Dr. Patricia Rupert has been treating patients as a Wholistic Healthcare Physician for over 20 years. She integrates her extensive wholistic medical training to connect the dots for patients by formulating treatment plans that utilize natural healing methods with minimal side effects. Her dual licensing and multi-disciplinary training allows her to offer her patients unique and substantial treatment sessions.
Dr. Rupert is licensed in Florida as a Chiropractic Physician (D. C.), a Chiropractic Physician certified in acupuncture and an Acupuncture Physician (A.P.) certified in acupuncture injection therapy. Dr. Rupert is a licensed Chiropractor (D.C.), a licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) and a licensed esthetician in California. She is also a Diplomate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncturist and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
Dr. Rupert holds a Doctorate in Chiropractic medicine from Life West Chiropractic College in Hayward, CA., a Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental medicine from Oregon College of Oriental medicine, in Portland OR., a Diplomate of Acupuncture from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, a Master of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS., and a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Kansas. She interned at the China Nanjing International Acupuncture Training Centre in Nanjing, China with a specialty in cardiovascular medicine. She is a published author. Dr. Rupert has a diverse background in business and held executive positions in marketing, advertising and insurance where she achieved a designation of Chartered Life Underwriter. (CLU)
She is a certified Cox Technique practitioner; a chiropractic technique specifically designed for rehabilitating patients with herniated discs, spinal stenosis and failed back surgeries. In addition to the Cox technique she also integrates drop table work, hand held instrument adjusting and extremity adjusting including the ribs, knees, ankles, shoulders, hips and feet into her treatment protocol as needed. An avid reader, she stays on top of the latest research regarding proper exercise protocols and internal and external environmental stressors. She is extensively trained in nutrition, vitamin and herbal therapy which she utilizes in the active care of her patients.
Centrally located in St. Augustine to conveniently serve the St. Augustine, Del Ray and Highland Beach communities. She is also within 30 minutes of the Fort Lauderdale airport as well as the West Palm Beach airport to conveniently serve out of state patients. Dr. Rupert welcomes working with all other healthcare professionals to help patients maintain or restore their health.