Petracco Chiropractic Center



Dr. Lawrence Petracco – Board-Certified Chiropractor In Jersey City NJ

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Chiropractic doctor Dr. Lawrence Petracco is the chief chiropractor and owner of Petracco Chiropractic Center. Dr. Petracco opened Petracco Chiropractic Center in 1996 in Jersey City, NJ. Since then, he has been treating patients for neuro-musculoskeletal disorders of the neck, back and extremities, motor vehicle trauma, and sports-related injuries. With over 20 years of chiropractic experience, Dr. Petracco is considered an expert in the field and is often called to testify as a state witness in court cases.

Dr. Petracco believes in continuously educating himself to improve his skill according to the latest discoveries and trends in the chiropractic industry. He participates in post-graduate courses to learn and update his skill so that he can serve his patients in the best possible way. He currently holds accreditation in the following specialties:

  • Whiplash Injuries,
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing and Special Examinations,
  • Chiropractic and Primary Care for the Family,
  • MRI and X-ray studies in Muskuloskeletal Disorders, and
  • Manipulation Under Anesthesia

Apart from professional commitments, Dr. Petracco is committed to the welfare of his community. He sponsors a community softball team, soccer team, and donates to several community sports organizations to encourage and promote health and fitness in the community. Dr. Petracco currently resides in Nutley with his wife, Tracey, and his two children, Justin and Jenna.

Dr. Petracco received his graduate degree in chiropractic education from the Life University in Marietta, Georgia. After graduation, Dr. Petracco was certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and obtained his license to practice in New Jersey.

Along with his chiropractor doctor practice, Dr. Petracco also helps an esteemed colleague, Dr. Robert Gordon of Southern California University, teach Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA) Course in NY/NJ. Dr. Gordon has made special note of Dr. Petracco’s MUA work in his published book, Manipulation Under Anesthesia – Concepts in Theory and Application.

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