Chiropractors @ JCC

C.O.R.E. Therapies at the JCC

Whole Body Care for the Entire Family

  • Attain better health
  • Reach wellness goals
  • Make empowered choices

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Our Chiropractic Clinic provides gentle therapies that promote natural health for all ages. In addition, our Chiropractic Doctors have advanced training in Active Release Technique (A.R.T.).

Active Release Technique is a state of the art soft tissue/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.


Clinic Hours

Tuesday and Thursday

Call 973-530-3417 to make an appointment. Check in at the Fitness Reception desk.

Payments are made directly to "C.O.R.E. Therapies" and not the JCC.

Dr. Jason Sonners, DC

Dr. Jason H. Sonners D.C. graduated Summa Cum Laude from New York Chiropractic College (NYCC). While attending NYCC he also had extensive training and received certification in Active Release Technique, Applied Kinesiology, exercise rehabilitation, nutrition, and injury prevention. Dr. Sonners also assists in teaching Applied Kinesiology to other chiropractors.

Dr. Sonners has his B.S. in Exercise Physiology from Ithaca College and has been an exercise professional since 1997. As part of Core Therapies Family Wellness Center, he combines his knowledge and experience in both chiropractic and exercise to provide unique treatment protocols in order to help and heal patients regardless of their health and fitness backgrounds.

Dr. Sonners is a Certified Chiropractic Wellness Professional (C.C.W.P). He lectures throughout the community, knowing that empowering patients with knowledge is the key to success in their health endeavors. These include topics on exercise, nutrition, positive attitude, goal setting, importance of pre/post rehabilitation, and many others.

Dr. Melissa Murtaugh, DC

Dr. Melissa Murtaugh graduated Cum Laude from New York Chiropractic College. Dr. Melissa has extensive training in Active Release Technique, Pediatrics, and Pregnancy related health care.

Dedicated to continuing to learn about current research on children with developmental delays and disorders, Melissa is currently enrolled in Carrick Institute Functional Neurology Diplomate program as well as the Pediatric Diplomate program through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.

Melissa practices healthy living everyday and is happy to help people find ways to create wellness in their hectic schedules. Her passion for children also makes her a gentle and effective practitioner for your family, helping to create healthy habits early on.

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