About Stamford Spine

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Stamford Spine in Stamford, Connecticut, is an integrative chiropractic practice specializing in high-quality and noninvasive patient care for patients of all ages. Led by Brian Murphy, DC, MS, the experienced and specialized team includes a licensed massage therapist providing massage therapy and a certified athletic trainer providing therapeutic exercise.


The team is committed to providing personalized, hands-on care to ensure every patients’ needs are met. Every patient receives a customized treatment plan involving a wide variety of safe and noninvasive assessments and treatments for muscle and joint pain. In addition, patients can visit the practice for back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, and headaches.


In addition to chiropractic care, massage therapy, and therapeutic exercise, Stamford Spine is a proud provider of Proper Pillow®, Thorne® supplements, Charlotte’s Web® supplements and lotions, and CBD Clinic® ointments.


To find out if chiropractic care can help you, call the practice or schedule an appointment online today.


Meet The Team

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Dr. Brian Murphy

Dr. Brian Murphy is the owner and lead chiropractor at Stamford Spine. He earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from University of Bridgeport, where he also received his Masters degree in Human Nutrition. Along with being a spine specialist, Dr. Murphy has an extensive background in massage therapy and rehabilitative exercise. He is highly trained in the latest conservative muscle and joint treatments. He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association and Connecticut Chiropractic Association. In his free time Dr. Murphy enjoys exercising and spending time with his wife and two children.

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Lisa Parks

Lisa Parks has been a massage therapist for over 25 years, having graduated from the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in 1991. Although she practices many modalities, she specializes in deep tissue massage. She has worked closely with professional athletes and has extensive experience working with cancer patients as they go through chemotherapy.

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Kris Tsai

Kris Tsai is a certified athletic trainer in both the United States and Taiwan. He earned his Master’s degree in Athletic Training from Plymouth State University in New Hampshire State. A native of Taiwan, he obtained both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Physical Education from the National Taiwan University of Sports. He holds an EMT-1 licensure in Taiwan, an American Red Cross Basic Life Support certificate and has a background in Chinese Medicine. He loves adventure and outdoor activities and is enjoying exploring southern Connecticut.

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Our Mission

Stamford Spine’s mission is to provide each patient with the highest quality of personalized hands-on care using a variety of safe and non-invasive assessments and treatments for their body’s muscle and joint pain.



For your convenience, Stamford Spine, is able to work with most major insurance plans. This list is not entirely inclusive of all the plans we accept. For specific insurance plan inquiries, please contact the office.

United Health Care

Chiropractic Treatment for Neuropathy

Chiropractic treatment focuses on the body’s ability to self-heal and includes other treatments like nutrition and exercise without pain medications prescribed.


Words from our patients

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    "Dr. Murphy is one of a kind. Not only is he extremely knowledgeable about his craft , but he truly cares about the well being of each patient."

    M. P.
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    " I can't express enough How great Dr Brian Murphy is. He takes the time to truly listen, and treat whats needed."

    Reema O.
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    "Dr. Murphy & his receptionist are wounderful. They are both always in a great mood and put me at ease before starting treatment."

    Angelica M.
  • "HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!! Dr. Murphy has consistently given me top quality care for a number of years, I wouldn’t want to see anyone else for my chiropractic needs."

    Julie S.
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    "With Dr Murphy, you’ll always get his full attention and energy."

    Matt P.
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    "Recommend them by 1000%! (Have a lot of Chiropractors to compare with - Stamford Spine - the best!)"

    Taras P.
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    "Professional, courteous, caring and listens!! Dr. Murphy is always available to fit me in at the last minute. I always feel better after a visit!"

    Scott S.
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    "Being treated at Dr.Murphy's office for accident related injury and all I can say that everybody should go there."

    J. B.
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    "Dr. Murphy helped get my life back on track after a car accident."

    Ty E.
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    "Dr. Murphy really has helped me with my neck and arm pain and without a doubt i have been feeling a lot better! Highly recommend Dr. Murphy for your chiropractic help."

    B. J.
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    "Dr. Brian Murphy is an excellent chiropractor!!! He has helped my back and neck pain more than any medication or other doctors... "

    Sari C.
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    "Dr. Murphy is outstanding he has helped me with a variety of injuries over the years."

    Brian C.
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    "Dr. Murphy and his staff are very knowledgeable, so nice and personable. He takes his time for every patient so you never feel rushed."

    Trish A.


Stamford Spine
1177 Summer Street, 2nd Floor

Stamford, CT 06905
Phone: 203-202-3151
Fax: 203-774-9898

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