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Dr. Andrew Charni

Dr. Andrew Charni, D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Charni is a graduate of New York Chiropractic College. In Chiropractic College Dr. Charni was a member of Phi Chi Omega, the Chiropractic National Honor Society. He served as vice president of the Student International Chiropractors Association and attended the ICA's National Conference in Kansas City, MO as a member of the Student Leadership Council. In 1985 he was named an active member of the New York Academy of Sciences and was honored to be selected a member of Who's Who in Executives and Professionals in 1994.

Dr Charni joined Total Body Modification's teaching staff as an instructor in 1996. He has attended and presented original work at TBM's Research Conferences and Innovative Symposiums. Dr. Charni has been in private practice with his wife Dr. Sandra Fico since 1986. Together they have combined their knowledge and talents to create the integrated web of work known as Neuro-Somatic Programming. We believe that NSP is the next leap forward in alternative and functional health care.

The University of Bridgeport: College of Chiropractic certified Dr. Charni in Manipulation Under Anesthesia. Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA) is a multidisciplinary manual therapy used to improve articular and soft tissue mobility using specifically controlled release, myofascial manipulation, and mobilization techniques while the patient is under IV sedation. This procedure is performed in a fully monitored operating room while the patient is monitored by an accredited anesthesiologist.

Dr. Sandra A. Fico

Dr. Sandra A. Fico, D.C.

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Sandra A. Fico is a graduate of New York Chiropractic College. She served as class president and president of the Student International Chiropractors Association. At New York Chiropractic College she worked as a Director's Assistant in the College's Greenvale Outpatient Facility and was honored with NYCC's "Distinguished Service Award".

Dr. Fico has been in private practice with her husband Dr. Andrew J. Charni since 1986. She holds undergraduate degrees in science, exercise physiology, and education and is presently a postgraduate faculty member of Texas Chiropractic College. Her post doctorate studies include orthopedics, biomechanics, homeopathy, women's health, nutrition, functional medicine, and bio energetic medicine.

Dr. Fico is currently a certified instructor for Total Body Modification and Neuro-Somatic Programming and she has lectured extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, and Europe. She is a noted speaker who is known for her organized yet highly enjoyable style of instruction.

Dr. Fico is also a noted practitioner in Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET). NET is a stress-reduction technique. When you are in a weakened state, factors such as stress or physical trauma can interfere with healing. NET can help you improve your life and your health by releasing these stress responses.

Dr. Fico constructs personal fitness and life coaching programs for individual patients. Her unique methods provide customized programs tailored specifically for you. She takes great pride in her ability to tailor specific programs for patients that range from exercise novices to highly trained athletes. Dr. Fico will build a program for you that will enable you to effectively train and rehabilitate yourself at home.