Your first visit to our office will give you an opportunity to find out if chiropractic care can help you. You will receive a thorough case history and examination to make sure that your condition can be helped through the natural healing of chiropractic adjustments.

As a doctor of chiropractic, Dr. MacDowall believes in natural healing, including chiropractic treatments, rehabilitation, therapy, and nutrition.

On your initial visit the doctor will provide a no-charge consultation. This will allow you to meet him and the staff with no commitments attached. If he feels that you could benefit from chiropractic care he will do a complete health history, examination and X-rays (if needed).

The doctor will review your findings in great detail and on the following day present to you his findings and proposed schedule of care. You will begin your adjustments on that day and any therapy treatments that your condition would necessitate.


Dr. MacDowall completed his undergraduate studies at State University of New York and Liberty University Pre-Medicine.  He went on to attend Life University School of Chiropractic in Atlanta, Georgia. where he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1991.

Dr. MacDowall strives to improve and update his knowledge in the field of Chiropractic and related studies.  He strengthens his understanding of diagnosis and treatment of spine and joint disorders by reading research and attending post graduate seminars on related subjects such as low force treatment techniques, bio-mechanics, foot corrective orthotics, and nutrition.  His love of chiropractic and genuine concern for others are two qualities that impress those who know him well.

Professionally, Dr. MacDowall is a member of the American Chiropractic Association and the Christian Chiropractic Association.  Dr. MacDowall gives lectures to local groups and organizations on various health related topics. Call the office for more information or to schedule the doctor for your next meeting or event.

Dr. MacDowall, his wife and their three children reside in Chesapeake.  They enjoy the beauty of the area, the culture, and all the recreational activities the region provides.