Our Philosophy

Our Story

Established in 1987 by Dr. Lee Goozdich, National Pike Chiropractic has served as the premiere Chiropractic office in the Tri-County areas of Washington, Fayette and Greene counties for 35 years! Now, Dr. Matthew Stay, who was trained by and worked with Dr. Goozdich for several years, steps in and brings fresh ideas to further improve the health of our community! 


We are a chiropractic office that specializes in the treatment of various musculoskeletal complaints from head to toe. If pain relief and regaining function is your goal then National Pike Chiropractic is your answer!

Our Treatment Philosophy

National Pike Chiropractic always strives to combine individualized, evidence-based care with an exceptional patient experience at every visit! We encourage our patients be active participants in their treatment and incorporate functional goal setting to achieve the best possible outcomes. Follow this link for a more detailed explanation on what to expect at your first visit.

We utilize a 3-phase approach to treatment: 

A. Pain Relief


Fix your pain without potentially harmful medications or invasive surgeries. This phase focuses on pain reduction and avoiding pain triggers to promote healing. This is the beginning of your journey back to a pain-free, active lifestyle


  • Reduce pain
  • Control inflammation
  Restore mobility

Treatment Fundamentals

  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Tailored “Low-Tech” rehab exercises
  • Manual muscle therapies
  • Physiotherapy modalities
  • Activity/lifestyle modification

B .Stabilization and Return to Function

This is injury resilience. Getting rid of the pain is usually not enough. This phase of care focuses improving function while decreasing injury reoccurrence.


  • Restoring activities of daily living (ADL’s)
  • Improving mobility, stability and general strength
  • Injury resistance

Treatment Fundamentals

  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Transition to more “high-tech” exercises that incorporates ADL training
  • Manual muscle therapies

C. Performance Optimization and Wellness

This is training for life, sport or work – training for life! This phase of care is for those who have completed their initial treatment plan and want to continue to improve their health and performance or simply maintain their wellness!


  • Maintain ADL’s
  • Optimize performance
  • Maintain injury resistance


  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Manual muscle therapies
  • Functional “high-tech” strength training 
  • “Low-tech” Home exercise program

  • A typical treatment can last up to 45 minutes. Time spent with Dr. Matt will include spinal and extremity adjusting, and any necessary manual muscle therapies and rehabilitative techniques indicated for treatment. Additionally, patients will receive various physiotherapy modalities such as EMS/TENS Therapy, Mechanical Traction, or Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, as indicated.
  • Dr. Matt uses a functional approach in his assessments and treatments that compliments traditional chiropractic very nicely. He has been trained in several adjusting, rehabilitative and nutritional therapies to help patients suffering from a variety of musculoskeletal ailments. 

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  • Dr. Matt continues to improve his improve his assessment and treatment of his patients and has undergone numerous post-graduate trainings and certifications, including:

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Our Location

565 National Pike West | Brownsville PA, 15417

Office Hours

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8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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2:00 pm – 6:00 pm


8:00 am – 12:00 pm