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Community Health and Wellness Center | Howard Dinner, DC

Community Health and Wellness Center | Howard Dinner, DC

201 N University Dr #116 | Plantation, FL 33324

Call 954-900-9402
Monday 10:00am - 2:00pm, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 2:00pm, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
  • Cox trained spinal decompression / traditional chiropractic
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic Graduates
  • physical therapy / exercise rehabilitation
  • auto accidents / car accidents / injury rehabilitation / work injuries
  • acupuncture / massage therapy
  • Acupressure
  • Acupuncture
  • Disc Herniation Treatment
  • Chiropractic Laser Therapy
  • Chiropractic Neurology
  • Chiropractic Traction Therapy
  • Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries
  • Chiropractors
  • Decompression Therapy
  • Emergency Chiropractic Care
  • Flexion-Distraction Therapy
  • Holistic Chiropractic Care
  • Massage Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatric Chiropractic
  • Physical Therapy
  • Auto Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Applied Kinesiology
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare

A "state-of-the-art" chiropractic, acupuncture, massage and physical therapy practIce. Injured in an auto accident? Got hurt participating in sports? Have a long standing health condition? Sought treatment elsewhere without much improvement? We got "The Kind of Care That Gets You Better!" We integrate chiropractic, acupuncture, massage therapy, physical therapy, cold laser, injury rehabilitation, Cox spinal decompression therapy, nutritional counseling, weight management and other non-drug, non-surgical services for enhanced therapeutic benefit. Centrally located in Broward County, Florida we serve all of South Florida and beyond. Est. 1988.

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Dr. Howard Dinner
Dr. Howard Dinner

Director of Health Services, Community Health and Wellness Center, Plantation, Florida

Palmer College of Chiropractic Graduate, cum laude

University of Miami School of Medicine Acupuncture Graduate

Practicing Chiropractic since 1980

Certified in Acupuncture since 1996

Workers' Compensation Certified

Cox Spinal Disc Decompression Practitioner

Curriculum Vitae, Howard Dinner, D.C.
Professional Education:
Palmer College of Chiropractic, Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.), cum laude, 1980.
Internship: Palmer College of Chiropractic Public Clinics, Davenport, Iowa, 1979-1980.
Honors: Cum Laude graduate, National Honors Society.
University of Miami- School of Medicine, 1996, Chinese Acupuncture Certification Program.
Under-graduate Education:
City University of New York- Queens College, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Biology, 1977.
New York
New Jersey
Professional Organizations:
Florida Chiropractic Association
American Chiropractic Association
Broward County Chiropractic Society, President 2012 - 2015
Post-graduate Study:
Palmer College of Chiropractic, Dr. Russell Erhardt X-ray Seminars, Advanced Study in Skeletal X-rays, 1979-80.
Logan College of Chiropractic, Dr. Terry Yocum Radiology Seminars, Advanced Study in MRI, 1994.
Florida Chiropractic Association and National College of Chiropractic, Proprietary Drug Course, 1992.
National College of Chiropractic Diplomate in Orthopedics Program leading to diplomate status in orthopedics, 1989.
Texas College of Chiropractic, Acupuncture Course, 1985.
State of Florida course on Autoimmune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), 1992.
Major DeJarnette and Sacro-occipital Foundation, Advanced Sacro-occipital Technique Course, 1980.
Texas College of Chiropractic, Advanced Physiotherapy Training, 1994.
Kaplan Impairment Rating Certification Program on AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, and Florida Guides to Impairments, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2009.
Certified Acupuncture Training: University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Completed certification program in Acupuncture and passed Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine examination to become certified in the practice of Acupuncture, 1996.
Certified by the Florida Division of Worker's Compensation, Rehabilitation and Medical Services Unit as a Worker's Compensation Provider. 1995.
Florida Chiropractic Association (FCA) Annual Conventions, 1995- 2017.
Texas Chiropractic College: Certificate in Manipulation Under Anesthesia,1992.
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners: successfully passed examinations given by the N.B.C.E. and conferred the title of Diplomate, 1980.
Botanical Medicine, Western States Chiropractic College and University of Colorado School Pharmacy, 1998.
Enhanced Laboratory Diagnosis Course, Texas Chiropractic College, 1998.
Cox Disc Decompression Manipulation/ Adjustment Certification Program, National College of Health Sciences, Lombard, IL, 2002. Re-certified 2010, 2015.
Professional Experience:
Private Practice, New York, NY; 1981-84.
Howard Dinner, D.C., P.A./ Community Health and Wellness Center, Plantation, FL; 1985 - present.

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Dr. Russell Ficara
Dr. Russell Ficara

Florida State University, Bachelors degree in biology and chemistry.

Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, Doctor of Chiropractic degree with honors, 1988.

Acupuncture studies at the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture.

Trained by Chiropractic Hand & Foot Clinics of Americaâ„¢ in treating hand and foot conditions with gentle adjustments.

Extensive post-graduate studies in nutrition & nutritional purification.

Post-grad studies in Whiplash & Brain Trauma from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego to better help patients in automobile accidents.

Veteran with service in the U.S. Air Force.
Former science teacher and track coach

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