Dr. Anthony Tortorella D.C.
Chiropractor1838 Black Rock Turnpike Suite 2A Fairfield CT, 06825
Dr. Anthony Tortorella is a Chiropractor practicing in Fairfield, CT. Dr. Tortorella specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with the neuromusculoskeletal system, while improving each patients functionality and quality of life. Conditions treated include sciatica, neck pain, and arthritis pain, among many others. Dr. Tortorella seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
Education and Training
University of Bridgeport DC 2003
Dr. Anthony Tortorella D.C.'s Expert Contributions
Absolutely, although don't be surprised if the treatments are spent more at the posterior ribs as they articulate with the spine as opposed to the anterior rib articulations. READ MORE
At this point, your scoliosis is considered stable. Over time, it can gradually become slightly worse due to age/work related postural changes. READ MORE
No. A chiropractor can, over time, align your spine to a more neutral postural position. The spine naturally has curves which are necessary for proper movement, function, and pain free living. READ MORE
Posture is something that requires active care. READ MORE
It's less about aligning the jaw and more about balancing the muscle tone, movement pattern, and addressing concurrent neck dysfunction that help to create the TMJ disorder. READ MORE
Realistically, you want to proceed under the care and guidance of a professional (chiropractor or PT) so that you address this appropriately. There is quite a bit of detail and nuance to managing your situation. READ MORE
Absolutely. Most chiropractors have had quite a bit of success in treating these issues. Keep in mind, an exam may show that further testing by another physician may be needed before treatment can begin in case there is a possible underlying condition causing your symptoms. READ MORE
You should dress as you would dress any other day. READ MORE
This requires time and patience more than anything else. There are straight forward methods and techniques that work very well to re establish a normal cervical curve. There is more than one way to skin this cat so different practitioners will use different treatments. Find a highly recommended chiropractor in your area and get the process started. READ MORE
It depends on a number of variables. The only thing I can say is that it will be much faster with treatment than trying to wait it out. READ MORE
Pediatric chiropractic is often times very different than chiropractic treatments for adults. Because this is a sports related injury, these treatments will be more in line with what you would consider for adult patients, although much lighter and gentler with a quicker recovery. READ MORE
It depends on what is going on. If you have an acute injury, than this is a very normal initial treatment schedule. READ MORE
Absolutely. READ MORE
Most importantly, find a chiropractor that is experienced and comfortable with children. The doctor and office staff should have a simple and calming explanation as to what will happen during her visit. READ MORE
Absolutely! Chiropractic can be incredibly helpful during pregnancy. The treatments will likely be more gentle and specific for the point in your pregnancy that you are in. Personally, I worked on my wife throughout her pregnancy, including during labor (at her request, of course)! READ MORE
Chiropractic can be a very effective treatment option for chronic headaches. READ MORE
Manipulation along with soft tissue/muscle work is generally very effective for sciatica. READ MORE
Absolutely!!! Neck pain, along with lower back pain, are what chiropractors deal with most often. Studies show that chiropractors also achieve the best results with these issues versus other treatment options. READ MORE
That is not uncommon, although it is not the case in the majority of visits. It also depends on what treatment was provided and the underlying injury. READ MORE
In my experience both in practice and with my 4 year old son, chiropractic can absolutely be beneficial for kids. The treatments are much different, as compared to treatments for adults, in that it is much softer and less dynamic while still being effective. READ MORE
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Adjunct Professor University of Bridgeport 2007 - Present
Dr. Anthony Tortorella D.C.'s Practice location
- Treatments for Back Pain
The aim of treatments for back pain is to relief pain and restore mobility. Adjusting your activities is the essential treatment for easing acute back pain caused by minor injury or strain. Back pain treatments are determined by the duration you have experienced the pain, the severity and your...
- Scoliosis Symptoms and Causes
Scoliosis often occurs in kids below the age of puberty. Some of the most common signs of scoliosis happen to be the following:...
- What Is a Lower Back Pain with Sciatica?
Lower back pain is a common problem experienced by most people at some point during their lifetime. There are several causes for lower back pain with sciatica, and the intensity of pain can range from dull to quite severe. Men and women are equally affected by this condition. Most cases of back pain...
- What are the Signs and Symptoms of Back Pain?
Back pain is a common problem and research has shown that at least 80% of all adults in America experience back pain on a daily basis. Though it can cause great discomfort and pain, most cases are usually not serious and can easily be fixed. According to experts, back pain occurs when the muscles,...
- When Should I See a Doctor if I have Back Pain?
Physical pain brought about by back pain can sometimes be unbearable making sitting, standing or walking a painful activity to undertake. Other aspects of your life might be affected too, such as sleep or your overall mood. Your daily life activities like study or work can also be affected resulting...
- Can Back Pain Get Diagnosed?
A major cause of absence in the work place is back pain. The intensity and symptoms of back pain differ greatly. Due to these variations, accurate diagnosis is sometimes difficult to get. However, some spinal diagnosis are direct.Majority of the cases related to back pain do not need medical...
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