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Dr. Hickey

Owner and Chiropractor

Meet Dr. Hickey – the founder of ANH Wellness. She loves helping people and her passion is supporting mothers through pregnancy into motherhood, while providing optimal health for both mom and baby. Dr. Hickey is a graduate from New York Chiropractic College. She has always had a passion for helping people, which first sparked her interest in chiropractic care while she was in high school.

Dr. Alyssa Hickey began shadowing local chiropractors and decided to continue her education at King’s College in Wilkes Barre, PA. where she received her bachelors in biology and minor in neuroscience. While at King’s, she continued helping people by becoming an active member of AmeriCorps, organizing and participating in various volunteer activities. Alyssa was also very active among her school community, she was a representative for her graduating class, president of biology club and secretary of the neuroscience club. Once her journey was complete at King's College, she moved to Seneca Falls, NY. and attended New York Chiropractic College. Shortly into her education she began to have increased enthusiasm for learning more about women’s health, specifically in treating pregnant women and children. Alyssa gained further education on her interest by submerging herself in related courses, clubs, and seminars including Pediatric Radiology, Pregnancy and Pediatric Nutrition, Women’s Health Care Issues, Clinical Pediatrics Chiropractic Care and is a member of the International Pediatric Chiropractic Association.

Dr. Hickey is certified by the Academy Council of Chiropractic Pediatrics, an intensive postgraduate certification focusing on pregnancy and pediatric care, as well as practical applications of pediatric neurology and physiology. Completion of the CACCP requires extensive research, 200 curriculum hours, and a final exam that takes several months to complete. She has also obtained her certification in the Webster technique, which is a set of diverse adjustments used to reduce the effects of sacral and SI dysfunction, thus improving neuro-biomechanical function in the pelvis. Her mission is to educate mothers about the normal functions of their bodies during pregnancy, as well as the need for ideal alignment for maintaining natural and healthy motions, in order to promote happy mothers and healthy newborns.

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–Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College
–Completed 200hr Chiropractic Pediatric Training | ICPA
–CACCP Certification by Academy Council of Chiropractic Pediatrics

–Webster Technique Certified

–Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College

–B.S. in Biology, Kings college

–Webster Technique Certified
–DONA Birth Doula Certification Training; Beautiful Birth Choices
–Cranial Eval & Adjusting Protocols for the Infant and Child; Martin Rosen, DC
–Advanced Perinatal Clinical Application; John Edwards, DC, DACCP
–Advanced Spinal Assessment for the Infant and Child; Ron Castellucci, DC

–The Essentials of Chiropractic: Adjusting the Infant and Child; Armand Rossi, DC

–Developmental Neurobiology; Michael Hall, DC

–Enhancing Pediatric Neuroplasticity; Drew Rubin, DC, DACCP

–Techniques: Thompson and Logan with Infant Exam; James Thompson, DC

–Breastfeeding After Release: The Importance of Anticipatory Care; Karese Laguerre, RDH, Myofunctional Therapist
–Perinatal Health: Epigenetics and Parental Nutrition; Marcia Schaefer, DC

–Practical Neurology of the VSC & Advanced Drop Technique; John Minardi, DC

–Tongue-Tied and the NICU: A Neonatologist Perspective; Dr. Kumar Ankur, MD (Pediatrics), DNB (Neonatology)

–Our TOTs in Infants: A Team Approach to Assessment, Treatment, and Rehabilitation; Lawrence Kotlow, DDS

–When Baby Can't Suck: Integrated Treatment of Infants Struggling to Feed

–Trauma, Timing and Tenacity: Navigating Care When Frenectomy Doesn’t Help; Michale Chatham, RN, BSN, LMT, IBCLC, OMT

–Infant Airway and Tongue-Tie: Importance of Breathing for Feeding, Growth and Development; Rene Moore, IBCLC, RLC, CLE

–Perinatal Care with Webster Certification; Jeanne Ohm, DC, FICPA

–The Essentials of Chiropractic: Education in the Perinatal Period; Ian Shtulman, DC, DACCP

–The Impact of Tongue
–Tie and Frenotomy on Infant Feeding: An Overview of Available Research; Rebecca R. Hill, PhD, DNP, RN FNP-C
–Clinical Case Studies: Ankyloglossia in Babies With Marasmus and Kwashiorkor; Okky Nafiriana, MD and Ratih Ayu Wulandar, MD, IBCLC

–Perinatal Neuroimmunology: Patterns of Interference; Stephen Marini, DC

–Rochester Area Birth Network
–International chiropractic pediatric association
–Rochester Infant Feeding Collaborative

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500 Helendale Rd #160 Rochester, NY 14609 94158  |  585-484-4846

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