DR. CRAIG LUCAS
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.
Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association: www.pennchiro.org
DR. ERIC PAJER-ROGERS
Dr. Pajer-Rogers found chiropractic after suffering a back injury working as a professional chef. Before his chiropractic training, Dr. Pajer-Rogers received a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology with a minor in Race, Culture, and Power from the University of New Hampshire. He worked for a time as a professional chef around the New England area before deciding to pursue his chiropractic degree.
While attending New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Pajer-Rogers obtained an advanced certification in Sports Science and Human Performance, as well as certifications in Activator I protocol, and Pediatric RockTape. He emphasizes the importance of proper movement patterns to reduce injury prevalence and pain while addressing altered biomechanics.
Dr. Pajer-Rogers, a Pittsburgh native, is excited to be back to practice in the area he grew up in. In his free time Dr. Pajer-Rogers enjoys hiking with his dog Cisco, hunting, fishing, cooking, playing hockey and golf, watching sports, and reading.
NEVA MARSH- Practice Manager/Practice Billing
KIM SKIDMORE- Butler Front Desk Receptionist
PAMELA CRAIG- Clarion Office Manager