Dr. Roberto A. Vargas was born in New York City and is a bilingual second generation chiropractor. Dr. Vargas graduated from John Adams High School in 1995 and was certified as a Medical Laboratory Assistant by the State of New York. He received his B.S. in biology from Bloomfield College in New Jersey. Later he moved to Marietta, GA where he graduated from Life University with his doctorate in Chiropractic. While at Life University he studied Functional Neurology through the Carrick Institute based in Cape Canaveral, FL. He has completed over 200 hrs earning credits towards his Diplomate in Chiropractic Neurology and Masters in Neuroscience. Dr. Vargas specializes in Spinal Trauma, Repetitive Stress Injuries, Peripheral Nerve Entrapments, Functional /Neurological Diagnosis and Treatment of Whiplash, Postural Disorders and Disc Injuries. His current passion lies in ergonomics which led to the creation of the Human Momentum Project with his business partner Dr. Vicky Yarns in 2014. Ergonomic certifications include Ergonomics Assessment, Ergonomics – Practical Applications and Healthcare Ergonomics by The Back School in Atlanta, GA.
Nutrition was another area of interest for the doctor as he attended many postgraduate seminars in clinical nutrition. Dr. Vargas received his certification in physiotherapy in 2002, which broadened his range of treatment options for those patients looking for rehabilitation in Atlanta. His approach incorporates Thompson, Diversified, SOT, Cox-Flexion/Distraction, Nimmo, and Rehabilitative techniques. Dr. Vargas joined the Atlanta Spine Center in 2006 and is now partner in the leading neuromusculoskeletal center in Atlanta. Besides being active in patient care Dr. Vargas has expanded into injury prevention by offering consulting services to corporations in the area of ergonomics and risk management.
Our very own Dr. Vargas was recently featured on Dynamic Chiropractic’s website which is the leading source for chiropractic news, articles, research & information. In this exclusive interview Dr. Vargas speaks about how The Atlanta Spine Center functions within the patient-centered medical home (PCMH), and how doctors of chiropractic can follow in Atlanta Spine Center’s footsteps in collaborating with like-minded health care providers to benefit patient care. You can view the entire interview here.
The Human Momentum Project (HMP) was founded in order to provide ergonomic solutions aimed at increasing employee and employer satisfaction as well as productivity while improving health and morale in modern-day workplace settings. The January 2014 issue of the ATLANTAN magazines Best of the City featured Dr. Vargas as one of Atlanta’s top health experts. Another publication featuring Dr. Vargas was Dynamic Chiropractic (July 15, 2014, Vol. 32, Issue 14) which is the leading source for chiropractic news, articles, research & information. The interview focuses on his role in a Patient Centered Medical Home and integrating chiropractic care for improved patient outcomes. He currently resides in Avondale Estates, GA with his family.