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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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  • Dr.
    Alex McMinn
    Chiropractor

    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
    Chiropractor

    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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  • Dr.
    Matt

    Dr. Matt graduated from New York Chiropractic College in 2011.

    Since graduating he continues to further his knowledge of the Neuro-Musculo-Skeletal system so he can implement an innovative approach with each treatment.

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Testimonials

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."
    Anonymous
    "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."
    Anonymous
    "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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Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed