"Chiropractic is bigger than back pain; it's about your whole health: it's about addressing the cause of dis-ease and dysfunction and restoring your health." As a proponent of specific upper cervical chiropractic care, Dr. Plancich emphasizes the importance of achieving and maintaining optimal health through a properly functioning nervous system. Her clinical emphasis revolves around neurological function and how it relates to the alignment of the upper neck. Dr. Plancich graduated from Life Chiropractic College West in Hayward, CA as a three-time recipient of the "Intern of the Month" award during her clinical internship. She also graduated with academic honors distinction (Cum Laude). She has participated in two chiropractic mission trips: Cambodia in 2009 and Mission Trip America in 2009/2010. Dr. Plancich is currently Part 2 certified by the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association. Dr. Plancich holds an Advanced Certification in Whiplash Biomechanics and Injury Traumatology from the Spine Research Institute of San Diego. The Spine Research Institute one of the world's leading scientists involved in whiplash research and education. They devoted the past 20 years to researching and teaching after recognizing that nearly 3 million whiplash injuries occur every year in the U.S., and that almost half of these will experience long-term or permanent pain or disability. Motor vehicle crashes are also the largest cause of brain injury in the U.S. Combined, the two conditions burden society with over $200 billion in cost annually. Dr. Plancich is learning the latest research and treatment for whiplash injuries in order to help more people in the Seattle area who are suffering with the effects of acute or chronic whiplash injuries following motor vehicle collisions. Dr. Plancich is a Seattle, Washington area native. She enjoys golfing, running and traveling during her spare time. To discover balance and restore your health, please contact our Seattle chiropractic practice to make an appointment.
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