Meet the StaffEmmett J. Hughes, D.C., M.S. is a graduate of the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic. He graduated Summa Cum Laude as the valedictorian of his class. Since then, he has completed the coursework for a Masters in Human Nutrition and a two year post-graduate certification in Classical Homeopathy.
As the owner and clinical director of Huntington Health and Healing Center, Dr. Hughes practices chiropractic, nutrition and homeopathy. He is the only certified Graston® Technique practitioner in the Huntington area. He employs a variety of techniques both traditional and alternative including manipulative therapy, massage, physiotherapies, Kinesio taping, active release and various stretching and massage techniques. He works closely with other health care providers in the area achieving the best outcome possible for the patient.
As a educator, it is very important to him that his patients understand their condition and work in a partnership with him as active participants in their healing.
Dr. Hughes is an Assistant Professor of Basic Sciences at the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic. He teaches classes in soft tissue technique, clinical nutrition, endocrinology, histology and physiology. He has also taught in the Human Nutrition program and Naturopathic medicine programs at the University of Bridgeport. He has done extensive lecturing on the post-graduate level and for the lay public for more than a decade.
He participated in treating the athletes at the Central American-Carribean Games in Cartagena, Colombia in the summer of 2006. This included teams from Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, Belize, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Panama, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic.
Dr. Hughes worked for years as a triage captain at the finish line of the ING New York City Marathon and Half Marathon. He has also treated athletes at the Nutmeg Games in Connecticut.
He was selected by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners to be a committee member in charge of writing the upcoming national boards in physiology.
He was recently honored with the John J. Nugent Award, given the outstanding professor of the year at the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic.
He has published an article in the Journal of the American Chiropractic Association entitled "Magnesium: A Best Kept Secret". He has another article on inflammation and chronic disease due to be published soon.
Josh Lee. M.D. (China), PhD., L.Ac. Dr. Josh Lee is a Medical Doctor in China and has a Ph.D. in Acupuncture. He is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Chinese Journal of Osteoporosis and the Committeeman of Osteoporosis Committee of China Gerontological Society. Dr. Lee is also a member of the Acupuncture & Moxibustion Association China, the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA, the Texas Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and of the North American Menopause Society of the USA. Dr. Lee has contributed to four funded medical researches, and has published many articles in internationally accredited medical journals. Currently Dr. Lee works on Pain Management, women's health and mental health.