Through manipulation and adjustment of the spine, the compassionate chiropractors at Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center in Paramus, Bergen County, New Jersey can help alleviate your pain and encourage the body to heal itself naturally. Chiropractic is a form of health care designed to prevent pain, restore noChiropractor Paramus, NJrmal function to the body, and enhance the overall health and well-being of those under its care – all without the use of drugs or surgery. The majority of chiropractic care focuses on improving the relationship between the spinal column and the nervous, muscular and circulatory systems, and the combined effects of those areas on overall health.

Chiropractic can help treat:

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Joint pain
  • Headaches
  • Disc herniations
  • Many other conditions!

Chiropractic care is one of the safest types of treatments available, and can be an effective alternative to drugs or surgery for many conditions.

Marc A. Picchierri, DC

Chiropractic Physician

Dr. PicchierriHaving been in practice for 34 years, Dr. Marc Picchierri is owner and clinic coordinator of Paramus Medical Sports Rehabilitation Center. A graduate of the New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Picchierri’s been living and treating in and around Paramus, NJ his entire life. Dr. Picchierri founded Paramus Medical and Sports Rehabilitation Center in 2002.

In terms of patient care, Dr. Picchierri has a tremendous respect for his patients, his practice and the art of Chiropractic in general. Never satisfied with his current level of education, he is always on the cutting-edge of chiropractic. He is certified in Cox Decompression and Manipulation, one of only a handful of chiropractors across the nation to be Cox certified. Dr. Picchierri is also a Professional Sports Care certified chiropractor for the PGA Tour.

Dr. Picchierri is a member and Honored Citizen of The State of New Jersey Honor Legion Police Departments. He was an active member in the Bergen County S.P.C.A. serving as Chief of Law Enforcement and Animal Cruelty Investigator for the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office until retiring in 2014. He is also a proud member of The Bergen County 200 Club, Bergen County Police Chiefs Association, as well as a member of the New Jersey State Police Chiefs Association, and PBA Local 394. Dr. Picchierri is an active member of the American Chiropractic Association and Association of New Jersey Chiropractors. He also was a former New Jersey State PBA Physician.
Dr. Picchierri is the published author of the book, Bouncing Back from Back Pain.

Dawn Klose, DC

Chiropractic Physician

Dawn KloseDr. Dawn Klose has been practicing Chiropractic for over a decade. A 1994 graduate of Rutgers University, she went on to New York Chiropractic College and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1998. On top of being a certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, Dr. Klose treats everyday conditions like low-back pain, neck pain and headaches. She has also worked with expecting mothers, young children and infants. In addition to being certified by the American Academy of Manual Medicine to perform Manipulation under Anesthesia, Dr. Klose takes continuing education classes annually to keep abreast on the latest advancements in Chiropractic and sports medicine. She is also a Cox Technic certified doctor.

Sonia Marques, DC

Chiropractic Physician

Sonia MarquesDr. Sonia Marques is a New Jersey licensed Chiropractic Physician who has been at Paramus Medical and Sports Rehabilitation Center since 2010. Born and raised in New Jersey, Dr. Marques attended Rutgers University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biological Sciences. Following her undergraduate studies, Dr. Marques attended National University of Health Sciences in Illinois and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree.

Dr. Marques returned to New Jersey and has practiced at clinics that have specialized in spinal decompression. Now a proud member of Paramus Medical and Sports Rehab, Dr. Marques customizes an individualized treatment plan for each of her patients using various chiropractic techniques. She is a Cox Technic certified doctor; a research-documented spinal manipulation shown to relieve lower back pain, neck pain, arm pain, leg pain and a host of other spinal-related conditions like disc herniation, spinal stenosis, post-surgical continued pain, and pregnancy related back pain. Dr. Marques is also certified in Graston Soft Tissue Technique. The Graston Technique is an advanced method of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, combined with rehabilitative exercises to improve musculoskeletal function. Graston incorporates the use of six specifically designed stainless steel instruments to aid the clinician in the detection and treatment of soft tissue dysfunction. It is effective for a wide variety of conditions, such as: tendinopathies, fascial syndromes, myofascial pain syndromes, ligament pain syndromes, edema reduction, scar tissue/adhesions and entrapment syndromes.

Janice Lee, DC

Doctor of Chiropractic

Janice LeeDr. Janice Lee joined Paramus Medical and Sports Rehabilitation center in 2010 and has been practicing chiropractic in Bergen County since she earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College graduating with Phi Chi Omega honors in 2003. She is currently an adjunct professor of Biology at Farleigh Dickenson University at Teaneck campus and an adjunct professor of Anatomy and Physiology at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Manhattan and St. Peter’s University.

Dr. Lee’s strong human science background comes from having earned her Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University’s premed Physiology program in Montreal, Canada. Dr. Lee is a certified Cox Technique practitioner and is undergoing a course of study to incorporate rehabilitation protocols in practice. She is also well versed in personal injury and geriatric care and is particularly passionate about treating patients with neck pain associated with neurological complications. Dr. Lee has suffered neck injury herself, in a major auto accident.

Working and living in Bergen County, she enjoys her life outside of practice with her husband and two young children through their school and extracurricular activities. She also volunteers for the homeless through First Presbyterian Church.

Esther Starr, DC

Doctor of Chiropractic

Esther StarrDr. Esther Starr has been practicing chiropractic for 30 years. She attended Stonybrook University and graduated from New York Chiropractic College in 1981. Dr. Starr is licensed in New York and New Jersey.

She maintains the firm belief that reaching individual goals are dependent on healthy living, which combines exercise, nutrition and natural treatments that foster the body’s first line of defense and its natural ability to heal itself.

Residing most of her life in Bergen County, Dr. Starr’s passions are family, fitness and spending time outdoors.

Joannie Connor, DC

Chiropractic Physian

Joannie ConnorDr. Joannie Connor pursued undergraduate studies at Bloomfield College in Bloomfield, NJ, where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Biology and later received her Doctorate of Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College, graduate of 2008. Dr. Connor is a dually licensed Chiropractor in Illinois and New Jersey and is a Certified Nurse in St. Croix, USVI. Dr. Connor is the proud recipient of the President of HOSA (Health Occupation Student of America) Distinguished Service Award for 1995-1996 and her charitable efforts include serving as Youth Counselor in Bloomfield, NJ to the Bloomfield Youth Organization. Treatments and techniques performed by Dr. Joannie Connor include Chiropractic Biophysics, Diversified Technique, Sports/Kinesio taping and Active Release Technique. Dr. Joannie Connor originally hails from St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. Having found healing from her migraine headaches through chiropractic has inspired Dr. Connor to become a chiropractor and it has been her life’s mission since. Dr. Connor enjoys reading, hiking, traveling, tennis, and is often inspired by quotes from Hippocrates “Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.”

Angela Davenport, DC

Chiropractic Physian

Angela DavenportDr. Angela Davenport joined Paramus Medical and Sports Rehabilitation in the summer of 2014. She is a graduate of the New York Chiropractic College and is a dually licensed chiropractor in both New Jersey and New York. She began her career working in a multi-disciplinary practice in downtown Manhattan. She has treated many patients with a variety of complaints such as disc herniations, sciatica, muscular sprain/strain, shoulder/knee injuries, headaches and many pain syndromes or discomforts. Dr. Davenport began her academic career at Laurentian University in Northern Canada, best known for their health and science programs. Dr. Davenport was a Sport Psychology major therefore she understands the importance of overall health and well-being and has an abundance of knowledge about kinesiology, anatomy and biomechanics. She also worked with a variety of athletes such as the Sudbury Lady Wolves Hockey Team. Dr. Davenport is a wellness practitioner that believes in healing the body naturally and keeping patients active as to improve their overall quality of life.

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