ORANGE WELLNESS: HELPING YOU ACHIEVE OPTIMAL HEALTH WITH A PROFESSIONAL ORLANDO CHIROPRACTOR
Unlike conventional medicine, which focuses on attempting to treat disease once it occurs, Orange Wellness emphasizes improving your health in an effort to reduce the risk of pain and illness in the first place. Most people would rather be healthy and avoid illness. This is one of the main reasons for the big surge in the popularity of our wellness center.
For some, Orange Wellness will take them back to a place that is cozy and familiar, offering a rediscovery of health and wellness that has been previously known, but long lost. For others, the journey may offer a new discovery of health, one never before experienced.
People are recognizing the benefit of seeking an alternative to traditional medicine; one that will help them achieve and maintain optimal health. Please take the time to meet the doctors, their team and our wellness network dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness objectives. As a patient at Orange Wellness, you will be met by a professional Orlando chiropractor who will personally tailor a wellness program specifically targeted to your wellness needs using the least invasive, yet highly-effective techniques and services.
DR. JEFFREY N. SHEBOVSKY
Dr. Jeffrey N. Shebovsky was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He attended the State University of New York in Albany, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He then continued his education at New York Chiropractic College, where he graduated with honors and became a Doctor of Chiropractic. He has been a practicing Chiropractic Doctor ever since.
Over the years, Dr. Jeff has received many prestigious awards for both his professional and educational achievements. Some of his honors include: being named to the National Dean’s list of Colleges and Universities; membership in the Phi Chi Omega International Chiropractic Honor Society; a recipient of the New York Chiropractic College Dean’s List Award and the New York Chiropractic College Service Award.
Dr. Shebovsky believes that knowledge shared is an important contribution to the future and he has invested his time and extensive knowledge by training student doctors studying for their National Board Exams. He is continually keeping abreast of the latest trends and discoveries and has completed post graduate training in sports injuries, whiplash, and brain injury traumatology to provide his patients with the best care possible. In line with his strong interest in sports and sports injuries, Dr. Shebovsky is also the official team chiropractor for the Orlando Solar Bears professional ice hockey team.
Dr. Shebovsky’s specialties include personal injury care and family practice, with an additional emphasis on disc decompression through the use of VAX-D. He believes that an educated and informed patient will attain the best results and he lectures frequently within the Central Florida community. He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association, the Florida Chiropractic Association, and the Central Florida Chiropractic Society. He is also the president of the Central Florida Chiropractic Society.
Dr. Shebovsky and his wife Carol have three children. His hobbies include playing baseball, weight training, golf, and magic.
As a patient, you can feel secure knowing that Dr. Jeff’s vast knowledge of chiropractic and a welcoming sense of professionalism will help keep you on a lifetime path to optimum health.
DR. ERIC W. FEITER
Dr. Eric W. Feiter has been concentrating on freeing people from their pain since May 2006 in his clinic in Orlando, Florida. As a Chiropractor with experience, he is deeply committed to promoting the health and well being of his patients.
Dr. Eric was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey and grew up in southwest Orlando. He graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science degree and received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Logan Chiropractic College. While there, he trained in the use of Cox Flexion-Distraction technique which has proven effective in the treatment of symptoms commonly associated with lower back disc herniation, sciatica, and chronic low back pain.
Dr. Feiter uses a “whole person approach” with his patients. He combines a hands-on-technique with state-of-the-art physiotherapy procedures along with the newest and best natural vitamins and mineral supplements on the market today. Dr. Feiter’s concentration is on helping you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.
DR. ROBERT G. OSTHEIM
Dr. Robert G. Ostheim is proud to be working with Dr. Jeffrey N. Shebovsky in the new facility at West Orange Wellness & Injury Center. Dr. Ostheim was an associate doctor working with Dr. Jeff in his South Orange Wellness & Injury Center
office for the past three years.
Dr. Ostheim was born in Okinawa, Japan and was raised in Orlando, FL. He attended the University of South Florida where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Chemistry. He continued his studies at the National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, Illinois, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology, graduating with a degree of Doctor of Chiropractic.
Dr. Ostheim is certified in both the Florida Permanent Impairment Rating and Florida Workers’ Compensation Health Care.
He is also a member of the American Chiropractic Association, the Florida Chiropractic Association, and the Central Florida Chiropractic Society.
His hobbies include running, working out, reading, and gourmet cooking.
DR. KENN A. NIEBRUGGE
Dr. Niebrugge received his doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine from Logan University in St. Louis, Missouri. In addition, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine from Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. He has also served in the United States Navy.
Dr. Niebrugge not only enjoys working with athletes at all levels of competition; but also applying those same highly effective techniques into a general practice setting, helping patients from all walks of life make a more timely and effective recovery from auto injury, headaches, or neck and back pain.
Dr. Niebrugge’s overall approach to patient care is a simple one: “There really are no differences between helping an athlete or celebrity recover quickly from injury, and maintaining a high level of function and performance than the rest of us. They both depend on their bodies for their livelihood, and as a result, both deserve world-class care.”
Outside the office, Dr. Niebrugge enjoys time with his family, photography, and travel.
DR. GADIEL VARGAS
Dr. Gadiel Vargas was born in Puerto Rico and has called Orlando home since the age of three.
After growing up in Orlando, he graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a Bachelor of Health Science Degree and attended Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Florida where he earned the degree of Doctor of Chiropractic.
When it comes to chiropractic care, Dr. Gadiel is thankful for his ability to understand the root of his patient’s pain and tailor his touch based upon each individual’s needs. He feels a great deal of satisfaction when he can reduce his patient’s pain while treating them as if they were members of his own family.
Dr. Vargas believes it’s important to help others and give back to the community. While attending Palmer College he volunteered with several colleagues to provide care to injured veterans, as well as volunteering at the Sobriety House where he offered chiropractic care to the patients in the facility.
Dr. Vargas and his wife have three young boys and love spending time with them at the park, attending Magic basketball games and hosting family barbecues. He feels a strong connection with the Hunter’s Creek Community because he has lived here since he was a young child.
DR. ANTHONY HARRIS
Dr. Harris is a Palmer College of Chiropractic graduate who is passionate about providing effective and individualized care for those seeking better health without drugs or surgery. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Virginia Military Institute, where he also competed in NCAA Track and Cross Country and served as team captain. Dr. Harris utilizes several chiropractic adjusting techniques, including low force gentle adjusting for those requiring such treatment. In addition, he utilizes nutritional coaching to help support the body’s natural healing process along with prescribing rehabilitative exercises, myofascial release/massage therapy techniques, and Kinesio taping as part of his clinical protocols. He has provided chiropractic care at dozens of sports competitions throughout the state.
Dr. Harris is passionate about providing effective and individualized care for those seeking better health without drugs, injections or surgery. He believes in customizing his care to each individual, as we are all very unique and deserve to be treated as such. Dr. Harris strives to teach patients how to become independent and therefore emphasizes patient education: how to recognize the cause of pain, and how to best cope with the issue at the home and work place. This speeds up the healing process and complements treatment in the clinic. He believes in looking at the body as a whole to find the cause of pain. By removing dysfunction, we can allow the body to self-regulate and the healing process can be facilitated. When the body is in a state of balance, many symptoms tend to resolve. Dr. Harris also gives patients realistic options: if he can’t help you, he will be honest and will be more than happy to offer alternative options and refer you to the appropriate place when necessary.
DR. ANDRÉS I. PÉREZ
Dr. Andrés I. Pérez was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras with a Bachelor in Sciences, and received the degree of Doctor of Chiropractic from the Palmer College of Chiropractic.
After a parachuting accident in the military, Dr. Andrés hurt his back. Other than medication there was little the medical community could provide to help him achieve relief of his pain. In Puerto Rico, Dr. Andrés met a chiropractor who helped him with his pain and by receiving chiropractic care, became a healthier person. Since that moment he knew the value of chiropractic, and what it could provide for the lives of others.
Dr. Andrés is passionate about healthy living, exercise, and nutrition. An avid tri-athlete he spends his weekends swimming, cycling, and running. “To achieve health we must eat well, think well, and move well.” When all of these come together at one time, we see people achieving the best possible health they can attain.
DR. CARLOS H. COLOMBO
Dr. Carlos H. Colombo was born and raised in South America and is fluent in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and English. He attended the University of La Plata, in Buenos Aires, where he received his training in emergency medicine, pathology, and internal medicine. He then continued his education in the United States and studied at the Framingham Union Hospital, University of Massachusetts, and Orlando Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Colombo’s health care emphasis is on wellness and preventive medicine. He specializes in injuries and disability and is dedicated to the non-surgical treatment of soft tissue trauma, with an emphasis on physical therapy and rehabilitation.
Dr. Colombo also has extensive experience in court testimony and clinical quality improvement.
He is very active in community health education and women’s wellness. Dr. Colombo is a member of the American Medical Association. His hobbies include music and traveling.
DR. ANIS KHALAF
Dr. Anis Khalaf trained as a Primary Care Physician in Orlando, Florida. He is a licensed Acupuncture Physician and received his degree, Doctor of Oriental Medicine, from the Florida College of Integrative Medicine. Located in the heart of downtown Orlando, Dr. Anis currently works in his own practice Acupuncture Fit, Inc. Dr. Anis’s background started where he held his internship with world renowned Acupuncture Physician, Dr. Zhi Liang Huo. Under Dr. Huo’s guidance, Dr. Anis mastered his infamous five needle scalp acupuncture technique. Dr. Anis’s main areas of research interest are in functional and integrative medicine, scalp acupuncture, and acupuncture injection therapy.
He is involved with the Florida Holistic Physicians Alliance and is developing free health screening programs for the community. His other areas of interest are fertility, herbal medicine, and food therapy. Dr. Anis Khalaf’s primary goal is to help his patients become fit in all aspects of health. You can learn more about Dr. Anis here.