Peter V. Matrale, D.C
Fort Lauderdale Chiropractor

Phone: 754 301-8882 ~ Élan Vital Healthcare/Fort Lauderdale Spine & Injury ~
2598 East Sunrise Blvd, Suite 210A ~Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
Located at the Galleria Mall in the Regus Executive Office Complex.



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 Dr. Peter V. Matrale  




Back Neck Pain Relief. Fort Lauderdale Chiropractor Chiropractic Physician & Clinic Director, Élan Vital Healthcare/Fort Lauderdale Spine & Injury Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Chiropractic Physician, All Care Consultants, Fort Lauderdale, FL   2005-2006 

Chiropractic Physician & Clinic Director, Lauderdale Lakes Chiropractic, Lauderdale Lakes, FL   2005 

Chiropractor & Clinic Administrator, Arrowhead Clinic, Inc., McDonough, GA   2003-2005




                Life University College of Chiropractic, Doctor of Chiropractic, Marietta, GA 2002
Honors:  Cum Laude  

   University of Missouri-Columbia, Biological Sciences/Psychology Major, Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, MO 1998       
                    Honors:  Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Member 1994-1998 

                Board Certified, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I-IV 2001               

                Board Certified, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy 2000               

                Board Certified, Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine, 2005               

                Licensed by the Georgia Board of Chiropractic Examiners (CHIR007348), 2002-2005               

                Licensed by the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine (CH9017), 2005-Present



Reimbursement Through Proper Documentation, Accurately document patient information and maintain clinical records to the highest level of insurance standards, Florida Chiropractic Association, Boca Raton, FL 2007 

Lumbar Spine MRI, MRI interpretation, anatomy, physiology, history and clinical indications for the low back trauma patient, Florida Chiropractic Association, Weston, FL 2006                               

Whiplash Syndromes, Understand the mechanism of whiplash injury, how to document and diagnose the type of whiplash injury and how to effectively treat such injuries, Dynamic Chiropractic Solutions, Atlanta, GA 2004               

X-Ray 101, Construct appropriate radiology reports, review general imaging techniques, discuss the basics of MRI imaging techniques, describe congenital anomalies and normal skeletal variants of the thoracic and lumbar spines and identify how MRI can document piriformis syndromes, Georgia Chiropractic Association, Atlanta, GA 2003            

X-Ray 102, Review ultrasound and plain film X-Ray studies, describe the basics of discography, myelography and CT scans, identify osteonecrosis as a possible diagnosis in non-responsive hip therapy and distinguish congenital and normal skeletal variants of the cervical spine, Georgia Chiropractic Association, Atlanta, GA 2003 

X-Ray 104, Review the basics of bone scans, identify the potential of rib stress fractures in golfers, discuss how cervical spine stenosis affects football players, diagnose lumbar synovial cysts and establish diagnostics of osteoid osteoma, Georgia Chiropractic Association, Atlanta, GA 2003 

X-Ray 105, Describe MRI and CT of axially loaded lumbar spines, identify the distinctions between gout and infection, discuss the Pancoast Tumor as a cause of upper back pain, establish when trauma to a fingertip is considered serious and state complications of the cervical spine with long term hermodialysis, Georgia Chiropractic Association, Atlanta, GA 2003         

Rehabilitation 101, Review sensory-motor control and rehabilitation, discuss aerobic exercise for low back pain patients, describe muscle training of the hip, abdominal and paraspinal muscles, identify how aerobic exercise improves motor performance in the elderly and distinguish the effects of different training styles on the cross-sectional area of paraspinal muscles, Georgia Chiropractic Association, Atlanta, GA 2003 

Orthopedics 101, Understand the effects of knee proprioception and ACL reconstruction, discuss effects of manual therapy in whiplash, construct the orientation of the cervical facet joints, identify aspects of the lateral collateral ligament of the knee, discuss upper extremity snowboarding injuries, Georgia Chiropractic Association, Atlanta, GA 2003 

Orthopedics 102, Identify differences between strength and balance training, discuss the dynamic aspects of posture, learn aspects of postural control in chronic low back pain patients, understand relationship of posture and sports injuries, review some concepts of posture, mobility and pain in children, Georgia Chiropractic Association, Atlanta, GA 2003               

Orthopedics 103, Review normal cervical biomechanics and apply to examination, discuss some effects of manipulation on EMG/ROM, recognize lumbar movements during mobilization, discuss how whiplash invisibility is not evidence of absence of injury and understand muscle adaptation through stretching, Georgia Chiropractic Association, Atlanta, GA 2003 

Orthopedics 104, Distinguish chiropractic influences on muscular strength, develop the use of hand-held dynamometry in chiropractic practice, identify basic strength training principles for chiropractors, construct basics of strength training guidelines for all ages and understand reducing functional limitations with strength training, Georgia Chiropractic Association, Atlanta, GA 2003 

Orthopedics 105, Review and introduction to  the clinical biomechanics of stability, identify causes of musculoskeletal injuries, describe how low back pain in golfers alters motor control, describe spinal mobility changes with posture and distinguish how stability improves with resistance training, Georgia Chiropractic Association, Atlanta, GA 2003 

Chiropractic Physiological Therapeutics, Certified by New York Chiropractic College, Atlanta, GA 2000



            Florida Chiropractic Association; Member 2005-Present
               Florida Chiropractic Society; Member 2005-2006
               Oakland Park/Wilton Manors Chamber of Commerce; Member 2006-Present
               American Chiropractic Association; Member 1999-2005
               International Chiropractic Association; Member 1999-2003


The ability to spend appropriate time with our patients combined with our expertise gives you the best chiropractic care....

We look forward to caring for you in a private personalized manner

Dr. Matrale
Élan Vital Healthcare
Fort Lauderdale Spine & Injury Center

2598 East Sunrise Blvd.
 Suite 210A
Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 33304

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