About Effective Chiropractic PG County in Lanham, MD


Effective Chiropractic PG County Team


Anthony Hardnett, DC, BCIM, DMBBP, DAAMLP

Anthony Hardnett


Dr. Anthony Hardnett received his Bachelors in Biology with an emphasis in Exercise and Nutritional Sciences from Life University in Marietta, Georgia followed by graduating with honors from Life University Chiropractic College with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree, along with a Clinic Excellence Award.

Dr. Hardnett is highly trained in the diagnosis and treatment of soft tissue injuries and abnormalities common to the spine, extremities and rest of the body. He has extensive knowledge and experience treating patients who suffer from neck or back pain as well as headaches. He also works with people who have work and sports related injuries and has extensive expertise in treating patients with whiplash related injuries.

His post doctorate education includes earning a Diplomate from the American Academy of Medical Legal Professionals after studying accident reconstruction, trauma related injuries, crash dynamics and other critical issues related to the trauma patient. Doctor Hardnett is also board certified in Integrative Medicine which is the practice of using multiple treatment options within traditional medicine and alternative medicine to help patients. He also has extensive post doctorate education relating to MRI interpretation and treatment of disc related injuries. He just earned another Diplomate from the college of Manipulative and Body-Based Practices which enhances his knowledge on how manipulation of the spine can assist the body to heal.

Dr. Hardnett places his emphasis on treating the patient as a whole and finding the cause of the problem not just the symptoms. He owns and operates the premier state of the art Chiropractic and Integrative health facility in Maryland and has an overwhelmingly high success rate in helping patients with their health concerns. Dr. Hardnett feels that offering the latest treatment options, efficient care plans and patient education are all keys for the patient's ultimate success.

In 5 short years, Dr. Hardnett has made Effective Chiropractic Health & Wellness Center the premier state of the art Chiropractic Health and Wellness facility in Maryland. Effective Chiropractic has grown from a small, 2 person office to a staff of 12 with expanded services and providers to meet their patient's needs. Effective Chiropractic provides a variety of services that make them a one-stop shop in healthcare. And in an effort to further expand services, Dr. Hardnett has now added a Medical Doctor and Nurse Practitioner establishing Effective Integrative Healthcare, LLC to provide more integrative services for the community. And the addition of another office in Prince Georges County will further expand Effective Chiropractic's ability to reach and help more patients.

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Dr. Errol Silva
Levy Riley


Dr. Errol Silva is a native of Maryland, hailing from Annapolis, MD. He has always had a love of science and sports since he was a child. Being a lifelong athlete, combined with the love for science, led him on his journey to Salisbury University; where he graduated Magna Cum Laude earning a degree in Exercise Science with a minor in Athletic Coaching. During his undergraduate years he was introduced to the field of chiropractic and after shadowing a practicing Doctor, he was amazed at the work the doctor did, how his patients responded to him and the results achieved with no medications or surgery involved. After taking some time to work as a personal trainer, Dr. Errol Silva enrolled in chiropractic school and graduated from New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) in August of 2014 with a Doctorate of Chiropractic degree. During his clinical year at NYCC, Dr. Silva had the distinct privilege of being selected for the prestigious internship at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD working under Dr. William Morgan. While at Walter Reed, Dr. Silva gained extensive skills and experience working with amputees, traumatic brain injury patients and working in an integrative healthcare setting.

Dr. Silva is a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine and Whole Foods Specialist, certified through Standard Process. Dr. Silva is board certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and Maryland State Board of Chiropractic in Chiropractic Practice, Physiotherapy and Adjunctive Procedures. Dr. Silva’s interests lie in sports performance and sports nutrition with a passion for health and wellness. In his spare time he and his wife Keyonna enjoy going to the movies, cooking, spending time with family and working out. He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association, American Academy of Chiropractic Physicians, and the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Silva is very excited to bring his love for chiropractic and expertise to Effective Integrative Healthcare!

Dr. Alyaen Cucuta


Dr. Alyaen Cucuta was born and raised on the western side of Puerto Rico. After finishing his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico at San German, he spent two years working at a medical insurance agency. However, he knew that was not his calling. Prior to entering school for his bachelor’s degree, he was passionate about human anatomy and health and was looking forward to becoming a healthcare professional. During his undergraduate years he was an active member in a Pre-medical association. Dr. Cucuta decided to become a Chiropractor when he heard of all the great results his mom and friends had experienced with chiropractic treatment. His mom has been a chiropractic patient for years and her chiropractor helped her to heal following an accident at her job. Dr. Cucuta graduated from New York Chiropractic College in July 2017 with a Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree. During Chiropractic school he earned certifications in instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization techniques and sports injuries. During his clinical year at NYCC, Dr. Cucuta was able to treat a wide variety of patients with different musculoskeletal conditions such as sciatica, herniated discs, spondylolisthesis, TMJ, migraines, neck pain and low back pain. Dr. Cucuta is bilingual, speaking Spanish and English. Dr. Cucuta is very excited to join the Effective team and looks forward to educating the Hispanic community around Lanham about how chiropractic care can help to improve their quality of life and assist them in achieving their wellness goals.

Dr. Lisa Lourey Levy Riley

Doctor of Acupuncture (D.Ac)

Lisa Lourey, L. Ac, received a Doctorate in Acupuncture from the Maryland University of Integrative Health in Laurel, MD. Lisa has been a certified exercise instructor for over 15 years with certifications in cycling, Body Pump ®, Zumba®, Pilates, and Yoga. She continues to teach 12 classes a week at various locations in the DC area. She is also an avid runner and has completed over 50 marathons, a 50 mile endurance trail race, and numerous shorter distance races..

. It is her experience with exercise science and movement that guides her approach to pain management and sports recovery through acupuncture. She is a graduate of the Whitfield Reaves Acupuncture Sports Medicine Apprenticeship Program, a six-month intensive program focused on the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of common injuries and pain syndromes relevant to competitive athletes. She believes her role is not to tell you what you cannot do, but to inspire and enable you to accomplish and achieve whatever you train to do. Lisa is an Army widow and veteran with 21 years of service and deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq. It is her lifetime of service to the military community that has inspired her to develop an expertise in treating trauma with acupuncture and assisting others in navigating grief and loss. She is dedicated to serving the community through volunteerism.

Lisa serves as a member of Acupuncturists Without Borders and recently served on a 4-member team providing acupuncture to Syrian and Afghan refugees housed in camps in Greece. Her experience there led her to be selected to become a Trauma Trainer for the organization and guide others in how to establish community clinics in support of trauma relief. In addition, Lisa continues to give back to her military community by serving as a presenter of holistic care for a local Veterans’ organization that develops retreats for wounded soldiers and their care givers. In Lisa’s free time she enjoys spending time with her furry family-a chocolate lab puppy, Jasper and a Weimaraner, Zelda and going to live music festivals and local concerts with her partner Ben.



Diana Reyes is our newest team member at Effective Chiropractic-PGC. She was born and raised in PG County, Maryland. She has 5 years of customer service, as well 4 years of management experience. In addition, she is bilingual and fluent in both English and Spanish. She is passionate about helping others achieve their health goals and will make sure you always see a friendly face upon entering our office. She is excited to bring health and wellness to the community she grew up in.

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