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Lou Kessel, DC, CCSP
Dr. Lou Kessel is founder of Kessel Wellness Center, centrally located in the beautiful Murray Hill section of Manhattan. He is a wellness consultant and a leader in chiropractic, who specializes in natural and preventative healthcare. His goal is to help his patients eliminate pain and maximize energy!
Dr. Kessel attended Penn State University and Fairleigh Dickenson University, where he received a Bachelors and Masters degree in both Mathematics and Physics. Discovering a passion for health and wellness, he continued his education – earning his Doctorate degree in Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College.
Striving for excellence, Dr. Kessel attends postgraduate seminars on numerous health topics and techniques, including neck, mid back and low back pain, fibromyalgia, stress, sports injuries, detoxification and nutritional support.
Professional Licenses:
New York Chiropractic License
New Jersey Chiropractic License
Florida Chiropractic License
Dr. Kessel has been a member of the following Associations:
International Chiropractic Association
Past president of the Manhattan District of the Chiropractic Council
The Foundation of Wellness Professionals
Lou Kessel, DC, CCSP was nominated three times, as the best Chiropractor from New Life Magazine. As a well-known and respected chiropractor, guest speaker and educator, Dr. Kessel provides programs for schools, organizations, clubs and businesses. He appears on numerous cable and radio programs to discuss his Medical Breakthrough Program – helping those suffering with chronic or acute pain. In fact, Dr. Kessel had his own Manhattan cable TV show, “Peak Performance” for fourteen years.
Dr. Kessel’s approach to optimal health is to detect, reduce or remove nervous system dysfunction (vertebral subluxation) – as chiropractic is based upon the scientific fact that the nervous system controls the function of every cell, tissue, organ and system of the body. As a Certified Chiropractic Sports Doctor, he focuses on physical fitness and exercise, providing chiropractic care to maximize athletic conditioning and performance. He was a competitive gymnast and gymnastics coach for men and women.
At the Kessel Wellness Center, Dr. Kessel has helped thousands of people – from infants to seniors, attain and maintain optimal health with his gentle yet effective, advanced techniques. For over thirty years, he has dedicated his life to educating his patients on living a healthy lifestyle via chiropractic, physical fitness and nutrition.

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This provider seemed very distracted and I found him unprofessional. He saw me without verifying my insurance. He also tried to inniciate a discussion about my condition in teh hallway but stopped himself in the nick of time. I came to him for pain and all he did was look at my posture, no manipulation occurred. He said I would have to come back another day to get it done. This was a waste of my money because I still had to pay a co-payment. He seemed disoriented as his front desk person who he referred to as "the girl" was not there and or for some reason he kept lying over and over saying she is having a hard time with her commute but it was already 5 pm when he finally saw me...ohh and my appointment was at 4: 30. He told me to come back in two days and "the girl" would confirm with me of my appointment time and day but I have not heard back from her.

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Believes in brain and mind healing as opposed to pharmaceuticals. Once the mind is 100% healthy your body will be 100% functional. Really helped increased my focus on work and relieve most of pain on my neck and back. Will continue to go visit him and refer him to my colleagues.

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Dr k was great at educating me and provided me with the best care. I felt so much better after he provided me with a belt and medication for my a aching back!

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Other than their Internet being down, so they didn't have my paperwork everything else was great!

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Good visit. The Doctor is very knowledgeable in his field. Very personable. I like him :-)

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Dr. Kessel is amazing !!!! He knew his stuff...trying to get down to my diagnosis was very Important for him as well a treatment to help correct my situation. Wait time was under 5 minutes. He took his time to explain everythin. This was my first time ever seeing a chiropractor so I was a little nervous but Dr.Kessel help me feel at ease and comfortable.Great DC. Professional and seemed like he knew what he was saying . Highly recommended!!!!! Thank you .

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Dr. kessel is a capably and caring doctor. The interests of his patients is of primary concern.

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Dr,Kessel was spot on,great,great,great..will return when the need arises.

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Dr. Kessel seems good but rushed. The office is chaotic. Some patients are seen in the front office!

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I'd had a few sessions with Kessel about six months ago, the pain in my neck and back was re-leaved and it was beautiful! Always very quick and efficient. When I went in recently and found out I wasn't covered by my insurance, they recommended a wonderful chiropractor right next door who was able to see me same day. Great team!

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Dr. Kessel was very friendly, thorough and knowledgeable.

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Dr. Kessel is easily the best chiropractor i've ever had. His adjustments were the most effective i've ever experienced, but the additional information and services he provided (teaching me exercises and explaining everything in detail) really set him apart from previous chiropractors. I'd highly recommend him to anyone.

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I made the appointment last minute and they were able to see me. Once there I was treated kindly and quickly. I was nervous going in as I had never had one of these kinds of appointments before but any hesitation I had quickly dissipated. I left feeling satisfied that they had answered any questions I had and I am looking forward to returning for my follow up.

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Very knowledgeable. Understood my issue and gave me good feedback on how to correct it.

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