An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Oliver Chiropractic and Acupuncture
Dr. Oliver established his practice in Herndon, Virginia in August of 1998. Prior to that he practiced with an administrator of Life University in Kennesaw, Georgia. Dr. Oliver speaks frequently on many health topics throughout Northern Virginia and nationally.
Dr. Oliver frequently attends trainings at area hospitals to promote better treatment of patients through complementary medicine and is the first chiropractic and acupuncturist physician invited to address Reston Hospital physicians on the benefits of chiropractic and acupuncture for cancer patients. He is also certified in hospital protocol.
Dr. Oliver is a member of the national, invitation-only, Pinnacle Chiropractic group, the Virginia Chiropractic Association, American Chiropractic Association, the Herndon Rotary Club (past board member) and the current Vice President of the Herndon Free Clinic, a nonprofit organization of volunteer healthcare professionals and community volunteers, committed to providing access to quality health services to uninsured, low-income residents of the Northern Virginia area.
Dr. Oliver studied pre-med at Stony Brook University in Long Island, New York, and graduated from Life University in Atlanta, Georgia in March, 1997. He then studied acupuncture with the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture in 1999 and obtained his license to practice acupuncture.
In his spare time Dr. Oliver enjoys performing local volunteer work as well as outdoor activities in his native upstate New York where he owns forest land. He currently resides in Waterford with his wife, Susan, and their three young children, Drew, Cody and Haley.
Christopher T. Oliver, DC, PAC
208 Elden Street · Herndon, Virginia 20170 · (703) 904-8528
08/1998-Present Oliver Chiropractic & Acupuncture Acupuncturist/Chiropractor
08/1997-03/1998 Eaton Chiropractic Chiropractor
01/1995-12/1996 Georgia Spinal Rehabilitation Chiropractic Assistant
01/1994-12/1996 Life College X-Ray Department X-Ray Technician
9/1998-7/1999 International Academy of Medical Acupuncture Trained in Acupuncture
8/1993-6/1997 Life University Doctor of Chiropractic
7/1995-7/1996 Regents State University of New York Bachelor of Science
7/1992-6/1993 Suffolk County Community College Pre-Medical
8/1991-5/1992 State University of New York, Stony Brook Pre-Medical
7/1989-5/1991 State University of New York, Oneonta Pre-Medical
Certification and Training
Parts I, II, III, IV of National Boards
Physiotherapy of the National Boards
Licensed in Virginia and New York
Certified in Acupuncture (Clean Needle Technique)
Diplomat in Acupuncture (International Academy of Medical Acupuncture)
Fellowship in Acupuncture
Certified in Acupuncture Orthopedics
Cox Flexion Distraction Technique
Virginia Chiropractic Association
American Chiropractic Association
Validating Chiropractic Research
Basic & Intermediate Crash Management
Whiplash - Brain and Spinal Injury trauma
AMA Evaluation of Permanent Impairment
Case discussion Tumour Board conference at Reston Hospital
Breast Cancer Conference at Reston Hospital
Spinal Trauma INOVA Health Systems at Fairfax Hospital
Empowering the Practitioners and Patients to Improve Pain Control at Reston Hospital
Ovarian Masses and screening for Masses at Reston Hospital
Rectal Cancer Training at Reston Hospital
Presented: The Management of Pain Treatment and Alternative Pain Therapy at Reston Hospital
Presented: Best Chiropractor of Fairfax County 2007 by the Times Community Newspaper in February 2007
Participation in Organizations and Committees
Advisory Board: The American Academy of Hospital Chiropractors
Past Chairman: Herndon Rotary Community Service
-Rotary International-Rotarian of the Year-2005-2006
President: Board of the Jeanie Schmidt Free Clinic
Past Member: American Academy of Spine Physicians