Taking care of our bodies is an important part of enhancing our connection to the life-sustaining forces in and around us. We do this by engaging in healthy lifestyle behaviors and choices, of whi ...View Article
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With many years of experience between Drs. Elizabeth Pagano and Rick Florez, this husband and wife team have dedicated themselves to helping people achieve their optimal health potential, naturally. They met at The Pennsylvania State University in 1998 and have been proud Nittany Lions ever since! After Chiropractic studies, and operating a Chiropractic office in Spartanburg, SC (Café of Life), they moved to Raleigh in November of 2007. They opened the Chiropractic Cafe in early 2008, and have enjoyed serving the Greater Raleigh area.
Drs. Elizabeth and Rick display a holistic approach to life and living, and believe that everyone should have the opportunity to be happy and healthy. They feel that true healing comes from within and cannot be achieved by an outside-in approach.
When not in the office, you will probably find Dr. Elizabeth out on the road running - somewhere. She has run at least a half marathon in every state in the US and is a regular at Crossfit RDU.
Dr. Rick has played soccer his entire life, even as a member of the Penn State soccer team for several seasons while in college. He still enjoys playing soccer recreationally in Raleigh, has been a regular CrossFitter since 2008, and also partakes in running. With his active lifestyle, he enjoys working with athletes of all levels, helping them to function at their best for all levels of competition.
When you visit the Cafe, you will also be warmly greeted by their office assistant (dog), Chase. He was rescued from the Harnett County Animal Shelter in the Fall of 2011, was fostered for several months, and then he turned around and rescued Elizabeth and Rick in February of 2012! He is a peaceful soul and will be happy to make your acquaintance when you arrive!
Drs. Elizabeth, Rick, and Chase look forward to meeting and assisting you on your journey for health.