Matthew G DeFroda, D.C.

Board Certified Chiropractic Physician

Dr. Matthew DeFroda (“Dr. Matt”), was born and raised in the Pike Creek area. He attended the University of Delaware and received his Bachelors in Exercise Science. Upon graduation Dr. Matt took his knowledge and will to learn to Overland Park, Kansas, a suburb outside of Kansas City, where he attended Cleveland Chiropractic College at Cleveland University-Kansas City. Dr. Matt has a passion for helping people get out of pain and discomfort, in order to live a more gratifying life. In Dr. Matt’s eyes there is no better way to achieve this then regular Chiropractic care, exercise and proper eating.

-2012: Received Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science from the University of Delaware -2016: Received Doctorate of Chiropractic from Cleveland Chiropractic College at Cleveland University-Kansas City

Other than serving the Newark area through Chiropractic care, I enjoy spending time with my wonderful wife Marissa and little dog Capone. On a nice day you can find me at the local Golf course working on my short game. I also enjoy working out, playing and watching different sports, and generally staying as active as I possibly can!

Susan Rainey, MSN, APRN, FNPC, WCC

Hello, I am Susan Rainey, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, WCC and I have been at reNu Medical and Injury Center since June. I was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA and moved to Washington Township, NJ in 1996. My initial introduction to health and wellness began as an owner and operator of a day spa where I trained as an aesthetician and electrologist. I decided to take my knowledge to further advance treatment and care and after deciding to become a RN joined a dermatologic and plastic surgery practice. I then decided to further my education and continue my passion with skin and healing and became Wound Care Certified. While working full time, I completed my Master’s degree at Rowan University in 2019 and became an APRN and certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. My clinical rotations and training included an Urgent Care, established Physician Private Practice, Family, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Sub Acute, Long Term, Dementia and Hospice Care. Since then, I have continued to be fascinated by the human body’s amazing ability to heal and continued training in procedural medicine with a focus on injection training and regenerative medicine. This includes an integrative approach to medicine and utilizes functional, complementary and conventional treatments which is healing oriented. I strive to live daily with thankfulness, respect, love and care of self, family, nature, and my patients so to live a rich and full life and strive to always keep learning, training, and educating. I am blessed with a beautiful family which includes Edward, my patient husband of 28 years, my daughter, Gabrielle, who is newly engaged to Keaton (dearly love), and she is a nurse at Jefferson Hospital and my son, Eddie who is a resolute athlete and soccer player at Etown College. Together we enjoy laughs, friends, pets, cooking and travelling together.

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