Skip to Content
chevron-left chevron-right chevron-up chevron-right chevron-left arrow-back star phone quote checkbox-checked search wrench info shield play connection mobile coin-dollar spoon-knife ticket pushpin location gift fire feed bubbles home heart calendar price-tag credit-card clock envelop facebook instagram twitter youtube pinterest yelp google reddit linkedin envelope bbb pinterest homeadvisor angies

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.

PG County Staff Photo

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:

  • Chiropractic care
  • Physical therapy
  • Auto and work injury specialist
  • Dry needling
  • Orthopedic supplies
  • Disc decompression
  • Ultrasounds and digital x-rays
  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Hydromassage
  • Electrical Muscle Stimulation
  • Active Release Technique
  • Graston Technique

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. Rosell Belmont

Dr. Rosell Belmont


Dr. Rosell Belmont was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She graduated with a B.S. in Biology from the University of the Sacred Heart. Dr. Belmont then attended New York Chiropractic College and earned her doctoral degree in chiropractic medicine. She was selected for a clinical Clerkship in Long Island that specializes in the management of chronic pain in a multidisciplinary setting. During the clerkship, she gained valuable experience working with many pain management specialists in a variety of fields including: Neurology, Physical Therapy, and Advanced Practice Nursing. Dr. Rosell undertook additional coursework in soft tissue and musculoskeletal stabilizing techniques that include Nimmo, Active Release Technique, Graston Technique, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, Functional Taping, Dry Needling, and Acupuncture. Dr. Rosell is bilingual (Spanish and English) and enjoys giving back to communities with a variety of cultural backgrounds. Dr. Belmont’s lifestyle includes participating in outdoor activities, water sports, and enjoying hockey and football with her fiancé. Dr. Rosell is excited to join the Effective team and provide customized evidence-based treatment plans that promote a healthy lifestyle and resolution of conditions to our community.

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.


Front Desk Administrator

Genesis was born in Arlington VA and attended Wakefield High School where she graduated a year early to start working full time. She has been working in the restaurant industry for 6 years. After being in the industry for so long, she learned that she loves customer service. She loves feeling like she has made a difference in someone's day. She is also a dog lover and was a professional dog walker for about two years in the Northern Virginia area. She is a very active person and enjoys constantly being on the move. She is very excited to join the Effective Team to continue her growth and learning more about health and wellness.

Rhonda Holmes

Rhonda Holmes


Rhonda has lived in Maryland almost her entire life. She studied massage at the Baltimore School of Massage where she earned over 100 clinical hours of experience. Rhonda has extensive experience in over 5 modalities including energy work & reflexology. She has also become prenatal certified. Rhonda earned an Associate’s degree from Howard Community College in 2016 and in May of 2021, she will earn her Bachelor’s in Spanish from Arizona State University.

Rhonda has two children and two dogs. She enjoys hiking, traveling, and being near or in the water, whether it’s a pool, a beach, or cruising the ocean. Rhonda also has a passion for cooking. Annually, her church opens as a shelter for a week in January and at that time Rhonda and her children cook and serve food to the homeless.

Rhonda also has 20 years of experience working in the nursing field. During that time, she worked in almost every department in the hospital including geriatrics, pediatrics, & hospice. She wanted to have more freedom in her ability to provide healing patient care so she decided to pursue a different career and to continue to help people heal through massage! She feels her calling is to help people heal. Massage offers exactly that! Rhonda loves what she does. She is excited to join the EIH team and assist everyone here with their healing journey!

photo of cari


Certified Chiropractic Assistant

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.

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!

Schedule Your Free Consultation Today!