Dr. John Crawford
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.
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.
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.
Director of Physical Therapy
A native New Yorker, Ralph enlisted in the US Air Force after high school and honorably served for four years. Upon his discharge from the service, he attended The State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY where he received his BS degree in physical therapy in 1990.
He has worked in every setting from acute care to outpatient rehabilitation across the age spectrum, from pediatrics to geriatrics.
As a recreational athlete, Ralph is keenly attuned to the importance of exercise and fitness and its relationship to health and wellness. He has been a member of The American College of Sports Medicine since 1990, and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association's Orthopedic and Sports Therapy Sections.
He holds certifications as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, CSCS, from the National Strength and Conditioning Association, NSCA, as well as being a Certified Clinical Instructor in the prevention and rehabilitation of ACL injuries, from the Cincinnati Sports Medicine Association.
Committed to life-long learning and conservative care, Ralph brings his passion for education into the clinic, mentoring staff and patients alike.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Christine is a New Jersey state licensed and certified massage therapist who graduated from the Institute for Therapeutic Massage in Red Bank, NJ. She has been massaging professionally since 2015. Christine specializes in Swedish, deep tissue, chair, and hot stone massage. In the near future she plans on becoming certified in reflexology, sports, neuromuscular and prenatal massage.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Zalak Soni graduated from Kean University in 2010 with a B.A. in Biology. She furthered her education at Union County College and graduated in May 2013 as a Physical Therapist Assistant. She has experience with working in orthopedic outpatient and sub-acute settings. Zalak continues to sharpen her treatment techniques by taking various courses throughout the year.
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.
Administrative Team Member
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.
Billing & Insurance Manager
Administrative Team Member
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