A graduate from New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Sam Weichel opened Shift Chiropractic with the aim of providing a space for individuals of all abilities to pursue their full potential, whether that is recovering from an injury, improving performance, or just looking to move and feel better.
Having grown up in Southampton with a passion for endurance sports, Dr. Weichel specializes in treating the athlete. Dr. Weichel has trained and raced at the National and Provincial levels in both cycling and Nordic skiing, giving him a unique understanding of the demands placed on the body in these pursuits. Eager to treat all ranges of individuals, Dr. Weichel is trained in a wide variety of treatment techniques in order to customize care to best fit his patient’s needs.
Dr. Weichel has trained or is certified in the following techniques:
MyoMatrix Release Technique (MMR) - muscle and fascia release
Functional Integrated Acupuncture - for soft tissue injuries and chronic pain treatments
Functional Movement Screens - assessment of current movement strengths/weaknesses
Rocktape/Taping - promotes healing and decreases pain
Cupping - releases tight muscles and fascial Layers