Dr. Michael J. Cooney _2015_headshotLinkedin_IconDr. Cooney is a warm, caring and highly-experienced chiropractor with over 30 years of experience treating patients with chronic or acute back, neck, shoulder, sciatic, nerve, and extremity pain.

Beginning in 2011, Dr. Cooney was one of the first doctors in the U.S. to introduce Calmare scrambler therapy and is currently one of only seven (Nov. 17) Certified providers of the treatment nationwide.

He also serves as a trainer for other Calmare providers and regularly shares his expertise to doctors treating patients all over the world.

Patients from as far away as Australia, South Africa, the UK, Canada and western Europe have traveled to Rutherford, New Jersey for his personalized treatment.

Read Dr. Cooney’s feature article published by the National Pain Report

The importance of recognizing alternative treatments for neuropathy

The majority of patients Dr. Cooney treats using scrambler therapy arrive at our clinic frustrated and exhausted by the endless search for pain relief.

Often, in desperation, they have already resorted to surgery, experimental procedures outside the U.S. or powerful pain medications which leave them mentally and physically diminished by side effects–but still living in pain.

Dr. Cooney specializes in helping the most severe cases of neuropathy

Calmare logoDr. Cooney utilizes the MC-5A FDA-cleared device to treat chronic medical conditions, injuries and post-surgical pain. He is renowned for treating neuropathic conditions which are notoriously medication and treatment-resistant including:

  • Diabetic neuropathy (DPN)
  • Post-surgical pain
  • Shingles (PHN)
  • Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN)

Dr. Cooney is a widely published expert on several diverse issues related to chronic pain, chiropractic issues and diminishing pain as a result of injury or disease.

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He is a featured columnist on SpineHealth.com.

“Drug-free Approaches to Fibromyalgia Treatment Gains Momentum”

Dr. Cooney describes his philosophy about Calmare scrambler therapy


Professional Background:


  • Doctor of Chiropractic, New York College of Chiropractic
  • Bachelor of Science degree, St. Peter’s College

 Professional Training:

  • Sports Injury Certification
  • Scoliosis Specialist

 Professional Experience:

  • 30 + Years Clinical Expertise

 Specialized Skills:

  • Sports Injuries
  • Scoliosis
  • Cold Laser Therapy

 Professional Affiliations:

  • Association of New Jersey Chiropractors


Katia Martin2015 – Dr. Cooney is named a “Top Chiropractor” by 201 Magazine

New Jersey Chiropractic Society Award for Distinguished Service in securing mandatory scoliosis screenings in New Jersey schools statewide.

To learn more about Dr. Cooney, his extended bio is available on Spine-health.com.