meet the team

Chiropractor Phillipsburg NJ Dr. James Mattison


James Mattison, D.C.

Dr. Mattison graduated from Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, NC with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Sports Science. He went on to receive his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the prestigious New York Chiropractic College in 1997, graduating with honors.

Dr. Mattison began his career as an associate doctor with Schooley's Mountain Chiropractic Center in Hackettstown, New Jersey, before opening his own practice, Essential Health, in Phillipsburg, NJ.

More recently, Dr. Mattison earned an advanced certification from the Functional Medicine University in the field of functional and foundation medicine and nutrition.

Today, Dr. Mattison continues his studies and post-graduate course work in the field of functional medicine with an emphasis on pre-diabetes, diabetes, and auto-immune conditions. He is working towards the completion of his Diplomate as a Chiropractic Internist, which will further assist him in helping those patients that fail to see results with conventional treatments.

Dr. Mattison was selected in 2016, 2017, and 2018 as one of "America's Best Chiropractors," by the National Consumer Advisory Board. Dr. Mattison lives in Palmer Township with his wife, Kate, and their three children, Jimmy, Meghan, and Sean.

Chiropractic Phillipsburg NJ Dawn

Office Assistant


Dr. Mattison is truly blessed to have an outstanding assistant. Dawn is always there to greet you with a big smile and a kind word. Dr. Mattison says that half the reason our patients get well so quickly is from the care that they receive from Dawn. If you ever have a question regarding your care in our office, please do not hesitate to ask her.


9:30am - 12:30pm
2:30pm - 7:00pm

Consultations by Appt

9:30am - 12:30pm
2:30pm - 7:00pm

Consultations by Appt

9:30am - 12:30pm
2:30pm - 6:00pm

9:00am - 12:00pm

Essential Health

402 Coventry Drive
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Phone (908) 454-8808
Fax (908) 290-5035