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Meet Dr. Mark Potter

, your Chiropractor in Arlington

Dr. Mark Potter

“I came from a long line of medical doctors and nurses and I thought I would head in the same direction. While participating in a 24 hour bike race I began to experience numbness and tingling in my hands. One of my friends in the race suggested I go see his chiropractor. I was leery about how chiropractic care could help me with numbness in my hands but due to his prompting I decided to give it a try. After a few visits the numbness and tingling went away and I learned a lot more about chiropractic and how it can bring health to the whole body. From that point on I knew that I wanted to be a chiropractor and help others,” states Dr. Potter.

Becoming The Chiropractor In Arlington

Dr. Potter began his education at Wesleyan University and NY Institute of Technology prior to his admission to Western States Chiropractic College in Portland, Oregon. He graduated from Western States and received his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree in June 1984. He has been practicing chiropractic in Arlington since 1986. After being introduced to Activator Methods of Adjusting in 1990, Dr. Potter began to study this technique.

“Now I only use this “low force” technique in my office. It is a gentle, safe, and effective light force technique that allows me to adjust people of all ages: from infants to elderly.” Dr. Potter is Advanced Proficiency Rated in the Activator method and participates in yearly continuing education classes in Activator methods. Read more


Meet Karen Potter, MS, HHC  | (Holistic Health Coach and Wellness Educator)

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Karen Potter, MS, HHC

In my early twenties I was searching for answers for health, weight management and how to live and age healthfully. I grew up on a standard American Diet and for most of my life I had no problems with weight or health, but as I approached my twenties, the weight began to creep up. I found myself 20+ pounds overweight and feeling tired a lot.

I began researching “diets” and tried many of the popular ones around; high protein, low carb, no-fat, calorie counting, carb counting… and others, without much luck and still struggling to lose weight. I was introduced to eating whole, real food by a friend and began a journey I am still on today. I learned about eating healthy whole foods as a lifestyle, not a diet. I began consuming real, whole foods and learned how to cook whole grains, and prepare dishes with real food, avoiding processed foods.

Not only did I lose weight, but I began to feel healthier. This was now a lifestyle I felt I could keep for a lifetime, and my family and my own health have benefited tremendously. All my children were raised eating real food and none of them have had any weight issues. I personally lost the extra 20 pounds and after having 4 children, I have maintained that healthy weight through each stage of my life. Now, 30+ years later I still have a healthy weight (it hasn’t changed) and I have been able to take control of my own health. I rarely get sick, or even get a cold…and am able to handle any health issues with nutritional therapies instead of using medications or drugs. Read more


Dr. Mark Potter | Chiropractor, Arlington MA | Phone: (781) 648-8500
Karen Potter| Holistic Nutritionist, Arlington MA | Phone: (781) 648-8500
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