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Chiropractor denies he wrongly touched patient
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Douglas Dukofsky was arrested after a patient claimed he forcibly touched her during an exam. He denies the charges.

A Valley Stream chiropractor has pleaded not guilty to a charge that he forcibly touched one of his patients during an examination last Saturday.

Nassau County Police arrested 43-year-old Douglas Dukofsky after a woman charged that Dukofsky touched her in her genital region with a massaging device. He is the owner of the Valley Stream Chiropractic Wellness Center on Roosevelt Avenue.

According to the police report, Dukofsky was giving the 21-year-old woman an exam at about 12:20 p.m. on March 23 and was using a massaging device on her legs. Police say that the complainant claimed that he moved the device across her genital area twice. The woman’s mother, who was in the room, became concerned and demanded that Dukofsky stop the exam. The patient and her mother left and called police.

Dukofsky was arrested at his home in Merrick late Sunday night. He was charged with forcible touching and arraigned in First District Court on Monday.

His attorney, Douglas Reda of Syosset, said the accusations against Dukofsky are completely baseless, adding that he believes his client will be cleared.

“He has an 11-year unblemished record as a chiropractor,” Reda said of Dukofsky. “There is absolutely no truth to this whatsoever and we plan on vigorously defending this.”

Dukofsky holds degrees from Stony Brook University and Life University College of Chiropractic and has an Advanced Proficiency rating. According to Dukofsky’s website, he is the founder and creator of a treatment called Structural Restoration, and specializes in curing pain from arthritis, whiplash, headaches, sports injuries, accidents and other causes.

According to court records, a temporary order of protection has been issued against Dukofsky for the woman. He is due back in court on April 30.


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This seems totally bogus and the women seem to have planned this as a set for a lawsuit! I can't believe the police rush to judgment so quickly but again a lot of corruption now days. An adult with a mother in the room yeah she needed a witness alright! Who is the accuser I'm sure they have try this before. I hope this doctor has a good lawyer because this police department for what I hear loves to get professional white males to deflect rumor that they go after black people. Also I hope once the truth comes out I hope he can suit the these to The device used is standard technique to help with muscle and nerve circulation, most good good chiropractors use them to help with muscle neuro stimulation and circulation. My chiropractor use it all the time, the only thing weird here are these two woman, it seems they came in with bad intentions from the start. I can't believe the policy run with it, well again lots of corruption now days in police departments.

,,, it is obvious by the article they planned a set up most probably for a lawsuit later...

Friday, March 29, 2013 | Report this

I have family who worked for him for years and he is a straight arrow very dedicated to his patients getting results. He has treated me many times and used the activator in my genital area at times when necessary. Like it or not, there are nerves and bones there, and a chiropractic activator is NOT a massage device at all. Sounds like the mom is an uptight nut.

I'll guess the charges will be dropped, but the damage to his practice will unfairly linger. And dropped charges will get little coverage in comparison to the arrest.

Sunday, March 31, 2013 | Report this

The case was dismissed. The courts saw through the BS.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 | Report this
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