About Dr. Cherine

Dr. Cherine is the Owner and main doctor at Health First Chiropractic in Glen Allen. She has been in practice since 2001 and graduated from Life University. Her promise to you when you come to the practice is to provide undivided attention to your specific health and wellness needs. As a mom, adult athlete, and chiropractor, she understands first hand how important it is to be pain free and lead a vibrant and healthy lifestyle to be on the go. Her secret to achieving this is chiropractic, a healthy clean diet and proper exercise. Dr. Cherine’s goal as a chiropractor is to educate and empower people with an understanding of how the human body functions so that wise decisions can be made about their health and well-being. She believes the greatest wealth of all is health.

Dr. Cherine is an avid runner, triathlete, certified group fitness trainer, a corporate wellness consultant, wellness lecturer, and teaches doctors and patients around the world on how to live a wellness lifestyle with her THRIVE detox and weight-loss program.


  • International Chiropractor Of The Year
  • Corporate Wellness Achievement Award
  • Corporate Wellness Excellence Award
  • Wellness Award for Chiropractic Excellence

Our Mission is to create energetic and inspired living by providing world-class chiropractic and wellness care in all dimensions of life. - Dr. Cherine Van Wagner

Listen To Our Raving Testimonials

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John Stutzman

"I first went to Dr Cherine because I was in horrible pain, and she was the nearest chiropractor to my house. How fortunate! Not only did she get me through a very painful pinched nerve, but she continues to help with keeping me in good health."

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Alicia Smith

"Having just moved from an incredible Integrative & Chiropractic Clinic in Florida, I certainly had high standards to meet. From day one, Dr. Cherine and the rest of the staff at Health First Chiropractic has exceeded my expectations."


Josiah Smith

"I've been under chiropractic care for 5 years. Recently moved to Richmond area and found Health First. I've been completely satisfied with the professionalism of staff, ease of scheduling/flexibility to work with my schedule. Been going for 3 months now. Wellness is a key priority for them and myself....it's a great fit!"


Erin Ackerman

"Dr. Cherine, Thank you so much for working along side my son's orthopedic surgeon and Physical Therapist. When we first found out about his deformity in his back, we were ..."

Detox Your Life

with Dr. Cherine



Monday, Feb. 26th

6:00 - 7:00 pm

Detox For Life

Are you trying to eat healthy but you are not seeing results?


  • The 3 Causes Of Stress That Are Robbing You Of Life
  • The TRUE CAUSE Of Disease And Illness
  • What Your Body's Ph Is, And How To Alkalize Yourself
  • How To Harness Live, Nutrient Rich Foods For Rocket Fuel Energy
  • How To Sleep Like A Baby And Feel Alive & Rested In The Morning
  • Secrets To Taking Off The Extra Weight In 3 Quick & Easy Steps

Get Fit With The Doc


  • The Core Essentials For Getting The Most Out Of Your Workouts
  • How To Workout Less And See Greater Results In Your Waistline!
  • How To Avoid Workout Plateaus
  • How Often and How Much To Do Specific Exercises To Avoid Injury
  • How To Increase Your Athletic Performance

Our Services

We are conveniently located in Glen Allen, in the Far West End of Henrico, near Innsbrook, Wyndham, Twin Hickory, Short Pump, Hanover, and Richmond.

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic restores normal function to the musculoskeletal system. This can play a major part in relieving disorders, and any accompanying pain. Many conditions arise from accidents, stress, lack of exercise, poor posture, illness and everyday wear and tear. We take an all-encompassing approach to our health and well being, to help you to manage, and/or correct your problem and prevent it recurring.


Orthotics are worn in your shoes to provide correction to your feet, helping them function more efficiently. Poor foot function and alignment may be the cause of various pains such as foot, hip, knee and back pain. Custom orthotics work on your feet like glasses work on your eyes - they reduce stress and strain on your body by bringing your feet back into proper alignment.

28 Day Detox

We will provide you with the tools you need to help you enjoy effortless weight loss, vibrant health and boundless energy. The 28 Days to THRIVE Program is based on lifestyle principles that will provide your body with essential foods and nutrients that will fuel your body to burn fat; workouts to propel you past the plateaus and give you peak performance; and the support you need to create your best life!

Schedule A Complimentary Workplace Wellness Program. Provide Your Contact Information Below Or On The Workplace Wellness Page.


We'll Contact You To Discuss Your Needs And Create A Plan That Works For Your Company

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Health First Chiropractic

11520 Nuckols Road,
Suite 101,
Glen Allen,

Phone: 804-270-6010 Fax: 804-270-6551

Email: info@hfcwellness.com

Our Practice Hours:

Monday3:00 - 6:00
Tuesday7:30 - 12:00
Wednesday7:30 - 12:00
3:00 - 6:00
Thursday3:00 - 6:00
Friday7:30 - 12:00

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