308 Springfield Avenue

Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

(908) 771-0220

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****COVID-19 UPDATE****

        APRIL 4, 2020

Your health has always been our primary concern and due to the  COVID-19 crisis we will continue to be closed for safety measures. Since this is a fluid situation, updates will be posted weekly  so please check in often to stay in touch. Currently, the next projected opening date is  April 21, 2020. If you need supplements call or email the office and we will mail them to you.  If you have an emergency please call 911. If you need to speak to Dr. DeFabio he can be reached at 908-418-6141 and Dr. Occhipinti at 908-801-6452. You can also set up a Facetime or Skype session. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this time. 

Be well and stay safe.

DeFabio Spine & Sports Rehab is now offering ACUPUNCTURE!

Welcome Dr. Amanda Occhipinti to Team DeFabio!

Amanda, daughter of Dr. Donald C. DeFabio, has joined the practice as a Board Certified Acupuncturist and Doctor of Acupuncture. Amanda has been a member of Team DeFabio since 2010. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from Drew University in 2011, Amanda began her journey to become a holistic practitioner. She is a Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist with personal and professional interests in Sports and Internal Medicine.

Acupuncture is an effective form of medical treatment that has evolved over thousands of years to help individuals become and stay healthy. It is a safe, holistic method that promotes the body’s innate ability to heal itself. Acupuncture can enhance your immune system, physical health, emotional well being, improve our overall functioning, treat a variety of medical conditions, and is an excellent compliment to your Chiropractic care!

Dr. DeFabio named ANJC's Doctor of the Year!

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Dr. Donald DeFabio is a Board Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician serving Berkeley Heights, NJ, and the surrounding communities. Dr. DeFabio with the rest of our friendly team at DeFabio Chiropractic Spine & Sports Rehab are passionate to provide safe, effective and state of the art chiropractic solutions.

Whether you suffer from back pain, neck pain or headaches, we offer leading edge alternative therapies, non-pharmacological and non-invasive holistic treatments using our integrative approach for pain relief, return to function and wellness.

If you want pain relief or management from an accident, an injury, or a specific condition like sciatica and frozen shoulder, Dr. DeFabio can help you achieve your healthcare goals. Visit our testimonials page to see what our patients are saying about our Berkeley Heights Chiropractic Sports Physician.

At your first visit to DeFabio Chiropractic Spine & Sports Rehab, Dr. Donald DeFabio obtains a thorough health history, reviews details of your current symptoms, completes an examination and takes or orders the appropriate tests. He presents researched-based recommendations for your individualized care plan that is specific to your condition and health goals.

A patient recently told me,"Doc, you are a real old time doctor. You explain everything to me and don't rush me out," While I never thought of myself as "An Old Time Doctor" I take this compliment happily and dedicate myself to give the care you need and the results you expect.

Berkeley Heights, NJ Chiropractic Sports Physician | DeFabio Chiropractic Spine & Sports Rehab | 908.771.0220

308 Springfield Avenue
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

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9:30 am-1:00 pm

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9:30 am-1:00 pm

3:00 pm-7:00 pm




9:30 am-1:00 pm

3:00 pm-7:00 pm





DeFabio Chiropractic Spine & Sports Rehab of Berkeley Heights.

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  • Dr.
    Donald DeFabio

    I graduated from Trinity College and New York Chiropractic College and have been in practice since 1984. I have a chiropractic, sports medicine, orthopedic, nutrition, and personal training background. 

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  • Dr.
    David Spriet

    Dr. Spriet's specialty is in correcting chronic recurring neck, back, or extremity pain or injuries. This is especially important for those who feel they have 'tried everything.' Dr. Spriet has spent many years studying the fields of static and dynamic problems that affect the human skeletal structure.

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  • Amanda DeFabio Occhipinti, MAc., LAc.

    Amanda, daughter of Dr. Donald C. DeFabio, has joined the practice as a Licensed Acupuncturist. Amanda has been a member of Team DeFabio since 2010. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Suma Cum Laude from Drew University in 2011, Amanda began her journey to become a holistic practitioner.

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Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I came to Dr. DeFabio with severe psoriasis that covered almost 90% of my body. Based on the late Dr. John Pagano's method of healing psoriasis naturally, and Dr. DeFabio's additional tests, I followed his nutrition plan and got regular chiropractic adjustments. It took me a long time to get the results I wanted with a few ups and downs, but I was determined to stick to the regimen. Dr. DeFabio and each of the staff were extremely supportive and encouraging, which made all the difference in my healing process. I have greatly improved, and I still see Dr. DeFabio regularly for adjustments and nutrition consultations. I also started acupuncture with Amanda, which has been a great addition not only for my psoriasis but for whatever I feel needs fixing at the moment."
    Anoush G.
  • "Hi Dr. D,

    Thank you so much for including me and my boys in the running clinic. I learned some interesting things about running and ways to improve my form. Each week we trained, and each time I finished last. I was proud to finish at all! My favorite part of each week was walking up the runner/walker that was in front of me on the course. I gave the person a high five and thanked them for motivating me. The group was supportive and helpful. I am forever grateful for the role you played in helping me reach my goal of completing the Mother's Day 5k. Please thank Amanda as well. She was helpful on the weeks you weren't there"
    Laurie L.
  • "After winning the Longevity Award at Sweet Adults International I realized, if it wasn't for Dr. DeFabio, I would not still be able to compete today. He keeps me mobile and and able to continue doing what I love day in and day out. Thanks Dr. D"

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