Committee, Veterans Hospital of Salisbury – Director of Research, North Carolina Board of Examiners – Ethics Committee, North Carolina Industrial Commission Workers Compensation Physicians Association, North Carolina Council of Physicians on Traumatic Brain Injury – Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, American Airlines – Workers Compensation Doctor, SEAK – National Member of Expert Witness Association, UNC Chapel Hill Board of Admissions-Undergraduate, International Chiropractic Association, Boston Cervical Spine Society – Research Panel, & Carolina Physicians Group – President, Executive Association of Charlotte, Medical Management Group New York – Independent Medical Examiner, Exam Coordinators Network Florida – Independent Medical Examiner, Auto Injury Solutions North Carolina – Independent Medical Examiner, UNC General Alumni Association, American Cancer Society – Board Member, South Asian Physicians Council – Board Member.
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