Meet The Doctors

dr mattMatthew T. Hartsburg, DC DACBSP®

Diplomate American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians®

(203) 792-4476


 

Dr. Matt Hartsburg DC DACBSP® is a native of Danbury, CT and founded the Hartsburg Chiropractic Health Center in 2005.  He is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. in Kinesiology and earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic at Life Chiropractic College West in 2003. Dr Matt is a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians® which is over a 300-hour post-doctorate continuing education program including a sports medicine residency program. Dr. Matt has treated athletes at the United States Olympic Training Centers in Colorado Springs, CO and Lake Placid, NY.  Additionally, he has worked with USA Bobsled & Skeleton as part of the sports medicine team in Lake Placid, NY.  Dr. Matt also has covered multiple international events for the Nitro Circus as a volunteer for WMI Global, Inc.  Currently, he acts as the Official Team Chiropractor for Danbury Westerners Baseball Team (NECBL), the Danbury Rugby Football Club (D2-3 USA Rugby), and previously for the Danbury Titans Professional Hockey Team (FHL).  He has a particular interest in the connection between posture and repetitive stress injury which is essential in treating individuals of all ages and activity levels.

Education:

2000-2003 - Doctor of Chiropractic - Life Chiropractic College West (Hayward, CA)
1996-2000 - B.S. Kinesiology - The Pennsylvania State University (State College, PA)
1998 - Advanced Biomechanics - University of Brighton (Brighton, England)


Accreditation and Professional Memberships:

Board Certified - National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE)
Board Certified - State of Connecticut Department of Public Health
Member - American Chiropractic Association (ACA)
Member - American Chiropractic Association Sports Council (ACASC)
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician® (CCSP®)
Certified Chiropractic Biophysics (CBP)

Diplomate American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians® (DACBSP®)

 


drbarkerLisa Barker, DC

Chiropractic Physician

(203) 790-4600


 

Dr. Lisa A. Barker graduated Cum Laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in 1999 and has been in private practice since 2000.  She became a fellow of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association in 2003 and specializes in pre and post-natal care, as well as pediatrics.  Concurrently, she became certified in the Webster technique.  Her expertise involves helping patients discover the source of their symptoms, whether physical, emotional, or chemical and to help them make changes to lessen these stresses in their lives and to inspire them to move toward improved vitality.

Since 2016, Dr. Barker has held an adjunct faculty position at Western Connecticut State University and teaches food as medicine, supplementation, herbalism, and homeopathy.

Dr. Barker offers various occupational health services.  In 2013, she became a registered medical examiner on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's National Examiner Registry, whereby she is able to perform DOT physicals and drug testing for commercial drivers.  Similarly, in 2018 she became DIOSH approved to perform pulmonary function testing for respirator medical evaluation and clearance.

Dr. Barker does research and presents at the Association of Chiropractic Colleges Research Agenda Conference annually.  Her mission is to research and publish evidence-based data involving nutrition and chiropropractic.

   

 Education:

 

1996-1999 - Doctor of Chiropractic - Palmer College of Chiropractic West
1992-1996 - B.S. Italian Literature - Binghampton University

 

Accreditation and Professional Memberships:

Board Certified - National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE)
Board Certified - State of Connecticut Department of Public Health
Member - International Chiropractic Pediatric Association
Certified - Webster Technique
Certified - The Loomis Institute of Enzyme Nutrition
Fellow - International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (FICPA)

 

 

susanSusan Beck, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac.


 

With over 20 years of experience, Susan Beck, L. Ac. uses a gentle and precise style of Japanese acupuncture. She specializes in treating all types of chronic and acute pain as well allergies and other immune system conditions.

She graduated from The New England School of Acupuncture in 1995 and has taught Japanese acupuncture at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine and in private workshops.

Susan is licensed to practice acupuncture in both Connecticut and New York and is certified in Acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).

 

www.susanbeckacupuncture.com

 

 

 

Education:

1993-1995 - Diplomate
Acupuncture - New England School of Acupuncture (Newton, MA)

1982-1987 - B.Sc. Geography
- McGill University (Montreal, Canada)

Accreditation:

Board Certified - National
Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

Licensed - State of
Connecticut Department of Public Health

 

 

 

Dr Daniel HopperDaniel R. Hopper, DC


 

Dr. Daniel Hopper is a native of New Fairfield, CT. Then earned a B.S. from Central Connecticut State University while running Division 1 Track & Field. Dr. Hopper is a board certified Doctor of Chiropractic in both California and Connecticut. While earning his DC at the prestigious Palmer West he was able to treat athletes all over the west coast from San Jose State Rugby, Cyclists at the Sea otter Classic, breast cancer survivors at the Avon 39 in San Francisco among others. Now Dr. Hopper is excited to bring all the knowledge and experience back to his hometown area.

Dr. Hopper specializes in spinal and extremity adjustments, rehabilitative procedures, webster technique for pregnant patients, and overall healthy lifestyles. 

Education:

2014-2017 - Doctor of Chiropractic - Palmer Chiropractic College West (San Jose, CA)
2009-2013 - B.S. Exercise Science & Health Promotion - Central Connecticut State University (New Britain, CT)

Accreditation and Professional Memberships:

Board Certified - National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE)
Board Certified - State of Connecticut Department of Public Health
Member - American Chiropractic Association (ACA)
Member - International Chiropractor Pediatric Association (ICPA)

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