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Sciatic Pain/ Chiropractic Center

Many people suffer from pain radiating  from the lower back down the back of the thigh and continuing down below the knee into the calf and sometimes down the front and side of the leg.  Patients describe this pain as sharp, burning, stabbing, throbbing,  jolt like pain. It can be constant or it can be intermittent. The sciatic nerve is comprised of branches of nerves which exit from the lower back and upper sacral segments.  If you were to look at the sciatic nerve you would see that it’s one of the largest nerves in the body width wise. Now, nerves just don’t cause pain for the sake of pain. Most of the time, the sciatic nerve becomes painful because it becomes irritated. When one of the vertebrae in the lower back shift out of its normal position it can irritate the sciatic nerve and cause pain. There is no drug that can put that vertebrae back into its normal position. If the sciatica  is very severe drugs won’t even give temporary relief. I have been assisting patients with this condition for the past 36 years.   As a Chiropractor, I will analyze the stucture of the lumbar vertebrae and sacrum and then correct the cause of the sciatic pain and remove the irritation. Stop suffering needlessly from this condition.

Dr. Phil Bracco Chiropractor —-Bracco Chiropractic Center

2 Ellwood Ave

Staten Island, N.Y. 10314


Sciatic Pain/ Chiropractic Center

Migraine Headaches/Chiropractic and Relief by BRACCO CHIROPRACTIC CENTER

Patient A.M. suffered from severe  migraine headaches everyday for the past three and a half years. The headaches were debilitating, and being a single mom with a young child, life was very difficult. MRI exam of her brain was negative and dark rooms and silence and prescribed drugs became a part of her life. On her first visit to the office she stated that she takes 300mgs of Topamax and 75mgs of Nortriptilene daily. I examined the patient Chiropractically to find if there was a cause of her headaches. Examination revealed two cervical vertebrae out of the normal alignment. These segments were very painful to touch. Chiropractic care was started and after 5 adjustments the patient said that this was the first time in three and a half years that she went two days without a headache. After 15 adjustments and 5 weeks later, her M.D. reduced her medication to 100mgs of Topomax and 25mgs of Nortriptilene. I feel confident that she will be off all medication in a short time. As a Chiropractor, what makes my profession so unique is that I don’t treat the symptoms but I look to find a cause of the symptoms, then remove the cause, and then step back and watch the awesomeness within the patient heal themselves.


2 Ellwood Ave

Staten Island, New York 10314


Migraine Headaches/Chiropractic and Relief by BRACCO CHIROPRACTIC CENTER

It’s Monday August 8th, Have you had your adjustment today?

Don’t forget to take your adjustment today- Chiropractic Preventive Health Care is only a phone call away…….

Dr. Phil Bracco

2 Ellwood Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10314


Lower Back Pain Relief/Bracco Chiropractic

Patient I.D. entered the office on the first week of December 2010 complaining of severe lower back pain. She rated her pain on a scale of 1-10, (10 being the worst) as a 7 on a good day and a 10 on a bad day. She stated that she lifted a heavy turkey on Thanksgiving and then her pain started. She had prior disc surgery, discectomy. She had numerous positive ortho’s as well as inflammation in the lumbar spine, hypertonicity in the lumbar paraspinals, and a antalgic lean left 2 degrees. She was treated with specific Chiropractic adjustments and 7 days later she has made vast improvement and wants to know when she can return to the gym to exercise.

Dr.Phil Bracco

2 Ellwood Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10314


Lower Back Pain Relief/Bracco Chiropractic

Staten Island Chiropractor- Dr. Phil Bracco of Bracco Chiropractic Center


I have been assisting patients as a Hands on Chiropractor for the past 36 years. In that time, I have taken care of children who have grown up and now bring their children in for care. My practice is filled with joy, hope and love. The patients are comfortable and are treated as family and refer their friends and loved ones. I have seen all types of conditions and illness from  back and neck pain, herniated discs, sciatica, migraines, asthma, allergies, digestive abnormalities, numbness, tingling, TMJ, and the list goes on. I take care of people from newborns and pregnant mothers all the way to senior citizens.

I offer specific Chiropractic adjustments to the area of the spinal column which I have determined by examination, palpation and X-Ray, when necessary, to be the cause of your specific condition. With gentle chiropractic care I remove interference and enable your body to perform better and thereby heal itself.

My staff is caring and will go out of their way to make whatever insurance forms that you have as easy as possible to file because we take care of all the paper work. I accept mostly all insurance, No Fault Auto Accidents, Workers Compensation injuries, GHI, Medicare, 1199, as well as many others. If you have any questions call the office and speak with Joyce who is an expert in this field.

Call   718-494-9390

My office hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9am-8pm

Tuesdays 3:30pm-8:30 pm

Thursdays by appointment

Saturdays 10am-1pm,

Emergency care available.

My office is located in Heartland Village, Staten Island nearby the Staten Island Mall.

Bracco Chiropractic Center
2 Elwood Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314

Staten Island Chiropractor- Dr. Phil Bracco