Dr. Joe Mazzeo knows that many clients come to the chiropractor when they are in pain—neck aches, back pain, or headaches, typically—but it can also be a preventative measure to stave off future discomfort. At Active Care Wellness Center, he prescribes treatments including corrective exercises to strengthen connective tissue and nutritional counseling to convince patients that swallowing bricks won’t fortify the backbone.
With training gained from every corner of the globe, Dr. Lawrence Petracco's team of specialists—which includes chiropractors, a physical therapist, and an acupuncture expert—take a preventative, whole-body approach to assuaging physical aches. In addition to examining spines and realigning rogue disks during basic chiropractic sessions, Dr. Petracco draws from his professorial expertise in manipulations under anesthesia, which uses advanced states of relaxation to achieve more thorough adjustment of muscles and connective tissues. The team boosts their patients' well-being from every angle, honing in on muscle pains with massage services and physical therapy while optimizing inner health by prescribing personalized exercises and diets in lifestyle and nutritional counseling sessions.
Peony Wellness and Healing Center combines the best of Eastern and Western medical treatments to promote wellbeing. Each practitioner calls on at least three years of experience when restoring the body’s flow of energy, be it through precisely placed acupuncture needles or tuina—a form of massage therapy that helps improve circulation and eliminate toxins. In addition to these Eastern-influenced treatments, therapists call on classic deep-tissue or Swedish massages to abolish stress.
Licensed by the state of New York and certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dr. Jonathan Leung helps heal a wide array of infirmities through physical therapy, acupuncture, and a variety of injections aimed at relieving joint pain. The expertise he has gleaned as a practitioner and then a clinical instructor at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan accompanies the doctor to each patient interaction. Dr. Leung followed in the healing footsteps of his father, Dr. Ching S. Leung, and together they opened the Staten Island Pain & Rehabilitation Medicine P.C. office. The space evokes a homey atmosphere, with high-back leather benches and paintings of serene vistas to match the mood of exiting patients.