Bikur Cholim is a health service that helps residents in Nyack and Rockland research and locate proper healthcare and…More assistance. The organization features a 24-hour emergency hot-line, a blood donor program, a medical referral program, a media library, transportation services and more. Bikur Cholim recently added the Center for Applied Psychology (CAP), a mental health division.
The organization was founded in 1981 by Rabbi Simon Lauber and is recognized by the New York State Department of Health.
Dr. Joanne T. Gjelsten is the sole practitioner at Back to Health Chiropractic, which provides specialties in…More nutrition and applied kinesiology to patients in the Hudson Valley area. Dr. Gjelsten treats a number of ailments and conditions including back, neck, hip, shoulder and foot pain. She also provides nutiritional guidance for her patients, particularly those suffering from fibromyalgia, arthritis, high blood pressure and high cholesteral. Other treatemtns include custom orthotics and meridian therapy, a pain reduction technique performed on expecting mothers involving the stimulation of accupuncture points without the use of needles.
Dr. Gjelsten is affectionately know by her patients as "Dr. Jo." She alternates between two offices, tending to patients in Nyack and Chestnut Ridge. Back to Health Chiropractic is located in the Open Space Center in Nyack. Dr. Gjelsten has been practicing chiropractic medicine in New York State since 1996.