Tidewater Chiropractic

Having been voted by the Virginia Pilot and HamptonRoads.com as the “Best Chiropractor” was only possible because of our dedication to you and the community. Our mission is to help as many people as possible achieve their health goals without drugs or surgery allowing them to enjoy Life. In addition to all of our amazing services, the most important aspect of our business is our commitment to you. We will go to great lengths to ensure you get the best care possible. We have 2 doctors of chiropractic and a massage therapist in our office. Our two chiropractors and two massage therapists are very knowledgeable and personable. The atmosphere at our office is very warm, friendly and relaxing. Since 1998 we have retained and continue to build upon our foundation of knowledge.  You can count on us for quality service. Our chiropractors are licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine and Certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Our massage therapists are licensed by the Virgina Board of Nursing and nationally certified by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodyworks.  We are members of the Virginia Chiropractic Association and the American Chiropractic Association. If you have any questions at all, feel free to contact our staff: Corey Carwile, DC, Nick Balovich, DC or our staff massage therapists Diane Perkins, LMT or Merle Baldwin, LMT.

Dr. Corey Carwile received his Bachelors of Science in Biology from Christopher Newport University in 1993 where he played college soccer and was a Founding Father of the Hampton OfficeVirginia Alpha Psi chapter of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity.  He finished his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1998.  Dr. Carwile is licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine and certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.  In addition to being a member of the Virginia Chiropractic Association, he is also a member of the American Chiropractic Association.  He has treated athletes from Christopher Newport University Athletic Program, the semi-pro baseball team the Peninsula Pilots and professional athletes from the Hampton Roads Mariners soccer team, Tampa Bay Buccaneers football team and the Denver Nuggets basketball team.  He currently has office hours the Hampton and Portsmouth Tidewater Chiropractic locations.  He practices both traditional diversified manual adjustments and computerized instrument adjustments with the Pulstar and Impulse IQ.  He is also trained in flexion distraction technique.  He is a member of the Olde Wythe Homeowners Association, Portsmouth Host Lions Club and the Portsmouth Blue Lodge #100.  He is happily married to Staci and has three kids, Chase, Elise and Scarlett.  Corey enjoys playing soccer, golf, surfing, watching football and spending time with his family.

Dr. Karen Harper Nyako graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s of Science in Human, Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise in 2004. She was active with the philanthropies of Sigma Kappa sorority, athletic training for the football team, as well as participating in research for several medical studies, focusing on the effects of different diets and exercise regimes on weight loss. Her passion for nutrition and whole body wellness persisted after college, and she worked with several weight-loss clinics in southern Florida. Her passion for wellness and education continued as she received her Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida in 2007. She utilizes a variety of chiropractic techniques in practice, specific to each patient, and adamantly believes in educating every patient on the importance of being healthy from the inside out. Dr. Karen is an avid Hokie football and basketball fan, and is active in local VT alumnae chapters. She was born and raised in Newport News, where she currently lives. She is happily married to Steve, and they have a son, Ayden.

Diane Perkins, CMT received her massage therapy education from the Fuller School of Massage Therapy in Virginia Beach in 1996.  She currently holds a Virginia license from the Virginia Board of Nursing.  Diane practices several techniques, but primarily combines Swedish with deep tissue massage concentrating on specific problem areas.

Merle Baldwin, CMT is a licensed and certified International Massage Therapist with extensive knowledge of Reflexology and Reiki 2.  Born and raised in Montreal, Quebec she graduated from Kee Business College.  Since 2005 she has held a Virginia license from the Virginia Board of Nursing while providing her community with exceptional service.

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Tidewater Chiropractic

Two Locations to serve you:

4305 Portsmouth Blvd.
Portsmouth, VA 23701
Phone: 757-465-7299
Fax: 757-465-7282
33 West Queens Way
Hampton, VA 23669
Phone: 757-224-0424
Fax: 757-224-0408

Hours of Operation

Corey Carwile, DC Portsmouth
Monday 10 - 1 and 3 - 6
Tuesday 10 - 1 and 3 - 6
Thursday 10 - 1 and 3 - 6

Monday 3-7
Tuesday 5-7
Wednesday 10 - 1 and 3 - 6
Friday 10 - 1 and 3 - 6

Nick Balovich, DC Portsmouth
Monday 8 - 1 and 3 - 6
Wednesday 3 - 6
Friday 9 - 1

Diane Perkins, LMT Portsmouth
Wednesday and Sunday by appt.
other days are available by appt.

Merle Baldwin, LMT Hampton
Mon, Thursday, Friday, and Sat


Virginia Board of Medicine
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

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