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Meet Our Team

Clinic Director Dr. Joseph Canova, D.C.

Clinic Director Hoboken NJ Joseph CanovaDr. Canova is the Clinic Director of Hoboken Integrated Healthcare and has been in private practice since 1989. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Bloomfield College in Bloomfield, New Jersey and his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree at Life University in Marietta, Georgia. He is board certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, The New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners and the New York and California Boards of Chiropractic Examiners.

As director of Hoboken Integrated Healthcare his area of expertise includes sports injuries, treatment of auto injuries, stress management, scoliosis, sciatica, neck and lower back disc injuries, spinal decompression, and headaches. Postgraduate studies include certifications in Manipulation Under Anesthesia, Non-invasive Electrodiagnostic Testing, and Body Balance for Performance Evaluation of Golf Biomechanics.

Dr. Canova is a noted lecturer in the areas of stress, auto injuries and various other health related topics. He has lectured at Bloomfield College, the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services, New Jersey School of Medicine, and various schools, businesses and civic organizations in the community.

Dr. Canova is a former Board Member of Chiropractic Advisors at Bloomfield College and former trustee of the Elisha Kent Kane Historical Society. He is a member of the Association of New Jersey Chiropractors.

Dr. Larry Peters - Chiropractor

Dr. Lawrence Peters attended the University of South Florida, earning a bachelor’s degree in Biology. Relocating to Atlanta, Dr. Peters continued his academic pursuit earning a Doctorate in Chiropractic from Life University. In 1984, Dr. Peters opened his first clinical practice as well as joining the teaching faculty at Life University. During the pursuing sixteen years, Dr. Peters taught courses in Neurology and Kinesiology to the next generation of chiropractors. In 2000, Dr. Peters in Exercise Science from Georgia State University. The following year Dr. Peters relocated to New Jersey and opened the Mount Freedom Chiropractic Center in Randolph.

In 2005, Dr. Peters decided to focus on the administrative side of patient care. He attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry where he earned a Master’s degree in Health Care Policy and Administration. Following graduation, Dr. Peters was accepted into the Administrative Fellowship program at NYU’s Medical Center. Upon completing his fellowship, Dr. Peters became the Administrative Director of the Department of Child Psychiatry in the University’s School of Medicine. Later holding the same position in the Division of Transplant Surgery. Dr. Peters went on to serve as the practice director of New Jersey Bariatric Center and the manager of the K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

In 2016, Dr. Peters once again entered clinical practice, joining Hoboken Integrated Healthcare as the Clinical Director.

Dr. Hussein Jaafar, DPT - Physical Therapist

Chiropractic Hoboken NJ Hussein Jaafar Physical TherapistDr. Hussein Jaafar attended William Paterson University, earning a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science in 2012. He was captain of the men's soccer team at William Paterson University and was involved with the athletic department. He completed his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree in 2018 at New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, Long Island. Hussein has several certifications in personal training and had his own personal training business for the past 5 years. He worked at the Jewish Community Center from 2012-2014 as a fitness and post-rehab specialist. He specializes in core and hip strengthening, which has been shown to be a leading preventative factor to help lower back pain. His passion in this field has pushed him to continuously attain further knowledge through continuing education for the most recent manual techniques that would assist his patients. Hussein prides himself to be heavily manual based with his approach for helping all types of conditions such as knee/hip osteoarthritis, lumbar disc herniation and shoulder rotator cuff tears.

Darwin Usi - Physical Therapy Aide

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Chiropractic Hoboken NJ Hoboken Integrated Healthcare

Hoboken Integrated Healthcare
90 Hudson Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 798-2922

“Coming here makes a huge difference and I feel better physically and emotionally. Thank you!”

- Kitty L.

“I had severe back and shoulder pain. My pain was totally eliminated
and it was an overall excellent experience.”

- Jennifer W.

“I was in a car accident and had back pain, neck pain and hand pain when I first
went to Hoboken Integrated. I am now feeling much better.”

- Brook H.

90 Hudson Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030