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The Joint Chiropractic - Alexandria, Virginia

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Hilltop! As your Alexandria chiropractor dedicated to family chiropractic and spine health, we invite you to join the millions of Americans who have not only found relief from lower back pain, sciatica pain, and migraines, but also a pathway to wellness with chiropractic's natural, drug-free approach to healthcare.

How can chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic in Alexandria help you?

Whether you have seen a chiropractor in the past or are seeking a local chiropractor near you for the first time, expect your visit to The Joint Chiropractic - Hilltop to be different from any healthcare experience you've had before. Perhaps even life-changing.

Here are a few reasons why The Joint Chiropractic in Alexandria is your perfect destination for pain relief and preventative care:

  • Conveniently Located
  • Open Nights & Weekends
  • No Appointments Required
  • No Insurance Hassles, Requirements or Copays
  • Quality Chiropractic Care by Licensed Professionals
  • Affordable Personalized Care Plans

As you can see, chiropractic care provided by the licensed chiropractors at The Joint offers you and your family an affordable, convenient and accessible solution like no other.

How can routine chiropractic care help improve your quality of life?

Through manual manipulation of the spine delivered to the highest standards by licensed chiropractors, chiropractic care works to restore and maintain proper communication from your brain to your body by relieving what chiropractors refer to as a subluxation, or a misalignment, of the spine. Restoring proper alignment to the spine can assist with pain relief and prevention of:

  • Lower Back Pain
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Migraine and Tension Headaches
  • Shoulder Pain and Elbow Pain
  • Knee, Foot and Ankle Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic Injuries
  • And More!

So whatever “symptoms” you or your family may be experiencing, visit our Alexandria chiropractic office today to learn more about how you could improve your overall health and well-being. And remember, you never need an appointment to visit, so stop in when it is convenient for you. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Meet The Doctors

Dr. Charlie Phares, D.C. is a Chiropractor, Clinic Director at Hilltop

Doctor Charlie grew up in a small town in West Virginia. His undergraduate studies were done at West Liberty University majoring in Exercise Physiology and playing five years of collegiate baseball. Being a collegiate athlete and having sports injuries as well as his interest in anatomy, healthy living, weight lifting, and fitness he knew that a career in the health care field would be a good fit for him. After looking at several different career paths, he decided to pursue a chiropractic career after talking to his older brother who was in chiropractor schooling at the time. He graduated from Palmer College of chiropractic in Florida in March 2016 and has been actively practicing chiropractic since. He’s practiced in Florida, West Virginia, and now Virginia after recently moving to the area.

In his free time Doctor Charlie enjoys playing golf, watching movies, going to the gym, and trying new restaurants.

Dr. Inga London, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Hilltop

Dr. Inga London received her Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree in 2002 from the University of Health Sciences in Lombard Illinois. For the past 18 years, she has used her extensive training and wealth of experience to help all her patient feel their best. She uses her gentle and effective adjusting skills to help patients suffering from various conditions affecting the neck, back, shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees, and ankles. She is gifted in treating sports-related injuries, and work-related injuries. She is truly zealous and passionate when she treats all her patients who suffer from muscle and joint pains.

Dr. London believes that most muscle and joint-related pains are due to misalignments of bones that compresses the surrounding soft tissue. She stresses the importance of treating joint and muscle-related pains early rather than later. Dr. London is very detail-oriented with her examinations and her adjustments. She dedicates her time in educating her patients about their condition and how they can alter their activities of daily living, work environment, hobbies, and exercise routine to help alleviate their pain.

Dr. London was born in the Virgin Island. She earned her Bachelor of Biology from the University of the Virgin Island. Dr. London also earned a Masters Degree in Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport. She is married and has three wonderful children. She is dedicated to her family and her patients. She loves to travel, cook, spend time with her family and relax on the beach.

Dr. Chang Ha Charles Lee, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Hilltop

Dr. Chang Ha Charles Lee, D.C., known as Dr. Charles to his patients, joined The Joint team in March 2020 after over 10 years of private practice.

Dr. Charles earned his bachelors of science degree in Science of Human Activities from the Department of Kinesiology/Physical Education at The University of Montreal in Canada, he continued on to earn his Doctorate Degree of Chiropractic at The Life University in GA, USA.

During his career, he was able to help many patients from various disciplines and nothing more rewarding compares to the help he was able to provide to the active and retired veterans. Understanding the traumatic background of their injuries and how important it is to properly assess and construct an effective short-term and sustainable long-term goals for their injuries have helped many of the patients that he have encountered.

On his free time, Dr. Charles enjoys taking road trips with his family and really loves trying great food wherever those trips may lead.

Dr. Charles says that the coolest thing he has ever done was to get hip-checked up against the boards while playing a pick up hockey game against a professional player back in Canada. That’s when he severely injured his lower back which eventually let him to meet a chiropractor for the first time in his life. After a healthy recovery thanks to chiropractic care, he knew then what he had to do for the rest of his life. Never mess around with a professional hockey player and become a chiropractor.

Dr. Katherine Andrews, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Hilltop

Dr. Katherine Andrews is a Chiropractor who focuses on total body wellness through Chiropractic adjustments. She graduated from Parker University in Dallas, Texas in 2012. She was Valedictorian of her class and also obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Anatomy, as well as, a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Wellness while going through Chiropractic school. In addition, she has a Bachelor of Science degree in Cognitive Neuroscience and another Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She is passionate about Neuroscience and has a certification in Chiropractic Neurology. She continues to stay up-to-date in her studies and current research.

Since 2012, Dr. Andrews has been working in San Diego, CA as a Chiropractor. She successfully owned and operated her own business for 7 years. Recently, she moved to the East Coast and started working for The Joint Chiropractic. She is excited to be part of this new team.

She feels that the best thing about being in the Chiropractic field is helping people in real-time. Chiropractic care is a hands on experience where making a difference in someone’s life is tangible to her.

In her free time, she works as a nurse at Walter Reed National Medical center, enjoys power lifting at the gym, running trails and exploring new areas. She likes to read to engage her mind and to stay current on medical issues.

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Dr. Andrews stays focused and energetic about her interests. She enjoys nature and running so much that she is an Ultra Runner. She has completed several 50k races. Her longest distance was a 50 mile race in California. She has plans to run a 100k race sometime in the future.

Dr. Megan Lade, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Hilltop

Dr. Megan Lade, DC was born in Cincinnati, OH and raised in Milan, IN. She received her undergraduate degree of Exercise Science from Indiana University. She attended Palmer College of Chiropractic - Florida Campus and earned her doctorate of chiropractic in 2013.

After receiving her degree, Dr. Lade began practicing in Bloomington, IN before meeting her husband Mike who serves in the US Army. After marriage, they were assigned to Schofield Barracks on the island of Oahu, Hawaii where Dr. Lade practiced at both a chiropractic office and a multidisciplinary practice in Honolulu. Practicing in multiple clinics has given her the opportunity to treat a broad range of patients, from newborns to 90 year olds, and experience in providing care for various injuries. She and her family have recently moved to the northern Virginia area, and she is excited to be joining the team at The Joint.

Dr. Lade understands the importance of all aspects of chiropractic care including rehabilitative, maintenance and preventative care along with proper nutrition for optimal recovery and performance. She highly values the chiropractic philosophy of finding the root cause of symptoms and treating without drugs or surgery. She is able to help patients with migraine relief, sciatica pain, neck pain and lower back pain through the use of manual manipulation.

Dr. Lade says the best thing about being a chiropractor is building a strong rapport with patients. “Patients seek chiropractic care for various reasons. I take the time to understand their concerns and symptoms before beginning a care plan so that we can address why they came to the office, their expectations and my prognosis for their care.”

In her spare time, Dr. Lade enjoys spending time with her son Harvey and her 3 large dogs (Moose, Maverick and Zelda.) She also enjoys Crossfit, reading and playing video games.

In Case You Didn’t Know

The one thing you can always find in Dr. Lade’s refrigerator is Frank’s Red Hot sauce, and her perfect dinner party would include Taylor Swift, Simone Biles, Ali Wong and Natalie Portman. The coolest thing she’s ever done was skydive over Oahu’s famous north shore. “Jumping out of an airplane at 12,000 feet and seeing Hawaii and the ocean unobstructed from the sky was incredible. There’s no feeling like it.”

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Single Visits

Our single visit is an affordable and flexible option.

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Did You Know?

In a recent Consumer Reports study, chiropractic outperformed prescription medication, deep-tissue massage, yoga, pilates, and over-the-counter medication therapies, in treating back pain. 1

1 Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center. Back-Pain Treatments.; July 2011.

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