What is MyChiro?
My Chiro is short for My Chiropractor! We are a chiropractic and acupuncture practice staffed by Dr. “Mary” and Dr. “Bob” McAleese! We have been proudly serving Stafford, VA for over 14 years and we have served thousands of patients with chiropractic therapy. Our mission is to provide safe, effective chiropractic patient care. Check out the health links, discussion forums, health calculators, articles, news, and polls.
Where are you located?
Aquia Family Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center, P.C.
2152 Jefferson Davis Highway
Stafford, Virginia 22554
MyChiro ® Stafford Office Phone:
TriWest Veterans Affairs Providers – PC3 and VA Community Care
Insurance Plans Accepted
We are participating providers for several large PPO’s such as Carefirst, TriWest, Coventry, Federal Employee Plan (FEP), Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Mailhandlers Benefit Plan.
Chiropractors and physician acupuncturists see a wide range of patients with the some of the following medical conditions: allergies, sinusitis, chronic headache, colds, neck pain, fibromyalgia, persistent lower back pain, sciatica, chronic pain, spine related conditions, women’s health issues, and nutrition problems. The goal of treatment is to restore wellness. We believe that a multi-disciplinary approach which involves cooperation between the patient’s primary care physician and specialists is important. You can also request an independent chiropractic exam at our facility.
Acupuncture Instant Facts
Acupuncture has been practiced in China for at least two thousand years.
The World Health Organization lists over 40 conditions that respond well to acupuncture treatment, including allergies, colds and flu, back pain, respiratory ailments and musculoskeletal, gastro-intestinal and eye disorders.
What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is the insertion of various needles into points on the body. These points are located and join together in ‘channels’ or ‘meridians’, along which Qi or energy flows. The ancient Chinese physicians selected specific acupuncture points to disperse any blockages and to bring the patient’s Qi into balance. Patient’s enjoy other techniques such as Gua Sha and cupping.
Chiropractic Instant Facts
Chiropractic is a drug-free, non-surgical science and, as such, does not include pharmaceuticals or incisive surgery.
Chiropractic (Greek: treatment by hand) began as a separate profession in the United States in the 1890’s. There are now over 55,000 chiropractors in the U.S. alone and the profession is established in approximately 65 countries.
In the United States, people make around 280 million visits each year to chiropractors.
About two-thirds of visits are for low-back pain, followed by head and neck pain and problems with extremities.
The 1990 U.S. Supreme Court decision on a lawsuit, known as the Wilks case, that found the AMA and others guilty of illegal conspiracy against the chiropractic profession.
Chiropractic is the third largest doctoral-level health care profession after medicine and dentistry.