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Welcome to Back to Roots Chiropractic & Nutrition!


officeAs a leading chiropractor serving the Tri city area, Dr. Nichia M. Faria is President and Clinical Director at Back to Roots Chiropractic & Nutrition, which is located in Rochester, NH.  Dr. Faria is dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness objectives -- combining skill and expertise that spans the entire chiropractic wellness spectrum. Dr. Faria is committed to bringing you better health and a better way of life by teaching and practicing the true principles of chiropractic wellness care.

Patients seeking treatment at Back to Roots with Dr. Faria are assured of receiving only the finest quality care through the use of modern chiropractic equipment and technology. Dr. Faria and the staff have a genuine concern for your well-being!

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Mission Statement

As a Doctor of Chiropractic and a Clinical Nutritionist, I will provide uniquely tailored health care for those who are seeking a better quality of life.

It is my calling to help patients realize their optimum potential to function as a whole: through body, mind, and spirit.

This requires active participation from each patient.  This simply means that a patient should be curious, eager to learn, and willing to apply that knowledge for self improvement.

I am here to assist and guide those who are on their journey to a better lifestyle, using chiropractic adjustments, nutrition, exercise, and an interdisciplinary network of professionals as tools to best serve you.

Meet the Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Nichia M. Faria

    Dr. Nichia M. Faria is a licensed Chiropractor and a Clinical Nutritionist who is here to serve her hometown of Rochester and the Tri-city area.

    Dr. Faria uses a 'whole person approach' when taking care of her patients. This approach to wellness means looking for underlying causes of any disturbance or disruption (which may or may not be causing symptoms at the time) and make whatever interventions and lifestyle adjustments that would optimize the conditions for normal function.  By combining the very best hands-on-technique, and providing the best natural vitamins and mineral supplements for your specific needs, Dr. Faria is able to help you accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.

    Education:

    Doctor of Chiropractic & Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition

      New York Chiropractic College - 2009

         - Bachelor of Science in Medical Biology

      University of New England - 2005

        - Spaulding High School - 1997

    Licensure:

    National Board of Chiropractic Examiners: Completed Parts I, II, III, & IV

  • Courtney Duval

    Courtney Duval grew up in Farmington, New Hampshire, graduated from Farmington High School in 2015, then attended Seacoast Career Schools in Sanford, Maine, earning a certificate as a Medical Assistant. Ms. Duval is also a certified phlebotomist. She’s currently training as a Chiropractic Assistant, and hopes eventually to add either Registered Nurse or Paramedic to her growing list of accomplishments. When not at work she enjoys attending country music concerts, shopping, and traveling to Florida, the Bahamas, and especially Disney World. Her favorite season is fall, and while she loves all creatures, her pet dogs, Chloe and Dawson, are her favorite kind of animal.

  • Sara Kincaid

    Sara Kincaid, a Rochester native, graduated from Spaulding High School in 2013, then attended White Mountains Community College in Berlin, New Hampshire, earning an Associate Degree in Baking and Pastry Arts. Ms. Kincaid, who has always taken special pleasure in planning and organizing events, is delighted to have an opportunity to bring her planning skills to Back to Roots. She’s also looking forward to serving Back to Roots in another important capacity by combining her knowledge of food with Dr. Faria’s extensive background in nutrition. In her spare time Ms. Kincaid enjoys reading, writing, and anything having to do with the fine and performing arts. 

Testimonials

Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I have never felt rushed through an appointment, and Dr. Faria has always asked questions and listened fully, offering suggestions, giving needed adjustments, and sending me home w/ stretches and exercises to help me through tough days. She is a very compassionate person and I respect her Chiropractic Skills, along with her nutritional counseling."
    Chanon
  • "My back now has the mobility and flexibility I had at 25."
    Jared
  • "I cannot say enough great things about Dr. Faria and her knowledge of the body. She listens, she cares and she helps get to the bottom of any problems you may be having. She solved a 12 year health problem I have been having with my diet. I had no idea I had food allergies as there are no food allergies in my family. All because she treats the whole body not just the spine. She not only has me as a patient now she has my children, my husband, and other family members."
    Catherine
  • "(Dr. Faria) has helped me return to good overall health after a couple of injuries. She has also been a big part of identifying areas of concern and recommending preventative tools to prevent future injuries."
    Mark
  • "I've been a client of Dr. Faria's for several years now and she has helped me so much! I am a Radiologic Technologist at a busy hospital, and I truly believe her chiropractic skills are what "keeps me going." She's helped me with my migraine and tension headaches and my chronic muscular pain. Her knowledge of nutrition is outstanding and the regimen of supplements she has me on, has made me feel much better than I was. Also, my immune system is working well, so that I rarely get sick, even though I work in a hospital."
    Sandy

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