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Dr. Michael Lio, D.C.

Chiropractor

Dr. Michael Lio is a Chiropractor practicing in Princeton, NJ. Dr. Lio specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with the neuromusculoskeletal system, while improving each patients functionality and quality of life. Conditions treated include sciatica, neck pain, and arthritis pain, among many others. Dr. Lio seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
32 years Experience
Dr. Michael Lio, D.C.
  • Princeton, NJ
  • New York Chiropractic College
  • Accepting new patients

Do professional athletes use chiropractors?

Yes they use them all the time. Just ask Johnny Damon, who talked about his chiropractor in an article when he came to play for the Yankees.

Can I see my chiropractor and massage therapist during covid-19?

Yes you can see both chiropractor and massage therapist. Make sure they are following CDC guidelines. This means, wearing a mask, disinfecting between patients and cleaning the READ MORE
Yes you can see both chiropractor and massage therapist. Make sure they are following CDC guidelines. This means, wearing a mask, disinfecting between patients and cleaning the area of treatment properly.

How do I relieve sciatic nerve pain?

There are a number of ways to treat sciatica. It all depends were the sciatic originates. If its the piriformis muscle, you can begin by stretching. If its a herniated disc or READ MORE
There are a number of ways to treat sciatica. It all depends were the sciatic originates. If its the piriformis muscle, you can begin by stretching. If its a herniated disc or facet (joints in the lumbar spine) then other measures would be needed. The best is to see a chiropractor to determine which problem it stems from. An exam films and or a MRI would help to properly diagnose the condition.

Can chiropractors adjust your ribs?

Yes chiropractors do adjust ribs if needed. Back pin or restricted breathing can be caused by subluxated ribs. An exam and proper adjusting techniques would help.

Can bursitis be treated by a chiropractor?

Yes. A chiropractor that treats the extremities can treat shoulders.

Can chiropractors ease shoulder and arm pain?

Yes, that is what chiropractors are taught to do.

Is it normal to crack your back everyday?

it is not normal to crack your back very day. It is common for some people. There might be an underlying problem or just habit. The best is to see a chiropractor for a complete READ MORE
it is not normal to crack your back very day. It is common for some people. There might be an underlying problem or just habit. The best is to see a chiropractor for a complete exam and find out if there is a reason you feel the need to do so.

Can a chiropractor harm your throat?

Chiropractic adjustments will not harm your throat. The adjustment relieves restrictions of the spine, and not the throat

Can a chiropractor help babies sleep?

Chiropractic adjustments help children of all ages. The birthing process is very traumatic to the infants spine, causing subluxations of the spine from birth. The chiropractic READ MORE
Chiropractic adjustments help children of all ages. The birthing process is very traumatic to the infants spine, causing subluxations of the spine from birth. The chiropractic adjustments help realign the babies spine, which will relieve pressure on the nerves. Your child should sleep like a baby once the subluxations are corrected. I have had patients tell me there child slept through the night for the first time after only one adjustment.

Can you go to a chiropractor after scoliosis surgery?

To answer your question, yes you can see a chiropractor for treatment after scoliosis surgery. Depending on what kind of surgery you had, will depend on the type of treatment you READ MORE
To answer your question, yes you can see a chiropractor for treatment after scoliosis surgery. Depending on what kind of surgery you had, will depend on the type of treatment you receive. If the surgery was an insertion of a Harrigton Rod, the area of treatment is limited. A rod will cause other areas of the spine to present problems of stress, do to compensation. These will be the areas of interest. Let the chiropractor know the history and do a complete exam. I have treated numerous failed back surgeries and have seen tremendous results with decrease pain. Good Luck

When should you have your first chiropractic adjustment?

Your first adjustment should be within a half hour of birth. I have two children and adjusted them as soon as I could. They had been the healthiest children throughout their school READ MORE
Your first adjustment should be within a half hour of birth. I have two children and adjusted them as soon as I could. They had been the healthiest children throughout their school years. They never missed one day of school all the way through college. Don't wait until you have pain to see a chiropractor, be proactive. Pain is the last thing to come and first thing to go. Its never to late to get an adjustment, don't wait until it's to late.

Does seeing a chiropractor help TMJ?

Chiropractic can help with TMJ. The temporal mandibular is a joint and can be adjusted like any other joint in the body. Combined with myofascial release, you can do very well. READ MORE
Chiropractic can help with TMJ. The temporal mandibular is a joint and can be adjusted like any other joint in the body. Combined with myofascial release, you can do very well. There should be an x-ray done to rule out dislocation or pathology. In some cases a MRI is used to rule out soft tissue damage. These test will be determined by your chiropractor.

What is the best treatment for scoliosis?

The best treatment for scoliosis is a combination and rehabilitation exercise. It must be determined were the joints if the spine are locked, causing the scoliosis. Then the chiropractic READ MORE
The best treatment for scoliosis is a combination and rehabilitation exercise. It must be determined were the joints if the spine are locked, causing the scoliosis. Then the chiropractic adjustments are used to restore the integrity of the joints. If this is not done first, the spine will not move back into place no mater how much exercise you do. Rehabilitation of the surrounding structures is important to move and strengthen the spine to further correction.

How often should I get my back adjusted?

The schedule of treatment depends on your condition. Your Chiropractor should determine how often you get adjusted. The frequency of adjustments are more often in the initial stages READ MORE
The schedule of treatment depends on your condition. Your Chiropractor should determine how often you get adjusted. The frequency of adjustments are more often in the initial stages of treatment then tapper off.