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Welcome to Westside Chiropractic of Tolland
Your Tolland Chiropractor

Call us at (860) 875-0029 today.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with our Tolland chiropractor, call (860) 875-0029 today!

Westside Chiropractic of Tolland has been serving the families of central Connecticut for over 30 years. With three chiropractic physicians and therapeutic massage, we provide expertise in a wide variety of chiropractic services

Dr. Chris Prewo, Dr. Guy Gottier and Dr. Erin Shepherd are  chiropractors serving Tolland and the surrounding area. Our chiropractors and the rest of the welcoming team at Westside Chiropractic of Tolland are committed to providing chiropractic solutions to address your unique needs, whether you are experiencing back pain, neck pain, headaches, or even muscular tightness and tension. You may be searching for pain relief after an accident, experiencing an injury, or if you suffer from a specific condition like chronic back pain or a spinal condition. Even if you looking to improve your overall health, our chiropractor can help you attain your everyday wellness goals! Visit our testimonials page to find out what our patients are saying about our Tolland chiropractors and our chiropractic care plans.

At your first visit to Westside Chiropractic of Tolland, we will explain how chiropractic care works and give you a full evaluation to see if our chiropractic solutions are a good fit to address your needs. If there is a good fit, we can customize a plan of chiropractic care for your condition and health goals.

If you have not been to a chiropractor before and want to find out more, please email us or call (860) 875-0029 to receive the answers to your questions from our experienced team. We also welcome referrals, so we invite you to share our chiropractic and wellness information with your friends and loved ones.

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Dr. Chris Prewo, Dr. Guy Gottier, Dr. Erin Shepherd
Tolland Chiropractor | Westside Chiropractic of Tolland |
(860) 875-0029

68 Hartford Turnpike
Tolland, CT 06084

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Meet the Chiropractor and Therapist

  • Dr.
    Guy Gottier

    Dr. Guy W. Gottier has 30 years of experience in treating spine pain, disc injury and head and neck pain. He has a nursing degree from UConn and was a 1985 cum laude graduate of National University of Health Sciences in Chicago, where he was also employed as an anatomy instructor. His undergraduate studies were at the University of Connecticut in Storrs.

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  • Dr.
    Chris Prewo

    Dr. Chris Prewo learned about chiropractic health care at a young age, experiencing the benefits of chiropractic personally, as it helped him recover from an injury that prevented him from participating in sports for two years. He decided to become a chiropractor so he could help other people overcome injuries as well as obtain better health with chiropractic care.

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  • Dr.
    Erin Shepherd

    Dr. Erin Shepherd is a graduate of National College of Chiropractic (Summa Cum Laude) in December 2000, and attended McGill University of Montreal for her undergraduate degree.

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  • Michael Tennant, LMT

    Meet Michael, our Massage Therapist

    Michael was born and raised in the tropical paradise of Jamaica. Michael moved to Connecticut 10 years ago. He met and married his wife Lesa 3 years ago. He is an avid sports and outdoor enthusiast with a passion for playing soccer.

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Reviews By Our Satisfied Clients

    "This is my first time here and got to know the place thru a friend. The staff are very friendly and cheerful and welcoming. The place is neat and clean and very professional. The doctor is very thorough and gives you details on the issue. I like this place when compared to a couple of others that I have been to in the past. I would definitely recommend this place."

    Ashwin S.

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Interesting Health Topics

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  • Peak Experiences

    Peak Experiences The American philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau roamed far and wide over the hills and mountains of his native Massachusetts and neighboring New Hampshire. In his masterwork, "Walden," Thoreau famously stated that we must "reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical ...

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    A book cover may not necessarily tell the whole story and may not accurately portray the nature of the contents within. Publishing companies pay high salaries to their marketing staff to create cover copy that will entice prospective buyers to make a purchase. But many times the book itself does not ...

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    Good spinal alignment means good biomechanical health. Essentially, your spine is the biomechanical center of your body. Your legs are connected to your spine via two large and strong pelvic bones. Your arms are connected to your spine via your shoulder blades, ribs, and numerous strong muscles and ligaments. ...

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  • Standing Tall

    Young peoples' bones stop growing by approximately age 20, somewhat earlier in women and somewhat later in men. Long bone growth, that is, in the arm, forearm, thigh, and leg, ceases later and smaller bone growth, that is, in the hands, feet, and spine, ceases earlier. In essence, you're as tall as you're ...

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  • Dynamic Warm-ups

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  • Summer Sports

    Summer Sports In the summertime, everyone's thoughts turn to the outdoors. We want to get out in the sun and have some fun. Some people do exercise outdoors, such as running, walking, and biking, all year long regardless of the weather.1 For others, summer's warmer temperatures make activity outside ...

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  • Wellness Gardens

    Wellness Gardens When time is spent in an office or indoors day in and day out, some can lose that connection to the outside world. And that loss of connection can lead to higher stress levels and more health ailments without even realizing it. But when that the gap between office life and outdoor life ...

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  • Left-Handers Day

    Left-Handers Day Left-Handers Day, celebrated on August 15th, was launched in 1992 by the Left-Handers Club, an organization based in the United Kingdom. Since then, Left-Handers Day has become a worldwide event and social media phenomenon. Around the world, approximately one in ten persons is left-handed. ...

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