Dr. Maris Stella Fraga is passionate in her approach to wellness. Prior to attending Chiropractic school, she found pivotal work experience at The Wellness Institute as a wellness coach where she promoted wellness education amongst the community since 2007. She helped the community understand the brand new concepts of health and wellness. Her dedication to Chiropractic and wellness helped her succeed in school while balancing life between school and quality time with her son, Michael. Dr. Fraga believes in providing patient-centered care involving the latest, most up-to-date and evidence based treatments.
Dr. Fraga has an extensive educational and clinical background. She is a graduate of the University of Bridgeport Chiropractic College with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. She interned for the University of Bridgeport Health Science Clinic and completed two clinical rotations at the Optimus Healthcare System, both located in Bridgeport, CT.
Her vast clinical education included conditions that spanned from cervical, thoracic, lumbar joint dysfunction, adhesive capsulitis, elbow tendinosis, ankle sprains, low back pain, hip pain, knee pain, upper and lower crossed syndrome just to name a few. Dr. Fraga has experience in kinesiology taping and is certified in FAKTR and level-one Graston Technique. She plans to use her experience and continue to help individuals feel better and influence their perception of health and wellness.