National Network of DOT Medical Examiner

Richmond, Virginia

Better Life Chiropractic, LLC

$75 DOT PHYSICAL EXAMS IN Richmond, Virginia

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About Us

Better Life Chiropractic, LLC

Candace J. Thomas, DC, National Registry Certified Medical Examiner

TeamCME Contact Number

Contact Number

(804) 807-3527
Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation

By Appointment Only


  • $75 CASH price
  • DOT Physical Exam for Commercial Drivers (CDL Physical Exam)
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Hair Follicle Drug Testing
  • Non-DOT Drug Testing
  • Pain Relief Services

Our Priority is to the Driver!

We Perform Driver Helpful® DOT Physical Exams to Assist in Obtaining a CDL Medical Card.

Pass Your DOT Medical Exam!

We know how important it is that you maintain a current CDL medical card. With extensive knowledge of the exam requirements, we will guide you through so you can Keep on Truckin'.

What is a Driver Helpful® DOT Physical Exam?

Helping drivers is what we do. We know the medical requirements and we are interested in helping the driver maintain their livelihood. When needed, we steer drivers with medical conditions thru the requirements so they maintain a current CDL medical card.

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Dr. Candace J. Thomas was born and raised in Kenbridge, Virginia. Dr. Thomas earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, Pre-med, from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA. She attended Life University in Marietta, GA, and later transferred to Sherman College in Spartanburg, SC, where she received her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree.

Dr. Thomas is devoted to providing the best care possible to her patients. She is Board Certified from the Virginia Board of Medicine and has been in practice since 2005. Dr. Thomas is a DATIA certified specimen collector trained to perform DOT drug testing, breath Alcohol testing, & hair follicle collections for drug testing. She is also a certified phlebotomy technician trained in collections for blood testing.

Dr. Thomas has obtained national certification from the FMCSA and serves as a Certified Medical Examiner for the Department of Transportation. In this role, she helps to ensure that commercial motor vehicle drivers are fit for duty and that our roadways stay safe.

NRCME Number: 3923347259

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