Dr. Robert Firetto is a chiropractor in Newark, NJ. Dr. Firetto graduated in 1984 from the Pennsylvania College of Straight Chiropractic and has been in private practice since 1987. He was born and raised in Newark and has been in the same Newark location for over 20 years.
He is a active member of the Columbian Foundation and former Past President of the Ironbound Optimist Club. He is a member of the Association of New Jersey Chiropractor(ANJC) and a member of ANJC Nutrition Education Council (NEC) and is a Certified Integrative Medicine Practitioner. Integrative medicine treats the whole person and the underlying causes of their diseases, rather than just administering pharmaceuticals to relieve symptoms.
In 1998 Dr. Firetto completed a Postgraduate study in Manipulation Under Anesthesia and in 2000 completed a Postgraduate Course in Active Release Techniques(ART).
He has successfully completed a post-doctoral course of study in Chiropractic Rehabilitation and is Level 3 Registry with the American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board.
Dr. Firetto has successfully completed training and demonstrated the competency to receive the status of Spider Tech Kinesiology Taping Provider. Spider Tech application provides the continuous care necessary to reduce discomfort and swelling. Taping helps restore strength to an injured area and can improve the mobility where range of motion has been restricted.
Dr. Firetto's office specializes in auto related injuries and he has completed an advanced course of study in the diagnosis and clinical management of cervical acceleration/deceleration trauma and whiplash related temporalmandibular joint disorders.
He has been qualified as a Chiropractic Expert Witness in courtroom testimony. Dr. Firetto has testified numerous times in the courtroom on behalf of his patients who have been injured in an automobile accident. He has working relationships with many attorneys and doctors in Newark and surrounding areas. If you need to see another health care professional (pain management, orthopedist, neurologist, diagnostic testing, MRI, EMG) Dr. Firetto will refer you out to other providers to assure that you get the proper diagnostic testing and the best treatment you need to recover from your injuries.