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This content was provided by Dr. Whalen "Dr Whalen first worked for ten years as an emergency department nurse, paramedic nurse and Life Flight helicopter nurse before enrolling in chiropractic school. Dr Whalen has more than 40 years experience in the health care field, including 30 years in chiropractic. He is Board Certified in Chiropractic Neurology, a Fellow of the International College of Chiropractors, and an acknowledged expert in workers' compensation. He was named Student of the Years, New Doctor of the Year and Doctor of the Year by the California Chiropractic Association. He has extensive experience in treating a wide variety of patients, including weekend warriors, auto and whiplash injuries, work injuries, children and adults of all ages. We commonly see: Back injuries Neck pain Headaches Overuse syndromes Plantar fascia Jaw problems Shoulder and knee pain …. And much more! Dr Whalen has been a leader in his profession, having served as President of the California Chiropractic Association, and he chaired the national chiopractic organization charged with developing treatment guidelines. He is published in the scientific literature on a variety of subjects, and remains active in professional volunteer activities. He also served as Chairman of the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters, which is charged with turning scientific evidence into treatment guidelines and helping chiropractors practice in a more evidence-based manner. He has three children either in or finishing college and lives with his wife in Santee."
This content was provided by Dr. Whalen "We strive to provide evidence-based care in a relaxed, professional setting. Our first job is to put you at ease, and hear your concerns. We will do a thorough examination and provide you with ll your treatment options, including referral to other providers. We work with a variety of other respected doctors, orthopedists, neurologist, pain management and other specialists, as well as acupuncturists and psychologists.
If we think we can help you, we'll tell you, and if not, we will help you find someone who can!"
Dr. Whalen does not have any board certifications listed.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Head and Neck Conditions
Lower Back Injuries
Chronic Pain Management
Cold Laser Therapy
Custom Made Foot Orthotic
Low Back Procedure
Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
Neck Pain Procedure
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for California.
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0 Board Actions
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San Diego State University
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
Palmer College Of Chiropractic West
Medical School | Graduated
Los Angeles College Of Chiropractic
Other Education | Completed 1993
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