About Dr. Ramona Pleva, DC

Get to know Dr. Ramona Pleva – The Essential Chiropractor!

Dr. Ramona is the owner of Northern Lights Chiropractic and a graduate of Life University College of Chiropractic in Marietta, GA. She is a local, and feels blessed to be able to live, serve, and play in Northern Michigan.

The Essential Chiropractor

Why is Chiropractic Care essential? It optimizes the function of the brain, which is the master control center of EVERYTHING your body does! It is essential to overall good health and well being. When chiropractic care is accompanied by essential oils, the adjustments hold better due to the influence of the essential oils to help balance the brain. Chiropractic care is a very cost effective way to maintain your health, support a healthy immune system function, and relieve stress.

Unique Chiropractic Adjusting Style

Dr. Ramona uses an Arthrostim chiropractic instrument that allows for gentle, precise adjustments with no popping, cracking, or twisting. Her technique is gentle enough for babies, and she can adjust extremities and facial and cranial bones with accuracy and ease. Dr. Ramona can meet the needs of any patient, even if they cannot lay down. She adjusts her patients in a variety of positions: face down, face up, sitting, standing, walking, and so on.

Further Education and Experience

Dr. Ramona also holds a BA in Health Fitness and Promotion and spent time in the corporate fitness world before becoming a massage therapist. Massage experiences include:

  • Sports Massage Team 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics
  • Sports Massage Team 2006, 2007 Ford Ironman World Championships in Kona, HA.
  • International studies in Italy and China

Dr. Ramona works alongside Dr. Brandon White. Dr. Brandon graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2004 and is a second generation chiropractor specializing in postural correction. In addition to his chiropractic care, he has vast experience in clinical nutrition. To learn about Dr. White’s practice please visit drbrandonwhite.com.

Dr. Pleva, DC – TEDx

Techniques practiced by Dr. Pleva

  • Koren Specific Technique
  • Thompson
  • Diversified
  • Pediatric Care
  • Webster Technique
  • Extremity Adjustments
  • Biogeometric Integration
  • Instrument adjustments with the Arthrostim
  • Network Spinal Analysis

Community Involvement

Dr. Ramona enjoys giving back to our community. Her service and volunteer activities include:

  • Rotary Club of Traverse City
  • Grand Traverse Pavilions Foundation Board
  • Traverse Connect Ambassador
  • National Cherry Festival sponsor
  • Impact 100

“Dr. Ramona I wanted to pass along the nice compliments that our performing artist Chingy shared with me following your adjustment session and after his hour-long set. I’m quoting from memory, “It was the best chiropractic adjustment I’ve ever had and it permitted me to move around the stage better than I’ve felt in months.” He went on after that, but it was all good. Thanks for your generous donation of time and skills to the National Cherry Festival Backstage Team. Being able to provide such a service to our artists is a huge advantage when we try to get entertainers to make the long drive to get here. Thanks for all you do.”

– Jim Feahr – Event Director, National Cherry Festival


Darryl V Nelson  — 5 star

Dr Ramona helped me recover from an automobile accident. She was quick to determine the issues, and quick to get right to the proper treatments for me. I was pain free after not very many treatments.
I am grateful for her knowledge and ability as a past massage therapist combined with her chiropractic treatment skills to recognize and treat my issues.
I recommend Dr Ramona Pleva to others. Add to her skills is an extremely helpful and knowledgeable staff backing her up to work through some tricky insurance issues. Thanks Northern Lights Chiropractic!

Elly Byrnes  — 5 star

When my teenage son suffered a sports injury/ concussion Dr. Pleva was spot on with all the latest knowledge and techniques to help him recover. Her treatment is always very thorough and careful. All 4 of my children see her for care. She is great with all ages!

Joe Ritola  — 5 star

Dr. Pleva is the best! Not only is she VERY knowledgeable, but she has a wonderful heart and is a great listener. After being under her care, my neck pain, headaches and even numbness and pain in my hands has dramatically improved. I HIGHLY recommend her to all my friends and family.

Katie K.  — 5 star

“I used to have mind-numbing TMJ headaches for the last 10 years. Since seeking chiropractic care I am no longer suffering. Thanks Dr. Ramona”

Rich K.  — 5 star

“My back pain prevented me from playing with my grandkids. After seeing Dr. Ramona I feel like my old self!”

Randy K.  — 5 star

“I just got the results from my physical. My blood pressure has dropped to normal levels!”

Dr. Pleva in The News

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(231) 668-5050

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2781 Garfield Road North
Traverse City MI. 49686

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