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Doctors and Staff

  • Dr.
    Mika Ishitani
    Board Certified Chiropractic Physician

    Dr. Mika Ishitani is the founder of Ishitani Chiropractic in Fort Lee, NJ.  She began practicing Chiropractic in 2000 and has made it her lifelong commitment to research and discover the most-effective ways to relieve and eliminate the pain for those suffering from neck and back pain, as well as pain resulting from traumatic injuries such as automobile accidents and sports injuries.
    As a young child living in Japan, Dr. Ishitani knew she wanted to help people live a healthy life and decided to become a Chiropractor.  Upon earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Japan, Dr. Ishitani was determined to learn from the best and went searching for the most prestigious Chiropractic College in the world … and she found it … Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa.  Dr. Mika (as her patients affectionately call her) moved to the United States and received her Doctorate degree from Palmer Chiropractic College.  This was a major accomplishment but just a starting point for Dr. Mika and her mission to help restore people’s health without drugs or surgery.  To date, Dr. Mika has helped thousands of patients get back to a pain-free life of better health.  

    Prior to opening her own practice in Fort Lee, Dr. Mika practiced for a large Chiropractic clinic in California that specialized in Family and Accident Injury care.  This experience gave Dr. Mika the opportunity to help a wide variety of patients including those who had been in automobile accidents or injured on the job, as well as patients suffering from headaches, neck pain, and back pain.  

    Dr. Mika's love of family is reflected in her gentle, effective care of children.  She is certified by the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, one of the most honored and respected children’s associations.   Dr. Mika is also a Webster technique chiropractic doctor, certified to safely treat pregnant women for back and neck pain, as well as supporting pregnancy health.
    Dr. Mika is an active member of the American Chiropractic Association, the New Jersey Chiropractic Association, the International Pediatric Chiropractic Association, the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, and the Japanese Chiropractic Association.

    Dr. Mika is also the author of “NECK PAIN” book and co-author of “NECK PAIN-You Don’t Want It, You Don’t Need It”.

    Dr. Mika is committed to teaching people how to regain their health and how to stay healthy.  
    She would like to help you and is happy to answer your questions regarding chiropractic and your health.

  • Mauro Spini
    Director of Office and Patient Services

    Along with his wife, Dr. Mika Ishitani, Mauro Spini is a co-founder of Ishitani Health Center.

    Mauro has been with Ishitani Health Center from its inception and his numerous “behind the scenes” responsibilities assure each patient a pleasant visit and a highly-professional smooth-running clinic.  

    As “Director of Office and Patient Services”, Mauro oversees the coordination of benefits for the patients, including insurance verification and claims submissions.  He works hard to resolve patients’ problems with their insurance and assists with doctor-patient relationships helping to improve communications and patient satisfaction.  As “IT Officer”, Mauro has implemented several technology upgrades to better serve the patient and assist the doctor. 

    Mauro is also responsible for making sure doctors and staff are compliant with the current standards of federal Insurance regulations and medical coding.  To accomplish this, Mauro attends coding and compliance seminars on a regular basis. 

    As the “Facility Director”, Mauro makes sure the office environment, equipment, and instruments are well-maintained and in proper working order. 

    While masterfully handling all his technical duties, Mauro does not miss the opportunity to greet each patient with a cheerful smile and a genuine caring.  He and the entire staff at Ishitani Health Center want to make every patient's office visit the very best possible.  

    Mauro fills his weekends with treasured family time, car racing, and sports.

    Welcome to Ishitani Health Center!

  • Dr.
    Jason Park

    Dr. Jason Park entered the field of Chiropractic because a chiropractor cured his chronic low back pain that he sustained in an auto accident. He was inspired by the natural healing methods of the chiropractor and decided to pursue the profession of Chiropractic.

    He has an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and has completed his doctoral studies at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport Iowa, which is the “fountainhead” school of Chiropractic.

    Dr. Park’s unique approach to patient care is to relieve injury to the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves of the body.  His care has proven to be effective in treating neck pain, back pain, leg and arm pain, sports injuries and motor vehicle accident injuries.

    Currently, Dr. Park is pursuing a Master of Acupuncture degree from the New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine to expand his scope of practice and to treat his patients more effectively.

    He feels that one of the best things about being a chiropractor is the satisfaction he sees on the faces of his patients as they leave the office.  And for him, helping people is instant gratification and makes chiropractic something he really loves to do.  Dr. Park’s goal is to educate, relieve his patient’s pain, and maintain his patient’s health.

  • Dr.
    Hiroe Yamani
    Licensed Acupuncturist

    Born and raised in Japan, Hiroe always had a healthy curiosity about foreign lands and cultures. After graduating from high school, she saved up her money, and she decided to challenge herself, by moving to New Jersey where she earned her Bachelor’s degree. Through her various experiences meeting new people, she found her life’s path in acupuncture. Seeking relief from a headache, she was treated by a friend, who practiced acupuncture. She marveled at how something so seemingly tiny as a single pin, could make the pain disappear. She decided that she, too, wanted to eliminate others' suffering.

    Hiroe earned her Master’s degree in acupuncture from Tri-State College of Acupuncture in NY. Hiroe is an NCCAOM-certified Diplomate in acupuncture and is a certified acupuncturist in New Jersey. She integrates various acupuncture styles: Kiiko Matsumoto style (Japanese), Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Myofascial Trigger point release, Cupping and Guasha.

    She is certified to treat the following conditions:

    The World Health organizations list the diseases and disorders that can be treated by Acupuncture:

Katsunari Kozaki LMT

Licensed  NeuroKinetic Specialist 

NJ licensed therapist with 9 years of experience in administering medical massage and track record of providing highly organized massage services to enhance client's mobility, better flexibility plus reduction of the pain. Warm temperament and honest approach to massage practices. Special talent for performing multiple soft tissue treatment and compliant with Dr. Ishitani standard of practice and protocols. In addition, also obtain experience of massaging the clients with multiple medical conditions including cancer, diabetes, fibromyalgia, arthritis, and other immune disorders.



Healing Hands Institute for Massage Therapy   Westwood, NJ


  Soft Tissue Treatments

Myofascial Release and Trigger Point treatment training with Dr. Mika Ishitani DC

NeuroKinetic Therapy  Certification Course



Deep Tissue Massage, Swedish, Reflexology, Acupressure/Shiatsu, Sports Massage, Hot Stone, Myofascial Release, Oncology Massage, Prenatal


NJ Massage License

John F. Barnes' Myofascial Release I

Oncology Bodywork, A Multi-Therapeutic Approach Prenatal. Myth and Truth about Prenatal Massage



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