Dr. Joe A. Cantu
Virginia Chiropractic Association's
Chiropractor of the Year 2007-08
Dr. Cantu has been practicing gentle Chiropractic care in Illinois and then Virginia for 20 years. He was also an integral member for 20 years, of a research team at National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL, studying how spinal manipulation helps with low back pain. He also has designed an Xray Technologist Certification Course. Dr. Cantu's clinical interests include the conservative management of acute and chronic back pain with an emphasis on spinal manipulation and physical therapeutics. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of adults and adolescents with spine-related conditions including headaches, arm and/or leg pain with a strong emphasis on patient education. His special interests include research of the cause and treatment of low back pain and sports-related injuries. Dr. Cantu also has an additional sub-specialty in musculoskeletal radiology and advanced imaging. In his free time, Dr. Cantu enjoys spending time with his family and friends and volunteering through the Charlottesville Rotary Club.