Dr. Scott A. Rubin, CCSP
Scott A. Rubin DC, DACBSP has been a practicing Chiropractor and Pilates instructor in St. Petersburg, Fl since 1995.
After graduating from the University of Florida with degrees in Business and Broadcast Journalism in 1986, he then moved to Atlanta, Ga. While working for a video production house, he edited a Chiropractic school commercial and learned about the amazing benefits of Chiropractic medicine. he made a decision to go to chiropractic school. After graduating Life Chiropractic School in 1994, Cum Laude, Dr. Rubin moved to St. Petersburg, FL where he opened up his own practice.
Dr. Rubin continued with his education by getting certifications in Acupuncture, applied kinesiology, Graston, Active Release Technique (ART), full body certified, and part of the elite provider network, certified through the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI), certified power pilates instructor (600 hours), and 200 hours yoga teacher training.
His most recent certification is as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP), and certified in Functional Movement Screenings (FMS). He is currently enrolled in the diplomate sports chiropractic program, and is a treating physician for the United States Olympic training centers.
Dr. Rubin has done rotations in Chula Vista Olympic training center and will be going to Lake Placid, NY for a winter rotation. His greatest accomplishments are his two daughters, Raquel, a college student at Eckerd College, and Jessie a college student at Savannah College of Art and Design. He has two dogs, Kody and Lola, and gives to the Southeastern Guide Dogs.
Dr. Michael Gars DC
Dr. Michael Gars has been practicing chiropractic since 1994 and was raised in St. Petersburg. He graduated from FSU and attended Life College in Georgia where he received his doctorate of chiropractic.
Dr. Gars has worked on many families and athletes as well as patients who have sustained acute trauma from auto accidents to sports injuries and uses various techniques. He is married with three children.
Margaret Wright – Nutrition Consultant
Margaret is a Nutrition Consultant that provides counseling in nutrition and lifestyle to assist in your achievement of health and wellness. A recent relocation has brought Margaret to Florida. She has operated her own Nutrition Consulting business in Maryland since 1999 and is looking forward to establishing her practice at the Rubin Health Center.
In addition to degrees in Biology and Nursing Science, Margaret has a Master’s degree in Natural Health. She is a professional member of the American Association of Nutritional Consultants and a Certified Natural Health Professional (CNHP).
Because of her diverse practical background, she is able to understand the traditional medical model and to bring suggestions from other disciplines to help you achieve an optimal state of wellness.
Her background and perspective bring the knowledge and ability to suggest alternative therapies – nutritionals, herbals, homeopathics, for example – to the usual medical “solutions” of drugs and surgery.
Margaret is available for individual and family counseling as well as for group seminars and workshops. She most enjoys teaching people the things that keep them healthy and finds particular satisfaction in with individuals experiencing life changes associated with recent medical diagnoses (diabetes, heart conditions, hormonal changes) and working with families with young children.
The best protection against illness and disease is a content, well-nourished body.
Kelly Giguere, LMT – Massage Therapist MA58537
Kelly Giguere LMTKelly is originally from California and has been a resident of St. Petersburg since 2004. She has been practicing massage therapy since 1996; first in California and then returned to school at Cortiva Institute in 2007.
Before becoming a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT), Kelly was a paramedic for the state of California for 12 years, working both in transport and fire stations.
In her personal life she is an accomplished bass player who is active in the local music scene. She enjoys the hands-on healing massage therapy and feels it is truly a joy to see her clients reap the short-term and long term benefits of this modality.
John Reichard, LMT – Massage Therapist MA39735
John got his initial training at THE HUMANITY CENTER for massage therapy, in Pinellas Park, FL, in 2003. The SET (Structural Energetic Therapy®) training was learned under Don McCann, MA, LMT, LMHC, CSETT in Lutz, FL. Don has been developing Structural Energetic Therapy® for over 30 years. Structural Energetic Therapy® integrates myofascial restructuring, emotional energy release, acupressure, kinesiology (muscle testing), postural analysis, scar tissue and adhesion release, deep tissue therapy and rehabilitative techniques. SET also effectively treats multiple conditions, such as:
Upper Body: carpal tunnel, neck pain, shoulder pain, tennis elbow, nerve entrapment’s, frozen shoulder, headaches, trigger finger, TMJ, strains/sprains
Lower Body: back pain, sciatic pain, hip pain, knee pain, foot pain, plantar fascitis, heel spurs, strains/sprains, nerve entrapment’s
General Conditions: tendonitis, surgical scars and adhesion’s, nerve entrapment’s, arthritis, joint inflexibility, strains and muscle pulls, fibromyalgia, lupus, scoliosis, hiatal hernias, and much more.
Learn more at: http://www.structuralenergetictherapy.com/information.
Francy Arguello – Patient Coordinator
Francy is originally from Venezuela where she obtained her Physical Therapist degree. She speaks English and Spanish, and has been living in Florida since 2008. She has worked with chiropractors for over 4 years. She loves helping people to get healthy and love seeing how they improve every day. Francy is also a Personal Trainer and Triathlete.
Lori Kresho – Practice Administrator
Lori Kresho has a degree in Business management. She has over 25 years experience in the Medical field. She comes to Rubin Health Center with lots of experience in not only management, but also billing, insurance and finances. Lori has 3 grown children and loves to spend time with her grandchildren.
Lore has also been teaching Pilates since 2001, and has been featured in the PhysicalMind Institute’s newsletter demonstrating an exercise in the WundaChair, as a participant in the advanced WundaChair workshop.
Lori has also completed continuing education courses for her Pilates certification, including “Pilates Protocols” for injuries and special populations and “Osteoporosis”. Her certification with PhysicalMind Institute was focused on intensive workouts with a special emphasis on physical therapy and rehabilitation. Lore incorporates props such as physio-balls, rollers, and resistance bands into her advanced Pilates mat classes, and also teaches tower group classes, as well as private classes using the “electric chair”, Reformer, Cadillac and Ladder Barrel.
Lore also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and has taken several medical school courses in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, and Histology, and has been a student and performer in Ballet for over 20 years. She has also been a competitive athlete in fencing and basketball. Lore currently has been an adjunct instructor of several undergraduate level courses General, Human, and Marine Biology