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Dr. Matthew Paterna, DC

Chiropractor

West Haven, CT

About Dr. Matthew Paterna

While in chiropractic school, Dr. Paterna originally intended to specialize in sports chiropractic. Once he began to visit chiropractic offices, however, he realized that his profession gave him the opportunity to help people from every walk of life, not just athletes. Dr. Paterna became convinced that the best chance of living a healthy life clearly begins with gentle pediatric chiropractic care. Getting kids off to a great start through optimal spinal alignment benefits the entire family, from moms, dads and budding athletes to grandparents, teenagers and newborns. “We are creating a legacy of health for families who choose chiropractic care for their children. The younger they start care, the sooner they understand the importance of being proactive with their health.” Dr. Paterna “In 1996, when I was 24 years old, I was given a prescription for Oxycontin® by my family doctor for sciatica. She told me that this ‘miracle drug’ was non-addictive and would cure my problem. After three months, I learned the dangers of taking medications for pain as I became addicted. Not only did the drug not fix my sciatica, but it caused several other health issues, including anxiety. Fortunately, my father, who was seeing a chiropractor, convinced me to come with him on one of his visits. My experience with this chiropractor transformed my life!” "I wasn't born to be a chiropractor. I was born to play third base for the New York Yankees. Thankfully, my inability to hit a curveball and my love for chiropractic have allowed me to help thousands of people and family members of all ages get well.

In-network insurances

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Chiropractor

Practice names

Education and training

  • University of Bridgeport, Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine

Professional memberships

  • Connecticut Chiropractic Council
  • International Chiropractors Association

Awards and publications

  • Winner Best of New Haven County 2016
  • Past President of The CT Chiropractic Council 2012-2016
  • Chairman of Board The CT Chiropractic Council 2016-2020

Zocdoc awards

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1811026768

Dr. Matthew Paterna's office location

Shoreline Family Chiropractic & Wellness

16 Ocean Ave

West Haven, CT 06516

Patient reviews for Dr. Matthew Paterna

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The best chiropractic office I've been too. Fixed my problem so I can get my day started.
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I really can't say enough about this wonderful office! Dr. Paterna and his entire staff are amazing. They have helped me so much. Not only are the adjustments excellent but their caring and concern for their patients are top! I havealso gained so much knowledge by them taking time to answer all questions. They are the BEST!
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Scheduling is very flexible and appointments always productive & comfortable experience.
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My visit was fastly accomodated, the adjustment felt great, and a frequent jaw adjustment I require was done with ease. I always leave after an adjustment feeling like a million bucks!
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Excellent!
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Awesome-as always!
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Awesome as always my adjustments are always great & I feel better after each adjustment. I'm able to continue doing everything that I enjoy doing because of getting adjusted. The Dr's & staff are the best!!
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Great visit. Appreciate the time took to talk to me. Looking forward to future visits.
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