Our practice is an integrative care center.

We prioritize our patient’s healing process by combining a variety of different techniques and modalities to achieve the best results we can for each patient in the least amount of time.

We can help with…

  • Upper, Mid, or Low Back Pain
  • Neck Pain & Stiffness
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Numbness/Tingling
  • Extremity Pain (Arm & Leg)
  • Hip Pain
  • Whiplash
  • Sports Injuries
  • Slips & Falls
  • Work Injuries
  • Car Accidents
  • Headaches
  • Disc Herniation
  • Sciatica
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Tendonitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Sprains/Strains
  • Symptoms Related to Scoliosis
  • Arthritis

Chiropractic care is different.

It is this difference that offers new ways to get well and stay well. Explore the frequently asked questions below to learn more.

On your first visit, you will fill out some brief paperwork describing you and your health history. Having a detailed history allows us to determine the probable cause of your complaints. Then, Dr. Mancarella will sit down with you to discuss your condition and perform an evaluation by studying your posture and movements. This helps locate the areas of your spine that may have muscular imbalances contributing to your problem. He performs various orthopedic, neurological, and chiropractic tests, as needed. Based on the evaluation, a treatment plan will be created. Not all conditions are exactly the same, so these plans are unique to each patient.

Dr. Mancarella tries to limit x-ray exposure, whenever possible. X-rays of your spine, especially after trauma, can confirm our other findings and make your treatment more precise. Not all cases need x-rays to determine the cause. Dr. Mancarella will determine if they are needed, after completing a thorough examination. If additional tests such as x-rays, MRI, CT scan, or EMG are required, Dr. Mancarella will refer you to one of the many conveniently located facilities in the area.

Dr. Mancarella utilizes spinal manipulation techniques to treat many spinal conditions. After more than 26 years of practice, he has found that traditional manipulation can be even more effective when combined with specific exercises, stretching, ergonomic training, soft tissue therapy (such as massage), trigger point therapy, electrical muscle stimulation, ultrasound, and other techniques. These approaches can provide symptomatic relief from pain, stiffness, and the stress that results from being uncomfortable for prolonged periods of time.

Some patients may not be candidates for traditional manipulation techniques, based on co-existing conditions or medications. In these cases, alternative techniques are used to address the condition, including activator, soft tissue, and other gentler techniques. Multiple different conditions have similar symptoms. If Dr. Mancarella determines that your condition is not spinal-related, he will refer you to the appropriate health care provider.

Some patients experience instant relief, while others take longer. The healing process can be affected by multiple factors, including the cause of the injury, the number of injuries, and the patient’s age, as well as the individual’s overall health condition, muscle tone, diet, etc. Recovery time can even be impacted by the patient’s mental health and attitude.

Dr. Mancarella participates with many health insurance plans, including (but not limited to) NYSHIP, United Healthcare, MVP, Blue Cross Blue Shield, POMCO Wellcare, 1199, CDPHP, Oxford, Medicare, Worker’s Compensation, and No Fault. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our office to determine whether your coverage is accepted.

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Our office is conveniently located in the City of Poughkeepsie.

Our hours are flexible and can include early morning hours and late evening hours to accommodate most work and family schedules. Most people are seen within a 24-hour period.

(845) 473-3558

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80 Washington Street, Suite 301
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

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Let us help you be your happiest, healthiest self. We can provide the treatment and knowledge to alleviate pain and keep you up and running! Make an appointment today, and take a step toward total body wellness.