Meet The Doctors
Dr. Christopher Wawrzyniak, M.S., D.C.
Doctor of Chiropractic
Dr. Chris Wawrzyniak earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Villanova University in 1997 where he was an athletic trainer for Villanova. He worked in finance in New York City, and taught Algebra and Statistics at Blair Academy for three years where he was also an Assistant Athletic Director at Blair Academy. He followed with his Master degree in exercise science with a major in cardiac rehab in 2003, where he worked for one year at Hackettstown Community Hospital as an exercise physiologist. His clinical background began at Hackettstown community hospital with Cardiac Rehab, here he instilled lifestyle changes, including exercise and diet modifications. This made him aware that lifestyle change is what every one of his patients needed. Discovering that chiropractic care is truly a way to instill that. “Lifestyle change is truly the definition of healthcare, not sick care!”
That inspired his education in St Louis Missouri at Logan University for his Doctor of Chiropractic, from where he graduated in 2007.
Dr. Chris has continued his post graduate education studying ART Active release technique, a soft tissue technique which treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.
Dr. Chris is also certified in FMA – Functional movement assessment and FMS- Functional movement screen, using these techniques in his office. He is unique at looking at movement patterns, he treats the causative factor of pain rather than the pains location.
Dr. Chris has developed a belief system and philosophy based on an intimate understanding about biomechanics, the human body, its form and function, and human physiology of how people stay healthy, as opposed to the traditional belief system of primarily studying “pathology” or “sickness.” He believes that:
- Medications are necessary on occasion to handle acute syndromes, but are not a solution for long-term health management.
- Just as every action has a reaction, every bad health choice will manifest itself at some point in the future.
- What was once good for you is still good for you: exercising and eating healthy.
- Teaching preventative maintenance and wellness programs lead to healthy decisions and lifestyles and results in reducing costs associated with illness and injury.
Dr. Chris prides himself on helping his patients to achieve their health goals by using his unique approach to diagnosis and treatment of patients by blending Chiropractic, physical therapy, physical medicine, exercise physiology, biomechanics, and health education while also working in conjunction with traditional medical practitioners. (Acupuncture)
Dr. Ron Wawrzyniak, D.C.
Doctor of Chiropractic
Dr. Ron attended St. John’s University, where he received a pharmacy degree (probably before you were born). Later he attended New York Chiropractic College graduating in 1986 and has taking continuing educational programs ever since, with multiple certifications from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (1996), Personal injury cwertification from the North America Academy of Impairment Rating Physicians, Manipulation Under Ansesthesia from the National College of Chiropractice, diagnostic and MRI Imaging, Spinal Pathology and Clinical Applications, among many others. He has been treating patients in Central New Jersey since 1987, focusing on personal injury (such as car accidents), worker’s compensation injuries, sports injuries and muscle-skeletal conditions.
He has a wide-reaching career, including:
- Team doctor at Immaculata High School (1988-2000)
- Examination Doctor, Associate Doctor with Milltown Chiropractic Clinic
- Clinical Pharmacist at Somerset Medical Center (Now RWJ-Somerset)
Dr. Ron’s true joy comes from making people feel better. Whatever your muscular-skeletal conditions, his goal is to improve your function and quality of life. He has treated generations of local famillies and looks forward to helping you live pain-free. His warm demeaner makes any treatment a treat.
Li Chen C.A.
Li Chen received his Orthopedics of Traditional Chinese Medicine training in Chengdu Sports University China from 1992 to 1997. He received MD degree in Orthopedics of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1997. After graduation he worked in Sichuan Province Orthopedics Hospital, China for 10 years (Resident Orthopedist of TCM 1997-2003, Attending physician in Orthopedics of TCM 2003-2007). During 2004 to 2006, he finished his continue education master program in Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine in Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China.
Li Chen came to the United States in 2007 where he worked as a research assistant for International Association of Chinese Medical Specialists & Psychologists in New York City. He got the Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (Acupuncture and Herb Medicine) from The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2008. From 2009 to 2010, He back to New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in New York to get master degree in Health Science / Acupuncture. After graduation Li Chen started work as Certified Acupuncturist for Center for Advanced Pain Management & Rehabilitation in Metuchen, NJ from October 2010 to current.
Li Chen has 10 years Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Herb experience in China and 6 years Acupuncture and Herb experience in NJ. Speciality in orthopedic conditions, headache, facial rejuvenation, stress relief, weight loss, insomnia, digestive disorders, etc. Li Chen is a member of American Traditional Chinese Medicine Society, NY and China Association of Acupuncture- Moxibustion (CAAM), Beijing, China.
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