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Dr. Justin Culici, DC, ART practiced Chiropractic in an integrated rehabilitation and physical therapy clinic in Navesink, N.J. prior to joining Needham Chiropractic Associates.


Dr. Culici attended Sacred Heart University and received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science.  From there he went on to receive his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the University of Bridgeport where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and Valedictorian.  In addition to his Doctorate of Chiropractic, Dr. Culici is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S.).  He uses his knowledge in these fields to benefit his patients by creating treatment plans involving manipulative therapies, manual therapies, and exercise.  In addition, Dr. Culici is certified in Graston Technique and Active Release Technique.


Active Release Technique (A.R.T.) is a hands on treatment modality that is currently incorporated in the treatment of most elite athletes.  Due to its effectiveness most NFL, MLB and NBA sports teams rely on practitioners trained in this soft tissue technique.

Movement assessment of a patient is used to determine which muscles, ligaments, fascia and tendons have lost their normal elasticity, and therefore have scarred or adhered to other surrounding tissues.  The goal of A.R.T. is to reduce the restricted tissue and return pliability to the injured or overused soft tissues.  This restoration of tissue and joint mobility can result in a decrease in symptoms and a return of motion.


Dr. Culici’s clinical interests include conservative methods of pain management and sports medicine.

Nathaniel Tiplady, DC, ART achieved his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science at UMass-Amherst in 2004 and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College in 2007. During his education at NYCC, Dr. Tiplady was chosen to participate in a highly selective internship at the National Naval Medical Center (NNMC) in Bethesda, Maryland. The emphasis of this program was to treat active duty military personnel with various spinal conditions. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Tiplady was presented with the Distinguished Service Award from the Department of the Navy. In addition to the practice of chiropractic manipulative care, Dr. Tiplady is also certified in Active Release Technique (A.R.T.), Graston Technique, and Level 2 Medical provider for the Titleist Performance Institute. Dr. Tiplady works also as an independent contractor for Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, providing lectures and workshops to employer groups on wellness, back care, ergonomics, and flexibility.

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