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Meet the Team

  • Dr.
    Melanie L. Six

    Dr. Melanie L. Six, D.C., owner and founder of Six Chiropractic, began her practice in 2003, with the vision of helping people achieve their overall health and wellness. She incorporates specific chiropractic techniques to correct aberrant biomechanics of the spine and extremities, as well as physical modalities for rehabilitation. She’s also a credentialed provider of Active Release Technique (ART), a soft tissue massage technique. 

    Dr. Six maintains her license to practice chiropractic from the Virginia Board of Medicine and the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. She is a diplomat of the National Board of Chiropractic Practice Examiners, and a member of the American Chiropractic Association. 

    Dr. Six graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA, in 1998, where she was mentored by some of the most respected chiropractors in the country. Palmer is considered The Fountainhead, as it was the first school of chiropractic in the world. Born and raised in Syracuse, N.Y., Dr. Six also received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Lemoyne College in 1994. 

    In her spare time, Dr. Six enjoys bicycling with her family, and participating in triathlons (Ironman 70.3 and Olympic distance), as well as road and running races. 

  • Dr.
    Amy E. Smith

    Amy E. Smith, certified massage therapist (CMT, LDT, CST) has been with Six Chiropractic for the past three years. Her focus is on Swedish and medical massage techniques. 

    Smith became nationally certified in September 1998, and soon after, opened her own massage practice in Arlington, Va. She relocated to Dr. Six’s office in 2005. With more than 10 years in the field, Smith is committed to helping people relieve stress, so they can live better, healthier lives.

     Smith graduated from New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts in 1998. 

  • Jen DeLorenzo
    PT

    Jen DeLorenzo PT is excited to join the Six Integrative Wellness team. Jen brings the latest approach to patient care with recent advances in Pain Science. Jen has always utilized a comprehensive approach incorporating the unique and complex characteristics of each individual when creating a plan of care. The most important piece of that plan is YOU! Your “story” is essential to your care and future health. Jen has had the privilege of training with some of the best PTs in the country and the world. In addition to Pain Science, she uses Functional Manual Therapy (FMT) to maximize your outcomes. FMT is a continuum of care from initial stages to high level function. In addition, Jen offers Wellness Coaching which can be in person or over the phone. Coaching is a way to help you determine the best ways to reach your goals and sometimes that means altering a goal or even putting it on hold. Coaching topics can range from nutrition, stress, sleep, and even financial fitness.

    She is member of the American Physical Therapy Association and has her own practice since 2006. Jen is from the Buffalo area and graduated from the University of Scranton in 1991. She has been a PT for more than a ¼ of a century. Since graduating she has practiced in Pennsylvania, Maine, Indiana, and Chicago. She was a traveling physical therapist too! She has been a certified Functional Manual Therapist since 2001, a Wellness Coach since 2014. Her most recent Certification is a Therapeutic Pain Specialist in 2016. This was the first group to graduate from this program. It represents an exciting shift in the way PT can be utilized to help the 112 million people in our country who suffer from persistent pain. She is also a faculty member for the International Spine and Pain Institute and teaches Pain Science to physical therapists.

    In addition to PT, three kids keep Jen very busy. Her family loves laughter, music, karate, and triathlon.

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  • "Dr. Six is absolutely incredibly fantastic!!!! Seriously, she helped through a two year old injury and put me back together. I can't say enough great things about her!"
    Rob P. Alexandria, VA

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