sara morrissey posner

Dr. Sara Morrissey obtained her B.A. with honors in Kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario, in Canada.  Here, she had the privilege of serving on the Sports Medicine Team for Varsity Women’s Rugby. The team won the CIS National Championship that year. She then earned her Doctorate of Chiropractic at New York Chiropractic College, graduating with honors as a member of the Phi Chi Omega honor society. Her post-doctoral studies includes training in the fields of women’s health, nutrition, the chiropractic management of pregnancy, and functional soft tissue and rehabilitation. As a Chiropractic Physician, Dr. Sara has a passion for working with the athletic population. She was involved with the National Women’s Soccer League, and served as the team Chiropractor for the Boston Breakers from 2013 to 2017. She has served as a Chiropractor for many elite level runners, squash athletes, golfers, and musicians, providing care and training for their rehabilitation. She also enjoys working with women during pregnancy and post-partum. She is a member of The International Pediatric Association and is Webster Technique certified. This gentle technique effectively provides greater comfort for women during pregnancy, as well as creating an ideal in utero environment for the baby.

Dr. Sara utilizes a variety of advanced soft tissue and rehabilitation techniques in her practice, to bring her patients back to their optimal health and fitness level. She is FAKTR® and Graston Technique® certified and uses Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), as well as other myofascial release techniques to enhance soft tissue and joint mobility. Using advanced functional examinations, Dr. Sara evaluates the entire kinetic chain assessing joint and neuromuscular function. This approach allows her to effectively uncover the cause of the problem, and treat the area of dysfunction. Each patient is evaluated according to their specific musculoskeletal needs and treated utilizing a variety of soft tissue techniques which is best suited for their condition.

In her free time she enjoys running, skiing and spending time with her husband and two daughters. Dr. Sara is a native of Toronto, Canada.

 

March 10, 2016