DOCTOR'S
HELP LINE


A free service for the community
OFFICE HOURS

• Times are for adjustments only
• New patients separately scheduled

MON
8 am - 9:40 am
12 noon - 12:40 pm
4 pm - 5:40 pm

TUES - closed

WED
8 am - 9:40 am
12 noon - 12:40 pm
4 pm - 5:40 pm

THUR
4 pm - 5:40 pm

FRI
8 am - 9:40 am
12 noon - 12:40 pm

SAT & SUN - closed
 
Meet Dr. Stephen Ambrose

Undergraduate Studies:
University of Rhode Island 1986-1989; Trenton State College 1989


Postgraduate:
Doctorate in Chiropractic, Life University (Cum Laude), 1989-1993


Licensure:
Virginia, 1996 (Certificate # 0104001463) in Good Standing
New Jersey 1993 (Retired)


INSURANCE PLAN AFFILIATIONS:
Currently serving on the following insurance companies/HMO panels in good standing:
Cigna, Aetna, Mamsi/Optimum Choice, Medicare, Humana, Anthem Blue Cross/ Blue Shield (excepting HealthKeepers), United Healthcare, CCN, PHCS, Unicare, Virginia Health Network and others


Public Speaker: Presentations on Ergonomics, Stress & Pain Management to companies including Capital One, Bank of America, Virginia Department of Social Services, etc.


Excellent referring/co-ordinating relationship with more than 40 of Richmond's finest primary doctors, orthopedic and neurological surgeons.


RESEARCH AND ADDITIONAL LEARNING:
Starting research project with musculoskeletal radiologists from several medical universities on the relationship between loss of cervical lordosis and subsequent onset of degenerative osteoarthritis and joint degeneration. Undertaken initial research efforts at the dangers of self-manipulation on joint and disc surfaces.


Sponsored seminars including:

  • Myofascial Release
  • Management of Cervical and Lumbar Disorders
  • Adjustment and specific mobilization techniques of extremities
  • Cervical X-ray radiological review
  • Research and studies in chiropractic
  • Office Management/HIPAA compliance



MEDIA RELATIONS:
Dr. Ambrose is a well-known community expert on back problems and spinal conditions. Multiple appearances on WTVR-6, WRIC-8 and WWBT-12 with live telecasts involving a multitude of topics including:

  • Ergonomics/Postural difficulties
  • Back problems with golfing
  • Back pain with yardwork
  • Help with menstrual cramps and back pain
  • Children and backpacks
  • Golfing and low back pain



INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:
Though actively practicing, Dr. Ambrose holds a U.S. Patent in Establishing and Managing Health-Related Liens as well as several current patents pending in the area of health plan cost containment. He owns the CLAIMCATCHER data repository.

 

 

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