Meet the Doctors

Meet the doctors that you’ll be working with at the Novelli Wellness Center.

Meet Dr. Stephen Novelli

Doctor of Chiropractic, owner of The Novelli Wellness Center

Dr. Stephen A. Novelli, a Buffalo Chiropractor, is a spinal specialist who provides treatment and relief for a variety of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. Dr. Novelli routinely provides neck pain relief, pain management, back pain relief, headache relief, sciatica relief, fibromyalgia relief and post-surgical pain relief for the patients of his Buffalo community.

Dr. Novelli, a Buffalo Chiropractor, provides expert and cutting edge treatment that is well-researched, repeatedly-published and clinically-effective including Manipulation Under Sedation, Spinal Decompression with the Cox Technic and Accu-Spina technology, as well as The Graston Technique.  This Buffalo area spinal specialist uses a combination of these treatments with massage therapy, yoga, and personal training to provide people pain management with even severe spinal injuries.  Buffalo Chiropractor, Dr. Novelli, specializes in helping people with failed back surgery (Failed Back Surgical Syndrome) get their life back.  By combining the world’s best back pain treatments, Dr. Novelli is providing people with post-surgical pain relief, back pain relief, neck pain relief, sciatica relief, headache relief and fibromyalgia relief.  Also, if you know someone who has been in a car accident related injury, Dr. Novelli can help them too, since he is a No Fault Doctor.

Common reasons people come to see Dr. Novelli from the Buffalo area is for treatment of herniated discs in the neck or lower back that are creating neck pain, back pain, headaches, fibromyalgia and sciatica.  Using manipulation under sedation, spinal decompression, The Graston Technique, massage therapy, yoga and personal training, patients get relief or get sufficient pain management.  If patients are truely commited to getting relief of their pain and restoring their function, Dr. Novelli is quite sucessful at reversing even severe conditions.  If left untreated, chronic muscular and neurological pain can turn into Fibromyalgia, a life altering and painful condition to experience.  Often times, these chronic conditions are reversed quite quickly with Dr. Novelli’s cutting edge treatments in combination with specific lifestyle changes.   


  • Cox Technic Spinal Decompression, certified provider
  • Graston Technique, certified practitioner
  • Doctorate in Chiropractic – New York Chiropractic College
  • Bachelors in Biology – SUNY Geneseo
  • Manipulation Under Sedation, certified provider


  • Board Certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
  • Licensed by the Office of Professions 
  • No Fault Doctor
  • CLICK HERE To Confirm Dr. Novelli’s Licensure Online

Meet Dr. Brian Burns

Physical Therapist

Dr. Brian Burns has been a Doctor of Physical Therapy since 2006. He received his doctoral degree locally at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has treated patients in various settings. These include inpatient acute, inpatient rehab, home health, aquatics, and outpatient orthopedics. He had spent many years working with predominantly chronic pain patients. He prides himself in a personal and hands on approach. A focus on myofascial pain and dysfunction is a specialty of Dr. Burns. Dr. Burns has seen and successfully alleviated many conditions of all joints of the body. These include spine, shoulder, knee, hip, ankle, and many others. He strives to enrich his patient’s lives with the tools to maintain and increase function and quality of life to the highest possible level. This is done with personalized training in proper biomechanics and with home exercise programs.