The Doctors:

Dr. Michael Chillemi, DC, DABFM,CCIE,CMI-V

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To strive to be among the top 100 in the chiropractic field has always been Dr. Chillemi’s aspiration. For the materialization of this aspiration, Dr. Chillemi has dedicated all his enthusiasm and energy to chiropractic care and natural healing since his childhood years.

One of the reasons Dr. Chillemi became interested in Chiropractic is that it, too, requires a meticulous, goal-oriented approach that is very demanding. Of course, it also happens that the substance of the profession which holds strong appeal for him, both in terms of the science and the potential for serving others who are in need of improving their health and well-being.

As you know, chiropractic care encompasses a wide array of different chiropractic specialties, procedures and treatment including acute to chronic injuries, cervical and lumbar disc conditions, sports related injuries, shoulder dysfunction, knee dysfunction, rehabilitation of the functional body and additional procedures like physical therapy massage therapy and acupuncture.

Dr. Chillemi feels this field is fascinating, educational, and highly rewarding. Although it is difficult for chiropractors to implement, Dr. Chillemi believes, he can make a huge difference in his patient's lives. Since chiropractors often become lifetime fixtures in patients' lives, his ability to guide, coach and help patients reach their optimum health and well-being is especially important to him. He has always had a sincere empathy for those who are in need of chiropractic attention.

Dr. Chillemi is licensed in the state of New Jersey, New York, Florida, and Pennsylvania. He is certified by the National Board of Chiropractic and by the American International Sports Association. He also is certificated in Flexion Distraction, Functional Capacity Evaluations, and certified in Cardiac Resuscitation.

He has been approved to teach A Functional Evaluation Certificate Program through New York Chiropractic College and he has also co-written a book called The Complete Herbal Guide: A Natural Approach to Healing the Body.

Dr. Chillemi maximizes his treatments with postural, strengthening and stretching exercises. He has enjoyed a high success rate with stabilizing displaced spinal discs. Dr. Chillemi has adopted and mastered cutting edge examination methodology and has developed a system of X-ray analysis to screen out potential risks.

Dr. Chillemi offers extensive care and treatment ranging from acute to chronic injuries, cervical and lumbar disc conditions, sports related injuries, shoulder dysfunction, knee dysfunction, and rehabilitation of the functional body.

Dr. Chillemi's diagnostic talents have been sought out by insurance companies and other professionals to render second opinions in light of his extensive experience and expertise.

Dr. Chillemi believes in active patient participation. This form of treatment involves active patient participation, not just lying on a table and having therapy performed upon them. This treatment involves an active partnership, between the doctor and the patient. The patient is an active participant in the treatment. This will enable them to improve their response to treatment, their tolerance to performing their usual daily activities, decreasing pain levels, improving and maintaining proper posture, improving functional ability and stability and helping to give them control over their health and well-being.

Tools such as wobble boards, balance boards, progressive resistance bands, spinal stabilizing activities and gymnastic balls are utilized to achieve these goals. By engaging in these active therapies, this can help decrease the patient's dependency upon the doctor and give them some control over their pain and discomfort.

Dr. Chillemi believes that he can make important contributions with his rich expertise in this field acquired by working with talented team and caring doctors who want to help improve their patient’s well-being.


Dr. Christopher Kahanec,DC

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Dr. Christopher Kahanec is a New Jersey native. Dr. Kahanec recieved his BS in exercise physiology at William Paterson university where he studied under some of the most well-known exercise physiolgists in the East Coast. Dr. Kahanec worked as an Exercise Physiolgists intern at Hackensack university Medical Center, helping patients recover from a multitude of cardiac pathologies. He then went on to attend Life University in Atlanta. While at Life University Dr. Kahanec published a researchabstract for the International Symposium, On Clinical Neuroscience. Dr. Kahanec Graduated from Life University with a degree of Doctor of Chiropractic. Dr. Kahanec is also nationally certified with the Thompson Technique. Dr. Kahanec is also currently training for his Diplomat in Functional Neurology. Dr. Kahanec has also studied multiple chiropractic techniques. Dr. Kahanec has aslo mastered several musculoskeletal treatment techniques. In his spare time Dr. Kahanec enjoys reading, traveling, and running. Dr. Kahanec is an avid runner, where he has participated in several races and is passionate in helping the running community.