Meet the Doctors

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Dr. James Cranford Jr. 

Dr. James Cranford, Jr. attended Life College in Marietta, Georgia where he received his B.S. in nutrition and in 1995 graduated with his doctorate in Chiropractic. He took a position at Tri- State Chiropractic located in Rossville, Ga before opening Chowan Chiropractic in his home town of Edenton, N.C. in 1999. He specializes in hands on and instrument assisted chiropractic procedures for the conservative management of musculoskeletal conditions, such as neck, shoulder, lower back, auto and sports related injuries. He feels that he excels at various headache treatments and has received extensive training on treating facial pain associated with TMJD. He's the past president of the Edenton/Chowan Chamber of Commerce, Edenton Rotary Club and has served on the Albemarle Board of Health. He enjoys spending his free time with his family and attempting to play golf. He looks forward to helping people with their health concerns at both Chowan as well as Albemarle Chiropractic.

Dr. Henry

Dr. Kristal Henry

Dr. Kristal Henry is a native of Elizabeth City, NC. She attended Elizabeth City State University where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology/pre-med. She is also a Cum Laude graduate of Life University in Atlanta, GA, where she received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. She worked in and taught massage therapy before her duties as a military wife afforded her the opportunities to travel the US while supporting her husband and raising their three beautiful children. As a family they are active in their local church, volunteer in the community, love spending time as a family and traveling when the opportunity arises. She continues to acquire information through continued education classes in chiropractic and is a member of the North Carolina Chiropractic Association. She is excited to be back home where she can give back to her community and be a positive force to educate and empower her patients to live their best life through                                                                                                              family-based chiropractic care.

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1745B City Center Boulevar Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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8:00 am-5:30 pm


7:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-11:30 am