Born and raised in Newtown, Dr. Aaron Coopersmith (Dr. “A”) and his father, Dr. Richard Coopersmith practice side by side at Newtown Chiropractic Health Center.
Dr. “A” received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. “A” received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, New York. In addition, he holds an Advanced Certificate in Whole Food Nutrition. During his professional training, Dr. “A” treated many college and high school athletes at such events as the New Balance Collegiate Invitational and High School Nationals Track and Field events at the Armory in NYC.
Dr. “A” has great passion for hiking, biking and Crossfit. Dr. “A” understands the importance of maintaining good health through diet, exercise and a positive mental attitude. As such, in addition to chiropractic care, patient’s visits often include nutritional guidance, lifestyle counseling and exercise instruction.
Dr. "A” is continuously involved in “state of the art” advanced education that he incorporates into the practice to help his patients maximize their everyday activities as well as achieving a higher level of performance in their chosen sport.
He is certified in a highly specific postgraduate technique called Active Release Technique, (A.R.T). Dr. “A” employs this well focused soft tissue approach to specifically address injuries of the muscles, ligaments, tendons, joints and nerves. Kinesiotaping and Rock taping techniques are also utilized to increase blood flow to the muscles, improve lymphatic drainage (waste out of the muscle) and provide more proprioception (awareness) to aid in strength and stability. Finally, soft tissue techniques such as Cupping, Guasha and myofascial release are utilized to reduce muscle spasm, increase circulation and treat painful and persistent trigger points.
Dr. "A" is highly involved in the community of Newtown. He sits on the board of Directors of the Newtown Earth Day commission and the Newtown Forest Association.
Please join Dr. “A” on one of his monthly full moon hikes or sign up for his annual 5k XC race.
Using massage, trigger point, electrical modalities and ultrasound with varying degrees of specificity to treat soft tissue problems.
Chiropractic is common in sports medicine and many trainers will encourage it before, during, and after any physical performance.
The importance of exercise is in managing low back pain, strengthening, preventing and to improve quality of life.
The treatment of the spine, lower back, and neck from athletes to the everyday person.