Andrew D. Gross, DC, is a 2013 graduate of National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. He is originally from Wenonah, NJ, and attended Gateway Regional HS in Woodbury Heights, NJ. His studies then took him to Penn State University in University Park, PA, where he earned a B.S in Kinesiology and minor in Neuroscience in 2010.
Dr. Gross’ passion for Chiropractic Medicine began with a back injury he suffered while in high school, and it has since grown and matured into a career dedicated to helping others beat their pain. His diverse education and experiences have led him to be able to provide a variety of methods and techniques to deliver optimal care to his patients. Being a multi-sport athlete himself, Dr. Gross’ foundation is rooted in functional sports medicine and the treatment of the elite athlete and weekend warrior alike.
In keeping with his dedication to provide the best care possible, he is an Active Release Technique Certified Provider, which is the gold standard in the treatment of soft tissue pain and dysfunction. He is also certified in parts A and B of the McKenzie Method of Diagnosis and Treatment for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spines and pelvis. In addition to these certifications, he also has extensive training in Motion Palpation and Manipulation, Kinesio Tape Method, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation, Functional Rehabilitation, and flexion-distraction manipulation.
This variety of treatment options provides Dr. Gross and his patients with the versatility and ability to treat a great number of musculoskeletal injuries which goes well beyond the typical Chiropractic experience. These methods also enable the patient to take control of their treatment and their pain, meaning the doctor-patient relationship is truly a “team”. Pain is not the problem; it’s the result of the problem. Fixing the source of the problem has always been Dr. Gross’ focus, as this ensures the pain not only goes away, but stays away. He believes that relieving pain, optimizing performance, and staying pain-free are the keys to happiness and overall wellbeing.