CEO, Founder, Chiropractic Physician

Dr. Diego Ruiz is the CEO and founder of Options Rehab in Nutley, NJ. He attended Montclair State University where he studied Biology and Nutrition. Dr. Ruiz later went on to finish his bachelor’s degree in nutrition at Life University School of Undergraduate Studies, while concurrently enrolled and graduating with a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree from Life University School of Chiropractic in Marietta, Georgia by the year of 2001. Dr. Ruiz also completed an additional year of credits towards a Master’s degree (MS) of Sports Health Sciences. Upon graduation Dr. Ruiz moved back to N.J. and started his own practice in November of 2001. His post-doctorate training includes: NCV (Nerve Conduction Velocity) Testing, MUA (Manipulation Under Anesthesia), ART (Active Release Technique), and FAKTR (Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab), FTMI (Functional Taping for Musculoskeletal Injuries). He was also the past team physician to the Newark Bears triple-A baseball team and a sports chiropractor to many professional boxers, MLB baseball players, and NFL football players. Dr. Ruiz has a passion for the arts of BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) and Judo. He currently trains under Professor Jamie Cruz (BJJ) at Renzo Gracie of Woodland Park, and Sensei Tony Camal at Camal Judo in Woodland Park. He also is deeply involved in youth and high school wrestling and served as a past assistant coach to Caldwell Wrestling middle school traveling team. Dr. Ruiz’s philanthropic passion includes being the founder of Autism Angels where he raises money for financially challenged parents of autistic children. Dr. Ruiz is happily married to his wife Rosalie Ruiz and an extremely proud father of 2, Maximo and Angelina Ruiz.