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Dr. Kimberly G. Carlucci, D.C.

Chiropractor

Dr. Kimberly G Carlucci D.C. is a top Chiropractor in Montclair, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Kimberly G Carlucci D.C. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Kimberly G Carlucci D.C. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Kimberly G Carlucci D.C. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Montclair, NJ, Dr. Kimberly G Carlucci D.C. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Kimberly G. Carlucci, D.C.
  • Montclair, NJ
  • NYCC
  • Accepting new patients

Tinnitus and chiropractic care? Really?

First off, there is no medical cure for tinnitus, so why not try chiropractic, which is a non-invasive treatment that comes with benefits like increase in immunity? Tinnitus is READ MORE
First off, there is no medical cure for tinnitus, so why not try chiropractic, which is a non-invasive treatment that comes with benefits like increase in immunity? Tinnitus is usually a symptom of injury to spinal joints and temperomandibular joint of the jaw of TMJ. These two can be corrected with chiropractic adjustments and soft tissue work. Another thing to remember that tinnitus can possibly be due to a vitamin B deficiency as well as caused by certain medications you may be taking. A good chiropractor knows to assess you for all of these possibilities.

How well does spinal manipulation work for sciatica?

Spinal manipulation is excellent for sciatica which can stem from multiple causes such as disc injury, muscle imbalance, subluxation of the spine or pelvis, sacroiliac joint misalignments, READ MORE
Spinal manipulation is excellent for sciatica which can stem from multiple causes such as disc injury, muscle imbalance, subluxation of the spine or pelvis, sacroiliac joint misalignments, trigger points, leg length discrepancies, nutritional deficiencies, foot or ankle issues or side effect of a medication. Your chiropractor should know how to assess and correct theses conditions.

What is the difference between an osteopathic physician and chiropractor?

In my experience, in America an osteopath is a medical doctor with the difference of a DO at the end of their name versus an MD. Traditionally and still in Europe, the DO was quite READ MORE
In my experience, in America an osteopath is a medical doctor with the difference of a DO at the end of their name versus an MD. Traditionally and still in Europe, the DO was quite like the chiropractor, but specialized in long lever adjustments with an emphasis on circulation and bowels while chiropractors traditionally focused on specific adjustments and nervous system balance. Over my 20 years of chiropractic, I have seen my profession evolve into trying to teach people about proper spinal alignment for the benefit of health maintenance of the body, which enables it to heal itself while incorporating natural foods, exercise, circulation, meditation, and an all around healthy lifestyle.

Does scoliosis correct itself?

Over 20 years, I have seen many functional scoliosis (scoliosis due to poor posture, muscle weakness, and bad habits) corrected with regular adjustments and an education on posture, READ MORE
Over 20 years, I have seen many functional scoliosis (scoliosis due to poor posture, muscle weakness, and bad habits) corrected with regular adjustments and an education on posture, exercise, and nutrition. There has been 1, however, in my 20 years of experience, that kept moving and had to be surgically corrected.

I have severe whiplash from work. What is the treatment?

Depending on the severity of your pain at the time of treatment, a chiropractor will X-ray, assess, do myofascial release and adjustments to correct any misalignments. In my office READ MORE
Depending on the severity of your pain at the time of treatment, a chiropractor will X-ray, assess, do myofascial release and adjustments to correct any misalignments. In my office we add cupping, cold laser, heat or ice, traction, electrical stimulation, exercise and physical therapy. These treatments are all patient and condition dependent. Chiropractic care is typically very highly favored by the patient.

My son suffers from ADHD. Should I bring him to a chiropractor?

The answer to this question is a resounding yes! The nervous system is more irritable based on any extra stimuli that’s placed on the body. Chiropractic adjustments not only reduce READ MORE
The answer to this question is a resounding yes! The nervous system is more irritable based on any extra stimuli that’s placed on the body. Chiropractic adjustments not only reduce tension and that irritable stimuli in the body and the joints, but it also relaxes the entire nervous system. On top of that most chiropractors are trained in nutrition and how to relax the body and remove irritants from that food point of view. Chiropractic adjustment also affects the body by increasing immune system cells post adjustment, and decreasing cortisol levels. So yes, your child should be adjusted. I hope this helps!

Yours in health,

Dr. Kim

Is there a treatment for degenerative disc disease?

Hi! Cervical disc disease can be treated in older adults, however, because of their age and degeneration it does take a little bit longer than it would with younger folks as you READ MORE
Hi! Cervical disc disease can be treated in older adults, however, because of their age and degeneration it does take a little bit longer than it would with younger folks as you can imagine. We do similar things like traction muscle work and light physical therapy. Any kind of strengthening of the muscles and relaxing of knots in the tissue will provide more space for the desk and therefore less pressure on the nerves. This all equals less symptomatology for the patient, i.e., less pain. Some 80-year-olds are far more in shape than others, so individual treatments are individualized based on the patient themselves. There is hope! I hope that answer helps.

Yours in health,

Dr. Kim

Will a chiropractor be able to help me with my hip pain in the 5 month of my pregnancy?

Absolutely! This is a no brainer. They must look ok at the pelvic alignment, pubic symphysis and the hip adductors!

I was diagnosed with gout. Can a chiropractor help me manage the pain?

If your chiropractor is educated in functional medicine or advanced nutrition, he or she can most likely help you. The pain cannot be helped with that with an adjustment without READ MORE
If your chiropractor is educated in functional medicine or advanced nutrition, he or she can most likely help you. The pain cannot be helped with that with an adjustment without concurrently doing a nutritional change in diet.

Yours In Health,

Dr. Kim Maziarz Carlucci, DC

Experiencing numbness and pain after elbow fracture treatment. Why is this happening?

Hi. You may be experiencing some swelling or building of scar tissue that is starting to “squeeze “ the part of the nerve that gives sensation to the area that you are experiencing READ MORE
Hi. You may be experiencing some swelling or building of scar tissue that is starting to “squeeze “ the part of the nerve that gives sensation to the area that you are experiencing the numbness. What treatment did you receive for your elbow? Is the sensation directly in the area or is it possible that due to your initial trauma, the nerve could be getting crushed some where else along the line, like the shoulder or neck. In order to reduce the pressure on the nerve currently, find a good doctor of chiropractic who does muscle work and collaborates with a physical therapist, and willing to collaborate with your Orthopaedic. I am partial to multiple specialties and multiple opinions working together on each patient because every expertise “brings something to the table”. This equals well rounded care for you. If you would like to supply me with more information on your issue, please contact my front desk. 973-744-9880

My father is suffering from severe back pain. Can it be treated with manual adjustment of the spine?

Yes, but the Chiropractor should be willing to lighten his or her technique in order to make your father more comfortable. In my office we would pair his spinal care with physical READ MORE
Yes, but the Chiropractor should be willing to lighten his or her technique in order to make your father more comfortable. In my office we would pair his spinal care with physical therapy in order to create motion in the spine and to strengthen around the corrected structure at the same time. Feel free to contact my office with any further questions.

My mother has developed a problem of shaking hands. What could be the reason behind it?

Mom may be having essential tremors or intention tremors. Intention tremors would be when she starts to shake when she intentionally goes to move. Some tremors are part of an READ MORE
Mom may be having essential tremors or intention tremors. Intention tremors would be when she starts to shake when she intentionally goes to move. Some tremors are part of an aging neurological system and are relatively “normal”. A neurological work-up may be in order. Sometimes medications can cause tremors. If Mom is on any medication, I would go directly to the pharmacist and ask. Pharmacists know the ins and outs of “why” a medication does what it does and should be able to tell you if it may cause tremors. You can look online but medical practitioners can usually access side effects on a pharmaceutical website that the lay person cannot. As a doctor of Natural medicine, I prefer to send the patient for a neurological workup to make sure there is no life threatening condition. In the meantime, I like to try to stop any inflammatory process through diet, bloodwork and exercise. Weak postural muscles can cause some tremors and well as dehydration and blood sugar issues. I am quite partial to a high, “good-fat” diet when it comes to the brain as the brain is mostly cholesterol and the good fats that wrap the nerves of the body in order to improve nerve conduction. Essentially this means you need fat for a healthy nervous system. Moving more to a Ketogenic or paleo type diet would be ideal, as both these diets decrease inflammatory sugars and carbohydrates. The Ketogenic type diets have proven quite helpful for the brain. Feel free to contact my office. 973-744-9880. Yours in health, Dr Kim Carlucci

Experiencing numbness and pain after elbow fracture treatment. Why is this happening?

Did you have the elbow re-imaged since you have more/new pain? If so and all is in place, find yourself a good physical therapist. You want to retain full range of motion and produce READ MORE
Did you have the elbow re-imaged since you have more/new pain? If so and all is in place, find yourself a good physical therapist. You want to retain full range of motion and produce the least amount of scar tissue and adhesions which can alter the movement of the joint as well as compress the nerve in your elbow. First thing to do is make sure it gets cleared as a successful surgery.