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Dr. Akwete Sackey

Chiropractor

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<p style="line-height: 150%;"><span style="margin: 0px; color: black; line-height: 150%; font-size: 11pt;">Dr. Sackey specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with the neuromusculoskeletal system, while improving each patient&rsquo;s functionality and quality of life. Conditions treated include sciatica, neck pain, and arthritis pain, among many others. Dr. Sackey seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine. </span></p>
<p style="line-height: 150%;"><span style="margin: 0px; color: black; line-height: 150%; font-size: 11pt;">A native of Ghana, West Africa is a Board Certified Chiropractor licensed to practice in Montclair, New Jersey and a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS).&nbsp;Dr. Sackey received his Associate of Science (Summa Cum Laude) from Essex County College, a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University (Summa Cum Laude), a Master&rsquo;s of Science in Human Clinical Nutrition (Magna Cum Laude) and his Doctorate of Chiropractic from University of Bridgeport Nutrition Institute and Chiropractic College respectively. Dr. Sackey has had the privilege of doing his clinical training at the University of Bridgeport Health Clinic, Zilahy Wellness-Watertown and St. Mary&rsquo;s Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut respectively. His academic achievements include Dr. Richard Moss Nutrition Scholarship recipient (2014), Association of New Jersey Chiropractors Scholarship recipient (2016),&nbsp;Board Certified Part I-IV for the National Boards of Chiropractic Examiners (2016).</span></p>
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<p style="line-height: 150%; margin: 7.5pt 0in 7.5pt 0in;"><span style="margin: 0px; color: black; line-height: 150%; font-size: 11pt;">Dr. Sackey&nbsp;uses&nbsp;a variety of non-invasive modalities and physical treatments.&nbsp;He is also specialized in rehabilitation, soft tissue techniques,&nbsp;and orthotics. Dr. Sackey also utilizes various modern techniques along with Chiropractic&nbsp;Manipulation therapy,&nbsp;as well as nutrition&nbsp;to help patients&nbsp;reach their&nbsp;optimal health.</span></p>
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<p style="line-height: 150%; box-sizing: border-box; orphans: 2; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; word-spacing: 0px; margin: 7.5pt 0in 7.5pt 0in;"><span style="margin: 0px; color: black; line-height: 150%; font-size: 11pt;">Dr. Sackey&nbsp;is delighted to be part of the team at Davis Integrated Medicine and strongly believes that the holistic approach to healthcare is the future. Dr. Sackey is a father to a beautiful daughter, an avid traveler, scuba diver, reader, teacher, soccer player, and loves fitness.</span></p>
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2 years Experience
Dr. Akwete Sackey
  • MONTCLAIR, NJ
  • University of Bridgeport
  • Accepting new patients

My son hurt his back in a football game. Is surgery or chiropractic care best for him?

Chiropractors are the masters of musculoskeletal dysfunctions. Chiropractic care along side with physical therapy can absolutely relief pressure from the nerve, align the spine READ MORE
Chiropractors are the masters of musculoskeletal dysfunctions. Chiropractic care along side with physical therapy can absolutely relief pressure from the nerve, align the spine and reduce your son's pain and discomfort. My advice will be to seek care that involves spinal decompression therapy.

Can a chiropractor help in treating migraines?

Migraines have different forms and triggers. Chiropractic care along side with nutritional counseling helps.

What would cause middle of the night severe knee pain?

The knee pain could be a result of a pinched nerve from your low back. A detailed examination by a chiropractor will help in finding the root cause of the pain.

My mother in law has severe pain in her hips. Can a chiropractor help?

She is not old for chiropractic care. It can be done to anyone even babies get chiropractic treatments. My youngest patient was 2 year old and my oldest was 98.

My back has become very curved and is pushing my stomach out. Do you think it can be corrected?

This is called anterior pelvic tilt with weak abdominals and tight psoas muscles. This can be corrected with physical therapy and chiropractic.

Can stress be the reason for back pain?

Yes. Stress is a factor in low back pain.

Can vitamin deficiency cause muscle stiffness?

Yes doing a full panel micronutrient testing is also important.

I am having knee pain after dancing in heels. What should I do?

Chiropractic care will help thereby reducing the pain and discomfort in the knee and surrounding areas.

I have a slight pain in my elbows and I don’t understand what is causing it. What should I do?

Shooting pain could be coming from your neck due to a pinched nerve. Proper exercises and seeing a chiropractor who would get to the root cause of the problem is crucial.

Pulling pain in back in morning. Could it be due to sleeping position?

Many factors could be considered. Poor sleeping habits, pinched nerve from the low back or muscle spasms. The only way to find out is to seek a chiropractic consultation.

My mother's back is hunching. Can a chiropractor help?

Ankylosing spondylitis, arthritis or degenerative changes could be the factor. Therefore, mild to gentle chiropractic mobilization can improve ranges of motion and help with posture. READ MORE
Ankylosing spondylitis, arthritis or degenerative changes could be the factor. Therefore, mild to gentle chiropractic mobilization can improve ranges of motion and help with posture.

Is sciatica pain a lifelong problem?

Sciatica pain is not lifelong. The root cause of the problem is not handled. The sciatic pain could also be coming from the low back. Therefore, another alternative should be taken. READ MORE
Sciatica pain is not lifelong. The root cause of the problem is not handled. The sciatic pain could also be coming from the low back. Therefore, another alternative should be taken.

After healing from a sprain, why do I still feel pressure in my ankle?

Scar tissue formation could be the leading cause of the pain. Chiropractic adjustment with Graston (soft tissue technique) can help.

Can a chiropractor help with migraines?

Yes seeking chiropractic care with proper nutritional supplementation and diet change eliminates migraine.

Inspite of bed rest, my sciatica pain is not getting better?

Bed rest compresses the nerve. I would advise to seek chiropractic care.

Is homeopathy a good option for treating muscular pains and aches?

Yes. I believe they have special formulas such as Arnica and other supplements for inflammation.

Will yoga help in treating my hip pain?

Tight hips can be debilitating. Mild to moderate stretching is ideal but seeking physical therapy along with chiropractic care will help