Gentle Touch Chiropractic & Nutrition

Gentle Touch Chiropractic & Nutrition

Reclaiming health & wellness for your whole body.


Located in downtown McLean, Virginia, Dr. Hockstra has been serving patients for well over a decade. Whether you seek traditional chiropractic, muscle work or nutritional advice, expect one-on-one, quality care at every appointment.
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Welcome, New Patients!
Click above to print out the NEW PATIENT forms and bring them to your first office visit!  You may also email these forms to or fax them to 703-760-4644.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment so that we can process your information.

For Chiropractic Care, including ART treatment, or to receive a Nutritional Consultation, please call 703-760-4646 or EMAIL  Office hours are 6:00 am–3:30 pm Monday through Friday.

Kindly give 24 hours’ notice if you are not able to keep your appointment time.  Thank you!

Dr. Hockstra is an out-of-network provider and a non-par Medicare provider.  We will give you a receipt that you can submit to your insurance company for reimbursement, and/or employer for FHSA or HSA’s.


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What is A.R.T.?

What is Active Release Technique (ART)? ART is a patented, state of the art soft tissue system/movement based massage technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.  Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow are just …

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Office Telephone: 703-760-4646
FAX: 703-760-4644
Office hours are 6:30am to 3:30pm, Monday through Friday.