DC: Palmer College of Chiropractic


Thirty Years of Service to the Parkersburg Community:

Thirty Years of education and experience have kept Dr. Joseph McCarter on top of his profession. His goal is to treat you with a holistic approach that combines your individual needs and concerns with the knowledge and experience he has acquired in his thirty years of practice.

Advanced Training:

Chiropractic Orthopedics, Physiological Therapeutics, Impairment Ratings and Disability Evaluations, Cervical Whiplash Injury, Sports Injuries Diagnosis and Treatment, Work Place Ergonomics and Work Station Evaluations, OSHA Standards in the Work Place, Clinical Nutrition.

Expert care from a true professional:

I am committed to staying on the leading edge of my field and keeping abreast of the latest treatment news, advances and innovations. Staying active in the West Virginia Chiropractic Society, The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and continuing my education are the most effective ways to bring you the most current care available.

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners:

Dr. McCarter is one of twelve Chief Examiners for the National Board. He presides over the administration of the Part IV examination.

West Virginia Chiropractic Society:

Dr. McCarter has held every position in the Society and is currently the immediate Past President.

West Virginia Board of Examiners:

Dr. McCarter has held every position on the Board including the chairmanship for six years. Appointed to these positions by three different Governors.


American Chiropractic Association, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, West Virginia Chiropractic Society and Ohio State Chiropractic Association.

Awards and Honors:

Presidential Regional Award, Outstanding Chiropractic, West Virginia Chiropractic Society; 1984, 1986, 1988 & 1991. Chiropractor of the Year, West Virginia Chiropractic Society, 1999.