Dr. Lucas is a 1995 honors graduate from New York Chiropractic College. He established Applewood Chiropractic Center in 1997 in Clarion, PA, and the Butler office in 2005. He now provides his signature care to countless patients in both the Butler and Clarion offices. In addition to his wellness-based practice, Dr. Lucas specializes in nutrition for weight loss, chronic health issues, pain management, allergies, and sports performance. He is trained in and uses nine different chiropractic techniques, enabling him to achieve faster and longer lasting results over conventional chiropractic treatments. Since 2003, he has trained multiple doctors within the profession and has helped them sharpen their clinical skills as well as learn the Applewood methods and ideals. Because of his high ethical standards, he has been asked to serve on the physician’s panel for several major workers’ compensation boards. Born and raised in Butler, he and his wife, Meghan, and their five children continue to reside here. Dr. Lucas volunteers his time on various community and district boards as well as being the radio announcer for the Butler Tornado Football games. He has volunteered as the team doctor for the Ohio Glacier baseball organization and is currently serving in the same capacity for the Butler County Baseball Club.
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Dr. Ankrom is a 2011 graduate of New York Chiropractic
College. His undergraduate work was completed at Thiel College in
Greenville, PA. Dr. Ankrom has been a full time treating doctor at
Applewood since 2012 and is excited to bring his positive energy to his
patients through multiple specialized techniques of chiropractic and
soft tissue treatments. Additionally, Dr. Ankrom is trained in BIA
evaluations. These evaluations are a key component to weight loss
success for patients who wish to make lifestyle changes through weight
loss and the balancing of body composition. At Applewood, Dr. Ankrom
treats patients from females during their pregnancy to newborns to
athletes and our silver seniors, giving him the expertise to treat a
multitude of conditions that can affect the entire population. Along
with the rest of our staff, Dr. Ankrom is an avid Pittsburgh Sports Fan
and a supporter of his Alma Mater, Butler High School. Even though he is
an active deck hockey player, this does not override the care and
compassion he has for patients. Dr. Ankrom now resides in Mars, happy to
return to his roots and looking forward to helping you achieve your
optimal state of health.
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