“Adjustments don’t hurt and they don’t take a lot of time.”
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.
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.
Why do you need to see a Chiropractor?
Many people are under the common misconception that chiropractic care can only benefit those suffering from back and neck pain. Did you know that chiropractic care can help:
- Low Back Pain
- Wrist/Hand Pain
What to Expect
Your first time at Eastpointe is a no-commitment appointment. You’ll be able to meet our staff and discuss your health history, as well as your health goals for treatment. After some brief paperwork, the doctor will determine if chiropractic treatment is right for you. If you are a suitable candidate, we will perform a non-invasive examination, evaluating your body’s strengths and weaknesses. The doctor may also take pictures of your spine if necessary. This first appointment will be a bit longer than future appointments: approx 45 min.
After careful examination of your information, the doctor will discuss his findings with you. If you need to see a different specialist, we will give you a referral to the right office. Otherwise, we develop a plan of action custom-fit to your specific needs and goals. You have the final say over your treatment—we will to respect whatever decision you make regarding visit frequency. Our goal is to get you on the road to healthy and happy as soon as possible!
When it’s time to start regular visits, you will likely notice results quickly. Visits don’t take long—from a few minutes to half an hour. Our painless, non-invasive treatment methods are designed to re-establish your body’s natural operation, reduce pain, and improve your overall spinal function.