An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Ira Grushack, DC, CCSP
Graduate of New York Chiropractic College 1982, Board Certification in Sports Injuries 1985, Certification in Medx rehabilitation by the University of Florida, school of Medicine 1991.
Dr. Ira Grushack always knew that he wanted to be in a health-related field helping others, but it wasn't until his own back injury that he discovered Chiropractic. At age 18, Dr. Grushack did some heavy lifting an severely injured his back. After visiting the MD, he was put on pain killers and walked with a cane. Luckily, someone suggested Chiropractic and after one adjustment, it was like he had experienced a miracle. Dr. Grushack continued to visit the Chiropractor until he felt like his old self. After such a positive experience, his career decision was made! Dr. Grushack's path took him into sports physiology, rehab exercises, band exercises and applied kinesiology. He has been an avid exerciser and consultant at Long Beach health clubs. Dr. Grushack lectures on health, well-being, nutrition, stress reduction, and sports injuries recovery. He often mentors interns and has a long history of community service in Long Beach, Island Park, Point Lookout and surrounding areas in religious organizations, chamber of commerce, Masons and Long Beach Library Board of Directors. When not helping others, you can also find Dr. Grushack sailing.
Jo Eisman, DC
Graduated from New York College of Chiropractic, 1982.
Dr. Jo Eisman was interested in health and natural healing virtually all of her life. She assumed a vegetarian diet as a young person and worked as a cook in vegetarian restaurants. Dr.Eisman studied medicinal herbs, polarity therapy and various healing and cleansing techniques.while attending college for her pre chiropractic studies. Chiropractic was the umbrella under which all of her interests could thrive. in the 30 years that Dr. Eisman has owned and worked at East Park Chiropractic, she raised 2 children and became very active ,civically, in Long Beach. Dr. Eisman has given her time and energy to areas such as the Long Beach Council on the Arts, the Long Beach school system and other organizations offering her volunteer services whenever possible. Dr. Eisman continues to pursue education in fields such as sacro-occipital technique, nutrition, organic gardening, vegan cooking and meditation and serves on the Long Beach Environmental Advisory Board.