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About One More Step Wellness

One More Step Wellness Center provides chiropractic care, functional neurology, and lab-based nutritional guidance to those living in and around Charlottesville, Virginia. One More Step Wellness offers traditional manual adjusting techniques as well as instrument assisted adjusting and soft tissue work. Functional neurology involves the use of therapies and exercises both at home and in the office. Lab-based nutritional guidance is offered for those wishing to truly change their lifestyle to improve their overall health.

Meet The Doctor
Dr. Melissa Adams

Dr. Adams earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2013 from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. While in school she had the opportunity to care for patients of all ages and with varying health issues. Dr. Adams has extensive training in various manual adjustment methods, instrument adjusting methods, soft tissue work, and other rehabilitation methods. She has earned a certificate in Functional Neurology Foundations as well as Concussion rehabilitation, with ongoing education and training in these areas of study.


Her experience and continued training allow her the opportunity to assist each patient with the type of care they require and prefer, while they take each step required to achieve their health and wellness goals. 

Dr. Adams is particularly passionate about assisting athletes as they recover from their injuries, and as well as with potential injury prevention.  Athletes and equestrian riders in particular, have unique requirements which Dr. Adams is especially attuned to, enabling her to provide one-of-a-kind and individualized care to this specific group.

In her spare time, Dr. Adams enjoys hiking and walking. She has fallen in love with the mountains of Virginia since moving here from the Chicago area in June 2017. She enjoys drawing, photography, reading, and learning. 

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