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Shipley Building, Suite 101 West entrance located under the green Shipley sign

Welcome to Lodes Chiropractic Center

Lodes Chiropractic Center in Wilmington, DE, offers the highest quality chiropractic care in the area. When you are not feeling your best due to illness or disease, or if you have received an injury, you need to seek medical attention. You want to choose a chiropractor who will get to the root of your problem and kickstart the healing process so you no longer have to worry about the symptoms or side effects

What Is Quality Chiropractic Care?

Quality chiropractic care starts with a thorough examination and evaluation that allows the doctor to get a look at both the symptoms, as well as any underlying issues that may be causing or instigating the problem. Once the cause has been determined, the doctor will then create a highly detailed care plan that may involve the use of chiropractic adjustments, or  physical therapy. Through the use of laser therapy and spinal decompression, many of the problems that can cause back pain or chronic neck pain.

The Benefits of Seeing a Chiropractor

There are many benefits to seeing a chiropractor. First and foremost, the entire person is treated. It is understood that balancing the mind and the body is important. It has also been proven that when the body is under stress or in pain, your mental and emotional health suffers. This is why chiropractors are so diligent when it comes to maintaining that delicate balance, even during times of good health when there is little to no pain or discomfort.

Reputable Staff

The best part of seeing a good chiropractor is knowing that you're going to be cared for by a reputable staff who understand how you feel and is capable of assisting in whatever treatment options are chosen for your care plan. When you visit Lodes Chiropractic Center, take a few minutes to get to know the staff and ask whatever questions you need to so that you feel comfortable and at ease.

Visit Your Wilmington, DE, Chiropractor Today!

If you live in the Wilmington, DE, area and are looking for a state-of-the-art, widely known chiropractic center, the staff at Lodes Chiropractic Center is waiting to meet you. Call and schedule your first appointment so you can get to the cause of your neck and back pain today. As you get to know the staff, you will begin to feel right at home and before you know it, you will back on the road to healing and wellness.

Meet the Doctors

  • Michael R. Lodes

    I am Doctor Michael Lodes and have been proudly serving the Wilmington/New Castle County and surrounding communities for nearly 30 years. I focus one hundred percent when I am with a patient and treat them as if they are family. My approach is a Wellness Model where I seek to identify the causes of an individual's particular problem, and then chart a course for correction and healing of their condition. I strive to use the most sophisticated technology available and continually attend educational workshops in order to achieve the best results.

  • Brett C. Wharton

    I am Dr. Brett Wharton, a native Delawarean and Blue Hen! The reason I became a chiropractor is that God has given me a passion for helping people, and I love doing that! Chiropractic care is a safe an effective way of helping others achieve their health goals and get them back in the game. As a former Fightin' Blue Hen football player, I understand how set backs can be eliminated or avoided with good spinal care. I have a particular interest in family wellness and extensive training in disc problems, headaches and TMJ dysfunction. I cherish time with my wife and sons, and I enjoy camping at Cape Henlopen State Park and pushing my kids in the jogging stroller all over the state of Delaware. I look forward to meeting and serving you!

  • Thomas Diamanty

    Dr. Thomas Diamanty is a native of Wilmington, Delaware and comes from a great family; his parents, grandparents, cousins, and uncle all are longtime chiropractic patients in the office. He attended undergraduate at Virginia Tech and earned a degree in Psychology.He is a graduate of Sherman College of Chiropractic. During his tenure as a student, he was a member of both the Technique Club and the Community Service Club, which reflects the virtues of excellence and charity.Dr. Thomas is Board Certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners in Chiropractic and Physiologic Therapeutics, and he now holds a license to practice these disciplines in the State of Delaware. We are pleased to announce that he is now seeing patients at Lodes Chiropractic Center!



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