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Brian A. Zelasko, DC, CSCS

Specializes in the diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of spine and orthopedic conditions
Utilizes State-of-the-Art Chiropractic Care
More than 600 hours of postgraduate education and training

About Dr. Brian A. Zelasko

Born and raised in Western New York, board-certified Chiropractor Dr. Brian A. 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 non-surgical care of spine and orthopedic injuries.  He has completed over 600 hours of postgraduate education and training with concentration in the Integrative Diagnosis system, having completed multiple hands on courses in Lumbar spine and Hips, Cervical and Thoracic spine, Upper Extremity (shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand), Lower Extremity (knee, ankle, and foot), Instrument Adhesion Release, among other advanced training.

Dr. Zelasko comes from an extensive athletic background.  He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science, and his love for weight training and athletics soon led him to become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).  It was there Dr. Zelasko designed and implemented safe and effective strength and exercise programs for collegiate and recreational athletes, before moving on to concentrate on becoming the best Conservative Care Doctor possible for the Orchard Park, New York community.  Today, Dr. Zelasko continues to be unwavering in his commitment to utilize state-of-the-art non-surgical spine and orthopedic techniques that produce proven, long-lasting, and superior results.

Treatment Methods

Dr. Zelasko has routinely performed the following treatments:

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

Just as surgeons replace older, less effective techniques and procedures with new and more advanced procedures, Dr. Zelasko continues to adapt his treatment protocols with the latest research, choosing only to use what is absolutely best and necessary for you as his patient.  His focus is on Quality, not Quantity.

Education and Licensure

Doctor of Chiropractic – New York Chiropractic College (2008)

Board Certified – National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (2008)

  • 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 Module: Gait Analysis
  • *Diagnosis and Non-surgical Treatment of Lumbar spine and Hips
  • *Diagnosis and Non-surgical Treatment of Cervical and Thoracic spine
  • *Diagnosis and Non-surgical Treatment of Upper Extremity (shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand)
  • *Diagnosis and Non-surgical Treatment of Lower Extremity (Knee, Ankle, Foot)
  • *Diagnosis and Non-surgical Treatment utilizing Instrument Adhesion Release™
  • *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 Abrasion Technique Seminar

Professional Football Chiropractic Society Annual Seminar

Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Roles and Recognitions

Clinical Director – Zelasko Soft Tissue & Spine

Team Consulting Chiropractor – Buffalo Bills (2010-2018)

Adjunct Professor – D’Youville Chiropractic College (2011-2012)

Strength and Conditioning Specialist 


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

“We think differently, diagnose differently, and treat differently, allowing us to bring superior results to our patients.”

-Dr. Brian A. Zelasko

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