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Dr. Hardnett was raised in the local Lanham area and came back to his community to purchase Dr. Stuart Loeb’s practice 8 years ago to create Effective Chiropractic. Dr. Hardnett was one of Dr. Loeb’s patients and was inspired by him to become a chiropractor. He renovated the office and added more therapies and services including the latest treatment options. Effective Chiropractic joined the other offices, Effective Integrative in Crofton and Millersville to offer all-encompassing treatment options.

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Complete Chiropractor Services in Prince George County, MD

Do you have chronic lower back pain or ongoing migraines? Effective Chiropractic PG County provides a variety of chiropractic services. Don’t let chronic pain or a traumatic injury keep you from living the quality of life you deserve. Come to us for any of the following:

Recognizing Chronic Upper & Lower Back Pain Symptoms

Many of our patients come to us seeking chronic upper or lower back pain relief. Because your back contains the spinal cord and a nerve hub that spreads to other areas of your anatomy, back pain can affect your ability to sleep, walk, stand, or sit comfortably. Common symptoms of back pain include shooting or stabbing pains up and down your back or legs, muscle aches, or pain that worsens when you stand, walk, bend, recline, or lift. If you have chronic back pain symptoms, our Lanham chiropractors provide chiropractic adjustments and other methods of therapy to help you strengthen your back muscles, realign your spine, and increase your mobility so you can enjoy a higher quality of life.

Meet Our Friendly, Experienced Chiropractic Team

At Effective Chiropractic PG County, our team utilizes the latest innovations in chiropractic care and other evidence-based treatments to help our patients eliminate pain and discomfort for good. Capable of providing in-house digital x-rays, ultrasounds, and more, our team would love to help you on your journey to recovery. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our friendly, skilled team today:

Dr Anthony Hardnett DDS Chiropractor in Maryland

Anthony Hardnett, DC, BCIM, DMBBP, DAAMLP

Chiropractor, Owner

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.

Dr Williams

Dr. Williams, DC


Dr. Williams has been in practice as a Doctor of Chiropractic for over 20 years. In that time, he has become proficient in utilizing several chiropractic techniques such as Diversified, Gonstead, SOT, Activator, and CBP. He specializes in helping people who have severe neck and back pain, including those injured in motor vehicle accidents, return to a state of health and wellness with proper treatment. Dr. Williams focuses on the care of the human frame, not just the patient's symptoms, and has been acknowledged for his excellent bedside manner with the patients he serves.
Dr. Williams received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry, with honors, from the University of Maryland. He holds a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University, also with honors. He has been examined and licensed by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Maryland, Virginia, and District of Columbia Board of Chiropractic Examiners. In his free time, he enjoys attending church, watching sports, and shopping. He is excited to join the Effective Chiropractic team and offer his years of experience to his patients’ health and wellness journey.


Carla Arieta


Carla Arieta is a trained physician that knew from an early age that she wanted to pursue a career in Medicine. She received her Doctorate of Medicine from the “Universidad Dr. Jose Matías Delgado” in El Salvador. During her years in medical school, she had the opportunity to engage with the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) that allowed her to participate in international clerkships in Europe, where she not only improved her foreign language skills, but also participated actively in the hospital’s clinical rotations, including the areas of Internal Medicine and Surgery. Throughout her years of medical training, she contributed to community service activities, including the Lions Club International ophthalmic medical missions in Central America, as well as IFMSA medical brigades, Helping Hands medical missions, and USNS “Comfort” seagoing hospital ship Partnership for the Americas medical brigades. She sought continued medical education after practicing medicine for several years, and developed an interest in Integrative Medicine. She then began her journey pursuing a dual degree that included a Master of Science in Acupuncture and a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine at the Virginia University of Integrative Medicine, where she was also the Biomedicine Department Chair and a Faculty member of the Western Medicine Department. During her experience teaching basic and clinical sciences, she had the occasion to receive complementary certificates in Physiology and Biochemistry from Harvard Medical School. Carla enjoys spending time with family and friends, and loves hiking. She has passion for continuing education and likes to attend seminars and courses that would nourish her knowledge in the field of medicine in order to benefit her patients. Recently, she attended a Symposium named “Translating Fundamental Science of Acupuncture into Clinical Practice: for cancer symptom management, pain and substance abuse” at the National Institute of Health (NIH), where brilliant minds from around the world met in order to share interesting data collected about modern acupuncture research that exposed promising outcomes that would promote a positive impact in the healthcare system. In this conference, she also had the opportunity to learn from Prof. Ted Kaptchuck, a renowned researcher at Harvard Medical School and from Dr. Richard Niemtzow’s life and professional experiences, he is the chief of the Air Force Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Center, an eager promoter of Battlefield Acupuncture within the US Military Forces.
Carla is trained in a diversity of modalities: TCM diagnosis, SaAm, Master Tung, NADA protocol, Neuro-anatomy point location, among others. She considers that Medicine is an art and that by understanding our pathophysiological processes; a healthcare practitioner is able to provide a comprehensive approach treating the patient as a whole, while focusing on reinforcing their inner strength and balance.
She is currently licensed to practice Acupuncture and has found in this medicine a unique body of knowledge offering patients a complementary and alternative medical approach to comfort and healing, and plans to incorporate these skills into her practice. While joining efforts with the outstanding Effective Integrative Healthcare team, she is convinced that every single patient will receive the best medical care they deserve by improving their overall quality of life.



Practice Administrator

Caris has been assisting doctors with treating patients for 7 wonderful years. As a chiropractic assistant her goals are to facilitate a patient’s ability to achieve a wellness stage of care through effective treatment! Educating patients to understand how they can help themselves at home in addition to the treatment prescribed by the Doctor is key. Caris is excited to be a part of the Effective team and can’t wait to meet the patients of Effective and help you achieve your goals.

Adeyinka Adewetan

Adeyinka Adewetan, LMT, CPT, CES

Massage Therapist

Adé (Ah-Day) graduated from Cortiva Institute of Massage (Baltimore School of Massage) and has been a licensed massage therapist since 2017. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Howard University in sports-medicine.

HE BELIEVES: That massage is more than just placing lubricants on someone’s back. “It’s the healing art of touch through massage. The human body has layers to every problem it presents with. Self-care isn’t just about time away from the stressors of everyday life, it’s about healing the body from the root to the crown, which takes knowledge, care, and without question, patience”

Adé has experience and certifications in: Swedish Massage, Lymphatic Massage, Corrective Exercise, Hot Stone Massage, Sports Massage, Prenatal Massage, Reflexology (Hands & Feet), Stretching Techniques, and Chair Massage.

Adé also like preparing holistic herbs and teas for overall ailments and sexual health. He is excited to join the team of Effective Integrative Healthcare and assisting all the patients in their health care journey.

Are You a New Patient? Chiropractic Pre-Appointment Forms

Are you a new patient at Effective Chiropractic PG County? We’ve made it convenient to download and fill out patient forms prior to your first chiropractic appointment. Whether you have chronic back pain or an auto or work-related injury, we’d be happy to work with you to alleviate the pain and other symptoms you may be experiencing. We accept most forms of insurance and methods of payment. Please contact us today to request an appointment with our chiropractors in Lanham, Millersville, or Crofton, MD. We have three offices to serve you better with flexible hours and extended services!

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