About Us - Island Chiropractic and Next Step Physical Therapy of Hicksville
Looking for safe and natural chiropractic services? Look no further than Island Chiropractic, which has provided comprehensive care for over 30 years. Contact us today!
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About Us

Island Chiropractic & Next Step Physical Therapy of Hicksville has provided our community with comprehensive, safe, natural chiropractic services for the last 30 years. Whether you are living with debilitating chronic pain or recovering from an auto accident injury, you can find the help you need here. We are passionate about our patients and will work with you to heal your injury and help you stay well.

Island Chiropractic & Next Step Physical Therapy of Hicksville takes pride in our ability to evolve and stay ahead of the latest innovations in chiropractic care. Drs. Brett Pastuch and Jamie Wentz are dedicated to providing our patients with the best care available, and we look forward to doing the same for you!

Meet Our Team

Brett Pastuch, D.C.

Managing Partner

I suffered from severe Migraine headaches that no medication was helping. At that time, my brother started treating me with Chiropractic Care. Since that time, my migraine headaches have been nothing but a distant memory. I have proudly relieved patients from multitudes of symptoms for over 40 years. Initially practicing in Holbrook and Medford, in January 2000, I decided to practice with my brother Keith. Since then, just like during our childhood, we have been pushing each other to give patients the best Chiropractic offers. I am highly confident in the benefits of Chiropractic. My wife, my daughter, and my son are on Chiropractic wellness plans to continue to feel the best we possibly can.


  • 9/86-12/89 New York Chiropractic College (Doctor of Chiropractic)
  • 9/82-6/86 SUNY at Stony Brook

Professional Experience:

  • 2000 – Present Island Chiropractic, Chiropractor and President
  • 1990 – 1999 Holbrook Chiropractic, Chiropractor and President

Professional Memberships:

  • New York State Chiropractic Association
  • American Chiropractic Research Foundation
  • American Chiropractic Association Council of Sports Injuries
  • American Chiropractic Association Council on Roentgenology
  • Commissioner of Long Island Inferno Youth Baseball

Honors and Awards:

  • Diplomate of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, 1989
  • Foundation For Chiropractic Education & Research, 1992-93
  • Universal Chiropractic Group Doctor of the Year, 1994

Chris Ostling PT, DPT, COMT

  • Doctorate in physical therapy from Washington University in St Louis, School of Medicine (National rankings).
  • Certified orthopedic manual therapist
  • North Eastern Regional Mentor for the Fellowship in Movement Science.
  • Member of the Orthopedic, Sports, and Pediatric sections of the American Physical Therapy Association.

When not helping people get better, I stay active by doing CrossFit and spend my weekends with my family, including my two young children (Ryan and Ella).

Jamie Wentz D.C., MSACN


“I discovered Chiropractic when my sister was diagnosed with severe scoliosis and was told she needed to wear a back brace 22 hours a day. Her back pain was indescribable, and she needed a pain relief that was natural and did not involve medication. Chiropractic allowed her to have a normal childhood, pain-free and happy. Seeing how this changed her life made me want to do this for as many people as possible.”
Dr. Jamie Wentz graduated from New York Chiropractic College with a Doctor of Chiropractic and a Masters of Clinical Nutrition in December 2020. She graduated as the Senior Clerk of her clinic experience and received the Phillip G. Striano Memorial Alumni Award.
She has an Advanced Certificate in Sport Science and Human Performance, which she plans to utilize to treat her patients further. Dr. Wentz also graduated from Adelphi University in May 2017 with a Bachelor’s in Biology. Dr. Wentz is a Long Island native excited to help her patients relieve pain, rehabilitate, and increase movement through holistic care. You will find her on the beach or walking her dog Pedro when she is not treating patients.”