Bio: Dr. Patrick Smith

_DSC2718-2Dr. Patrick R. Smith

  • Clinic Director of Smith Chiropractic at 134 Snyder Avenue in Berkeley Heights, www.drpatricksmith.com
  • Born & Raised on a small sheep farm in central New Jersey, Father: analytical chemist holding over 20 patents, coach, and outdoorsman, Mother: elementary school teacher including gifted & talented, community activist, gardener
  • 27 years in private practice
  • Magna cum laude graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa ─ the birthplace of chiropractic and the largest chiropractic college in the world
  • Member of Pi Tau Delta international chiropractic honor society, this honor awarded to the top chiropractic school graduates
  • President Scholar @ Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Advanced Radiological internship, awarded to top students thru a highly competitive process
  • Charter member of the Association of New Jersey Chiropractors and the ANJC Sports Council
  • Board of Directors of the Suburban Chambers of Commerce, Vice Chairman representing Berkeley Heights
  • Board of Directors of the Smith Chiropractic Foundation
  • Founder & Race Director of the Berkeley Heights 5K Charity Road Race & Fitness Walk, held the third Sunday each September, that promotes; Health, Family Fun, Friendly Competition, & A Strong Sense of Community, which has raised $170,000 in 19 years for local non-profit organizations, www.berkeleyheights5k.com
  • Extensive lecture experience at schools, universities, hospitals, civic groups, and corporations including our unique Back School
  • Event Doctor @ USA track & field meets, youth sports & high school sports including baseball, softball, boys & girls soccer, girls basketball, wrestling, and football
  • Specializing in Specific, personalized treatment and wellness programs that focus on pain relief, sports injuries, improved physical performance, stress reduction, restored energy, and renewed health (Get Well and Stay Well)
  • Certified in the evaluation and  treatment of all sports related injuries, Back pain and Hip pain, Neck pain, Sciatica, Migraine and Tension Headaches, Herniated discs, Arm pain and numbness, Elbow tendonitis, Knee pain (including arthritis and tendonitis), Plantar fasciitis, Jaw pain and TMJ, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritic pain, Muscular pain and weakness, Fatigue, Digestive Disturbances, Allergies and sinus congestion, Breathing difficulties, Nutritional counseling, Rehabilitation and Exercise programs, Pediatric care, Geriatric care, and much more
  • Extensive post graduate training in; (we continually monitor and utilize the best new research and Practice Standards), Advanced Sports Injury evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, Low cost foot Orthotic evaluation and production, Advanced Physiotherapy including new laser therapy, Spinal Decompression, Applied Kinesiology, Advanced General & Sports Nutrition, and many more areas in Chiropractic, Natural Healthcare, & Wellness
  • Utilizing Applied Kinesiology, Spinal Decompression, Kinesio Taping, Active Release, Complete Physiotherapy including Laser Light, Activator, SOT and many more soft tissue and low force techniques
  • General and sports nutrition, Non invasive Sensitivity testing for food and environmental allergens
  • We care for families, from Infants to Active Adults, from Professional Athletes to Weekend Warriors, if you are in pain or just want to feel better, we have an  adjustment right for you
  • We treat our patients in a warm home like family environment, utilizing farm raised values of; hard work, honesty, & integrity, all while utilizing the best science and proven treatments which are safe, cost effective and get results.