Robert P Rice, D.C. , M.S.

Dr. Rice lived and worked most of his life in Northern Illinois and has practiced in Nashville, TN, Dunedin, FL and Phoenix, AZ before relocating to Amelia Island. Dr. Rice earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. Dr. Rice’s first career was with Eagle and Cub Foods as a journeyman meat cutter for twenty four years, working in the Chicago area. Dr. Rice lives in Fernandina Beach with his wife Debra, along with their cats, German Shepherd - Sammi and Belgian Malinois - Nala. Dr. Rice is a student of the legendary jazz drummer, Les DeMerle.

Certifications, Experience, Honors

Cox Flexion - Distraction Technique Certification

Spine Research Institute of San Diego, Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology

SOTEC (Spectrum of Tactical Emergency Care) Sheepdog Response.
Tactical Trauma Response Course Sheepdog Response
Carbine Level 1 Sheepdog Response

American Red Cross Certified Protect Your Back Instructor

Certified Physician and volunteer; Florida Special Olympics

Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society

Certified Running Doctor

American Kyuk-ki-do Federation: Black Belt

Kyuki-Do is a mixed Korean martial art that primarily incorporates elements of American Kick-boxing, Muay Thai, Hapkido and Judo. Kyuki-Do was introduced to the United States in 1967 by Grand Master Ok Hyung Kim, the founder of the art. Grand Master Kim went on to found the American Kyuki-Do Federation (Kyuki-Do’s sanctioning body) in 1979.

Seoul, South Korea: Trained with Korean Olympic Tae Kwon Do and Judo teams

Chicago White Sox: invitation to camp as a pitcher


Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology: Graduates of this program have received the most in-depth, science-based training available today. The program covers the entire spectrum from the physics of motor vehicle crashes to human biomechanics to diagnostics and management.



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