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Located in the heart of Rochester at 835 Spencerport Rd. Rochester, NY 14606, the leading health professionals at Westside Chiropractic & Wellness are dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness objectives -- combining skill and expertise that spans the entire chiropractic wellness spectrum. Dr. Joseph Brongo and Dr. Christine Sullivan-Shaw are committed to bringing you better health and a better way of life by teaching and practicing the true principles of chiropractic wellness care.

Patients seeking treatment at Westside Chiropractic & Wellness with Dr. Brongo and Dr. Sullivan-Shaw are assured of receiving only the finest quality care through the use of modern chiropractic equipment and technology. Dr. Brongo, Dr. Sullivan-Shaw and the staff have a genuine concern for your well-being!

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Meet the Doctors

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  • Meet Dr.

    Dr. Brongo then went on to continue his education at New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, New York. Dr. Brongo earned his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree in 1996 and purchased Westside Chiropractic where he has been in practice since graduation.

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  • Dr.
    Christine Sullivan-Shaw

    Dr. Shaw is a native of Rochester and an Aquinas Institute Graduate.  She completed her pre-chiropractic studies at Cayuga Community College.  Dr. Shaw then went on to New York Chiropractic College where she graduated Cum Laude with her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree in 1996.  Dr. Shaw is Board Certified in New York State.

    Dr. Shaw at one point practiced in the town of Greece for 9 years and then joined the Westside Chiropractic Group in 2006.  In addition to chiropractic medicine, her professional interests include orthopedic massage and nutrition.  Dr. Shaw is currently pursuing further education in both of these areas of interest.

    On a personal note, Dr. Shaw is happily married to her husband Keith, with whom she is raising two beautiful children; Luke and Nadia.


Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I was so happy to get relief for pain I thought I would always have... Dr Howe is caring, and capable! I learned so much about how to care for myself during my visits, and it has made the world of difference!"
    Sarah M.
  • "As a massage therapist, I hear a great deal of positive feedback from my clients regarding Dr. Joe Brongo & his Staff! Cheers to your best self & wellness"
    Sharon Perry-F.

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