Dr. Robert Richart has been helping people live healthier lives since 1986. A graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic, Dr. Richart believes in the importance of continuing education.
He is certified through Functional Medicine University sponsored by The Southern California University for the Health Sciences as a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner. In functional medicine he has completed programs through the Kresser Institute and Kalish Institutes. He is currently in a post-graduate functional medicine program through the Kalish Institute and is in a collaboration program between The Institute of Functional Medicine and the Kalish Institute of Functional Medicine.
He has passed examinations by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians leading to designation as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician and by The National Strength and Conditioning Association leading to national certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture.
He has completed advanced training in chiropractic rehabilitation and orthopedics and has lectured for the National Strength and Conditioning Association on evaluating the back and preventing injuries to the back.
Dr. Richart contributes to his community as well. A past president of the Niles chamber of Commerce, his practice participates in fundraising for area charities and provides chiropractic services for local race events. His practice was the first physicians’ offices in the world to provide weight loss programs to his patients using the Leanness Lifestyle internet-based program.
A frequent lecturer, he has taught programs on health, wellness and injury prevention for Kraft Foods, United Airlines, Nightingale Conant and Shure Electronics to name but a few.
Dr. Richart, his wife Noriko and their labradoodle Kenta live in the north suburbs where they enjoy cycling, hiking, travel and tennis.