Meet the Doctors

Dr. Frank Alfano is a licensed Chiropractor serving the LaPlata community.

Dr. Frank Alfano has been freeing people from pain in the clinic in LaPlata, MD. As a Chiropractor with experience, Dr. Alfano is committed to promoting optimal health and well being of  patients.

Dr. Alfano uses a "whole person approach". This approach to wellness means looking for underlying causes of any disturbance or disruption (which may or may not be causing symptoms at the time) and make whatever interventions and lifestyle adjustments that would optimize the conditions for normal function. Using this unique approach, Dr. Alfano is able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.

Dr. Alfano has been practicing for over 30 years. He has treated over 10,000 patients in his career.

He is one of only a few doctors in Maryland who has achieved Advanced Certification in treating auto accidents from the Spinal Research Institute of San Diego.

He is also one of only a few Doctors in Maryland to achieve Advanced Proficiency Certification from Activator Methods. This adjusting technique is very low force and involves no twisting and cracking.

EDUCATION

  • Attended New York Chiropractic College - December 1985
  • Attended Nassau Community College - Garden City, N. Y.
  • Attended Aldephi University. NY

CHIROPRACTIC EDUCATION

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Applied Kinesiology (Basic and Advanced Sciences
  • Diversified
  • Ethics and Jurisprudence
  • Gonstead
  • Upper Cervical Technique
  • Office Procedures And Management
  • Orthopedics
  • Neurology
  • Pathology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radiology
  • Sacral-Occipital Technique
  • Thompson Technique

POST GRADUATE EDUCATION

  • LACC Orthopedic Program
  • Impairment Rating Program
  • Advanced Certification for Auto Trauma and Whiplash (Spinal Research Institute of San Diego)
  • AIDS Education
  • Extremity Adjust
  • Advanced Protocols In Spinal Rehabilitation
  • LACC Spinal Rehabilitation Program 300 hrs.
  • Advanced Proficiency Certification from Activator Methods

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Chiropractic Association
  • Christian Chiropractic Association
  • Maryland Chiropractic Association


LICENSES

  • Maryland
  • New York
  • Massachusetts


EXPERIENCE

Sole Practitioner:

  • Elwood Chiropractic Office
    East Northport, New York
    January 1986 - January 1989
  • La  Plata Family Chiropractic 
    La Plata, Maryland
    April 1989 - Present

PROFESSIONAL/PERSONAL STRENGTHS

  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Extensive Management and Administrative Skills
  • Strong Interprofessional Relations Various Medical Practitioners
  • Happily married with three wonderful children!


Dr. Christian Alfano is a licensed Chiropractor serving the LaPlata community. 

He was born and raised in LaPlata, Maryland with his older brother and sister. Dr. Christian graduated from LaPlata High School in 2008. He then went on to the University of Maryland where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology. After college graduation he furthered his education at New York Chiropractic College where he obtained a Doctorate of Chiropractic in December of 2015.

Dr. Christian has taken advanced classes on treating auto accidents from the Spinal Research Institute of San Diego. He is certified in many myofascial techniques including trigger point therapy, Connect Tx, as well as Myofascial Dry Needling. Dr. Christian also received a Proficiency Certification from Activator Methods. This adjusting technique is very low force and involves no twisting and cracking.

Since 2016 Dr. Christian has been freeing people from pain in the clinic in LaPlata, MD. He has been a sports and fitness enthusiast since childhood. Growing up in athletics gave him a deep understanding of the body and movement, which he uses as a Doctor of Chiropractic. Dr. Christian takes a “whole body” approach, addressing the entire musculoskeletal system to help each patient reach optimal health.

EDUCATION

  • Attended LaPlata High School : 2004 - 2008
  • Attended University of Maryland : 2008 - 2012
  • Attended New York Chiropractic College: 2012 - 2015

CHIROPRACTIC EDUCATION

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Diversified
  • Ethics and Jurisprudence
  • Upper Cervical Technique
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Orthopedics
  • Neurology
  • Pathology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Radiology
  • Sacral-Occipital Technique
  • Thompson Technique
  • Conect Tx

POST GRADUATE EDUCATION

  • Advanced Classes for Auto Trauma and Whiplash (Spinal Research Institute of San Diego)
  • AIDS Education
  • Extremity Adjust
  • Advanced Protocols In Spinal Rehabilitation
  • Proficiency Certification from Activator Methods
  • Myofascial Dry Needling Certification

LICENSES

  • Maryland

EXPERIENCE

Practitioner:

  • La  Plata Family Chiropractic  La Plata, Maryland January 2016 - Present

PROFESSIONAL/PERSONAL STRENGTHS

  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Extensive background with athletics and exercise
  • Happily married to his wonderful wife Rachel!

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Chiropractic Hours

Monday:

10:00 am-12:00 pm

2:30 pm-6:30 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

10:00 am-12:00 pm

2:30 pm-6:30 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Dry Needling Hours

Monday:

11:00 am-11:30 am

6:00 pm-6:30 pm

Tuesday:

11:00 am-11:30 am

4:30 pm-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

11:00 am-11:30 am

6:00 pm-6:30 pm

Thursday:

11:00 am-11:30 am

4:30 pm-5:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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