What Makes Us Different?

  1. Brain Based Therapy/Functional Neurology (BBT) – A revolutionary new treatment program based on re-training the brain to perform properly. Right now your brain may not be functioning properly and this may be causing you pain. Our treatments are all neurologically based and clinically proven to help with chronic pain, childhood developmental disorders, migraines, fibromyalgia, movement disorders, insomnia, restless leg syndrome, numbness, and balance disorders. Dr. Claar is the only Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist in the area, 1 of 4 in Virginia, holding over 500 post graduate hours. Functional Medicine University Certification (Functional Blood Chemistry) I am able to analyze your labs (blood, salivary hormones, food sensitivities, etc.) to determine how to treat you via nutrition, based on science. Dr. Claar is the areas only physician certified by Functional Medicine University. I have also trained under experts like Datis Kharrazian author of Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms When My Lab Tests Are Normal. Conditions that can respond are: Thyroid Problems, Inability to lose weight, Insomnia, Chronic Fatigue, Pre/Post Menopause Issues, Peripheral Neuropathy, Diabetes, Liver/Gall Bladder Issues… many of these results are life changing!
  2. State of the Art Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression – it greatly lengthens and decompresses the spine to provide lasting relief from chronic neck pain, back pain, leg pain, and failed back surgery syndrome- with or without hardware. Dr. Claar is the only physician in the area that’s Kennedy Decompression Certified.
  3. The ATM2(Active Therapeutic Movements) – the areas first and only therapeutic device in the valley that focuses on motion impairments. Many chronic neck, mid, and low back pain sufferers notice immediate results. This is used by many pro athletes including Ernie Els to rehab injuries. (www.backproject.com)
  4. Interactive Metronome – Computer-based program that uses visual, auditory and motor stimulation to increase firing of the brain. (www.interactivemetronome.com) This treats ADHD, learning disorders, and other neurological processing issues. Dr. Claar is the only physician in the area trained by Dr Robert Melillo author of Disconnected Kids and Reconnected Kids.
  5. High Power Laser Therapy – Dr. Claar is the only provider in the area with a Class IV High Powered Laser. Laser therapy has been shown to be beneficial with relieving pain, inflammation, and speeding the healing process. This is helpful in treating frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel, neuropathy, tendonitis, and joint arthritis (to name a few). Go to www.avicennalaser.com for more information.
  6. Whiplash and Brain Traumatology – Dr. Claar is the areas only certified whiplash specialist through the Spine Research Institute of San Diego. Go to www.srisd.com for more info.
  7. Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) – I have been certified as a sports physician by Dr. Moreau, the Olympic team doctor.