Dr. Michael Gillespie is a doctor of chiropractic practicing in New York City. He is an adjunct instructor of biomedical sciences at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Services at York College: CUNY. He has been in private practice for the last 11 years. He received a Bachelors Degree in Special Education at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He earned a Bachelors Degree in Human Biology at Logan College of Chiropractic. He also received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Logan College of Chiropractic.
Dr. Gillespie is trained in the following techniques: Diversified, Activator, Thompson, Logan Basic, Gonstead, Applied Kinesiology, Active Release Technique (ART), Myofascial Release Therapy, Receptor Tonus Technique (NIMMO), Positional Release Therapy, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Protocols. He espouses a functional approach towards chiropractic care, which involves the integration of passive and active forms of care. He teaches patients how to strengthen and stabilize their spine. This approach helps them to restore muscle balance to the body so that they do not become dependent upon passive care administered by the doctor. He provides complimentary nutritional counseling for all of his patients to address the biochemical aspects of disease and dysfunction. He has studied the field of psychoneuroimmunology extensively and understands the intricate nature of the mind-body connection. He teaches his patients basic mediation techniques to help them address the mental component of disease and dysfunction in the human body.