No, Pain Won’t Go Away Magically

Ugh – upper back, mid back, low back pain and headaches… Maybe it will go away by itself? Quite often people attempt to self diagnose or suffer while trying to wait it out. One of the most misleading statements is, “Maybe it will go away by itself!” For many, the discomfort has to become excruciating before they […]

The Connection Between Stress and Pain

Stress and pain seem to go hand in hand. We have found that people living in northern Virginia, especially those who commute to Washington, DC, have obscure stress symptoms that are a bit tricky to recognize as stress.  Repetitive dealings with stress can cause neck pain, back pain, headaches and many other joint related issues.  […]

Your Spinal Discs: How to Care for Them

What is a spinal “disc?” What is its function?  How can it cause problems?  What can I do to keep them healthy?  Here are some facts and tips, courtesy of the Virginia Chiropractic Association. Your backbone isn’t just one bone; rather, it’s made up of individual bones called vertebrae.  Most of us have 7 cervical vertebrae, […]

What Would Dr. C Say? a Chiropractic Assistant Viewpoint

ACT Wellness Center’s chiropractic professionals take great satisfaction in assisting patients. Our office is unlike any other health care facility; we educate practice members about what we do by demonstrating and explaining chiropractic wellness. Our knowledgeable Chiropractic Assistants (CA’s) are up to date with the latest health trends. Since they like to share their personal […]

Meet Doctor “C”

Dr. Carmelo Caratozzolo’s patients refer to him as “a quality of life specialist.” He believes in enhancing lives though natural self-care and a healthy lifestyle. He strives to eliminate the excessive use of medication and surgery by promoting the natural healing benefits of spinal health through chiropractic care. Dr. C graduated in 1994 from Life […]

Running Shoes – Great Gift Idea!

Did you know that the anatomy of a running shoes differ from one another? Each running shoe offers specific structural features. The American Academy Podiatric Sports Medicine (AAPSM) has a complete explanation of the anatomy of the running shoe. This site is an excellent resource for running shoe review since they have a dedicated committee […]

Choosing the Right Exercise for Low Back Pain

Where is that pain coming from?! Don’t just assume that low back pain is only muscular or bone-related. First things first, get the proper assessment. You can find lots and lots of information on the internet that talk about the common causes of low back pain. However, don’t be fooled into thinking a little research […]

Act Wellness

Your Woodbridge Chiropractor

14111 Minnieville Road,
Woodbridge, VA 22193

(703) 491-9355

Fax 703-490-2298

Dr.C@actwellness.com

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Monday • 9:00-12:30 | 3:00-7:00
Tuesday • 9:00-12:30 | 3:00-7:00
Wednesday • 3:00-7:00
Thursday • 9:00-12:30 | 3:00-7:00

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