Since his graduation from New York Chiropractic College in 1997 Dr. Christopher Anselmi has been providing quality chiropractic care to the people of Manhattan. In April of 2003, after an extensive interview process, Dr. Anselmi was asked to join the Hospital for Special Surgery’s Integrative Care Center as the first chiropractor in its 100+ year history. Since 2003 Dr. Anselmi has maintained his private practice as well as his hospital affiliation.
Today he runs the Center for Spine Care + Mobility where a team of Physical Therapists, Chiropractors, and Massage Therapists work collectively to treat patients with a wide range of musculo-skeletal issues. Dr. Anselmi is a Masters Certified Active Release Technique chiropractor. This puts him in an elite group of health care providers who specialize in sports injuries as well as overuse syndromes. He has expanded his interest in posture and ergonomics and lectures on these, as well as many other musculoskeletal subjects.
Aaron Schuman is a graduate of Connecticut College, New London where he lettered in soccer all four years. Dr. Schuman’s postgraduate education was at New York Chiropractic College. His post-doctoral education included achieving the Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician distinction. Dr. Schuman interned at Levittown Health Center and South Shore Neurologic Associates in New York where he functioned as part of an interdisciplinary team and was trained in acute care, chronic care, and neuromuscular rehabilitation.
Dr. Schuman is full body certified in Active Release Technique and Graston Technique-treatment systems of myofascial injuries such as back pain, neck pain, headaches, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, temporomandibular joint syndrome, and sprain/strain injuries. He is certified as a strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and conditioning Association.
Physical Therapy Team
Dr. Dan Nagorski graduated from Stony Brook University with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Previously, Dr. Nagorski received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from SUNY Geneseo. After graduating, Dr. Nagorski began working at Paspa Physical Therapy, where he was exposed to a wide array of postsurgical and overuse injuries spanning the human body. He has developed a treatment approach that focuses on treating the individual as a whole, based on their unique presentation. He utilizes a wide assortment of therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, and neuromuscular reeducation in order to optimize your function, and allow you to achieve your goals. Dr. Nagorski enjoys staying up to date with current practice standards, and uses the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) to accurately assess and diagnose the root cause of his patient’s dysfunction. Future plans include becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the end of this year. Although a fan of all sports, Dr. Nagorski played baseball at the high school and collegiate level, and continues to stay active by playing recreational softball and flagfootball in his spare time.
Dr. Christine Miller graduated Wake Forest University in 2010 with a B.S. in Health and Exercise Science, minor in Entrepreneurship. In 2013 she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from SUNY Stony Brook University. Dr. Miller’s treatment approach combines manual techniques, neuromuscu- lar re-education, and therapeutic exercises tailored to the individual. She is currently certified in the use of the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), a comprehensive assessment used to classify movement patterns with manual therapy and therapeutic exercise interventions. She attained her certification in using the Functional Movement Systems (FMS) and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS). Dr.Miller stays active as a certified spin instructor teaching classes locally.
Dr. Rachel Ingber graduated from New York Chiropractic College in 2016 with a Doctorate of Chiropractic and Master’s of Science in Acupuncture. She is a licensed acupuncturist by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and a licensed chiropractic physician by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Each treatment is designed to alleviate immediate pain and distress by addressing branch symptoms while treating the internal root cause of the condition.
Dr. Ingber integrates her chiropractic doctorate training in anatomy, physiology, and neurology to access deeper understanding of holistic Chinese Medicine theory and maximize the effectiveness of each treatment. In addition to treating musculoskeletal pain, she specializes in treating headaches, migraines, anxiety, depression, and insomnia.