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Chiropractor Gilbert AZ Howard Fern


Howard Fern D.C.

Dr. Howard D. Fern graduated in 1993 from Southern California University of Health Sciences (formally Los Angeles College of Chiropractic). Prior to studying at Chiropractic School, he attended the University of Hartford and graduated with a BS in biology.

While at Univ. of Hardford he was an athletic student trainer and received valuable hands-on experience treating sports injuries. Dr. Fern has been practicing in the valley of the sun for over 27 years.

Dr. Fern is devoted to his patients and gives each patient individualized attention. Dr. Fern has received his fellowship in medical acupuncture and special certification in manipulation under anesthesia. Dr. Fern has his national certification from FMCSA as a certified medical examiner to performs DOT/CDL physicals. In addition, Dr. Fern is a certified Health Coach with Take Shape For Life and helps his patient with weight loss and healthier life. As a Certified Injury Prevention Consultant, Dr. Fern presents training, health lectures and performs ergonomic evaluations for many companies (e.g. Wells Fargo, United Airlines). In addition, Dr. Fern acts as the chiropractic consultant for Copperpoint Insurance (formerly SCF). Dr. Fern performs independent medical examinations and peer reviews and is the Chiropractic consultant.

Dr. Fern loves sports and played basketball and tennis at a high level. In addition to his 27 years as a Chiropractor, Dr. Fern has participated as Team Chiropractor for ProSports Chiropractic, AZFL, Wrangler Chiropractic. In addition, he has consulted with various youth football teams, gymnasts, golfers, and many other amateur and professional athletes in various different sports.

Currently, Dr. Fern has been a personal Chiropractor to many triathletes including international professional Rasmus Henning. Dr. Fern's approach in treating patients is simple yet can be multi faceted. Treatments that are available are the following: Chiropractic Care, Acupuncture, Non-Surgical DTS Decompression Traction Therapy, Laser Light Therapy, Physical Medicine, Massage Therapy, Rehabilitation, Computerized Custom Orthotics, Manipulation under Anesthesia (MUA), Nutrition, Weight Loss and Wellness Coaching. Dr. Fern loves practicing as a Chiropractor and giving personalized care, but his love for his wife and 2 children are second to none.


Hands on, high tech, modern treatment with personalized, old fashioned caring.


Office Manager & Licensed Massage Therapist

Robin Ward

Robin Ward, LMT graduated from Arizona School of Massage Therapy(ASMT) in December 2010. Robin’s focus is treating people with myofascial pain. Some of Robin's favorite techniques are myofascial release, deep tissue therapy, and trigger point therapy. Robin is the office manager at A Plus Chiropractic Care.


Physical Therapist Tech & Chiropractic Assistant

Alondra Martines

My name is Alondra Martinez and I graduated from Carrington College in May 2016 as a Physical Therapy Tech (P.T.T.) and certified as a Chiropractic Assistant (CA). I’m also the first in my family to graduate from college. Even though I am small in stature, I have a big heart when it comes to helping others and making sure they feel welcomed.

Working at A Plus Chiropractic Care has been a great experience because I have learned many new skills which in turn has improved me as a professional. With these new skills, I can help more patients to recover and find health. My family is the most important thing in my life and I will always chase my dreams. Looking forward to meeting and helping you!


8:30am - 6:00pm

8:30am - 2:00pm

8:30am - 6:00pm

8:30am - 6:00pm

8:30am - 2:00pm

Saturday & Sunday

A Plus Chiropractic Care

201 W Guadalupe Rd Suite 311
Gilbert, AZ 85233

(480) 649-5868