Dr. David Ackerman
BS, DC, CPT, CSCS
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 function!
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!
Dr. Thomas J. Pollet
BS, DC, CPT
Doctor Thomas J. Pollet was born and raised in Oceanside, New York and began his formal educational career at Queens College where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Exercise Science.
It was then that he realized he had a passion for understanding how the human body works and sought to understand how to best improve an individual's performance. He went on to pursue his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at New York Chiropractic College where he graduated with honors in December 2017. During his time at NYCC Doctor Pollet was a member of the Phi Chi Omega Honor Society and was actively involved in the Motion Palpation and Rehab to Performance Clubs where he learned extracurricular gems that would ultimately best serve his patients.
He is competent in applying diversified Chiropractic adjustments, Gonstead Technique, flexion-distraction, ischemic compression, instrument assisted soft tissue massage, taping, electrical muscle stimulation, cold laser therapy, and exercise prescription when necessary and has treated a wide variety of patients from all types of backgrounds.
Doctor Pollet is also a Certified Personal Trainer and still trains at the gym with his clients as a means to further connect with active-minded individuals and expand his clinical expertise as a health and fitness professional. He looks forward to continuing his educational career by pursuing a Diplomate degree in Clinical Neurology and additional certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Meet The Team
Anthony is our resident corrective exercise specialist here in our office. When Anthony is not here teaching patients the stretches and exercises they can do at home to assist in their treatment, he is helping the local community reach their health and fitness goals as a personal trainer at a local gym! What Anthony loves best about working with patients is how they come in with pain, and leave as soon as one month later pain free with excellent posture.
Andrea is our office manager here at Active Chiropractic Care. In addition to handling all of the day to day operations here at our office, Andrea is the first point of contact for all of our patients, ensuring that they are always greeted with a smile and all of their questions are answered! Andrea's favorite part of working at Active Chiropractic Care is having the ability to connect with people and make them feel more comfortable during their treatment.
Ashley is our Chiropractic Assistant here at the office, ensuring that all patients receive the highest quality of care during their time with us. Ashley keeps the office running as efficiently as possible, helping patients transition between the steps of their treatment with ease each and every day! Ashley's favorite part of working for our office is being able to see patients' transition from being in pain to being pain free and knowing that she was a part of helping them feel better.
Call us today if you would like to have an evaluation and learn more about the services we provide at our office!