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Chiropractic and Muscle Therapy of Delaware (CMTDE) was founded by Dr. Ron Carter D.C., LMT to satisfy Delaware's need for quality chiropractic care and massage therapy. We specialize in automobile, worker's compensation, and sports injuries.


Dr. Ron Carter was born and raised in Newark, Delaware. He began his career in healthcare as a licensed massage therapist (LMT) and over the years became highly accomplished and widely popular with a diverse clientele which includes professional athletes and performers helping them to improve their quality of life.


Wanting to improve himself, Ron began his pre-medical education. In 2015, he earned his doctorate from Sherman College of Chiropractic, located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. During clinical internship, Ron became specifically trained in Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehabilitation (FAKTR). He then spent the following year in a private practice in Greenville, South Carolina. In 2017, he returned to Delaware and spent a year practicing locally before opening Chiropractic and Muscle Therapy of Delaware (CMTDE) in February of 2018.


Dr. Carter created the Integrative Muscular Movement Technique (IMMT). IMMT is currently being utilized throughout the United States. He has had the distinguished honor of presenting to the National Institute of Health (NIH) and is an internationally published researcher and a soft tissue expert. Dr. Carter is also an adjunct professor of Biology at Delaware Technical and Community College (DTCC). While he feels that ongoing contributions to the scientific community in the field of musculoskeletal medicine is extremely important, Dr. Carter finds direct patient care to be exceedingly rewarding.   

Teri Dickerson, LMT

Due to my passion to further help people, I enrolled at Academy of Massage and Body Work. I became a Licensed Massage Therapist in August 2011.

Through learning the art of massage, I realized I wanted to inspire others to become Massage Therapists. In 2014, I became a Faculty member at Academy of Massage and Body Work. Additionally, I established my own practice and see a variety of clients.  In 2012, I wanted to expand my abilities to assist my clients and attended several Reiki classes. I obtained my Reiki Master 2014.

I have cultivated a wide range of Therapeutic modalities to include Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release Therapy, Deep Tissue Therapy, Hot Stones, cupping, deep tissue along with reflexology, Aroma Touch and Chakra Balancing. I specialize in Integrative Muscle Movement Technique (IMMT) where I am certified in Levels 1, 2 & 3.

Through the power of touch and intention, I use a personalized approach to my massage practice and mix modalities to create a total physical and energetic body healing.

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Maija Luttinger, LMT

Maija started her career as a massage therapist working on horses before deciding to expand her practice to people by enrolling in the Academy of Massage and Bodywork, which she graduated in 2019. She is level one, two, and three Integrative Muscle Movement certified, and is IMMT Cupping therapy certified. She is also level 1 John Barnes Myofascial Release certified.

Maija specializes in therapeutic deep tissue and myofascial release and incorporates cupping and muscle flossing into her practice. 


Yessenia Tolentino, LMT


I am a lifelong student who believes in the ability of cultivating one’s own knowledge and nourishing one’s mind, body, and spirit. In the fall of 2019, I took a big step in changing my daily routine by starting my career journey into wellness by enrolling at Academy of Massage & Bodywork. I graduated with my Massage Therapist License in Fall of 2020.


I established my private practice February 2021 where I care for various conditions. I offer several massage techniques to include Relaxation/Swedish, Therapeutic, Hot Stone, Pre-Natal, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point and Myofascial Release Therapy. I also offer Cupping, Reflexology, Ear Candling. Due to my passion to facilitate healing, I have expanded my knowledge to include Integrative Muscular Movement Technique (Levels 1, 2 & 3) & Lomi Lomi (traditional Hawaiian massage). Currently, I am studying Lymphatic Drainage.


I am Worker’s Compensation certified and bi-lingual in both Spanish and English.