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The Chiropractors of Pee Dee Chiropractic

Pee Dee Chiropractic Chiropractor, Dr. Richard Heavner

Pee Dee Chiropractic Chiropractor, Dr. Richard Heavner

Dr. Richard Heavner

Simply put, I was a skeptic. Having grown up in the medical model of healthcare, I saw no reason to visit the chiropractor. I was firmly entrenched in the “if it doesn’t hurt, there is nothing wrong” and the “there is a pill for everything” philosophy. After my undergraduate work and serving in the US Navy, I was tending bar in Columbia, SC when one night, it dawned on me that I was going nowhere fast. I wanted out of the night life and into a career that would make me proud. I considered medicine but by now, I just could not wrap my mind around prescription medication fixing EVERYTHING. It seemed to me that for every condition the medical model dictated a specific class of drug… read more


Dr. Brian Porzio

Pee Dee Chiropractic Chiropractor, Dr. Brian Porzio

Pee Dee Chiropractic Chiropractor, Dr. Brian Porzio

Chiropractor, are you crazy? Why wouldn’t you want to be a REAL doctor? For most of my academic life, I was very successful in the classroom. So successful that it was almost expected that I would end up attending medical school. This expectation had two problems, a career path that meandered for 8-12 years and a philosophy that everything can be fixed with a drug. Ironically, I had issues with both of them. I worked very hard to receive my bachelors degree in biology from Wofford College. Unforturnately, everyone knows that an undergraduate degree in biology doesn’t take you very far without additional schooling. So I began looking at an array of schools in the medical field. One of my best friends told me that I needed to go visit his chiropractor because that profession may be one that would interest me. After spending a few days following his chiropractor, my thought was “this makes sense”…read more