About Us

Our Office

Welcome to Proactive Chiropractic and Physical Therapy, where our mission is to provide accessible, high-quality healthcare by personalizing patient-centered wellness programs. In our integrative multidisciplinary setting, a dedicated team of chiropractic and physical therapy doctors, acupuncturists, nurse practitioners, and therapists collaboratively work to enhance your quality of life.

At Proactive, we aim to unlock your body’s potential by identifying the root cause of your condition. Our skilled team employs an integrative approach, developing personalized strategies that combine multiple healthcare disciplines to address your unique needs. Integrative medicine utilizes a variety of evidence-based techniques to treat and heal the whole body. Our providers collaborate on the best treatment plan, employing a blend of therapies, adjustments, stretching, strengthening, and more, ensuring you not only feel better but also function at your best.

To fully understand the nature of your health and address your healthcare needs, we recommend an assessment from our integrative healthcare team. As a patient at Proactive, our providers work together to tailor a comprehensive wellness program specifically targeting your healthcare needs, using the least invasive yet highly effective techniques and services.

Understanding that your health is a priority, we participate with most health insurance companies, allowing you to focus on your well-being. With extended office hours and a commitment to offering same-day appointments, we prioritize your convenience because we believe that taking care of your body should be as seamless as possible.

You only get one body, and we are here to help you take good care of it!

Our Staff

Yoshiko Spratley, CA, Practice Manager

Yoshiko Spratley is the Practice Manager at Proactive Chiropractic and Physical Therapy, managing practice operations, training, billing, treatment coordination and transitioning the practice into our new partnership with Privia. Yoshiko has been with Proactive since 2016, beginning as a Chiropractic Assistant and growing with the practice over the years. With her background as a healthcare provider, she is able to address any questions you may have regarding your treatment, and address any insurance related questions with her background in billing. Her management style revolves around collaboration, continuous improvement, and a patient-centric approach. She believes in fostering a communicative work environment where each team member plays a vital role in our collective success and the success of our patients.

She loves the opportunity to work with patients, specifically in her area of expertise: pre- and post-natal care. Yoshiko is returning from a 2 year leave of absence, after growing her family and helping other practices grow. In her free time she enjoys kick-boxing, dancing, playing with her boys, and any opportunity to travel and enjoy fine dining.

Elizabeth Schwarcz, PTA

Elizabeth Schwarcz is a dedicated and skilled Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) with a passion for promoting health and wellness. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), and further honed her expertise by obtaining a degree in Physical Therapy Assisting from the Health Sciences Department at Howard Community College.

Elizabeth has seamlessly blended her background as a personal trainer with her career in physical therapy. Prior to entering the field of physical therapy, she worked extensively with young athletes and the general population, gaining valuable experience in promoting fitness and preventing injuries.

As a well-rounded healthcare professional with a commitment to excellence, Elizabeth continues to make a positive impact on the lives of her patients, contributing to their journey towards optimal health and recovery.

Outside the clinic, Elizabeth cherishes her free time with her family, exploring local attractions and going hiking.

Kathryn Gitthens, CA

Kathryn Gitthens is a Chiropractic Assistant, training patients in therapeutic exercise, administering therapeutic treatments and performing manual therapy and stretching for our patients. Kathryn has been a Chiropractic Assistant with Proactive since 2018 and is a certified yoga instructor. She has helped groups of enlightened yogis to teens in mental health crises. She is a master of meditation and breathwork for stress management. A proud mother, grandmother, and daughter; Kathryn enjoys playing tennis and pickleball regularly with her parents, farming and cooking organic fruits and vegetables and she is always up for a good game of scrabble.

About Privia Health

We are proudly part of Privia Health. Privia equips leading primary and specialty care physicians with cutting-edge resources to help us deliver outstanding, personalized patient care. That’s why Privia’s patient satisfaction scores are 2x higher than national averages. Visit their website to learn how Privia helps you take control of your care.

Healthcare, Handled

You have enough on your plate. We make it easy to message your doctor, connect to on-demand virtual care, receive appointment reminders, refill prescriptions, and get care on the go. If you see more than one doctor in our network, your entire care team has access to your medical chart so we can all work together for your health. Use the myPrivia app or patient portal to:

  • Book appointments, renew prescriptions, and access your electronic health record
  • Send and receive secure messages with your care team

Healthy for the Long Haul

You’re more than a set of symptoms. Privia champions lifelong health and wellness, inside and outside the doctor’s office. From pediatrics to adult needs, preventive programs to complex care, doctor’s visits to self-care at home – we’re here to support you on every step in your journey. Count on Privia for:

  • Collaborative, team-based medical group with leading local providers
  • Same- or next-day appointments with 24/7 telehealth for immediate care

Our Doctors Do More

You can enjoy personalized care without pricey membership fees. Privia doctors take the time to listen to your concerns, from wellness programs to chronic care management. Patients rate our providers 4.9 out of 5 for efforts to include them in decisions about their care, so you can be confident your doctor will help you understand the guidance you get, in-office or virtually. With Privia, you can expect:

  • Unhurried, comprehensive visits to develop the right care plan for you
  • Nationally recognized top physicians and healthcare professionals