Dr. Bryan LowryClinic Director, D.C., CCWP
Graduating early from Life Chiropractic College at the age of 24, Lowry established his first practice in 1989. He quickly expanded into three practices training other doctors to care for patients with his unique patient management, addressing the chemical, physical and emotional stressors that cause dysfunction of the spine and nervous system.
Dr. Lowry has been featured on radio and television. He has been a guest lecturer at local businesses, churches, and schools. Dr. Lowry has also presented to interns at the Medical College of Virginia on the coordination of care between medical and chiropractic physicians. This lecture was telecast to numerous doctors throughout Virginia Commonwealth University to foster better interdisciplinary understanding.
Dr. Lowry is married with four children and has a keen interest in the health of the pediatric spine. The age of his patients has ranged from newborns to 95 years old. Recognizing the benefit of rehabilitating the spine by combining spinal manipulation with therapeutic exercises, his progressive practice now has a physical therapy department along with chiropractic so that outcomes are optimized.
Many area healthcare providers, including medical doctors, midwives, nutritionists, and acupuncturists both refer to and receive care from our office. Dr. Lowry has been in private practice for over 15 years, helping thousands of people.
Dr. William RoodmanClinic Director, D.C., FIAMA, CCWP
Dr. Roodman has been in private practice for over two decades, helping thousands of people. Since graduating as valedictorian from Logan College of chiropractic in 1988, Dr. Roodman has published articles in Chiropractic Sports Medicine Journal and Athletics Magazine. He is a member of the International Chiropractic Associations Wellness Council and the National Headache Foundation.
In 2013, Richmond Magazine listed Dr. Roodman as a “Top Doc”, nominated by his peers. Dr. Roodman was selected as one of the few east coast chiropractors to be a member of the North American Spine Society in 2004. This prestigious organization consists of practitioners from multiple specialties. He also completed acupuncture training through the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture in 2007. Dr. Roodman was certified in Dry Needling Technique by the Dry Needling Institute of Rockville, Maryland in 2011. Most recently, in 2014, Dr. Roodman completed the International Chiropractic Association’s Certified Chiropractic Wellness Practitioner degree.
Recognizing the effectiveness of a multidisciplinary approach, Dr. Roodman’s progressive practice now includes a physical therapy department along with chiropractic, fitness training, nutritional counseling, acupuncture, and massage all under one roof so that outcomes are optimized. Over 100 medical doctors including family practitioners, orthopedists, neurologists, internists, and general surgeons refer their patients to Dr. Roodman for problems like yours.
Dr. Kelsey KeeleyDoctor of Chiropractic
Having grown up in Virginia, Dr. Keeley knew that she wanted to come back to the area after school to serve the members of her community. She has always had a passion for health and knew she wanted to go into a field where she could help people live optimally.
Dr. Samantha LealDoctor of Chiropractic
Originally from New York, Dr. Samantha Leal worked in the Richmond area as head Athletic Trainer at Monacan High School in Chesterfield. During her time as an Athletic Trainer, Dr. Leal had the opportunity to serve Richmond's youth athletic population through various sporting events such as the Jefferson Cup and local youth wrestling tournaments.
Five years of chronic neck pain led Dr. Leal to chiropractic care, which finally gave her lasting relief and notable improvements in her daily life. She was inspired to combine her sports medicine knowledge with chiropractic, as a way to help people live and move pain-free. This led her to pursue her doctoral studies in New York where she attained her chiropractic degree with honors.
After graduating magna cum laude from Northeast College of Health Sciences Dr. Leal returned to Richmond to practice chiropractic at the Advanced Wellness Centre.
Dr. Leal believes that movement is a vital part of wellness and the key to keeping chronic pain at bay. She encourages all of her patients to move in ways that bring them joy as well as closer to optimal wellness.
Chris LewitLicensed Massage Therapist (LMT)
Chris is an experienced massage therapist, having worked in various corners of the industry after earning their Associates degree in Occupational Studies in Therapeutic Massage from Heritage College in Kansas City, MO in2007. They worked as a promoter’s assistant while earning their degree, helping to put on various concerts. Chris moved back to Virginia in 2009and slowly became well-versed in multiple modalities and techniques such as trigger point therapy, deep tissue massage, sports massage, acupressure, oncology massage, lymph drainage among others. After spending 7 years working near Quantico, Chris shifted their career more towards sports massage and injury recovery working with military and athletes.
Chris’ goal is to find the modalities and treatment plan to help each client and patient live better, and find alleviation from their ailments. Chris’ free time is spent with their spouse, child, and animals, visiting cemeteries and museums, and going on road trips. An avid horror fan, Chris also loves to read, especially Stephen King. They also collect plants, bones, and insects.