meet the team

Chiropractic Belleville NJ Patricia Konstantaros Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner

Patricia Konstantaros MSN, APN

Patricia Konstantaros is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in family medicine. She completed her bachelor of science in nursing and then graduated from the master’s program with honors from Rutgers College of Nursing. She holds two national board certifications with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a family nurse practitioner and pain management. She specializes in Wellness and Health Promotion.

Chiropractor Belleville NJ Michael Chillemi

Chiropractor

Michael Chillemi DC, DABFM,CCIE,CMI-V

To strive to be among the top 100 in the chiropractic field has always been Dr. Chillemi’s aspiration. For the materialization of this aspiration, Dr. Chillemi has dedicated all his enthusiasm and energy to chiropractic care and natural healing since his childhood years.

One of the reasons Dr. Chillemi became interested in Chiropractic is that it, too, requires a meticulous, goal-oriented approach that is very demanding. Of course, it also happens that the substance of the profession which holds strong appeal for him, both in terms of the science and the potential for serving others who are in need of improving their health and well-being.

As you know, chiropractic care encompasses a wide array of different chiropractic specialties, procedures and treatment including acute to chronic injuries, cervical and lumbar disc conditions, sports related injuries, shoulder dysfunction, knee dysfunction, rehabilitation of the functional body and additional procedures like physical therapy massage therapy and acupuncture.

Dr. Chillemi feels this field is fascinating, educational, and highly rewarding. Although it is difficult for chiropractors to implement, Dr. Chillemi believes, he can make a huge difference in his patient’s lives. Since chiropractors often become lifetime fixtures in patients’ lives, his ability to guide, coach and help patients reach their optimum health and well-being is especially important to him. He has always had a sincere empathy for those who are in need of chiropractic attention.

Dr. Chillemi is licensed in the state of New Jersey, New York, Florida, and Pennsylvania. He is certified by the National Board of Chiropractic and by the American International Sports Association. He also is certificated in Flexion Distraction, Functional Capacity Evaluations, and certified in Cardiac Resuscitation.

He has been approved to teach A Functional Evaluation Certificate Program through New York Chiropractic College and he has also co-written a book called The Complete Herbal Guide: A Natural Approach to Healing the Body.

Dr. Chillemi maximizes his treatments with postural, strengthening and stretching exercises. He has enjoyed a high success rate with stabilizing displaced spinal discs. Dr. Chillemi has adopted and mastered cutting edge examination methodology and has developed a system of X-ray analysis to screen out potential risks.

Dr. Chillemi offers extensive care and treatment ranging from acute to chronic injuries, cervical and lumbar disc conditions, sports related injuries, shoulder dysfunction, knee dysfunction, and rehabilitation of the functional body.

Dr. Chillemi’s diagnostic talents have been sought out by insurance companies and other professionals to render second opinions in light of his extensive experience and expertise.

Dr. Chillemi believes in active patient participation. This form of treatment involves active patient participation, not just lying on a table and having therapy performed upon them. This treatment involves an active partnership, between the doctor and the patient. The patient is an active participant in the treatment. This will enable them to improve their response to treatment, their tolerance to performing their usual daily activities, decreasing pain levels, improving and maintaining proper posture, improving functional ability and stability and helping to give them control over their health and well-being.

Tools such as wobble boards, balance boards, progressive resistance bands, spinal stabilizing activities and gymnastic balls are utilized to achieve these goals. By engaging in these active therapies, this can help decrease the patient’s dependency upon the doctor and give them some control over their pain and discomfort.

Dr. Chillemi believes that he can make important contributions with his rich expertise in this field acquired by working with talented team and caring doctors who want to help improve their patient’s well-being.

Chiropractor Belleville NJ Christopher Kahanec

chiropractor

Christopher Kahanec DC

Dr. Christopher Kahanec is a New Jersey native. Dr. Kahanec received his BS in exercise physiology at William Paterson University where he studied under some of the most well-known exercise physiologists on the East Coast. Dr. Kahanec worked as an Exercise Physiologists intern at Hackensack University Medical Center, helping patients recover from a multitude of cardiac pathologies. He then went on to attend Life University in Atlanta. 

While at Life University Dr. Kahanec published a research abstract for the International Symposium, On Clinical Neuroscience. Dr. Kahanec Graduated from Life University with a degree of Doctor of Chiropractic. Dr. Kahanec is also nationally certified with the Thompson Technique. Dr. Kahanec is also currently training for his Diplomat in Functional Neurology. Dr. Kahanec has also studied multiple chiropractic techniques. Dr. Kahanec has also mastered several musculoskeletal treatment techniques. In his spare time, Dr. Kahanec enjoys reading, traveling, and running. Dr. Kahanec is an avid runner, where he has participated in several races and is passionate about helping the running community.

Chiropractic Belleville NJ Marianne Bayongan PT

physical therapist

Marianne Bayongan PT

Marianne Bayongan, P.T, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in the Philippines in 1996. Upon gaining her Physical Therapy license in 1997 Marianne set up and managed her own private practice for 4 years. Throughout this time, Marianne trained Physical Therapists and hundreds of Physical Therapy interns.

In 2008, Marianne relocated to the US where she managed a clinic in Jersey City and Roselle Park. She keeps current with Physical Therapy practices by completing courses in person and online and keeping abreast with various literature and journals.

Marianne believes in the concept of “ enhancing abilities beyond disabilities” by striving to get her patients back to their activities despite pain and weaknesses through proper care and exercise.

Marianne loves reading current events, biking, and going to the beach with her husband and daughter during her spare time.

Monday
9:30am - 1:00pm
2:30pm - 7:00pm


Tuesday
Closed


Wednesday
9:30am - 1:00pm
2:30pm - 7:00pm


Thursday
9:30am - 1:00pm
2:30pm - 7:00pm


Friday
9:30am - 1:00pm
2:30pm - 7:00pm


Saturday & Sunday
Closed

Health & Spine Wellness Center

544 Washington Avenue
Belleville, NJ 07109

(973) 759-3020