Welcome To Potomac Family & Sports

If you’ve ever felt back pain, neck pain, or issues caused by playing sports, then you’re not alone. Most of us have felt pain throughout our bodies, but finding the right solutions is what matters most. While many people rely on prescription drugs for pain relief, these drugs can have very negative effects on the mind and body. Chiropractic care is a holistic approach that is a safer, non-invasive solution for taking away pain and living a healthy lifestyle. If you’re searching for an experienced and trusted chiropractor in the Ashburn area, then Potomac Family & Sports is the place to call. We offer outstanding services to help you feel your best. Below, you’ll find more information about our practice, including how to contact us to make an appointment.

Meet Our Team

Our staff consists of multiple medical professionals who care deeply about your needs. While we treat people with various issues throughout their bodies, our specialty is Sports Chiropractic. Dr. Alex McMinn is the owner and clinic director who has brought a group of specialist together to provide services to treat any condition. Our other team members consist of massage therapists and other medical specialists who create a comprehensive solution to your specific needs. 

Our Services in Ashburn

Our office stands separated from the competition thanks to our wide variety of services. While we offer the typical manual adjustments, we also offer massage therapy, Sports Enhancement services, K-Laser therapy, and much more. In addition, we are proud to use many different techniques that help to reduce pain and encourage a healthy lifestyle. Take a look at some of the unique chiropractic techniques that we offer:

  • Motion Palpation; Sacro Occipital; Impulse Instrument
  • Flexion-Distraction
  • Thompson Drop
  • PNF Stretching
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Pediatric Adjusting
  • Weight Training Technique
  • Dry needling
  • Graston technique
  • Postural Restoration
  • And more!

From our manual adjustments to the various techniques that we offer to our wide variety of patients, were here to take away the pain and have you living a happy, healthy lifestyle. 

Call Us Today!

Our team has decades of experience in the field and we're dedicated to improving your life, both mentally and physically. If you have any questions about our services, feel free to give us a call!

From massage therapy to sports injury treatment, our team is always here to help. To work with some of the best health professionals in the Ashburn area, feel free to call Potomac Family & Sports today to make an appointment!

3D Spine Simulator

All of the functions related to the amazing human body are controlled and coordinated by the extensive neural network. Interference or stresses in any part of the nerve system may result in health problems in a variety of areas throughout our bodies. Take a moment and explore which areas of the body are influenced by the different areas of your spine. You will be amazed at how the spine and nerve system are interrelated and connected to every aspect of our expression of health and wellness.

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Meet the Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Alex McMinn

    Dr Alex McMinn is the owner and clinic director of Potomac Family & Sports Chiropractic. He has been practicing as a Sports Chiropractor for the last 20 years.

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  • Dr.
    Karen S. Benton

    Dr. Karen S. Benton cares for her patients using a 'whole person' approach to wellness. This means her focus is on improving the overall health of each individual patient through treating the underlying cause of illness and pain and not just treating symptoms alone.

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  • Robert Brown
    Massage Therapist

    Robert has been practicing Massage Therapy since 2011. In that time, he has managed to acquire a very impressive resume.

    Most of his career he has been treating professional and high-level elite college athletes
    In addition to now being here with us at Potornac Family Sports and Chiropractic, he currently treats the Georgetown University track team.

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Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

    Dr. Matt is a fantastic chiropractor and sports injury therapist. I came in with a several issues related to my left shoulder and right hip, and he guided me through a series of treatments and exercises that lessened my symptoms immediately while providing a path to improving my overall mobility long-term. I've been to several rehab specialists, and the difference with Dr. Matt is that he really takes the time to listen to what's going on and come up with a tailored program focused on long-term, whole body improvements. I can't recommend him enough.


    I started going to Dr. Alex about 2 years ago. I hurt my back shoveling snow and needed a chiropractor. I told Dr. Alex what was wrong, and he knew exactly how to fix it. He helped my back so much, I continued to go to him throughout my junior and senior baseball season. I plan on seeing him every time I come home from school.


    Chiropractic care is a wonderful thing to do for your health and well-being, not just as a treatment after an injury. It is great preventative medicine and Dr. Karen is a magician! My whole family has been going to her for years and years!

    – B.S. Ashburn, VA

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