Julieta Rushford

Dr. Julieta I. Rushford Santiago was born and raised on the small Caribbean Island of Puerto Rico. At the age of 17 she graduated high school and pursued higher education in the United States. She earned her Doctorate Degree in Chiropractic from Life University, Marietta, GA, in 1994, and holds a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Dr. Julieta has over 30 years of experience in Network Spinal Analysis and is co-founder of Rushford Family Chiropractic.

She also has training in:

  • “12 Stages of Healing & Somato Respiratory Integration”
  • ChiroYoga
  • Certified Aromatherapist
  • Professional Certification as a Trauma-Informed Care Practitioner from the Trauma Informed Care Training Center
  • Continuing Medical Education Certificate in The Treating Trauma Master Series by the National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine.

Dr. Julieta has co-led healing workshops over the past 3 decades focusing on hands-on clearing of the nervous system as a way to bring ease and peace to the bodymind. She has also taught Human Biology, as well as, Anatomy & Physiology at the college level.

Dr. Julieta lives in Vermont with her husband, and together they have a son, Storm, who is currently in college. She enjoys going for daily walks with their German Shepherd dog, Athena, and insists that playing latino music while cooking is her secret ingredient for delicious rice & beans.


Our mission is to spread the concepts and practices of TIC to as many people as possible - to get it off the therapist’s couch, if you will.

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