Dr. David Graber, D.C.

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CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

  • Nassau Community College -A.S. Biology, 1982 Cum Laude
  • New York Chiropractic College
  • D.C. (Doctorate of Chiropractic), 1985
  • C.C.S.P. (Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician), 1991
  • D.A.C.B.S.P. (Diplomate American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians), 1996

ADDITIONAL POST-GRADUATE STUDIES

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Hospital Protocol - 50 hour course and examination - N.Y.C.C. - 1993
  • Manipulation Under Anesthesia - National College Certification, 1996
  • Peer Review and Utilization Management - N.Y.C.C., 1997
  • Webster In Utero Constraint Technique, 2000
  • Registered Practitioner in Bio Cranial Therapy- Bio Cranial Institute, 2000

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NEW YORK CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE:

  • Terry R. Yochum Radiology Seminar – Two In One, 1985
  • Program of Low Back Pain, 1988
  • Program of Chiropractic Science - Dr. Ted Carrick, 1990
  • Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician Program, 1990-1991
  • Diplomate Sports Physician Program, 1994- 1996
  • Active Release Technique Seminar – Dr. Michael Leahy, 1995
  • The Evaluation and Treatment of The Shoulder- Dr. Dale Buchberger, 2001
  • Drugs, their Side-effects, and the Chiropractic Alternative – Dr. David Seamen, 2004

LOS ANGELES COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTIC:

  • Rehabilitation Protocols, Guidelines, and Janda Evaluaton & Treatment, 1997
  • McKenzie Cervical Spine Program, 1997
  • Bio-psychosocial Approach For Chronic Pain Syndromes, 1999

INSTITUTE OF EVIDENCE BASED CHIROPRACTIC:

Critical Appraisal of Research Methodologies – 2002

  • 1984 Challenge of the Lumbar Spine, New Orleans
  • 1985 International Conference of Low Back Pain, Toronto
  • Business Industrial Consultants: Industrial Consulting - 1990
  • Tensegrity Therapy – Dr. George Roth, 1999
  • Bio-Cranial Institute: Bio-Cranial Therapy – Dr. Robert Boyd, 2000
  • Graston Institute: Graston Technique - 2002
  • NJCS Sports Council: SPRT Taping Protocols – Dr. Tim Brown, 2004

ADDITIONAL POST-GRADUATE STUDIES IN THE FIELDS OF:

  • Radiology
  • Nutrition
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Stress Management
  • Nutrition
  • Kinesiology

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MEMBERSHIPS

American Chiropractic Association

  • ACA Sports Council
  • Association of New Jersey Chiropractors

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FACULTY POSITIONS

NEW YORK CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE

  • Instructor of Orthopedic Diagnosis, 1988
  • Instructor of Chiropractic Technique, 1988
  • Instructor: Post-Graduate Education, 2004-present

DEVELOPER AND INSTRUCTOR OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES FOR NYCC DIVISION OF POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION:

  • “Upper Extremity Adjusting: A Practical Approach” - 2004
  • “Upper Extremity Adjusting: Manipulation, Mobilization, and Myofascial Release” -2004
  • "Lower Extremity Adjusting: Manipulation, Mobilization, and Myofascial Release” - 2005
  • “Chiropractic Care of the Cervico-Thoracic Spine and Cervico-Brachial Region” - 2006
  • “Extremity Adjusting: Basics” - 2006
  • “Shoulder and Knee Adjustments That Work!” - 2009
  • “Adjusting The Cervical Spine and Upper Extremity: Making the Connection” - 2010
  • “The Art of Upper Extremity Adjusting” - 2011. “An Evidence-Led Approach To Cervical Spine Adjusting” - 2011.
  • “The Art of Cervical Spine Adjusting” - 2011.
  • “Functional In-Office Rehabilitation For The Chiropractic Physician Program (ANJC’s Monday Morning Rehab) “: 7 Five-Hour Module series - 2012:
  1. Introduction to In-Office Rehabilitation
  2. Core Stabilization
  3. Functional Rehabilitation of Lumbar Spine & Pelvis
  4. Cervical & Thoracic Spine Rehabilitation
  5. In-Office Rehabilitation of theUpper Extremity
  6. In-Office Rehabilitation of theLower Extremity
  7. Rehab Taping
  • “The Neurological Effects of Spinal Manipulation” – 2012.
  • “The Art of Upper and Lower Extremity Adjusting” – 2013
  • “The Art of Upper Extremity and TMJ Adjusting” – 2013
  • “Dynamic Adjusting of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine” – 2013
  • “Dynamic Adjusting of the Lumbar Spine and Pelvis” - 2013

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SEMINARS PRESENTED

  • Upper Extremity Adjusting, 3 hour CE course – ANJC: New Jersey, 2004
  • Upper Extremity Adjusting: Manipulation, Mobilization, and Myofascial Release, 12 hour CE course – NYCC: Levittown, NY 2004, 2005; Rochester, NY 2006
  • Lower Extremity Adjusting: Manipulation, Mobilization, and Myofascial Release, 12 hour CE course – NYCC: Levittown, NY 2005; Rochester, NY, 2005
  • Upper Extremity Adjusting, 4 hour CE course – PCA: Blue Bell PA, 2006
  • Lower Extremity Adjusting, 4 hour CE course – PCA: Blue Bell PA, 2006
  • Chiropractic Care of the Cervico-Thoracic Spine and Cervico-Brachial Region, 4 Hour CE course
  • – Louisiana Chiropractic Association: Alexandria, LA 2006.
  • Extremity Adjusting: Basics, 6 hour CE course – Albany, NY, 2006
  • Extremity Adjusting: Basics, 12 hour CE course – Levittown, NY, 2006
  • Upper Extremity Adjusting, 6 hour CE course – Newburgh, NY, 2007
  • Lower Extremity Adjusting, 6 hour CE course – Newburgh, NY, 2007
  • Shoulder and Knee Adjustments That Work!, 2 Hour CE course – NYCC Homecoming, Seneca Falls, NY, 2009a, 2009b.
  • Adjusting The Cervical Spine and Upper Extremity: Making the Connection, 4 hour CE course - NYCC Homecoming, Seneca Falls, NY, 2010a, 2010b.
  • The Art of Upper Extremity Adjusting, 6 hour CE course – PCA Convention, 2011; Levittown, NY, 2012.
  • The Art of Upper Extremity Adjusting, 2 hour CE course – ANJC Convention, East Brunswick, NJ 2011.
  • An Evidence-Led Approach To Cervical Spine Adjusting, 5 Hour CE course – ANJC, Whippany, NJ, 2011.
  • The Art of Cervical Spine Adjusting, 2 hour CE course – ANJC Convention, East Brunswick, NJ 2011.
  • The Art of Lower Extremity Adjusting, 6 hour CE course – Levittown, NY, 2012.
  • Functional In-Office Rehabilitation For The Chiropractic Physician Program (ANJC’s Monday Morning Rehab) “– 5 hour CE modules:
  1. Introduction to In-Office Rehabilitation - Hazlet, NJ, 2012
  2. Core Stabilization - Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, 2012.
  3. Functional Rehabilitation of Lumbar Spine & Pelvis – Galloway, NJ 2012.
  4. Cervical & Thoracic Spine Rehabilitation – Hazlet, NJ, 2012
  5. In-Office Rehabilitation of theUpper Extremity - Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, 2012.
  6. In-Office Rehabilitation of theLower Extremity – Deptford, NJ 2013
  7. Rehab Taping – Tinton Falls, NJ 2012.
  • The Neurological Effects of Spinal Manipulation, 1 hour CE course – ANJC Convention, 2012.
  • Dynamic Adjusting of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine, 4 hour CE course – ANJC Freehold, NJ 2013
  • The Art of Temporomandibular (TMJ) and Upper Extremity Joint Adjusting, 4 hour CE course – NYCC Homecoming, Seneca Falls, NY, 2013
  • The Art of Lower Extremity Adjusting, 4 hour CE course - NYCC Homecoming, Seneca Falls, NY, 2013

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PAPERS PUBLISHED

  • Pain Description as an Aid in the Diagnosis of Spinal Pain - Jersey Journal of Chiropractic, September, 1991
  • Muscle Dysfunction as A Contributor to Low Back Pain - Journal of Sports Chiropractic and Rehabilitation, March, 1997

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RECOGNITION AND AWARDS

  • New Jersey Chiropractor of The Year, 2012 - Association of New Jersey Chiropractors
  • Special Services Award, 2011 – Association of New Jersey Chiropractors
  • Voted Best Chiropractor- Morris County Daily Record Newspaper, 2003, 2006
  • National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals, 2001-2002
  • National Registry of Who’s Who, 1999
  • N.J. Chiropractic Society - Distinguished Service Award, 1995, 1996, 1997
  • - Certificate of Appreciation, 1994
  • Outstanding Young Men of America, 1988
  • Outstanding Young Men of America, 1985
  • N.Y. Chiropractic College President's Club - elected, 1985
  • N.Y.C.C. Distinguished Service Citation, 1985
  • Who 's Who Among Colleges and Universities, 1985
  • Outstanding Young Men of America, 1984

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PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

  • 1993- Instructor - Sports Chiropractic Physician Diplomate Program Review
  • 1993 - In service presentation on Chiropractic manipulation to St. Clare's Hospital Pain
  • Management Center, Denville, NJ
  • 1995 - Grand Rounds presentation on Chiropractic care in the management of Temporal Mandibular Dysfunction at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)
  • 2000-2003 –New Jersey Chiropractic Society New Practitioner’s Seminar - “Running an Efficient and Effective Chiropractic Practice”
  • 2009: Establishing A Spinal-Extremity Nexus, 1 hour non-credit course, Association of New Jersey Chiropractors, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ.
  • 2010: 12 Medicare Musts - Association of New Jersey Chiropractors – Northwest Region.
  • 2010: 12 Medicare Musts - Association of New Jersey Chiropractors – Central Region.
  • 2010: 12 Medicare Musts - Association of New Jersey Chiropractors – Webinar.

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POSITIONS HELD

  • Conditioning Column author for the Morristown Daily Record, 1993-1997
  • Morris Hills Adult Education Instructor - Back School and Fitness classes, 1991-1992
  • ACT ONE Presentations Theater Group - Repertory Chiropractic Physician, 1992-2004
  • New Jersey Chiropractic Society:
  1. Board of Directors - 1995 – 2000
  2. Media Relations Committee - Chairman, 1993- Present
  3. Communications Committee – Chairman, 1997-Present
  4. Membership Committee - Chairman, 1995-1997
  5. Associate Editor - Jersey Journal of Chiropractic, 1994-2000
  6. Developer and Founding Editor - NJCS Electronic Newsletter, 2000.
  7. Editor – NJCS Electronic Newsletter, 2000-2004
  8. Sports Council – member, 1996-1998, 2004
  • Morris County College – Pre-chiropractic Program Advisor, 1996
  • Association of New Jersey Chiropractors:
  1. Board of Directors: 2011-present.
  2. Chairman, Northwest Region, 2010 - present.
  3. Developer - ANJC One Thing To Do weekly newsletter, 2011.
  4. Editor – ANJC One Thing To Do weekly newsletter, 2011 – present.
  5. Executive Director Committee: 2011 – present.
  6. Medicare Committee, 2010 – present.
  7. New Practitioners Committee – 2007 - present.
  8. Editor – ANJC Electronic Newsletter – 2004- 2006.
  9. Communications Committee – 2004 – 2006.
  10. Insurance Committee, 2004- 2007.
  11. Literature Search (Research) Committee – 2006 - present.
  12. Sports Council Member – 2004- present.
  13. Board of Directors, Northwest Region - 2005- present.
  14. New Practitioners Committee – 2007

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COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Featured in “Chiropractic and Children” segment for CBS news – 2011.
  • ACT ONE Presentations Theatre Company - Board of Directors, 1992-present
  • ACT ONE Presentations Theatre Company– President, 1995-present
  • Temple Beth Ahm, Springfield NJ: Chairperson, Holocaust Education Committee, 2005 – present
  • Lakeland Hills YMCA Board of Directors, 1993-1997
  • Physical Non-program Committee:
  • Chairman, 1993-1997
  • Member, 1992-1997
  • On Field Physician for the following:
  • Garden State Games - 1992 - 1996
  • 1992 G.O.D./MS Bike Tour
  • 1992 Black River Biathlon
  • 1991 Montville Quick Shoot Wrestling Tournament
  • Parsippany Invitational Soccer Tournament, 1991-1992
  • Manhattan Island Swim - 1991-1994
  • Chief Health Officer - 1996
  • Garden State Athletic Club – Master’s ATF Track and Field Event, Randolph, NJ - 1992-2000
  • USATF NJ - Event Physician
  • Many local area sports events 1990 - present
  • Back School and Ergonomics Instructor - Madison School of Cosmetology, 1988
  • Regular lectures and workshops for local senior citizens groups, health fairs, high schools, churches, civic organizations, and health clubs
  • Food and Toy Drives for the Jersey Battered Women's Shelter and other local charities

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PRIVATE PRACTICE

  • 2006-present - Private Practice, Mountain Lakes, NJ
  • 1990-2005 - Private Practice, Denville, NJ
  • 1987-1990 - Private practice, Parsippany, NJ
  • 1987 - Associate in private practice, Morristown, NJ
  • Currently in solo practice at 115 Route 46, Building G, Suite 49, Mountain Lakes, N.J. Emphasis is on conservative non-surgical evaluation and treatment of neuromusculo-skeletal conditions.

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LICENSES

  • New Jersey
  • New York

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