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Dr. Jay Mazzella

DC Clinical Director
Dr. Jay Mazzella

DC Clinical Director

Dr. John Mazzella graduated from Georgia's Life College in 1991. He has been practicing Chiropractic ever since, including 7 years in Australia. Dr. Mazzella is a Jersey Shore native, caring for his community's wellness. After years of practicing his art in many different areas, he has found a home inside the Eastpointe Health and Fitness Center. 'Dr. Jay,' as he is known to his patients, believes in 'patient first' care. He believes in educating patients as to the cause of their problem, making honest and clear recommendations and then honoring whichever choice the patient makes. In terms of what type and how much care they receive, this 'we don't push' philosophy has kept many patients happy over the years while they confidently refer their family and friends.

Dan Bedea

Massage Therapist
Dan Bedea

Massage Therapist

Dan has been working in this field since 2002. He is a graduate of Somerset School of Massage Therapy in Piscataway, NJ and Healing Hands Institute in Westwood, NJ. He is New York State licensed, nationally certified in therapeutic massage and body work, and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. Dan is also certified in neuromuscular therapy and a reiki practitioner.   Along with being a past member of A.M.T.A. New Jersey sports massage team, his work experience includes top hotels, salons and spas, health expos, sporting events, and corporate chair massage.

Dr. Louis (Lou) F. Diodato III D.C., L.Ac.

Acupuncturist
Dr. Louis (Lou) F. Diodato III D.C., L.Ac.

Acupuncturist

Dr. Lou is a life-long resident of Monmouth County and attended Middletown Township High School. He then served in the US Army during the Vietnam era conflict and was trained as a Combat Medic and X-Ray Technician at the Academy of Health Sciences in San Antonio, Texas.

In 1981, Dr. Lou attended and received a BS from Excelsior College in New York. He then attended Sherman Chiropractic College in Spartanburg, SC where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree, graduating with honors. In addition, he attended the Eastern School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Montclair, NJ, completing their Master’s Degree Program in Acupuncture. He has been awarded Diplomat status from the NCCAOM (National Certification Commission of Acupuncturists and Oriental Medicine), as well as an NJ state license to practice Acupuncture.

Since then he has received post graduate certification from Sloan-Kettering Rockefeller Research Institute in NYC for ‘Acupuncture and the Cancer Patient’. In addition, he is certified in Facial Rejuvenation/Cosmetic Acupuncture, Acupuncture for Chronic Pain Management, Treatment of Substance Abuse and Addictions, Treatment of Endocrine Disorders, Treatment of Musculoskeletal/Sport Injuries, Treatment for “Shen Disturbances”/Psychological Disorders and Treatment of Infertility.

He is currently a member of the Southern Medical Association, the Association of New Jersey Chiropractors,  and has been awarded Diplomat status by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He is presently licensed as a Chiropractic Physician in NJ, Washington DC, SC and FL.

Dr. Laura Anastasia

Director of Physical Therapy
Dr. Laura Anastasia

Director of Physical Therapy

Dr. Laura Anastasia graduated from Lafayette College with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. She later went on to receive a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from New York Medical College. After graduating, Laura worked at an outpatient sports rehab setting in Westchester NY but inevitably, her love for the Jersey shore brought her back home. Laura has continued to work in outpatient orthopedic settings while honing her skills through evidence-based courses in advanced manual techniques.  She utilizes instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) as part of her treatment approach; a technique to break up scar tissue and re-initiate the healing process. Laura’s treatment philosophy focuses on looking at the patient as a whole and she tailors each treatment program specific to the individual to maximize patient recovery and outcomes.

In her spare time, Laura enjoys spending time with her family, especially their newest addition Sienna June. Laura has a passion for travel, a love for the outdoors, including the beach, hiking the mountains, and snowboarding.

Dr. John Crawford

DC Chiropractor
Dr. John Crawford

DC Chiropractor

Dr. John Crawford received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University, Marietta, GA in December 1996. He obtained a Bachelors of Arts from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV in 1992. Before college, he attended Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, NJ. Upon obtaining his NJ Chiropractic license, Dr. John began to practice in Red Bank, NJ until 2000 when he had the opportunity to practice for a year in St. Thomas, USVI. Once returning back to the states he opened Crawford Chiropractic Clinic in Lanoka Harbor, NJ before joining Eastpointe Health and Fitness in December 2009. Dr. John's focus is making sure the patient is comfortable with the care and feels positive about their progress. His background ensures you will have the best opportunity to get the most out of your health and well being, regardless of your specific condition or stage in life. Feel confident in the fact that a program will be tailored just for you based on your specific needs and circumstances.

Krista DiCecco

Massage Therapist
Krista DiCecco

Massage Therapist

Tan Wai Hui

Acupuncturist
Tan Wai Hui

Acupuncturist

Tan Wai Hui graduated Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture in 2018 with high honors and has a Masters in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and a Masters in Chinese Herbology. He has a passion for treating orthopedic conditions, post-op cases, and neuromuscular diseases. He specializes in scalp acupuncture which is highly effective in treating conditions such as post stroke patients, multiple sclerosis (MS), and peripheral neuropathy. His hobbies include working out, hiking/camping, playing the guitar, and spending time with family. 

Dr. Andrew Grogan

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Dr. Andrew Grogan

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Andrew Grogan graduated from Stockton University with a Bachelor's of Science in Health Science. Andrew then went on to obtain his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Neumann University in Aston, Pennsylvania in May 2020. As a new graduate, Andrew looks to bring evidenced based practice and the latest research to his treatments. 

 

In his free time Andrew likes to stay active running in Hartshorne park and playing sports with friends. Andrew also enjoys going to the beach and scuba diving.

Nicollette Melo

Acupuncturist
Nicollette Melo

Acupuncturist

Nicollette received her bachelors degree in kinesiology and health at Rutgers University and her masters degree from Eastern School of Acupuncture and traditional medicine. She enjoys treating musculoskeletal/sport injuries, treatment for “Shen Disturbances”/psychological disorders, psychosomatic disorders, trigger point release, and treatment of infertility.

Nicollette believes in an integrated approach to optimal health and likes to work in an environment where her patients can receive the best care. When Nicollette isn’t working she enjoys trying new restaurants, yoga, and is learning to garden.

Stephanie Hurl

Administrative Team Member
Stephanie Hurl

Administrative Team Member

Jordan Seals

Physical Therapist Assistant
Jordan Seals

Physical Therapist Assistant

Jordan graduated in 2013 from Union County College with a degree as a physical therapist assistant. He has a bachelors degree in exercise science from Rutgers, graduated in 2008. He has been working in the outpatient physical therapy field since 2009. Jordan enjoy taking continued education courses to further his manual skills to improve the quality of patient care.

Kristina Piscioneri

Kristina Piscioneri

Massage Therapist
Kristina Piscioneri
Kristina Piscioneri

Massage Therapist

Kristina is a State Certified Massage Therapist, who graduated from Ocean County Massage and Wellness Institute in 2006. For Kristina, bodywork is life's passion and not just a job. She believes massage is such an important part of being healthy, and she loves to help others experience recovery from pain and stress. Kristina puts many hours in training in various modalities, which allows for a wide range of treatment options which consist of Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, hot stone massage, pregnancy massage, and reflexology massage.

Lindsay Flanagan

Massage Therapist
Lindsay Flanagan

Massage Therapist

Catherine Baricevich

Administrative Team Member
Catherine Baricevich

Administrative Team Member

Alec Kelsey

Physical Therapist Assistant
Alec Kelsey

Physical Therapist Assistant

Alec graduated from Union County College where he obtained a degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. He also received his BFA in theatre arts from East Carolina University with a concentration in musical theatre. His primary focus in school was in outpatient facilities, but he also has experience working in Geriatrics.  Alec holds a 200-hour yoga teacher training certification and is passionate about using various techniques to help patients reach their goals. When he is not working he enjoys spending time with friends & family, grilling on his back patio, and going to the movies. 

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