Dr. John Tagliarini is originally from Clark, New Jersey where he grew up in a family oriented town similar to West Hartford. He developed a passion for healthcare and conservative treatment after a medical misdiagnosis which almost resulted in an unnecessary organ removal. Dr. John gravitated toward Chiropractic because it allowed him to work with patients naturally from diagnosis to treatment. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and his Doctorate in Chiropractic, both from the prestigious Life University, the largest Chiropractic university in the US. Prior to moving to West Hartford, Dr. John and his wife owned and operated a Chiropractic practice in Charlotte, North Carolina for 5 years. In 2006, they headed north to be closer to family, raise their own family, and open Tagliarini Chiropractic. Since moving to West Hartford, their new practice has won “Best Chiropractor” in the CT Now Reader’s Poll 9 years in a row. In his spare time, Dr. John enjoys laughing and playing with his 2 boys, all things cycling, Crossfit, and good coffee. He is honored to serve the West Hartford Community and surrounding areas by helping residents achieve better health without drugs, needles or surgery.
Dr. Jessica Tagliarini, a native New Englander, grew up in West Springfield, Massachusetts. She always knew she wanted to be a doctor from a young age. She was drawn to Chiropractic following an auto accident that resulted in 9 months of chronic pain that was unable to be relieved going the traditional medical route. Thankfully a friend finally suggested Chiropractic. Dr. Jessica graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from the University of Massachusetts followed by a second Bachelor’s in Human Biology and a Doctorate in Chiropractic from Logan University. She launched her first practice in Charlotte, North Carolina in 2001 just prior to meeting her future husband. In 2006, they moved to West Hartford and opened Tagliarini Chiropractic. Dr. Jessica is best known for her Webster Technique certification which allows for greater comfort during pregnancy and safer births. She is active in many local organizations including the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce where she served on the Board for 6 years and has served on the Ambassador Committee since 2006. She is the first female Board member in the history of the Connecticut Chiropractic Council and is also a member of the Holistic Mom’s Network. In 2009, the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce recognized her as “Ambassador of the Year” and in 2012 she was honored in Hartford Magazine’s “40 Under 40”. In her free time she enjoys beach days with her kids, CrossFit, organic gardening and reading novels.
Amy Clow, Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT), grew up in New Milford, Connecticut. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Central Connecticut State University completed her certification from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy. She has been practicing Massage Therapy for over 18 years, with a focus on prenatal massage. Amy is certified in Mother Massage™ and uses the bodyCushion™ to support her clients throughout pregnancy. Amy also specializes in working with athletes as part of their overall wellness, injury prevention, and injury recovery. She loves easing the muscular and overall stresses of patients of all ages. Amy developed a new appreciation and understanding of biomechanics and healing after experiencing a bilateral hip replacement in 2012. Through continuing education, she brings the latest techniques and treatments to her patients to address their pain, stress, range of motion, overall health and quality of life. In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her family, riding her bike, gardening, yoga, and qi gong.
Terri, Chiropractic Assistant, is a native of New Britain, Connecticut. She has been a valuable member of Tagliarini Chiropractic since 2012. Terri earned an Associate’s Degree from Tunxis Community College. Chiropractic has greatly improved the quality of Terri’s life. Since she began treatment, she has seen improvement in her quality sleep and posture and resolution of debilitating neck pain. It has made her more health conscious overall, motivating her to encourage her family and friends to do the same. When Terri is not exuding happiness at our front desk, she enjoys spending time with her twin sister, strength training, healthy cooking, visiting museums, and painting abstract art.
Heather, Intern and aspiring future Chiropractor, is a triplet from Nashua, New Hampshire. She is currently working towards her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences at the University of Hartford. After enduring multiple concussions in sports, Chiropractic was the only treatment that improved her headaches, balance, and focus allowing her to return to school after missing over 300 days of classes. Heather’s experience with Chiropractic inspired her to join the Tagliarini Chiropractic team and pursue a career in Chiropractic. When Heather isn’t studying or at our office, she can be found giving campus tours, kayaking, cliff diving, and playing with her dogs Chiro and Aspen.