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Dr. Rick Bartlett - Bio

Dr. Rick BartlettBorn in Florida to Dr. Rick Bartlett Sr., an optometrist and Cass Salema, BSN Nurse, he shares a passion for helping others with a family who includes a sister Sara, a Physical Therapist in New Jersey. He grew up in the HEB community and graduated from University of North Texas with a Bachelor's in Science of Biology and a minor in Chemistry. He began to research which school to attend for his journey to become a chiropractor and decided to attend Palmer Chiropractic University in Iowa graduating in 2008. He then returned to Texas and worked in a Chiropractic clinic in Mesquite, Tx. He opened Absolute Chiropractic clinic in Hurst in 2011 and was excited to expand his practice to Hulen in 2018. He has 3 children, Brandi, Julian, and Dillon. He shares his life with his long term girlfriend, Joyce and their three Alaskan Klee Kia’s and hairless cat. HIs passions include watching Dallas Cowboys, golf, water volleyball, tennis, and racketball. He has a passion to help his community improve with the combination of Chiropractic, Physiotherapy, and Massage. It is with those 3 elements that one can vastly improve activity of daily living and is excited to be able to continue to serve his community.

Dr. Rick Bartlett - Curriculum Vitae


  • Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa

Doctor of Chiropractic - October 2008

  • University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

Bachelor of Science in Biology - December 2000

Clinical Experience

Absolute Chiropractic & Rehab, Hurst, Texas

  • Private Practice - April 2011 - Present

American Chiropractic Clinics, Mesquite, Texas

  • Associate Doctor of Chiropactic - October 2008 - Present

Palmer College of Chiropractic Clinic Abroad Program, Southern Brazil

  • Chiropractic Student Intern - June 2008

Palmer College of Chiropractic Radiology Department, Davenport, Iowa

  • Radiology Intern - July 2007 - February 2008

Palmer College of Chiropractic Clinics, Davenport, Iowa

Chiropractic Student Inter - October 2007 - October 2008

Meet The Team

Meet the Team

Teia Gomez - Office Administrator
Teia Gomez
Albert Barboza- Chiropractic Assistant
Albert Barboza