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Meet the Best New York City Chiropractors

Dr Karen Erickson


Meet Dr. Karen Erickson

Dr. Erickson believes the body is a healing miracle. The quality of your life can be transformed by optimizing your health. With over 25 years of experience, she draws from a treasure trove of therapies to help patients achieve their best health. Her true love is inspiring, and caring for patients.

Dr Erickson sees adults, children and infants in her beautiful office on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. In her thriving practice, she sees patients of all ages from infants to seniors for wellness care and a wide range of conditions. Dr Erickson is in a true family wellness specialist, treating pregnant women, infants and children. She is certified in Webster Technique.

Dr Erickson integrates chiropractic, cranial sacral therapy, soft tissue work including massage, myofascial release and cupping. She incorporates essential oils, homeopathy, nutrition and supplements, and specialized diets to support weight-loss, autoimmunity, inflammation and detoxification. Dr Erickson empowers her patients with home exercise programs and mind-body techniques to restore and support health and vitality.

Dr Karen Erickson is an integrative healthcare leader, transformational speaker and author. She was a pioneer in ushering chiropractic into the mainstream: becoming the first chiropractor credentialed by a teaching hospital in the United States when she joined Beth Israel’s Continuum Center for Health and Healing in New York. She co-directed the first conference on Chiropractic Integration. Her passion is sharing health and wellness information through print, television, workshops, and speaks on natural health care topics throughout the country.

As a media-savvy natural healthcare expert, Karen Erickson, DC, FACC, has been featured in may media outlets including The Today Show, The New York Times, Oprah Magazine, Prevention, and The Wall Street Journal. She is a spokesperson for the American Chiropractic Association. Dr. Erickson is the author of textbook chapters on Chiropractic and Integrative Health Care and Pediatric Chiropractic.

Dr Erickson received a bachelors of Science in Biology and Chemistry from Antioch College, and earned her doctorate with honors from New York Chiropractic College.

Dr. Erickson sits on the Board of Trustees of New York Chiropractic College, fellow of the American College of Chiropractic, and on the inaugural leadership team for the American Chiropractic Associations’s Council on Women’s Health. She is active in improving chiropractic and natural healthcare education within the profession, to her patients, as well as the general public.

What to learn more about the benefits of chiropractic care? Call Erickson Healing Arts today!

Dr Alyssa Bachner


Meet Dr. Alyssa Bachner

Dr. Alyssa Bachner attended Binghamton University where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree with a focus in Premedicine and English. She received her Doctorate degree at New York Chiropractic College, where she was a dean’s list graduate and was awarded the Libero A. Violini Health Center Award.

Dr Bachner uses a combination of muscle work, traditional and non-force chiropractic techniques. She also treats pregnant women, infants and children.

She is trained in myofascial release techniques and believes that muscular imbalance plays a great role in structural spinal instability. She helps patients create ideal ergonomic workstations.

Dr. Bachner is certified in Whole Food Nutrition. She is passionate about helping patients optimize well-being through diet and lifestyle modifications, with an emphasis on anti-inflammatory diets, weight-loss, supportive diets for allergy, digestive, and autoimmune conditions. Dr. Bachner incorporates home exercises and stretches that are personalized for the patient’s condition.

Dr. Bachner is devoted to providing compassionate and personalized care according to her patients’ individual needs.