Dr. Andrea Buccino is a certified chiropractic sports physician (CCSP) and has been in her Cedar Grove location since 2011. Originally from Nutley, New Jersey, Dr. Buccino attended University of Bridgeport, majoring in Biology and graduating in 2003. She then attended University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2007, and was presented with the Clinic Service Award for 2007. She did a rotation at the Veterans’ Administration Hospital in Newington and West Haven, Connecticut, under Dr. Anthony Lisi her last year of school.
In 2010, Dr. Buccino felt there was more to learn for her sports-related injured athletes. This led her to study for her CCSP through New York College of Chiropractic in 2011, and is recognized as a CCSP by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians. In 2013, she did a rotation at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she worked with Olympians and Paralympians as they trained for their sport. She has volunteered for countless sporting events, including the New Jersey Lions Minor League Football Team, and the Princeton University Tae Kwon Do team, standing on the sidelines to address injuries and treat athletes. She is an active member of the ANJC and ACA, and ACA Sports Council.
Dr. Buccino is an adjunct professor teaching Anatomy and Physiology lab at William Paterson University. She has placed in Suburban Essex Best of Essex “Best Chiropractor” six years in a row. Dr. Buccino has recently joined the Pain Team at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in East Orange. She is seeing patients in her private office on a limited basis.
Dr. Tom Auerbach is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic in New Jersey, graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Bridgeport School of Chiropractic. He previously studied at Sacred Heart University, obtaining his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science. As an injury prone former Division 1 hurdler, he understands the need to not only help people eliminate pain, but to make modifications to help prevent any future injury. His special interests include optimizing running speed and form, managing dizziness and vertigo, and helping people with chronic pain.
Dr. Auerbach uses a wide variety of techniques dependent upon patient needs, including Diversified chiropractic adjustments, SOT Blocking, instrument assisted adjustments, PIR, pin and stretch, massage techniques, vestibular rehabilitation, and muscular rehabilitation.
When he is not in the office or continuing his education, Dr. Auerbach enjoys spending time with his family, his friends, and most importantly his dog. Other interests include staying current with sporting events and all of the latest movies. He also manages social media accounts to help people take charge of their own health with helpful information – @dr.tauerbach on Instagram! Visit totalrecoverypt.com to connect with office.