About Our Staff
Dr. Omerkiam Baksh
Dr. Baksh is passionate about helping his patients live happier and healthier lives. He utilizes gentle manipulation on the joints and muscles to restore the correct alignment. Dr. Baksh sees patients of all ages. He advocates positive lifestyle changes for all his patients and educates them on proper diet, exercise, and living a healthier lifestyle which leads to an improved quality of life.
Dr. Baksh is the Clinic Director of Sun-Up Chiropractic and Physical Therapy, that is part of the Hudson Healthcare in Jersey City and Urgent Healthcare that is located in North Plainfield. Dr. Baksh has been in private practice since 2003. He earned his Bachelors of Science degree at Bloomfield College in Bloomfield, New Jersey and the Doctor of Chiropractic degree at Life University in Marietta, Georgia. He is board certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, and holds licenses in New Jersey & New York and is also on the Board of Advisors for Anthem Institute.
Dr. Baksh specializes in sports injuries, treatment of auto injuries, stress management, scoliosis, sciatica, neck and lower back disc injuries and headaches. Is also a well noted lecturer in the areas of stress, auto injuries and various other health related topics and is a regular lecturer at businesses and civic organizations in the community.
Does insurance pay for chiropractic treatment?
Yes, many health insurance companies reimburse for a portion of chiropractic treatment. We will call to confirm your benefits and highly recommend that you do the same. We accept BCBS, Aetna, PHCS, Cigna, Mutual of Omaha, United Health Care, Coventry, and many more. If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident or work related injury, personal injury and worker’s compensation insurance will pay the care that you require. An attorney is recommended but not necessary for your personal injury case.
We will work with your attorney to ensure proper payment and management of your injury. Each insurance company has rules that must be followed in order to ensure payment. If you were involved in a car accident, please bring with you a copy of the accident report and your insurance policy declarations page. Patients involved in a work related injury must supply the claim number and insurance company information in order to initiate an initial evaluation.
We accept Most Major Medical Insurance, Medicare, and Car Insurance.
What conditions do chiropractors treat?
Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) care for patients of all ages, with a variety of health conditions. DCs are especially well known for their expertise in caring for patients with back pain, neck pain and headaches…particularly with their highly skilled manipulations or chiropractic adjustments. They also care for patients with a wide range of injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, involving the muscles, ligaments and joints. These painful conditions often involve or impact the nervous system, which can cause referred pain and dysfunction distant to the region of injury. DCs also counsel patients on diet, nutrition, exercise, healthy habits, and occupational and lifestyle modification.
Is chiropractic treatment ongoing?
The hands-on nature of the chiropractic treatment is essentially what requires patients to visit the chiropractor a number of times. To be treated by a chiropractor, a patient needs to be in his or her office. In contrast, a course of treatment from medical doctors often involves a pre-established plan that is conducted at home (i.e. taking a course of antibiotics once a day for a couple of weeks). A chiropractor may provide acute, chronic, and/or preventive care thus making a certain number of visits sometimes necessary. Your doctor of chiropractic should tell you the extent of treatment recommended and how long you can expect it to last.
How is a chiropractic adjustment performed?
Chiropractic adjustment or manipulation is a manual procedure that utilizes the highly refined skills developed during the doctor of chiropractic’s intensive years of chiropractic education. The chiropractic physician typically uses his or her hands–or an instrument–to manipulate the joints of the body, particularly the spine, in order to restore or enhance joint function. This often helps resolve joint inflammation and reduces the patient’s pain. Chiropractic manipulation is a highly controlled procedure that rarely causes discomfort. The chiropractor adapts the procedure to meet the specific needs of each patient. Patients often note positive changes in their symptoms immediately following treatment.
Ryan Anthony Mangubat, Bachelors Degree
Ryan Anthony Mangubat serves as the Licensed Physical Therapist in the Sun-Up Healthcare System. He graduate with a Bachelors Degree from the University Of Perpetual Help, one of the most highly accredited schools of physical therapy in the Phillipines.
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