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Brian A. Zelasko, DC, CSCS

Specialties: all sports or activity related conditions, spine, lower extremity, upper extremity, nerve entrapments, masters training and more.
Team Chiropractor for the Buffalo Bills®
Adjunct Professor at D’Youville Chiropractic College
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Born and raised here in Western New York, Dr. Zelasko obtained his Doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine from New York Chiropractic College and returned home to practice in his home town of Orchard Park, New York. Dr. Zelasko has received extensive training in chiropractic adjusting and he is a Certified Integrative Diagnosis Provider, having completed courses in Lumbar Spine, Hips, Shoulder, Knee, Cervical Spine, Thoracic Spine, Instrument Adhesion Release, Ankle, Elbow, Wrist and other Advanced Training. Dr. Zelasko is a Board Certified Chiropractor in the state of New York. 

Dr. Zelasko was a distinguished athlete at Orchard Park High School, excelling in both Football, as well as, Baseball and later accepted a scholarship to play Division 1-A Baseball for the State University of New York at Buffalo. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science. His love for weight training and athletics led him to become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) as well. He designed and implemented, safe and effective strength/exercise programs for athletes and recreational athletes before giving that up to concentrate on becoming the best Doctor he could be for his community.

Dr. Zelasko treats the following conditions:

  • Ankle Strains / Sprains
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • DeQuervain’s Syndrome
  • Foot Pain
  • Forearm Pain
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hamstring Injuries
  • Headaches
  • Heel Pain
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Replacements
  • IT Band Tendonitis
  • Knee Pain
  • Mid Back (Thoracic) Pain
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Neck Pain
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Sacroiliac Pain (SI Joint Pain)
  • Scars (Surgical/Traumatic)
  • Sciatica
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Points (Muscle Knots)
  • Turf Toe
  • Wrist Pain

Dr. Zelasko routinely performs the following treatments:

  • Biomechanical Screening
  • Chiropractic Manipulation (Diversified Technique)
  • Flexion Distraction Technique (Decompression)
  • Graston Technique
  • Instrument Adhesion Release™ (IAR™)
  • Integrative Diagnosis®
  • Manual Adhesion Release™ (MAR™)
  • Mechanical Traction
  • Motion Palpation
  • Rehabilitative Exercise Prescription
  • Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (SASTM)

Education and Licensure

Doctor of Chiropractic – New York Chiropractic College (2008)

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners

  • Part I
  • Part II
  • Part III
  • Part IV
  • Physiotherapy

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science – State University of New York at Buffalo (2004)

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist – National Strength and Condition Association (2004 – 2018)

Full Body Certified Integrative Diagnosis Provider (2009 – Present)

  • Core Seminar
  • Biomechanics Module
  • Palpation Module
  • Biomechanics Seminar: Gait Analysis
  • *Level 1 (Lumbar Spine and Hips) Seminar
  • *Level 2 (Shoulder and Knee) Seminar
  • *Level 3 (Cervical and Thoracic Spine) Seminar
  • *Level 4 (Instrument Adhesion Release) Seminar
  • *Level 5 (Ankle, Elbow, and Wrist) Seminar
  • *Small Group Training

*completed multiple times

Certified Active Release Techniques (2005 – 2015)

  • Master’s Course
  • Lower Extremity
  • Spine
  • Upper Extremity
  • Long Nerve Entrapments

Motion Palpation Institute

  • Upper Quarter: Functional Assessment and Treatment


Fascial Abrahsion Technique Seminar

Professional Football Chiropractic Society Annual Seminar

Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Awards and Recognitions

Clinical Director – Zelasko Soft Tissue & Spine

Team Consulting Chiropractor – Buffalo Bills

Adjunct Professor – D’Youville Chiropractic College

Strength and Conditioning Specialist – Buffalo Athletic Club


Member – New York State Chiropractic Association

Member – American Chiropractic Association

Member – National Strength and Conditioning Association


Volunteer – Lake Placid Ironman Triathlon

Volunteer – Buffalo Marathon

Volunteer – Laughlin’s 5K

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