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Dr. Thomas Walaszczyk is a Board Certified Chiropractor serving Newton, Andover, Sparta, Hampton, Freedon, and the surrounding communities in Sussex and North Warren Counties.

From headaches to herniated discs, pinched nerves to sciatica, shoulder to knee problems. Dr Walaszczyk provides hands on relief from the most common musculoskeletal problems without drugs or surgery. Call now to schedule an assessment of your problem.

Most people know very little regarding the history of health care and the importance of manual treatment of their joints and alignment. Chiropractic was discovered in 1895 after thousands of years of Doctors investigating what was known as "spinal lesions".  Spinal "lesions" were areas of the spine that were found to be tender and were associated with the nerves that left the spine serving the organs that were involved in a person's illness. The Physicians in the past developed many different methods for alleviating illness by manipulating these spinal nerves.  In Chinese medicine they found these areas and use needles to clear the tension blocking the nerve energy.  Massage therapists rubbed the areas and talked about the lymph fluids. In 1895, with the development of the X-ray machine, for the first time, Doctors could see the vertebra associated with these spinal "lesions" and found the vertebra was out of place causing the interference to normal function.  The new insight lead to the correction of the spinal lesion by correcting the misalignment.  Chiropractic was born due to the X-ray machine.  The word "Chiropractic" actually  means "done by hand" and was derived from the Greek language.  At the same time as Chiropractic was developed, a similar spinal manipulating method was developed and called Osteopathy.  Osteopathy (D.O.) continues to this day, however the modern Osteopath practices more like a medical Doctor providing chemical therapy or performing surgery.  Only Chiropractic  continues to study and expand on the art of reducing these "spinal lesions" which is considered the cause of dis-ease. The modern science of Chiropractic has developed considerably since 1895 however detecting misalignments is still performed by the use of X-rays. People interested in achieving better health or finding a solution to a specific health problem would be well advised to have their spinal columns checked for spinal misalignments.  The Chiropractic profession is the only profession educating and training their Doctors to detect and correct spinal misalignments causing nerve interference.. 

Dr. Walaszczyk's experience in correcting spinal subluxations and soft tissue injuries of the spine and extremities spans over 28 years.  Dr. Walaszczyk begins his examination process with a detailed history of the patient's complaints followed by neurological, orthopedic and Chiropractic evaluations.  On site digital X-ray is conveniently provided allowing for same day evaluation and identification of the problem.  Treatment for acute and chronic soft tissue injuries includes  electric stimulation, interferential therapy, vasopneumatic therapy, ultrasound therapy, and low force spinal decompression.  Clinical rehabilitation exercises are provided on specialized rehabilitation equipment designed to balance and strengthen the spinal column and pelvis.  Chiropractic success depends on the Doctor's capacity to measure and correct misalignment in the base at the pelvis and specific levels in the vertebral column. 

Dr. Walaszczyk and his staff at Sussex County Total Health are dedicated to providing patients an affordable, positive experience through which to achieve a pain free life style without the need for medication or surgery.  Sussex County Total health offers various methods of Chiropractic Care from traditional to modern providing a positive experience for patients who wish to regain their health, mobility and quality of life. 

If you are new to Chiropractic and have questions, email Dr. Walaszczyk at or call and speak to one of the staff members to set up a consultation with the him at (973) 579-1660. 

"Observational study found that low back pain patients receiving chiropractic care, which typically includes spinal manipulation, are more satisfied than those receiving medical care."  -New England Journal of Medicine


Dr. Thomas Walaszczyk

National and State Board Certified Chiropractic Physician

Sussex County Total Health
40 Moran Street Newton, NJ 07860

(973) 579-1660



Dr. Walaszczyk specializes in the comprehensive approach to acute and chronic pain syndromes affecting the spine and the extremities

  • Neck Problems
  • Headaches
  • Shoulder, Arm, Elbow and Wrist Pain
  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Hip, Knee, Ankle and Foot Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Herniated Discs
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Radicuitis
  • Neuropathy
  • Slip and Falls
  • Auto-Accidents
  • Sports Injuries
  • Scoliosis

Dr. Walaszczyk provides patients with the following services and levels of care:

  • Traditional Chiropractic based on an X-Ray analysis of the spinal column and pelvis
  • Cox Technique, on a special table, provides acute lower back pain patients an easy way to reduce pain and restore mobility
  • Non Force Activator Method for patients fearful of neck adjustments by hand
  • Logan Method - extremely gentle technique especially for children
  • Spinal Decompression - using special table and a gentle method to restore the spinal curves back towards normal
  • Spinal Rehabilitation - performed on specialized equipment in the clinic for restoring stregth, balance and mobility
  • Nutritional Supplements

Health Articles

Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tic Disorder Helped with Chiropractic
Tourette Syndrome and Chronic Tic Disorder Helped with Chiropractic
The Chiropractic Journal of Australia published a case study in their December 2017 issue documenting the case of a patient suffering with Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (GTS) and chronic tic disorder showing positive improvements due to chiropractic care. . . .
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Back Pain, Headaches, Dizziness, and Unrelenting Cough with Pneumonia Helped by Chiropractic
Back Pain, Headaches, Dizziness, and Unrelenting Cough with Pneumonia Helped by Chiropractic
In the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research comes a published case study on April 27, 2017, documenting the case of a woman suffering with lower back pain, headaches, dizziness, and a persistent cough, who was also diagnosed with Extramedullary Plasmacytoma and pneumonia, being helped by chiropractic. . . .
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Scoliosis Reduced in Boy through Chiropractic
Scoliosis Reduced in Boy through Chiropractic
The Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health published a case study on May 25, 2017, documenting the improvement in scoliosis in a young boy due to receiving chiropractic care. The Mayo Clinic website defines this condition by saying, "Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that . . .
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Spinal Pain, Sexual Dysfunction Pain, and Neck Curvature Improved with Chiropractic
Spinal Pain, Sexual Dysfunction Pain, and Neck Curvature Improved with Chiropractic
The September 18, 2017, issue of the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research published a case study reporting on the improvement of a chiropractic patient who had been suffering with variety of health issues including sexual dysfunction pain. Pain during or after ejaculation is commonly referred to as post-orgasmic . . .
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