Dr. Richard Sayegh, DC

Dr. Richard Sayegh, DC

Chiropractic  |  

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Dr. Sayegh has been involved in athletics and body building for more than 30 years. He has been teaching and practicing Sports Medicine since 1985, with an emphasis in Manipulation Under Anesthesia. CIRICULUM VITAE Richard Sayegh, D.C. SPECIALTY Chiropractic, sports medicine, applied kinesiology soft tissue techniques, clinical and rehabilitative therapy, nutritional counseling and fitness training. PRACTICE Worker's compensation, qualified medical examiner, private insurance, personal injury, private fitness and rehabilitation facility with certified trainers. Learning center for Southern California University of Health Science and Cleveland Chiropractic College. MASSAGE Licensed massage therapist with extensive knowledge in neuromuscular re-education, reflexology, Swedish massage, joint mobilization, myofascial release techniques, cranial-sacral therapy, shiatsu and aromatherapy. LICENSE California CERTIFICATION National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Qualified Medical Examiners Manipulation under Anesthesia ACADEMIC 1982-California State University, Fullerton Bachelor of Science DEGREE Doctor of Chiropractic 1985-Cleveland College of Chiropractic INTERNSHIP 1985 Cleveland College of Chiropractic 1985-95 Chiropractor to American Judo Team 1995-98 Iron Man Body Building Champion, NPC Mr. California National Body Building Champion Mr. Los Angeles Natural Body Building Champion Mr. California Natural Body Building Champion Central Pacific Body Building Champion, NPC Mr. San Diego Muscle Classic, NPC Mr. Venice Beach, NPC 1996 Team Universe Top 10 Champions 1997 Mr. U.S.A. Top 10 Champions 1997-Present Football and Basketball Coaching City of Glendora, CA. PROFESSIONAL 1986-Present-SPORTS Medicine and Rehab Therapy (SMART) Private Practice-Spine Institute & Surgery Center 1985-87- Professor, Cleveland College of Chiropractic-L.A. 1982-86 Office Manager Practice-Holistic Health Center of Arcadia PRIVILEGES SMART Surgery Center-Arcadia, CA Santa Teresita Hospital-Duarte CA. West Coast Surgery Center Outpatient Center-Los Alamitos, CA. Long Beach Surgery Center Outpatient Center-Long Beach, CA. Anaheim West Outpatient Surgery Center-Anaheim, CA. AFFILIATIONS 1986-Present California Chiropractic Association 1987-Present Arcadia Chamber of Commerce 1990-Present Chiropractor to World Gym -Pasadena, CA Foothill Gym - Monrovia, CA Gold's Gym- Arcadia,CA Cathedral High School-Los Angeles, CA

S.M.A.R.T. Spine Institute

131 E Huntington Dr

Arcadia, CA 91006
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Care Credit
  • MultiPlan
  • Worker's Compensation

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Patient Testimonials

I've been treated by Dr. Richard Sayegh since 2007. I went from not being able to walk due to back pain after giving birth to back to running within 2 weeks. I continue to see Dr. Sayegh for maintenance of a healthy back and hips, which allows me to stay active and fit! Couldn't live a healthy life with out his intervention!
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I've been going to different chiropractors since I was a teen. SMART spine institute is the best. As an athlete and a Firefighter they have always treated me for injuries and maintained my body in tip top shape
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It is amazing the difference on how I currently feel compared to how I felt at the begin after my fall. I had not been able to sleep, for about five months after my fall, the pain was excruciating in turning from one side to the other while trying to get some sleep. After one treatment I was feeling 95%, I love the team at S.M.A.R.T :-)
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Care Philosophy

Chiropractic care is an excellent way to replace drugs or to amplify the effects that modern medicine is having on your pain, injury or illness. No matter why you come to us for chiropractic care here at the S.M.A.R.T. Spine Institute and Surgery Center, we always strive to provide the best possible service, with minimal invasiveness and maximal comfort.
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  • Chiropractic
  • Nutrition Consulting
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Dr. Sayegh does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Muscle Strain
  • Accidental Injuries
  • Acute Pain
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Back Strain
  • Car Accident Injuries
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lower Back Muscle Strain
  • Lower Back Sprain
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Soft Tissue Trauma
  • Occupational Disorders
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Pediatric Hip Disorders
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Stiffness
  • Strain of Hamstring Muscle
  • Strain of Tendon of Medial Thigh Muscle
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia


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  • Arthritic Rehabilitation
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Range of Motion Testing
  • Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Soft Tissue Massage
  • Spinal Manipulation Under Anesthesia

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • California State University, Fullerton
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Cleveland College Of Chiropractic
    Medical School | Graduated 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Sayegh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Arcadia Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • California Chiropractic Association, Member

Dr. Sayegh's Reviews

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Dr. Sayegh's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Yonkers, New York |
My experience with Dr. Sayegh and his staff was very satisfying because the treated me with the respect every client deserves
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Dr. Sayegh accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Care Credit
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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