$75 DOT PHYSICAL EXAMS IN Richmond, Virginia
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Better Life Chiropractic, LLC

Richmond, Virginia
(804) 592-5400
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Better Life Chiropractic, LLC

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

235 Wadsworth Drive
Richmond, Virginia 23236
(804) 592-5400

Hours of Operation:
By Appointment Only


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

Driving Directions

Better Life Chiropractic,LLC is conveniently located near the intersection of Midlothian Turnpike and the Powhite Parkway.

Our address is 235 Wadsworth Drive, North Chesterfield VA 23236. We are in the all brick Midlothian Center shopping center on the side closer to CATO. Look for the overhead sign that says CHIROPRACTOR. We are right beside Midlothian Medical Care Family Practice. We are Door 235.

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We are a TeamCME Clinic!

Nationally Recognized as the Provider of Driver Helpful® DOT Physical Exams!

Our office is nestled in the heart of Chesterfield County, just off Midlothian Turnpike in beautiful North Chesterfield, Virginia. Better Life Chiropractic,LLC is conveniently located near the intersection of Midlothian Turnpike and the Powhite Parkway. We provide the residents of North Chesterfield, Richmond and surrounding community’s health care,  DOT Physicals, DOT drug testing, breath alcohol testing, physiotherapy and massage therapy in a relaxing and professional atmosphere.

What is a Driver Helpful® DOT Physical? Helping drivers and motor carriers is what we do. Drivers with certain medical conditions need a medical examiner who not only knows the medical requirements, but who is interested in helping the driver maintain their livelihood. At the same time, our driving certifications provide the safety aspects that motor carriers expect and need.

Pass Your DOT Medical Exam! Dr. Thomas knows how important it is that you continue your livelihood as a commercial driver. With her extensive knowledge of the DOT Physical Exam medical guidelines, Dr. Thomas will steer you through the DOT Physical Exam requirements so you can Keep on Truckin’.

Need your DOT Physical Exam Today?  We know your time is valuable! Same Day Appointments, just give us a call! No Waiting! We are committed to getting you back on the road in no time.

Free! Never Forget to Renew your Certificate! Get “Expiration Alerts” before your Certificate Expires by downloading the Free TeamCME Mobile Driver App! Save your expiration date and you’ll get “Expiration Alert” emails sent to your mobile device & alert emails starting 2 months before your current certificate expires.

We are right at your fingertip! Save us as your medical examiner using the Free Driver Mobile App, and calling our office or getting driving instructions are at your fingertip!

The TeamCME Free Driver Mobile App is available at the Apple App Store and Google Play!

Looking for a DOT Physical Exam or CDL Physical Exam in Richmond, Virginia? You’ve come to the right place!

Want to save even more time?  You can save even more time by downloading the DOT physical exam report form by clicking the link below.  Filling out the form before your appointment will help us get your DOT Physical Exam completed quickly.

Please see the important driver links below for more information.

Want to know more about the DOT physical exam? (Click Here) to access the FMCSA CMV Driver Fact Sheet regarding the DOT physical exam.



Save time by filling out your forms prior to your appointment!

(Click Here) To Download the DOT Physical Exam Report Form.

(Click Here) To Download the Medical Examiner’s Certificate

(Click Here) For Frequently Asked Medical Questions


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