Meet Dr. Stavalone!
Dr. Megan Stavalone is originally from Buffalo, NY, and moved to Rochester during her clinical year in chiropractic school. Dr. Stavalone is one of only a few chiropractors in Rochester, NY who are certified in perinatal chiropractic by the International Pediatric Chiropractic Association (ICPA) which gives her extensive expertise in caring for women during the prenatal and postpartum phases.
Dr. Stavalone is passionate about patient education when it comes to improving comfort and pelvic mobility during pregnancy. She also has experience working with children of all ages and is currently expanding her knowledge by studying to obtain her CACCP through the ICPA – so that she can offer even more comprehensive care to her patients. Dr. Stavalone is also a trained birth doula who is passionate about helping her patients feel empowered by pregnancy, birth, and motherhood.
She has 2 young boys of her own, Anthony and Carmine, whose births inspired her to expand her knowledge of pregnancy, birth, and lactation support.
dedicated to education!
~SUNY University at Buffalo - Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences
~New York Chiropractic College - Doctorate of Chiropractic
~Perinatal Chiropractic Certification - ICPA
~Whole Food Nutrition - Standard Process
~DONA International Trained Birth Doula - Beautiful Birth Choices
~Spinning Babies Continuing Education Workshop - Lorenza Holt, MPH, Spinning Babies Trainer
~Perinatal Care with Webster Certification - Pamela Stone, DC
~The Essentials of Chiropractic: Adjusting the Infant and Child - Armand Rossi, DC
~The Essentials of Chiropractic: Education in the Perinatal Period - Ian Shtulman, DC
~Advanced Spinal Assessment and Adjusting for the Infant and Child - Ron Castellucci, DC
~Advanced Perinatal Clinical Application- John Edwards, DC
~Assessing and Reducing Risk in the Chiropractic Family Practice - Anthony Carrino. DC
~Developmental Neurobiology - Michael Hall, DC
~Perinatal Health: Epigenetics and Parental Nutrition - Marcia Schaefer, DC
~Cranial Eval & Adjusting Protocols for the Infant and Child - Jeffrey Malone, DC
~Pregnancy, Birth and Infancy From the Baby's Perspective - Jay Warren, DC
~Postpartum Care: Improving Diaphragm, Core, and Pelvic Floor Function - Ashley Elmer, DC
~TOTs in Infants: A Team Approach to Assessment, Treatment, and Rehabilitation - Lawrence Kotlow, DDS
~Navigating the Highs and Lows of the Perinatal Family Practice - Jen Santos, DC
~Perinatal Neuroimmunology: Patterns of Interference - Stephen Marini, DC
~Connecting with Parents, the Baby, and Supportive Care Providers - Lisa Geiger, DC
~Techniques: Thompson and Logan with Infant Exam - James Thompson, DC
~Enhancing Pediatric Neuroplasticity - Drew Rubin, DC
~Practical Neurology of the VSC & Advanced Drop Technique - John Minardi, DC
~Doula Cooperative of Rochester
~Evidence-Based Birth Professional Member
~International Chiropractic Pediatric Association
~Rochester Infant Feeding Collaborative