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Joseph M. Crum
Appalachian Chiropractic Wellness Center
Bristol, Virginia
111 Commonwealth Ave   
BristolVA 24201
Practice Info
Our practice specializes in treating a variety of conditions, from over use injuries at work to chronic pain disorders to rehabilitation following an accident or injury. We can also provide information about improving your athletic performance, creating a healthier workplace and establishing a better lifestyle through proper eating habits and appropriate exercise. Dr Crum has been a licensed chiropractor over 23 years. For your convenience, we offer in-office, diagnostic testing and conventional x-ray. We also maintain relationships with the top specialists in their field if a referral is needed.

Our mission is to return you back to play or work as quickly and as pain-free as possible by utilizing the latest rehabilitation techniques and principles. We focus on directing your body's own natural healing response toward optimum performance with the use of:

* musculoskeletal manipulation
* integrative medicine
* physical therapy
* focused rehabilitative exercise
* trigger point and focused massage therapy
* appropriate nutritional intervention

These methods give your body the best chance to heal efficiently and help you to avoid negative side-effects associated with pharmacueticals or unecessary surgery.

When you have need for a chiropractor, you need to turn to a physician who listens and responds…an experienced doctor of chiropractic who is knowledgeable and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs… a friendly chiropractor who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Dr Crum meets all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.

Informed Patients
Doctor Crum believes that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and well being. That is why we’ve included information here covering an array of topics associated with holistic healthcare.

Comfortable, Convenient Setting
At Appalachian Chiropractic Wellness Center, we strive to make our office as efficient and convenient as possible. Included in these web pages is information about our office, including maps, directions, hours, insurance policies and appointment scheduling.

We hope you find this website useful and invite you to contact us with questions at any time.
Joseph M. Crum DC, CCSP, CCRS

Graduated Summa Cum Laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic, the birthplace of Chiropractic. Also has BS degree and attended Northern Illinois University.

Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP), 2001. This is a 100 hour certification in the diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries. Dr. Crum has worked with several local college and highschool atheletes and coaches. Team chiropractor for the three time national champion Virginia Intermont Cross Country teams. Has treated professioanl runner and world record holder in the 25K Fernando Cabada. Has attended the Professional Chiropractic Football seminar in conjuction with the NFL combine in Indianapolis IN.
Certified Chiropractic Rehabilitation Specialist (CCRS), 1998. This is a 100 hour certification in rehabilitation techiniques.
Active Member of the American Chiropractic Association since 1994.
Founding member, and past executive board member of Bristols Healing Hands Health Center (HHHC). HHHC provides all forms of conventional health care to uninsured working residents of the greater Bristol area. Dr. Crum continues to volunteer at HHHC and provide care to these patients.

Dr Crum has worked with area business' to develop more ergonomically safe work stations and save lost time from work due to musculoskeletal injuries.
Licensed in Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina
Practice Areas
 Back Pain
 Neck Pain / Whiplash
 Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.)
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