Meet Dr. Monica Nowak

Dr. Monica Nowak
Doctor of Chiropractic
At the Shaw Chiropractic Group I am encouraged to provide care that is evidence based and consistent with the highest ethical and professional standards . This allows my patients to receive uncompromised and exceptional care .


  • Doctorate – 09/1998 – 09/2002 Doctorate of Chiropractic Life University Marietta, GA
  • Bachelor’s Degree – 09/1994 – 06/2—2 Major in Industrial Psychology New York University New York, NY
  • 09/1992 – 06/1994 Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ

Licenses and Certifications

  • Board of Chiropractic Examiners New Jersey
  • Board of Chiropractic Examiners Connecticut
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Completed Parts I, II, III, IV and Physiotherapy
  • CPR and Emergency Cardiac Care Provider Certified by the American Heart Association

Technique and Modalities

  • Proficient in use of Activator, Thompson Drop Technique, Diversified/Full Spine Technique, Soft
  • Tissue, application of Electro-Muscle Stimulation, Ultrasound and Cold Laser

Professional Experience

  • Recreational Therapist – 11/2002 – 10/2004 Preakness Healthcare Center Wayne, NJ
  • Doctor of Chiropractic – 10/2004 – 06/2006 Chiropractic Wellness Center Clifton, NJ
  • Doctor of Chiropractic – 07/2006 – 7/2007 The Center for Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Clifton, NJ
  • Doctor of Chiropractic 07/2007 – 07/2009 Mitruska Family Chiropractic Perth Amboy, NJ
  • Doctor of Chiropractic – 12/2009 – 12/2014 Chiropractic Center of Canaan Canaan, CT
  • Doctor of Chiropractic – 1/2015 – Present Shaw Chiropractic Group

Professional Development

  • Currently completing coursework that leads to eligibility to sit for the diplomate
  • examination of the American of Chiropractic Neurology Board(DACNB)
  • Completed: Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Behavioral Disorders Parts I and II, Autism and Dyslexia
    Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies
  • Currently enrolled in Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP) course for Functional Medicine Practitioner Certification (DACBN)
    Functional Medicine Institute
  • American Board of Forensic Professionals, Completed Impairment Rating Certification program through University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic, Bridgeport, CT 2015

Special Skills

  • Fluent in Polish
  • Volunteer for a Suicide Prevention Hotline
  • Community Service/Volunteering

Special Interests

  • Camping, Skiing, Reading, Photography, Poker

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