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Meet the Tagliarini Chiropractic Team

West Hartford Chiropractors


Dr. John Tagliarini

Chiropractor West Hartford, Dr. John TagliariniDr. 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 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

Chiropractor West Hartford, Dr. Jessica TagliariniDr. 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 currently on track to become the president. 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.

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Tagliarini Chiropractic Chiropractic Assistant, Terri

Terri, Office Manager & Chiropractic Assistant

Terri, our Office Manager and Chiropractic Assistant extraordinaire, 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.

katie-2020Katie, Chiropractic Assistant

Katie, Chiropractic Assistant, originally hails from Flint, Michigan. She recently spent 6 years in Wisconsin where she met her husband Robert, received her Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education, and gave birth to her “mini-me” Lily. In the middle of a pandemic she bravely trekked to Connecticut to live closer to her husband’s family and join the Tagliarini Chiropractic team. Her first experience with Chiropractic was a true success story with resolution of lower back pain after childbirth. Better yet, her daughter was able to cease suffering from chronic ear infections and avoid surgery thanks to Chiropractic. Katie is passionate about educating people in her new community about Chiropractic care and its many health benefits. When she is not at work, Katie heartily enjoys cycling as a family, camping in actual tents and strawberry shortcake. However, she is not at all a fan of pickles or documentaries. Some additional quirky Katie fun facts are that she has never left the United States, has no middle name, and refers to her cat Luna as “the boss.”

Sam, Chiropractic Assistant

Sam, Chiropractic Assistant

Sam, Chiropractic Assistant and newest addition to our office, was born in the Philippines and moved with her family to the United States at the age of 11. After considering a career in Law, she instead founded a nonprofit organization for humanitarian work, sex education and environmental causes. Before she joined our team, she spent the past few years in New York City in the fashion industry. On the days she isn’t greeting you with a smiling face at our front desk, she interns at a jewelry company that makes self defense products for women. In her spare time, Sam enjoys coding, surfing, making clothes, and honing her green thumb for house plants.

Massage therapist West Hartford, Amy Clow

Amy Clow, Licensed Massage Therapist

Amy Clow, Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT), grew up in New Milford, Connecticut. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Central Connecticut State University then completed her certification from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy. She has been practicing Massage Therapy for over 19 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.


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