An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Dr. Ackerman graduated from the University at Buffalo with a degree in Exercises Science in 2005. His education included extensive intern experience working with numerous sports teams including an assistant strength and conditioning coach.
He went on to further his education at the Palmer College of Chiropractic graduating at the top of his class Suma Cum Laude - Valedictorian in March of 2009.
In addition to this, he was the president of the Motion Palpation club (which is the Chiropractic technique he uses presently) and also was presented the Marie Michael Memorial Award Scholarship for his outstanding academic achievements and contributions to his class.
After graduating Chiropractic School, Dr. Ackerman attained both his personal training and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist license from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
These additional certifications allowed him to pursue his passion which is working with individuals and athletes in a one on one setting.
It is his love and passion for the human body, health, nutrition and exercise that drives him to further his education. He is always learning new Chiropractic, exercise and health techniques that will better help his patients and himself achieve higher levels of fulfillment!
Dr. Ackerman has created his own method of Chiropractic treatment coined "The Active Method" using his extensive knowledge in exercise, sports training, nutrition, muscle work and Chiropractic care. With the correct application of The Active Method, Dr. Ackerman is able to get results for his patient that they didn't think were possible!
He is looking forward to introducing his unique blend of techniques and services to the surrounding Commack community.