Dr. Thomas Kriczky brings together a unique combination of Chiropractic and soft tissue expertise. After graduating Cum Laude in Psychology from the Honors Research Program at Temple University ,he was trained by the prestigious Rolf Institute . Rolfing is the original and premier connective tissue manipulation system developed by Dr. Ida Rolf. This is an extensive study of connected tissue and the manipulation to improve posture, It required Dr. Kriczky to return to school for Kenesiology ,anatomy and massage .
This makes him very adept in understanding and diagnosing soft tissue disturbance. Dr. Kriczky practiced this soft tissue re-alignment therapy for some years and then went back to the Pennsylvania College of Chiropractic and graduated with honors in 1991.
Chiropractic is a system of restoring normal joint function, especially in the spine but also in any extremity. He practices the low force technique called Activator ,which uses a gentle low force hand held device to make the precision adjustments. This system of analysis and treatment allows him to accurately analyze any joint in the body.
For patients with disc conditions like herniations, stenosis, sciatica or facet syndrome (arthritic degeneration), degenerative disc disease Dr. Kriczky uses a gentle and effective mechanical traction. He also uses the gold standards of ultrasound and electrical muscle stimulation for the treatment of various soft tissue problems like carpal tunnel, tendinitis or muscle strains.
You can rest assured, not matter what your back, neck or extremity condition, Dr. Kriczky has the training , skill and expertise to accurately diagnose and treat. He will employ the use of MRI diagnostics, when needed or refer to appropriate specialties if necessary.
His primary goal is to help you and he loves the challenge of a complicated case. Special orders do not upset him. Welcome to Gwynedd Chiropractic where the pain ends and the miracles begin.
Dr. Prathima Gopalan-Kriczky, Ph.D. began her research career at the University of Windsor in Canada, where she obtained her Ph.D. in biological sciences. She received an award for her novel work in Muscular Dystrophy, involving muscle biochemistry. She continued her career in Philadelphia, at the Temple University's FELS Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, studying cellular biochemistry in liver cancer
She grew up in India in a family which respected the traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine and homeopathy. She has a natural affinity for wholistic therapies. She brings her training in science and deep understanding of human biochemistry into her wholistic treatments. This is especially useful in her work as a Body Talker. Body talk is very specific and requires the knowledge of intricate biological processes.
She has devoted the second part of her career to the study and practice of some of the most powerful wholistic modalities today.
She will design a treatment protocol to best suit you and your health.
Dr. Prathima Gopalan-Kriczky is also certified in Hypnosis.