Dr. Serena V. Heard
Born in Saratoga Springs, NY Dr. Serena Heard values the outdoors and an active lifestyle. Competitive by nature, Dr. Serena maintained an athletic presence throughout high school playing volleyball, lacrosse, track, and competitive figure skating with a Synchronized Skating team. She continued to play volleyball and lacrosse while earning her Bachelors in Integrative health care at Sage College of Albany and Russell Sage College of Troy with a primary focus in human anatomy and nutrition. She decided to take her studies even further by earning her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree at New York Chiropractic College among the beautiful Finger Lakes region of NY.
In addition to requirements while pursuing her Doctor of Chiropractic degree, she continued to push the academic boundaries enrolling in courses and seminars to advance her manual skills with Sports Kinesiology Taping, ConnecTx Soft Tissue Therapy, Whole Foods Nutrition, attending courses through the Motion Palpation Institute and Prague school of rehabilitation.
Dr. Serena has always had a passion for children growing up, working many summers as a camp counselor and volunteering for learn to skate programs in her area. With this love for kids she is an active member of the ICPA as she continues her education in prenatal and pediatrics including pediatric and prenatal nutrition, Pediatric DNS (Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization) and Certified in Webster (prenatal) technique.
The Webster technique is a chiropractic therapy that works to balance the pelvis and sacrum while also reducing stress to the utero-sacral and round ligaments. When pelvic and sacral imbalances are corrected the common aches and pains of pregnancy are resolved and the baby is typically able to
choose an optimal position for birth. Evidence has shown that women under prenatal chiropractic care report easier births, shorter labor times and lower rates of interventions.