”There are a lot of New York City chiropractors that have special machines, gadgets, electrodes, and instruments, which is a poor substitution for a classic chiropractic adjustment...”
Chiropractic is widely considered a complementary and alternative approach to mainstream medicine. In the 1890s, Daniel David Davenport theorized that diseases can be cured through the manual manipulation of the spine. As with all underdeveloped branches of science, chiropractic then was not accepted by the medical community. Over time, it grew to become an established system of preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases related to the musculoskeletal system.
Today chiropractors who wish for the same recognition allotted to practitioners of “conventional medicine” are delving into mainstream practices and equipment to find more patients. However, this is a far cry from the "straight" chiropractic envisioned by D.D. Palmer when he first advocated it. Manhattan Chiropractor Dr. Baiata is one who promotes the use of classic chiropractic adjustments to ease patients of their painful back pain, neck pain, head aches, TMJ and other musculoskeletal ailments.
The no-frills, no-fuss, back to basics chiropractic adjustment works best for Dr. Baiata and his patients, many of whom still go back to him, even after treatment of their conditions, just for the healthy maintenance of their bones, joints, and muscles. Harold explains how Dr. Baiata has treated his and his girlfriend’s neck injuries after a car accident.
"My girlfriend and I have gone from not being able to move our necks at all to having occasional discomfort to now having full mobility. Along with my neck being healed, my posture has improved and I haven’t gotten sick with a cold for months and months. Even though the car insurance is stopping our visits, I plan to go see Dr. Baiata every month or so just for upkeep,” he says.
Dr. Baiata’s gentle, caring hands are the basic equipment he uses for his chiropractic adjustments. He is very well-known among his patients for his soothing touch, this should come as no surprise as back in his college days he was awarded the prestigious Best Hands Distinction by the Palmer West Chiropractic College.
After hurting her neck during a headstand in yoga class, Sophia visited Dr. Baiata and says, “He possesses a calming and relaxing energy, and a warm touch as well as an in-depth understanding of the body. Dr. Baiata explained everything to me and left me feeling informed and empowered. I felt very comfortable with him and left feeling so much better.”
Chiropractors, compared to their counterparts in other fields of science, practice a relatively young field of medicine and hence there remains an aspiration for mainstream recognition. For Dr. Baiata, however, the primary concern of chiropractors, as with all other medical doctors, should be the overall health and well-being of their patients, which can best be achieved through a fundamental, patient-centered approach where the chiropractor fully engages himself in the improvement of his patient’s condition.
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For more information, you may contact Dr. Nicholas Baiata at (212) 343-3112 or visit his website at http://www.drbaiata.com. Dr Baiata's Chiropractic clinic is located at 21 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012.