Our Professional Affiliations
Dr. Santiago and his staff are active in professional and civic-minded community organizations and activities. Please feel free to click on the links provided to visit these sites or ask us about them when you visit our office
American Chiropractic Association Sports Council
The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) Council on Sports Injuries and Physical Fitness is a professional and educational non-profit organization that attracts doctors from across the U.S. and around the world, who desire to become more directly involved with developing and promoting the treatment of athletes.
The Sports Council works closely with athletic organizations, as well as allied health professionals, to promote better understanding of the value of chiropractic care in athletic training and treatment.
Dr. Santiago has been an active ACA member for many years and served as Presidential Advisor to George Bush and was named the 1993 Sports Chiropractor of the Year.
For more information about the ACA Sports Council, visit http://www.acasc.org/.
Association of New Jersey Chiropractors (ANJC)
Dr. Santiago is a member of the Association of NJ Chiropractors since it was formed in 2004. Prior to that, he was an active member and served on the Board of Directors of the Chiropractic Society of New Jersey.
For more information about the Association of New Jersey Chiropractors and chiropractic in general, please visit the ANJC patient information Website at http://www.njchiropractors.com
The International Federation of Sports Chiropractic / Fédération Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport (FICS)
Dr. Santiago has recently been appointed to serve as the Secretary General of the FICS organization. The International Federation of Sports Chiropractic / Fédération Internationale de Chiropratique du Sport (FICS) was founded in 1987 at a meeting of national sports chiropractic leaders held in London, England, and has represented sports chiropractic on an international basis since that time.
FICS is comprised of national chiropractic sports councils worldwide and individual members, and has affiliations with international organizations within the chiropractic profession and the world of sports. The vision of FICS is: "Empowering Athletes to Maximal Performance...Naturally"
County College of Morris
Appointed for an unprecedented three terms, by three Governors of the State of NJ, Dr. Santiago has served on the Board of Directors for the County College of Morris for the past 12 years. During his tenure on the Board, he has served in the capacity of Chair, Vice Chair and Treasurer.
For more information on the County College of Morris, please visit http://www.ccm.edu.
Lite Cure: Lasers for Life
Deep Tissue Laser Therapy is an innovative, scientifically based, therapeutic modality. This new technology offers advanced pain relief and expedited healing times through a process known as photobiostimulation.
For more information on Lite Cure's Laser Therpay, visit www.litecure.com
Morris County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers, Inc.
Dr. Santiago was instrumental in the development of Morris County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers, Inc. In an ongoing effort to make Morris County a safer place to live, citizens who have information relating to crimes, criminal activity or wanted persons (fugitives) can call Crime Stoppers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Crime Stoppers offers the citizens of Morris County direct and easy access to their law enforcement community with the added incentives of reward and anonymity.
For more information about Morris County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers, go to www.morriscrimestoppers.org/index.htm.
New York Chiropractic College
As a 1978 Graduate of New York Chiropractic College, no alumnus is more involved than Dr. Santiago. Dr. Santiago has served as an Associate Professor: Post Graduate Division and as Chairman: Department of Sports Medicine since 1981. He also has participated as a lecturer at NYCC Alumni Day and at other NYCC events. He is one alumnus who can always be counted on when called to any tupe of duty at his chiropractic college alma mater.
For more information about New York Chiropractic College, go to www.nycc.edu/.
Police Athletic League
Since 1965, the Parsippany PAL has been working hard to provide the children of Parsippany with various activities and sports programs. Beginning with only 240 children registered in three programs, the Parsippany PAL has grown to serve more than 4,000 children from Parsippany and the surrounding area with over 15 programs.
For more information regarding the PAL please visit: http://www.parsippanypal.org/
United States Olympic Committee
In addition to being named the first chiropractor on the US Olympic Team’s Medical Staff, Dr. Santiago was also invited to serve as a member of the US Olympic Committee’s Sports Medicine Advisory Committee. In this capacity, Dr. Santiago played a pivotal role in addressing the medical care, health maintenance and performance enhancement of the USA’s top athletes.
For more information about the US Olympic Committee and the US Olympic Team, please visit www.usolympicteam.com.
Lakeland Hills Family YMCA
Although the Lakeland Hills Family YMCA celebrated its thirtieth anniversary at this location in 2002, the organization dates back to 1865 as the Boonton Area YMCA. This facility is Morris County's most complete family recreational facility with a membership of over 11,000. The enriching and positive value of an LHFY experience comes from the diversity and fellowship of the ten communities it serves. The Lakeland Hills Family YMCA is based on Christian principles encouraging members, individuals, and families throughout our communities to grow in Spirit, Mind & Body. The YMCA accomplishes this by providing diverse recreational activities, social services, and educational programs in a wholesome environment.
For more information regarding the Lakeland Hills Family YMCA, please visit their website: www.lakelandhillsymca.com