Our philosophy for patient care is simple: Educate you as much as possible and treat only as much as needed for your condition. We mesh the fitness and chiropractic industries, providing relief from joint and muscle pain through specialized treatments, while also training the body through carefully planned corrective exercise programs. We offer programming guidance in office and through our Rehabilitation App on how to maintain your body and train in a way that's effective, safe, and pain-free. Through chiropractic adjustments, corrective exercise, and other techniques we help your body recover faster.
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Dr. Valente obtained a postgraduate education as a Board Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians. This certification is specific to physical fitness and the evaluation and treatment of injuries encountered in sports.
Dr. Valente graduated from Texas Chiropractic College in Houston, Texas, with a focus on Radiology, Rehabilitation, and Myofascial Disorders. During this time he received a certification in Acupuncture and was trained in Concussion Grading, Athletic Taping and Kinesio Taping techniques. At the same time he joined the Baseball Sports Medicine Institute where he treated Professional and Amateur athletes. In 2001 he was a team doctor for the NIKE Pro-Am Basketball League for 6 years. Dr. Valente specialties include: the treatment of neck and back pain, disc injuries and disc herniation, sports injury rehabilitation, pinched nerve, and nutrition.
Dr. Valente is certified in FAKTR, which stands for "Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehabilitation." It was developed to help speed recovery from chronic musculoskeletal pain syndromes and has also been shown to work extremely well on acute musculoskeletal & myofascial conditions. This technique uses instrument assisted soft tissue and manual therapies, combine with Kinesio taping and various low-tech rehabilitation devices such as Thera-Band simultaneously. This approach provides a powerful stimulus to healing tissues.
In 2006 & 2007, Dr. Valente was part of the medical team at the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Valente has been quoted in Women's Health and the New Yorker magazines. Dr. Valente is a proud member of the United States Sports Chiropractic Federation which promotes the development and care of athletes at international sporting events.
Dr. Valente helped save professional soccer player Karsten Smith's career. Now, Smith pays it forward, coaching soccer and stressing mobility exercises.