Dr. Steve Alukonis
DC (Doctor of Chiropractic)
DABCO(Diplomate,American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedics)
Master Trained in 9 Techniques
Functional Medicine Practitioner
Our office is focused on helping those with Chronic Conditions. With training in functional medicine, neurotransmitters, brain, neuroendocrine and immune function we have the knowledge to help you get your life back. Most people we see have chronic conditions that have not responded well to other treatments or who have not met their health goals using other methods. We leave no stone unturned to find the cause of the problem. Cases have underlying metabolic component that must be addressed. We do the testing necessary to determine the right treatment for your individual care.
During the 90’s, Dr. Alukonis continued his studies and expanded his expertise further in several areas such as clinical nutrition,functional medicine, pediatrics, advanced treatment for spinal disc problems, chronic illness and degenerative conditions, and weight loss. In 1999, Dr. Alukonis sold his practice in order to continue his studies and research. He desired to become as knowledgeable as he could in these areas. Education is of the utmost importance to him because it assists him in giving his patients the best possible care. In his more recent studies Dr. Alukonis has focused on Non-surgical Spinal Decompression, a treatment procedure that uses a spinal decompression table to heal herniated or bulging discs in your neck or lower back. Spinal decompression also successfully treats spinal disc degeneration, failed back surgeries, facet joints, spinal stenosis, and other conditions that cause neck, back, or extremity pain. After extensive research Dr. Alukonis knew spinal decompression could benefit many people in our community. In the last three years his expanded his practice working with children with ADD, ADHD, learning disorders, and autism spectrum.
Dr. Alukonis provides a multi-faceted approach of healing that can be applied to anyone tired of dealing with debilitating migraines, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, vertigo, balance disorders, peripheral neuropathy, or thyroid issues. He utilizes the latest in advancements in neck, back and disc herniations and pertrussions. Conditions he can address employing ground breaking procedures using Cold Low Level Laser include carpel tunnel, plantar facitis, severe headaches, and others. Dr Alukonis enjoys helping those that have suffered for years finally find relief and restored health.
Dr. Alukonis also specializes in understanding the human brain, as well as, the relationship between the brain chemicals, hormones, and the related chronic conditions. He helps children who are struggling in school with focus, attention and concentration problems. He looks for the source of the problem with metabolic testing and determines if food sensitivities, including gluten intolerances, may be having a neurological impact. Dr. Alukonis is a certified provider in Interactive Metronome. This assessment and training program was developed to directly improve the processing abilities that affect attention, motor planning and sequencing; this in turn strengthens motor skills, and cognitive capacities such as planning, organizing and language. Dr. Alukonis is passionate about working with parents and children to develop a successful learning environment that allows their grades and self esteem to soar.
Dr. Steve Alukonis graduated from Life Chiropractic College in 1981. He started his practice in Cocoa beach in 1981. He is a Board Certified Chiropractic Orthopedist and a Fellow of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedist.