Berk Chiropractic and Sports Care successfully treats joint and muscle pain, neurological disorders and sports injuries
using a patient-centered paradigm. Our approach uses chiropractic techniques with myofascial release, physiotherapy,
and home exercises. Additionally, patients have access to Graston Technique, Fascial Manipulation, Kinesio Taping
and nutraceutical intervention.
We are located in the Hadley Health Center on the 2nd floor. We share our space with an acupuncturist and herbalist, thereby
allowing patient access to coordinated and integrative care. We are just a short drive from Amherst and Northampton, MA.
Berk Chiropractic and Sports Care believes in providing the most current evidence-based treatments, while striving to
empower patients and surpassing their expectations. We believe in being a peaceful and healing place for all those who enter.
ZACHARY BERK, DC, CKTP
Dr. Berk is a board-certified chiropractor with advanced training in sports medicine and rehabilitation. He earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College In 2011 with induction into the Phi Chi Omega Honors Society. At New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Berk served as the President of the Sports Science and Human Performance Club.
Prior to attending New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Berk attended Skidmore College
in Saratoga Springs, New York and graduated high honors with a Bachelor of Science
in Exercise Science. He was recognized for his achievements in research. During his
time at Skidmore College, Dr. Berk was a member of the Men's Rowing and Men's
Ultimate Frisbee teams.
Dr. Berk has lectured at both the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology and the American College of Sports Medicine, with his research ultimately being published in the Journal of Applied Physiology and the American Journal of Physiology Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.
In addition to Dr. Berk's academic achievements, he has treated athletes ranging from high school to elite triathletes and Olympic hopefuls. He has had the opportunity to treat at numerous sporting events, including The Millrose Games at Madison Square Garden, The ECAC Championships and The New Balance Collegiate Invitational. He serves as team physician for Slow White, the 2016 Club National Ultimate Frisbee Champions.
Dr. Berk is an avid learner and reader and prides himself on providing his patients with the most up-to-date therapies.
Dr. Berk has attended many continuing education seminars, ranging from advanced soft tissue therapies to current theory
concerning athletic performance training. During his free time, he enjoys hiking, mountain biking, weight lifting and playing
- Certified Kinesio Taping® Practitioner
- Certified Graston Technique® Provider (Level 1)
- Certified FAKTR Provider
- Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP®)
- Graston® Soft Tissue Technique (IASTM)
- FAKTR Provider (Functional and Kinetic
Treatment with Rehabilitation)
- Pre-surgical and Post-surgical habilitation
- Rehabilitative Exercise
- Spinal Traction and Decompression
- Sport-Specific Training
- Nutrition Supplementation and Nutraceuticals
- Exercise Physiology
- Myofascial Release
- Postural and Functional Movement Analysis