As part of OSM’s integrative approach, our in-house chiropractors assist patients in getting back in the game. They work in unison with our surgical team to help patients reach and maintain optimal health.
Dr. Michelle Pagliaro Haywood has been a part of OSM since 1998. At that time OSM was one of the first orthopaedic offices in the state offering chiropractic care.
A graduate of Brown University with a degree in Human Biology. She received a Doctorate of Chiropractic from the National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, IL in 1997 where she graduated summa cum laude. She is also a certified Chiropractic Sports Physician.
Dr. Michelle Pagliaro Haywood has been the team chiropractor for Sacred Heart University since 1998 and served as the team chiropractor for the Bridgeport Bluefish for 10 years. She is an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Clinical Services for the University of Bridgeport Chiropractic School.
She specializes in chiropractic care for expectant mothers during pregnancy, treatment of the spine, and for sports injuries.
In 2012, She was inducted into the Brown University Athletic Department Hall of Fame, where she played basketball and softball for the Bears. She was recognized by Griffin Hospital in 2013 as one of the Women Making a Difference in the Valley.
Dr. Benjamin Barnes graduated from the University of Binghamton where he received his Bachelor of Science in Integrative Neuroscience. Thereafter he received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the University of Bridgeport. He specializes in the evaluation and treatment of injuries to the spine as well as many athletic injuries. He is an A.R.T Certified provider and has extensive knowledge of biomechanics and sports specific exercises. His interests include the treatment and prevention of overuse injuries such as golfers/tennis elbow, plantar fasciitis, and shoulder impingements that compliment his treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Barnes is also a Certified Strength and Condition Specialist with a background in sports specific performance and functional assessments. This has lead to athletes performing better, and staying injury free.