Rick Duenas, DC

Performance Chiropractic

  • 1055 W. Columbia Way, #106
  • Lancaster, CA 93534
  • Phone:  (661) 942-5000

Dr. Rick Duenas is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, CA and has been in practice for over 18 years. Prior to his post-graduate studies, he completed his undergraduate work in Biological Sciences at UC Santa Barbara, during which time he also worked as an EMT in a paramedic ambulance unit and provided emergency-response care services.

After obtaining his Doctor of Chiropractic degree, he trained as a state-appointed Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) and served as an independent medical examiner for countless Workers’ Compensation cases in the state of California where he provided expert opinion in med-legal cases.

Dr. Rick Duenas has been certified as a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and has attained an additional certification as a Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), which helps him apply specific exercise solutions for more effective rehabilitation. Dr. Duenas has been trained as spine-certified Active-Release Technique (ART) provider and is well-versed in a variety of other soft-tissue applications. He uses his extensive nutritional knowledge with years of applicable experience to create complimentary programs of diet and nutraceuticals to support and alleviate a variety of health issues.

Dr. Duenas utilizes his expertise in spine care, fitness, nutrition, soft-tissue applications, and rehabilitation to successfully treat patients of all walks. His office accepts most major medical insurance, as well as Worker’s Compensation and Personal Injury cases.

For fun, Dr. Duenas is an avid reader, attends ongoing post-graduate courses on a variety of health topics, enjoys working out, and loves to spend time with his wife, three boys, family, and friends.