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Our Physicians

Dr. Michael J. Lagana

Michael J. Lagana DC, FPSC(C) is an exceptionally talented chiropractor, having acquired his Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree from Life University in Marietta, GA in 1993, followed by a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition. He’s also certified as an Injury Prevention Specialist, Risk Management Consultant, and Corporate Health Coach.

Dr. Lagana was recently named Top Doctor 2022 by NJ Top Docs. In addition, he is one of the few Trauma Qualified Chiropractors in the state of New Jersey and has undergone rigorous training to be able to either diagnose or manage all spine cases. He has also completed an extensive program in triaging the injured, MRI spine interpretation, spinal orthopedics, early detection for stroke, spinal biomechanical engineering, and accident reconstruction for motor vehicle accidents. Dr. Lagana is also a current candidate for a fellowship in primary spine care.

Glen Rock Spine & Rehab is a pain treatment and health facility led by a team of licensed professionals who take the time to understand each individual’s unique concerns and goals. We listen to your concerns, perform a detailed evaluation, run advanced imaging tests, and work collaboratively to curate a customized and comprehensive treatment plan. We identify and treat the root cause of your pain without drugs or surgeries.

Dr. Lagana started Glen Rock Spine & Rehab in Glen Rock, New Jersey, because he’s committed to helping patients lead healthy and pain-free lives. He’s a strong advocate for healthy living, wellness, and preventative care, and, to that end, he actively educates his community members. He has also been featured on News 12 NJ because of his concerted community outreach efforts and stellar results.

Dr. Lagana is married with three children. When he’s not helping patients lead their best lives, he can be found boating, snowboarding, or spending quality time with his family.


Dr. Montero-Cruz

Dr. Montero-Cruz is a talented physiatrist specializing in the non-surgical treatment of neck and low back pain and other musculoskeletal problems. She graduated from Rutgers University, acquired her medical degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pennsylvania, and completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwell Health in Manhasset.

Dr. Montero-Cruz now focuses on minimally-invasive or non-invasive pain treatment for various musculoskeletal complaints, such as neck pain, low back pain, knee pain, hip pain, shoulder pain, etc. She uses the latest diagnostic techniques, such as the EMG, to identify the root cause of your problems, such as cervical and lumbar radiculopathy, entrapments at the carpal tunnel, tarsal tunnel, peripheral neuropathy, and more.

Dr. Montero-Cruz is uniquely aware of the importance of limiting pain to improve the patient’s daily lifestyle. She works tirelessly to ensure her patients enjoy a pain-free life without relying on narcotics or other medications that simply mask the symptoms of pain. Instead, she focuses on comprehensive treatments that address the root cause of your problems, thereby providing long-term relief.

Whether you have a debilitating spinal disorder or want to maintain optimal health, please contact us to discuss your treatment options in Glen Rock, NJ.

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