Dr. Brian Prax
Dr. Brian Prax earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life Chiropractic College West in 1996, and has been a successful practitioner in Northern California for 10 years, for 5 years in North Garden, Virginia and now since January 2011 in Charlottesville, VA. He graduated cum laude and also is honored as having completed all of the clinical requirements in 1 quarter (Clinicians are given 1 year to complete their 'rounds.'). In April 2010 he completed the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physician's post-doctorate program to become a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner. Next, he became certified by The American Functional Neurology Institute as a Specialist in Functional Neurology (March 24th, 2013). He is also a Diplomate of the College of Whole Medical Systems as well as being Board Certified in Integrative Medicine.
What's different about 'Dr. Brian', as his patients call him, is that he brings energy, logic, and love to each and every one of his patients. Working with infants all the way up to Centurians, pregnancy, athletes and injured people, Dr. Brian loves what he does, and does what he loves...and you can feel that!
Dr. Brian is committed to maintaining clinical excellence for patients under his care - facilitating and honoring the innate, self-healing powers within each person. Dr. Prax is actively involved in the community and offers lectures and professional consults to Community Groups, Clubs, Churches, Nurses, health practitioners, teachers, parents and classrooms on the safety and efficacy of Chiropractic Care. His power-packed, enthusiastic, entertaining and educational lectures will surely leave the listener better educated on the benefits of chiropractic wellness care in addition to a great time! Please call the office at 434-977-5433 to set up a lecture.
Degrees and Continuing Education
- Doctor of Chiropractic - Life Chiropractic College West - Graduated cum laude March 1996
- I.D.E. - Independent Disability Examiner for the State of California, 1999
- CCSP - Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner, American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physician's, April 2010
- BCIM - Board Certified in Integrative Medicine
- DWMS - Diplomate of College of Whole Medical Systems
- CAFNI - Certified by the American Functional Neurology Institute
- Continuing Education Conferences -As required by Virginia and California law, Dr. Brian receives more than the minimum amount of continuing education credits each year.
- International Chiropractors Association
- United Virginia Chiropractic Association
Dr. Jennifer Prax
Dr. Jennifer Prax earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree cum laude from Life Chiropractic College West in 1996. What's unique about 'Dr. Jennifer' is that she EXCLUSIVELY works with children and pregnant moms -meaning THAT'S ALL SHE DOES. She is certified in CranioSacral Therapy through the Upledger Institute, has completed a 120-hour post-graduate clinical training program in Cranial Osteopathy with International Instructor and Practitioner, Dr. Dennis Hertenstein, and has had direct clinical training with Dr. Carol Phillips, National lecturer, Author, publisher and Instructor on Cranio-Sacral Therapy for Infants, Children and Pregnancy for the practicing Chiropractor.
Dr. Jennifer Prax became board certified in Chiropractic Pediatrics in 2001 by the International Chiropractor's Association Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics. She completed the 3-year, 360-hour pediatrics postgraduate program through Palmer Chiropractic College. Dr. Prax joined an elite group of fewer than 100 Doctors of Chiropractic (at that time) in the U.S. and Canada to obtain this post-graduate credential.
Dr. Prax is committed to maintaining clinical excellence for the children and pregnant women under her care facilitating and honoring the innate self-healing powers within each of her patients. In addition to serving her patients in her office, Dr. Prax attends homebirths, providing support and specialty care for the laboring mother and newborn infant. Dr. Jennifer is actively involved in the community and offers lectures and professional consults to Birthing Groups, Mom/Parent Organizations, Lactation Consultants, midwives, nurses, health practitioners, child care workers, teachers, parents and classrooms on the safety and efficacy of Chiropractic Care and CranioSacral Therapy for infants, children and the pregnant woman.
Call the office (434-977-5433) or email her at [email protected]
Degrees and Continuing Education
Doctor of Chiropractic - Life Chiropractic College West - Graduated cum laude December 1996
Chiropractic in Pregnancy and Pediatrics - Diplomate in Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics (DICCP) - 360-hour course (1997-2000), National Board Examination and graduation - November 2001
CranioSacral Therapist Specialist, Upledger Institute CranioSacral Therapy- Level II- May 2002
Clinical Cranial Osteopathy Training - Dr. Dennis Hertenstein, Santa Rosa, CA - 120-hour training course Completion - October 2004
Pregnancy and Pediatric Nutrition - Continuing education conferences - International Chiropractic Association (ICA) Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics and the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association (ICPA).
Dr. Prax is also certified in The Webster Technique. This technique is utilized on women in the final trimester of pregnancy to facilitate the natural turning of the baby when indicators suggest a breech or mal-positioned baby.
- ICA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics:
- Holistic Pediatrics Association (HPA)
- American Pregnancy Association
- International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association (ICPA)
- Holistic Moms Network
Prax C. Upper cervical care of the pediatric patient: a review of the literature. Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics 1999;4(1):257-263
Dr. Cynthia Hatton, Family Chiropractor and Certified Functional Nutritionist with 24 years experience in practice has officially joined our team! Dr. Cynthia comes to us after having a successful practice in Alaska and recently relocating to the Charlottesville area. She began a small Functional Medicine practice in Charlottesville shortly before COVID lock downs and then began working as a coverage doctor throughout commonwealth for multiple practices where patients fell in love with her clinical expertise and caring demeanor. Dr. Cynthia is mother to five grown children and is currently working on her Pediatric and Perinatal Certification. Please welcome Dr. Cynthia to our practice by introducing yourself on your next visit. You may receive a bonus adjustment and Nutritional Consultation with Dr. Cynthia by contacting our office and requesting an initial visit with Dr. Cynthia.