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 […]

Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

This time of year again: lots of sweets, candy, chocolates and cookies. During the holidays, we love to exchange recipes with our patients and friends. If you enjoy English scones, this recipe is for you: English Scones, Not Fry Bread. Our buddy Ned McArthur, DC, Orem Chiropractor enjoys these scones while hanging out with his […]

How to Lift Holiday Packages and Avoid Back Pain

I was reading this blog post today; what grabbed my attention is the title: Happy Holidays Means a Happy Back, Lakeville, MN chiropractor.  Ryan Betzina DC of Absolute Health mentions that during these busy holiday season sometimes we completely forget ourselves. Lifting that heavy frozen turkey, awkward packages, and items such as firewood can cause […]

Act Wellness

Your Woodbridge Chiropractor

14111 Minnieville Road,
Woodbridge, VA 22193

(703) 491-9355

Fax 703-490-2298

Dr.C@actwellness.com

Office Hours

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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