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Whitehead Chiropractic since 1991, a place where genuine care and concern for the patient is our highest priority.
BOARD CERTIFIED REHABILITATION AND STRENGTHENING SPECIALIST Dr. Wendee Whithead, completed her B.Sc. degree from The University of Texas in Austin. She graduated from Texas Chiropractic College in 1988 with academic excellence. In 2002, she completed her diplomat in Rehabilitation and Strengthening from Los Angeles Chiropractic College. She has advanced training and certification in Orthospinology and Advanced Orthogonal Technique and is board eligible for her Gonstead diplomat. She is certified in Markey distraction technique. Dr. Whitehead also has extensive training in McKenzie technique. She has completed a 120 hour certification in soft tissue injury and neurology covering advanced topics of whiplash injuries. Dr. Wendee Whitehead has carefully invested in every method that will give you an advantage in the battle against your pain.
Dr. Whitehead devotes more than 100 hours each year to attend advanced training sessions to learn about the latest topics to relieve your pain, restore your function and return you to your life. It is at these seminars that she learns new treatments for pain, new diagnostic technologies, and new perspectives on chiropractic treatment. “I take postgraduate training so that my patients can get the best results. I do it because new methods of treating injuries and new therapies are constantly being discovered. Plus, I owe it to my patients to stay on top of everything that’s happening in this fast-changing field. My patients deserve the latest advances in chiropractic care, and that’s what I give them.”
It doesn’t take long to see that Dr. Wendee Whitehead D.C. is committed to getting you out of pain fast. Her office is equipped with state-of-the-art chiropractic equipment, including digital laser aligned x-rays, and thermo- graphic analysis for nerve pressure analysis. There are advanced Thompson drop tables for performing gentle, effective adjustments, and cutting-edge exercise equipment geared for strengthening and rehabilitation. Dr. Whitehead has carefully invested in every tool that will give you an advantage to speed your healing. If you are serious about getting out of pain and preventing its reoccurrence, you have chosen the right chiropractor. Dr. Whitehead has created a uniquely effective system to relieve your pain and restore your function. Patients come from all over Texas to experience the complete wellness system Dr. Whitehead utilizes.
Albert Einstein stated that “If I have gone higher or seen further it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants. “ Dr. Whitehead has studied under the most brilliant and respected chiropractors and medical doctors in the manual and functional medicine field. Dr. Whitehead has created a complete wellness system that integrates the most advanced techniques known today.
Putting Together the Pieces of Back Pain Dr. Wendee Whitehead offers a unique approach to solving the puzzle of back pain. Starting with a comprehensive history, orthopedic, neurological and functional exam, Dr. Whitehead discovers the true cause of your pain. Evidence based treatment protocols are utilized to restore your function and reduce your pain. Evaluation includes; spinal alignment, flexibility, strength, endurance, function, balance, diet and posture.
Auto accidents are traumatic to all aspects of your life. Frequently, accidents create misalignments of the spine putting pressure on delicate nerve tissue resulting in severe pain. Gentle re-alignment of your spine removes nerve pinching. Studies show whiplash injuries left uncorrected can result in early spinal degeneration. In fact, studies show as many as 40 percent of people involved in auto accidents still have pain up to five years later. Simply taking drugs and anti-inflammatories such as aspirin or ibuprofen fails to correct the underlying cause of your pain. An article in the Lancet suggests that non-steroidal anti-inflammatories can accelerate osteoarthritis. Correcting the underlying cause of your pain following your accident can prevent you from suffering from headaches, and neck and low back pain for years to come. Dr. Whitehead DC uses her extensive biomedical knowledge to locate and treat the cause of your pain gently and without medication, leaving you pain-free quickly and effectively.
Fast results and gentle treatment are also affordable. Dr. Wendee Whitehead DC maintains some of the most reasonable fees in Austin. Insurance filing is done for you. Most plans are accepted, including BC/BS, Aetna, Anthem, United Health Care, Medicare and Auto Insurance, just to mention a few. If you don’t have insurance, don’t worry. Convenient financial plans are also available. MasterCard, Discover, AE, Debit and Visa are all accepted.
Dr. Wendee Whitehead DC is committed to the education of her patients. In her weekly class she teaches her 8 step system to getting out of pain and achieving maximum health. She offers a complimentary goal book so that patients can easily track and follow their health care goals. It is in these classes that you learn how to prevent future injuries and heal faster. By having a better understanding of your spine and nervous system you will learn how to treat your own back. Patients, their spouses, and friends are all invited to learn what chiropractic offers and how spinal health is critical to your total health.
Congratulations! By reading this you have taken the first step to end your pain. All great athletes have great coaches. Dr. Whitehead is more than your chiropractor; she is your wellness coach. She will help you understand the cause of your pain and get you started on your road to recovery fast. “My commitment is 100 percent to my patients to get them out of pain and back to their life as quickly as possible.” Dr. Wendee Whitehead DC is a native of Rusk, Texas. In her spare time she enjoys post graduate training, reading, bicycling, exercise, working with her registered quarter horses and Polled Herefords, tending to her chickens, and digging in her organic garden.