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Tagliarini Chiropractic Recommendations


Prossage Wellness – Susan Griffin L.Ac. Is a licensed acupuncturist with over 20 years of experience. She received her training in Classical Five Element Acupuncture at the Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture. Susan specializes in acupuncture for fertility enhancement, anxiety and pain management.

Quan Yin Healing Arts – Karen uses Chinese Medicine to achieve balance and maintenance of optimal energy flow in your body which is essential for optimal health. Healing will be guided through a combination of holistic therapies, such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, cupping, Gua Sha, and Tui Na. Karen has assisted many couples to overcome fertility issues and be able to conceive naturally.

West Hartford Acupuncture – A group of Licensed Acupuncturists with over a decade of experience and the highest level of training. We treat pain, anxiety disorders, women’s health and digestive disorders safely and naturally.

Athletic Trainer

Concentric Care – Jennifer Tirillo is a licensed and board certified Athletic Trainer, NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Functional Range Conditioning Movement Specialist, and 200 RYT yoga instructor. Using a personalized approach, she selects effective training strategies to reduce injury risk, improve mobility, and mitigate pain for an active lifestyle.


Birth Tribe – This doula collaborative believes that there is a doula for everyone. Based on information you provide, a short session will be set up for you to meet with each of the doulas that best match your specific need. Then you will be guided through the process of starting a relationship with the doula you choose to join you for your life changing moment.

Harmony Births – Desirae is a Birth doula specializing in expecting after the unexpected. Including but not limited to: infertility & loss, assisted reproductive technology, LGBTQIA, trauma & anxiety, high-risk and cesarean, BIPOC, She/Her. She is also a family & mental health advocate.

Get A Doula – Shannon believes that a Doula is like a trail guide, familiar with the path, she keeps you hiking through the hard parts, knowing the view at the end is incredible. She has attended over 400 births since becoming a certified birth and postpartum doula in 2004, always striving to tailor your journey to your specific needs. Additionally, she has been a certified childbirth educator since 2004, helping parents be informed to navigate the birth process and many choices that may present.

Companions In Birth – Jennifer Dzen is a certified birth & postpartum doula as well as a certified childbirth educator providing education, encouragement & support to growing families. Jen welcomes all birth clients in all settings & is passionate about supporting each of her client’s unique needs. With sleep deprivation being a big challenge to most families with newborns, she makes it a priority to help her postpartum families get the rest/naps they need.

Birth Partners Doulas – specializes in personalized support during pregnancy, birth and your postpartum period. We also offer placenta encapsulation services, gift registries and virtual support options. Call any time for further information!

Rushes Childbirth – We are a small group practice that specializes in traditional postpartum care including Ayurveda, moroccan postpartum practices and traditional cooking, food delivery and placenta encapsulation. We also attend births and have specialities in Cesarean, highly complex/medicalized pregnancy and birth, optimal fetal positioning, and VBAC. All birthing clients are welcome, not just those listed in our specialties. We are also now part of the LGBTQIA Welcoming Project.

Massage Therapy

Massage at Tagliarini Chiropractic – We have an amazing experienced in-house massage therapist, Amy Clow, LMT. Amy has been practicing massage therapy for over 18 years, with a focus on prenatal massage and a certification in Mother Massage. She loves being able to ease the physical stresses of pregnancy and uses the Bodycushion to fully support her clients throughout their pregnancy. Amy can help all of her clients address the pain, stress, decreased range of motion, and improve the overall health and quality of life.

If Amy’s availability doesn’t fit yours, there are plenty of local experienced reputable massage therapists that we recommend:

Jessahart Massage – Many athletes struggle to find a massage therapist who is as strong as they are. Jessa English, LMT has the ability to enhance your athletic and recovery performance goals. If you like a deep therapeutic sports massage from a true athlete then Jessa is your girl.

Nurturing Hands – The amount of years of experience and skill that the practitioners at Nurturing Hands in West Hartford speaks volumes. From Swedish, to Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Thai, and Couples Massages, this facility is a one stop shop for all things therapeutic massage.

Prossage Wellness – This team of five massage therapists, a licensed acupuncturist and a med-trained esthetician has provided award winning services in Downtown Hartford for 12+ years. Whether its deep tissue or a couples massage we have the therapists to meet your needs. Relax poolside, soak in the hot tub all with a beautiful view of the Connecticut River.

Balance Massage Therapy & Wellness Center – Cailin McBee, LMT’s background in Sports Medicine enables her to address all your needs: pain reduction, chronic physical issues, and rehabilitation. In addition, she incorporates healing Reiki as a holistic approach to wellness. This Newington practice offers multiple practitioners/modalities to serve as a “wellness one stop shop.”

Essential Touch – Through her extensive training in Thai massage throughout the USA and Thailand, Nikki Arel, LMT has aligned herself as the “go to” Thai Massage Therapist in our area. Performed fully clothed on a mat, Nikki implements a flowing, meditative, therapeutic style of bodywork while bringing you through a full range of motion, helping to calm both the body and the mind. With locations in both Manchester and West Hartford, tell her we sent you and receive your first session of 90 minutes for only $75.

Mental Health

The Mom Source – Dr. Sharon Thomason is a perinatal psychologist specializing in perinatal adjustment for over 20 years. Dr. Thomason provides emotional support and practical tools to help Moms and Dads negotiate the challenges of becoming a family. Office visits, in-home, and phone consultations are available.


With Women Wellness LLC – grew out of a desire to provide comprehensive, personalized midwifery care to women of all economic, social and educational backgrounds. The midwives at With Women Wellness believe in empowering women to become advocates in their own healthcare, knowledgeable about options and be supported in their decisions in order to facilitate better health. With Women Wellness is located in Manchester, CT and provides full scope midwifery focused gynecological and obstetric care.


Bloom Natural Health – The doctors at Bloom are trained experts in integrative and functional medicine. They utilize a thorough health history along with laboratory testing to develop a comprehensive individualized natural treatment plan for your healing journey. They focus on foundations of health such as diet, exercise, hydration, sleep, nutrition, toxicity/detoxification, and healthy gut microbiome.


Wellness Via Nutrition – Sarah is a clinical nutritionist in the greater Hartford area who sees clients of all ages. Her passion and specialty is working with pregnant and postpartum mothers, children and families. Her focus is with those who want to navigate eating healthy, food sensitivities, skin conditions and leaky gut.

Physical Therapy

Select Physical Therapy – At Select Physical Therapy, we work hard to provide our patients the best quality evidence-based treatment. We work with patients of all ages, and we pride ourselves in our sports medicine experience. We value the important role of education in preventing injuries, and we offer complimentary injury assessments to help identify any imbalance or injury before symptoms worsen. We look forward to working with you!

Little Antz Physical Therapy – Dr. Leticia Jacquet, PT, DPT is a private practice with a focus on helping prenatal and postpartum clients with pelvic floor dysfunction (e.g. incontinence, urinary urgency and frequency, painful intercourse, and pelvic organ prolapse), diastasis recti and scar management (C-Section/episiotomy/perineal tears). The end goal is to help moms return to running, sports and their desired fitness levels. We also help new parents to nourish the first 5 years of our children’s gross motor development.

Innovo Physical Therapy – Danielle Ivens, MSPT provides results-driven physical therapy conveniently your home or office. This concierge physical therapy practice focuses on quality over quantity, and on personalized service and accessibility over volume. All treatments and plans are tailored to fit your specific needs and schedule. She is accessible between visits for emails and phone calls.

Physical TherapyCenter of Rocky Hill – Dr. Alison Colussi, PT, DPT treats women and men with pelvic floor dysfunction such as incontinence, urinary urgency and frequency, painful intercourse, and pelvic organ prolapse. She offers specific support during the peripartum period including treatment for pelvic pain during pregnancy, urinary issues and scar pain postpartum, and healing from diastasis recti.


Fleet Feet – You don’t have to be an experienced runner to shop with them. They love helping walkers, yogi’s, cross-training enthusiasts and anyone looking for comfortable shoes. They strive to provide gear that fits your individual needs, training that helps you reach their fitness goals, and camaraderie to support you and make life a little more fun!

Stem Cell Therapy

Valley Sports Physicians – These doctors are leaders and pioneers in the use of Regenerative Medicine treatments, including Stem Cells, PRP, fat grafting, prolotherapy and Prolozone. They specialize in the non-surgical treatment of painful musculoskeletal conditions, including arthritis in any joint and rotator cuff injuries.


CT Thermography – We have a choice…If you could see changes in your breasts years before a tumor forms why wouldn’t you? Thermography is a radiation free way to monitor your breast health altering you to changes years before a tumor has formed. Be proactive not reactive with your breast health.


Imagine Float – Imagine Float boasts a sanctuary for self-care to bring you closer to your best physical, mental and emotional self via floatation therapy, cryotherapy, infrared sauna, and compression therapy. All services provide non-invasive therapies to heal your body, mind and soul. Benefits of their therapies include: enhanced muscle recovery, reduced inflammation, muscle tension relief, increased range of motion, chronic pain relief, improved sleep rhythms, stress reduction and reduced cortisol levels which assists with PTSD, ADHD, depression & anxiety.


Yoga From The Heart – is a community-based yoga studio in the heart of West Hartford Center. They provide a variety of yoga experiences, including heated and unheated. Classes range from beginner through advanced, Restorative, Yin, Yoga Nidra, Yoga for Loss, and exclusive workshops.

Peaceful and Prenatal – Offers both live and pre-recorded online prenatal and postnatal yoga classes. In prenatal yoga, we work to build strength and endurance for labor, practice breathing techniques and positive affirmations, and ease pregnancy aches through movement and mindfulness. In postnatal yoga, we work to establish a loving connection with our new bodies, stretch, restore, and build strength.

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