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. MATT ANKROM                                                                    

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. 

DR. JUSTIN VOIT                                                                        

Dr. Justin Voit is a 2013 graduate of New York Chiropractic College as well as a 2010 graduate of West Virginia University with a degree in Exercise Physiology. Dr. Voit was born and raised in North Huntingdon, PA and is excited to treat patients in both our Butler and Clarion offices. He is trained in various chiropractic techniques, soft tissue treatments, nutrition, and clinical exercise enabling him to achieve incredible results with patients. Dr. Voit is also a certified Kinesio Tape practitioner which benefits hundreds of patients, young and old, in both of Applewood's offices. During his clinical experience, Dr. Voit treated a variety of patients from Veterans to college athletes to children and everyone in between. Dr. Voit enjoys being outdoors, golfing and supporting the local Pittsburgh sports teams as well as the West Virginia University Mountaineers. Dr. Voit has a kind and caring personality and is excited to meet you and help you through your Chiropractic journey to wellness.




  • Earned his Pennsylvania State License in May 2011.
  • Earned certification in Massage Therapy from Butler County Community College, August 2005.
  • Received training in therapeutic massage, relaxation massage, Swedish massage techniques, sports massage, and seated massage.
  • Practicing massage for over five years. 
  • Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB).
  • Member ABMP, Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.
  • Adheres strictly to the Code of Ethics of ABMP.