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Dr. Tom Boorujy, DC

Dr. Tom Boorujy: New Jersey Chiropractor

Dr. Boorujy attended West Chester University in West Chester, PA where he majored in bio-chemistry. Dr. Boorujy then attended Life University in Marietta, GA where he received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree.

Upon returning to New Jersey, Dr. Boorujy opened Signature Health and Wellness in Whippany, New Jersey. Dr. Boorujy also has practices in Belleville, Fairfield, Rockaway, Woodbridge and an additional satellite office in Whippany, NJ. All of his offices are staffed with chiropractors, physical therapists, massage therapists and acupuncturists. Dr. Boorujy’s offices provide a complete health and wellness experience for all of his patients.

Dr. Boorujy is married to his wife, Christine. They have a beautiful, two and a half year old daughter, Ella. The Boorujy’s reside in Randolph, New Jersey.

Dr. Boorujy is an avid sports enthusiast. His teams include the New York Yankees, New York Giants and Los Angeles Lakers. To learn more about Dr. Boorujy, you can visit TomBoorujy.com.

Dr. Andrew Sokol, DC

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Andrew Sokol was born in Jersey City and raised in Teaneck, NJ. He graduated from Rollins College in Winter Park, Fl and then attended LIFE Chiropractic College in Marietta, GA. Dr. Sokol has been in practice for over 24 years and subscribes to the diversified, full spine, Thompson-drop and Gonstead technique.

Andy is married to his wife Laurie for the past 29 years and they have 2 children, Jordanne, 26 and Jason, 19. In his spare time, Dr. Sokol is an avid fisherman and history buff. His largest catch to date is a 325 lb. Bluefin Tuna caught off the coast of North Carolina. When he isn’t fishing on his weekends, he spends time on the beach reading about military history. He and his family reside in Manalapan, NJ.

Dr. Alyssa George, DC

Rockaway, New Jersey Office

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Dr. Alyssa George was born and raised in a small town in upstate New York. After spending her high school years as a competitive athlete, competing year round in swimming and basketball, Dr. George went on to earn a Bachelors of Science Degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from the State University of New York at Cortland. Following her graduation Dr. George was accepted into New York Chiropractic College where she achieved her Doctorate Degree. While studying at NYCC, Dr. George dedicated much of her time earning additional certifications and knowledge in nutrition, orthotics, treating infants and pregnant women, as well as many sports related certifications.

Dr. George has a strong passion for working with athletes. She specializes in sports related injuries and rehabilitation. Dr. George has experience treating Division I collegiate athletes, professional power lifters, and NFL players.

Dr. George believes in an evidence-based approach to Chiropractic care and is passionate about providing optimal care to improve the health and vitality of all of her patients.

Dr. Miguel Perez, DC

Clark, New Jersey Office

Dr. Miguel Perez - New Jersey Chiropractor

Dr. Miguel E. Perez was born in Jamaica Queens, New York but raised in Fords, New Jersey. Dr. Perez attended St. Joseph’s High School in Metuchen, NJ where he ignited his passion for sports and conditioning. Throughout high school he excelled as a javelin thrower and developed a strong foundation in Olympic/ Power lifting and weight training. With an interest in pursuing a career in the health and fitness industry, Dr. Perez continued his education at Pennsylvania State University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science accompanied with a Business Minor. Before graduating, he met a Chiropractor who changed his life while shadowing him for a school assignment. His passion for the human body and its abilities was taken to a new level. After becoming a patient himself and speaking to many Chiropractic patients, their success stories solidified the direction of his career. Shortly after graduation, Dr. Perez was accepted to New York Chiropractic College where he continued to earn a Doctorate of Chiropractic. While studying at NYCC, much time and effort was dedicated to optimizing performance, nutrition, and ensuring overall quality of life.

Dr. Perez is passionate about working with athletes and all of those willing to lead an active lifestyle. Accompanied with a background in personal training, sport and clinical nutrition, competitive bodybuilding and powerlifting Dr. Perez is well equipped to maximize his patients’ performance and quality of life.

Dr. Perez believes in a conservative evidence-based approach to Chiropractic care. His mission is to provide his patients with exceptional, high quality care and education about their health. And to inspire and motivate them to take hold and adopt a health conscious lifestyle.

Dr. Jamie Messina, DC

Apopka, FL Office

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Dr. Jamie Messina was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. In high school he was a two sport athlete and was named an ECIC Division I all-star in both soccer and wrestling. After high school Dr. Messina went on to earn a Bachelor of Science concentrating in both Marketing and Biology from Daemen College. While attending college he coached wrestling at Cheektowaga Central Middle School for 3 seasons.

Following graduation Dr. Messina was accepted into New York Chiropractic College where he pursued his Doctorate. While studying at NYCC, Dr. Messina was dedicated to earning additional certificates and experience in nutrition, myofascial techniques, and sports related conditions. Dr. Messina later graduated from New York Chiropractic College as a member of the Phi Chi Omega Honor Society.

Dr. Messina believes in an evidence-based approach to Chiropractic care and focuses on optimizing the overall health of his patients. He believes that the individual health of his patients can be enhanced through exceptional care and education specific to their health.

Dr. Jillian Gelb, DC

Kenilworth, New Jersey Office

Dr. Gillian Gelb, Maximum Health & Wellness (Kenilworth) Chiropractor

Dr. Gelb was born and raised in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. She was a competitive gymnast and was introduced to Chiropractic care because of sports related injuries. Regular chiropractic care helped her recover after injury and return to competition.

Dr. Gelb earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University and her Postbaccalaureate in Premedical studies at Monmouth University. Dr. Gelb earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College. Dr. Gelb has studied spinal biomechanics, postural analysis, gait mechanics, nutrition, and chiropractic techniques of the full spine and extremities. While studying at NYCC, Dr. Gelb earned her Advanced Certificate in Custom Stabilizing Orthotics.

Dr. Gelb is passionate about Chiropractic and educates her patients to make healthy lifestyle modifications to promote whole body wellness, prevent injury, optimize performance, and maximize potential.

Dr. Dennis Vella, DC

North Brunswick, New Jersey Office

Dennis Vella - New York and New Jersey Licensed Chiropractor

Dr. Dennis Vella is a licensed New York State & New Jersey State Chiropractic Physician and has completed all examinations administered by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Dr. Vella has been practicing in the profession for over 10 years. He holds a B.S. Degree in Chemistry from Pace University and received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University in Atlanta.

Dr. Vella continues his study of the discipline, having taken advanced courses in Concussion and Spinal Injury at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Vella is a Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner, Certified Nutritional Consultant, and holds Sports Health Science Honors by Life University. Additionally he has completed extensive coursework in Physiological Therapeutics by New York Chiropractic College.

Dr. Vella is the former Dean of New York City programs at New York College of Health Professions where he launched and collaborated an internship program with Columbia University athletes at Baker Athletics Complex in NYC. Dr. Vella has also instructed hundreds of course hours at New York College and Adelphi University teaching science courses in Anatomy & Physiology, Neurology, Pathology, and Myology.

Dr. Vella is married to his wife, Jennifer. They have two beautiful children and currently resides in Manalapan, NJ.

Dr. Dino DeRobertis, DC

Raritan, New Jersey Office

Dino DeRobertis, Maximum Health & Wellness New Jersey Chiropractor

Dr. Dino DeRobertis was born and raised in Edison, New Jersey in an Italian house hold in which he learned the true value of family and respect towards others. Dr. DeRobertis attended Edison High school and spent most of his time playing basketball, and lacrosse which sparked a general interest in the aspects of physical conditioning. He has always been an advocate of healthcare, especially in the sports medicine field. After making the decision to pursue a career in health care, he moved to Spartanburg, South Carolina where he earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Sherman College of Chiropractic. He is board certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners in Chiropractic and Physiotherapy. Sherman’s educational approach focused on Chiropractic philosophy and specific adjusting techniques such as Diversified, Toggle, Flexion-Distraction, Pierce, and Activator Methods.

Dr. DeRobertis uses Chiropractic care, combined with a background in Physiotherapy, to improve the health and wellness of his patients in all aspects of their lives. Whether they are having problems with back pain or neck pain, want to improve their performance in physically related activities, or just want to generally start feeling better in their every day to day lifestyle activities, Dr. DeRobertis takes on a “whole body” approach with his patients. In doing so, he looks for the underlying causes of disease, discomfort, and pain, as opposed to just treating the symptoms. Dr. DeRobertis will create a personalized treatment plan to suit each patient’s individual needs. Under his supervision and care, patients report higher functioning in all areas of their lives.

Dr. DeRobertis affirms a true path to consistent health and wellness through regular spinal examination and adjustments. He believes that keeping the spine well adjusted, while keeping the muscles around the spine strong and balanced, will enable the body to function at 100% of its potential, allowing his patients to live a healthier, more active lifestyle.

Dr. Chijioke Anyanwu, DC

West Orange, New Jersey Office

Chijioke Anyanwu, Maximum Health & Wellness New Jersey Chiropractor

Dr. Chijioke Anyanwu was born in Jersey City, NJ. After moving around a few times, he has settled in the city of Union. Dr. Anyanwu attended Rutgers University-New Brunswick, where he graduated with a degree in Exercise Science, with a minor in Psychology. He attended LIFE University in Marietta, GA where he received his Doctorate of Chiropractic, graduating Magna Cum Laude. A few techniques Dr. Anyanwu use include Diversified, Thompson, and Activator. He is also proficient in trigger point therapies and also sports related injuries.

Dr. Anyanwu is a Nigerian, and is the oldest of five. In his spare time, he enjoys sports, working out, traveling, and hanging with his dog, Milo.

He truly believes in chiropractic, and it’s ability to help restore optimal structure and function for his patients.

Dr. Ila Clemente, DC

Florham Park, New Jersey Office

Ila Clemente - New Jersey Chiropractor

Dr. Ila Clemente, D.C., is a neurologically based chiropractor utilizing the Gonstead Technique. Born and raised in Bridgewater, New Jersey, Dr. Clemente grew up getting regular Chiropractic care from her father, Dr. Dante Illario, D.C. and holistic care from her mother, Ila Rasmussen, L.M.T.

She received Bachelor and Master’s degrees from Boston University, where she met her future husband while on the Ultimate Frisbee team. She then earned her chiropractic degree in California where she trained extensively and exclusively in the Gonstead technique. She is certified in Webster (for pregnant women), and trained in extremities adjusting and functional nutrition protocols.

She has helped patients of all ages, shapes, and backgrounds reach their full potential by removing the nerve interference that disrupts homeostasis and creates a diseased state in the body.

Dr. Sheila Kim, DC

Hoboken, New Jersey Office

Sheila Kim, DC - Hoboken, NJ Chiropractor

Dr. Sheila Kim is a Maryland native with a passion to promote health and healing. After spending her childhood suffering from daily headaches and digestive problems, she found and grew to love chiropractic after experiencing her own speedy recovery. With an interest in pursuing a career in holistic health, Dr. Kim attended Smith College in Northampton, MA and received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Neuroscience and Psychology.

She then went on to further her education at Life University College of Chiropractic in Marietta, GA for her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree. While completing the doctorate program, Dr. Kim spent her time outside of classes attending various chiropractic technique seminars, volunteering in the community, and interning in top chiropractic offices. Dr. Kim graduated summa cum laude, in the top 5% of her graduating class. She was also inducted into Pi Tau Delta, the Chiropractic Honor Society.

Dr. Kim is excited to serve the community of Northern New Jersey and is committed to providing specific and scientific chiropractic care.

Dr. Kyle Bilquist, DC

Piscataway, New Jersey Office

Kyle Bilquist, DC - Piscataway, NJ Chiropractor

Dr Kyle Bilquist has always been passionate about optimizing his health. He enjoys working with athletes to improve performance by decreasing their dysfunctions. He was a three time, NCAA all-american division 3 wrestler for Delaware Valley University. Dr. Bilquist graduated pre-med from Delaware Valley University and attended Palmer College of Chiropractic, where he captained the Palmer Dragons Rugby team. “Being involved in athletics while obtaining my degrees allowed me to integrate my knowledge and perform at a higher level then my peers.” He chose to go to chiropractic school at the age of 15 after a back injury during a high school football game. After seeing a chiropractor for only two weeks he was back on the field and the pain was gone.

Dr. Kyle has a passion for the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injury. He is additionally certified in levels 1-5 of the integrative diagnosis system, allowing him to address muscular and joint related injury.  His continuing education is extensive in the removal of adhesion, a type of scar tissue that builds in muscle and ligaments. Dr. Kyle’s goal is to improve the quality of life of every patient.

Dr. Yarissa Rodriguez-Williams, DC, MPH, CPH

Hackensack, New Jersey Office

Yarissa Rodriguez, DC - Hackensack, NJ Chiropractor

Dr. Rodriguez was born and raised in Passaic, NJ.  In high school, she was a competitive athlete excelling in cross country, indoor and outdoor track & field.  After High school, Dr. Rodriguez went on to earn a Bachelors of Science concentrating in both exercise physiology and nutrition from William Paterson University of NJ.

Dr. Rodriguez was first introduce to chiropractic at the age of 13 when she was first diagnosed with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.  During her senior year in college, Dr. Rodriguez began to experience back pain and decided to see a chiropractor who inspired her to pursue the profession.  Following graduation, Dr. Rodriguez was accepted into New York Chiropractic College where she pursued her Doctorate.  She went on to earn additional certificates in kinesiotaping and functional movement.  Wanting to expand her knowledge of health and broaden her scope, Dr. Rodriguez enrolled and later graduated from Brooklyn College where she earned her Masters of Public Health concentrating in health policy and administration.

Aside from chiropractic practice, Dr. Rodriguez is a college instructor of Health Administration at Berkeley College (Woodland Park, NJ).  She is also a mother to 2 young children, Logan, 7 and Lyanna 5 and enjoys spending her free time with her family.

Dr. Rodriguez has a passion for health and education and believes educating a patient is key to optimizing health.

Aristides Ruiz, L.Ac., MSTOM, BS

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Aristides Ruiz is a Licensed acupuncturist and Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine. He specializes in traditional acupuncture as well as Tui Na (acupressure) treatments and case-specific customization of herbs. Aristides received his certification from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Peter’s College in Jersey City, NJ. He continued his education in Beijing, China, and, prior to his calling to practice Eastern medicine, spent 5 years doing cancer research at the Center for Molecular Medicine and Immunology in Newark, NJ. Aristides is fluent in English and Spanish.

Weiya Fang, LAc

Weiya Fang - New Jersey Licensed Acupuncturist

Weiya Fang is a licensed Acupuncturist in the state of New Jersey and Board Certified (NCCAOM). Weiya received her undergraduate degree from Venezuela and continued her studies at The Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine in Bloomfield, NJ. She trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Japanese Style Acupuncture, Five Element Style Acupuncture, and Trigger points. She is also fluent in English, Spanish, Chinese Mandarin and Taiwanese.

As a committed acupuncturist, she strives to achieve the best care for her patients. The power of healing comes from the harmonization of the body, mind, and spirit. Through this approach, she devotes a great deal of attention to understanding each person’s constitution and their needs. ​

Jill Chiorazzo, LAc

Jill Chiorazzo - Maximum Health & Wellness New Jersey Licensed Acupuncturist

Jill was born and raised in Rutherford, New Jersey. She received her MS from Tri State College of Acupuncture in New York City, and her undergrad from Ramapo College.

She is licensed in New Jersey and New York and is board certified through the NCCAOM. She practices Kiiko Matsumoto Style, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Trigger Point and utilizes cupping and Gua Sha in her treatments. She has trained post acupuncture school in Master Tungs style as well as Mei Zen cosmetic acupuncture.

In her spare time Jill likes to volunteer at organizations like the relief bus with her church, see live music, hike and hang out with her adorable English bulldog, Penny.

Ekta Mehta, PT, MSPT

Ekta Mehta - New Jersey Licensed Physical Therapist

Ekta Mehta is a New York and New Jersey State licensed Physical therapist. Ekta was born and raised in India and received her Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Sheffield Hallam Universirty, UK from where she graduated with honors. Upon returning to United States she was part of physical therapy department at some of the prestigious Hospitals like Lenox Hill hospital, Manhattan and Kings County, Brooklyn.Her background includes working with adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Ekta also has extensive experience outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation, with a focus on
manual therapy and sports medicine.

Ekta is married to her husband, Hardik Mehta. The Mehta’s reside in West New York, NJ. Ekta is an avid adventure traveler. She has been on expeditions to Alaska, Antarctica and South America.

Nicole Hill, DPT

Nicole Hill - New Jersey Physical Therapist

Dr. Nicole Hill graduated from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA with a B.S. in Business Management concentrating in sports marketing and special event management. After working in the sports industry field for the MLS team, NY RedBulls and several knee injuries/surgeries later, Nicole realized her true passion was rehabbing others to return to the sport they loved. It was then that Nicole decided to continue her education by earning her clinical Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Dominican College. Nicole has treated athletes of all levels, including collegiate and professionals in the MLS.

As a former college athlete she can emphasize with the pain her patients may be dealing with, as well as understand their need to get back to normal as soon as possible. Nicole is an advocate of wellness and enjoys helping her patients understand what to expect during physical therapy as well as give them the tools to maximize their own recovery. Nicole’s specialties include utilization of McKenzie Method with her spine patients, as well as a diverse array of manual techniques to restore function in patients with musculoskeletal dysfunction. Aside from orthopedics, Nicole’s passion includes working with children with various diagnoses such as  low tone, high tone, downs syndrome, CP, infantile spasms, torticollis, sensory issues, and coordination disorders. When not at work, you might find Dr. Nicole snowboarding, enjoying time with friends and family, boating on the lake, camping, and traveling.

Conditions We Treat

  • Low Back Pain
  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
  • Headaches
  • Shoulder/Knee Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Disc Herniations
  • Pinched Nerves
  • Numbness/Tingling
  • Tendonitis/Bursitis
  • Arthritis
  • Stress
  • Sciatica
  • Tennis/Golf Elbow
  • Leg Pain
  • Strains & Sprains
  • Running Injuries
  • Sleeping Disorders
  • Vertigo
  • Pregnancy Related Back Pain
  • Whiplash