Dr. Stern uses NSA's gentle, specific touches along the spine to help your brain create more and better nervous system connections within your entire body. NSA helps your body shift from flight or fight physiology to one of safety and ease where you can experience increased peace, energy, better immune function and so much more. It promotes vertebral alignment and the correction of subluxations (vertebral misalignment), often without the need for spinal adjustment or manipulation.
Contacts are made on specific areas of the spine called Spinal Gateways. These promote involuntary waves of breath changes and muscle movement along the spine. New and more efficient channels of communications are initiated between the brain and body. Postural distortion, subluxation and muscle imbalances spontaneously begin recovery.
In a dynamic one-to-one interchange, Dr. Stern works together with his patients to clarify their goals and powerfully align those goals with what really matters. He listens and helps his patients explore what they want to focus on, what they are passionate about, where they find themselves getting stuck, and what will support them in achieving their desired results.
Patients typically leave these sessions with new freedom, having taken steps toward what they want to accomplish throughout their lifetime. They also receive support in helping them awaken to the reality they have created for themselves. Tools are provided to help embrace the different choices available and create a more fulfilling, purposeful future.
You can promote optimal health and wellness with Deep Tissue or Swedish Massage that incorporates elements of Reflexology, Myo-Fascial Release, Stretching and Sports Massage. Massage therapy can relieve the effects of stress, chronic pain, headaches, repetitive motion syndromes and tendonitis.
The nervous system is the master system of the body. Every aspect of the human experience, every thought, every feeling, every movement is processed through the nervous system. When there is interference in the function of the nervous system, it can compromise your physical, mental and emotional well-being.
What Dr. Stern does as a Chiropractor is locate and correct (adjust) the cause of that interference which is called a vertebral subluxation. By performing a spinal adjustment, he facilitates the return of normal nerve supply. Normal nerve supply results in a greater expression of LIFE for you.
Reiki is an energy healing technique that works by channeling highly refined, positive energy into your body, with the Reiki practitioner placing their hands on or just above the body. When the energy flow throughout the whole body is improved it creates harmony and releases imbalances, enhancing everything in life.
Reiki works on many levels (the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual). Energy can stagnate in the body where there has been a physical injury or emotional trauma. One of Reiki's greatest health benefits is stress reduction. Reiki triggers the body's natural healing abilities (immune system), aids in better sleep, and improves focus and overall health. Visit Joyful Living Reiki to learn more.
Dr. Devlin provides the following types of treatment: Individual integrative psychotherapy for stress-related symptoms, trauma therapy, somatic therapy, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), couples, marriage, and family therapy, and addiction.
EMDR is a type of somatic and integrative psychotherapy that is designed to alleviate distress such as that caused by traumatic events and PTSD. Bilateral stimulation of the brain through eye movements, tactile stimulus such as hand tapping, or audio stimulation helps the therapist and client access the traumatic memory network of the brain. This process allows the mind to reform negative beliefs into more accurate or more positive belief systems.
Dr. Devlin has prescriptive authority and prescribes as needed for psychiatric conditions. She can also order the COVID-19 and Antibody tests in both New York and Connecticut to those who qualify.
Current insurance in-network plans: Aetna, Cigna, Empire BC, Anthem Beacon, MHN. An alternate fee schedule is available for those without insurance. Special consideration and appointments will be granted first responders, health practitioners, and hospital personnel caring for COVID-19 patients.
"Network Spinal Analysis inspires us to trust the healing power within"
Deepak Chopra, Physician, Speaker and Writer
Modern Diagnostics Inform Healing Insights
Dr. Stern's diagnostic approach is holistic, modern and focused on helping achieve optimal wellness. The healing journey is guided by Dr. Stern's experience, intuition, and attention to patients’ specific needs. This level of care is illuminated by the latest advancements in health technology.
During the recommended 4-Visit Network Care Workup as a new patient, one is evaluated using three diagnostic technologies. These same tests will be used to evaluate progress throughout the course of care.
COREScore™ - A Window Into Your Functional Nervous System
Three distinct measurements give an understanding of the efficiency and function of the patient’s nervous system.
Heart Rate Variability (HRV) helps us understand the body’s capacity for “reserves and resiliency”
The Rolling Thermal Scan identifies regions of emerging and damaging nerve tension.
The sEMG shows energy expenditure in the total spinal core system and reveals musculo-skeletal distortion patterns that may be impacting the patient’s health
Stabilizing Orthotics and the 3D BodyView™ - Discover the Physical Sources of Your Pain and Discomfort
When imbalances are corrected in the feet, misalignments can be corrected throughout the body. Screening for foot imbalances helps to locate hidden postural distortions that could be causing and/or contributing to pain and discomfort in feet, knees, hips and spine.
3D imaging technology can show how arches have fallen and how each foot differs from the other, creating an imbalance that resonates up the entire kinetic chain. This exam will help us discover whether Stabilizing Orthotics are necessary.