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  • OUR OFFICE ENVIRONMENT: If you are coming to the office for an appointment, please rest assured that we are maintaining the highest level of cleanliness and sanitizing all contact surfaces frequently.  We are working to keep a staggered schedule to reduce time in the waiting room.
  • Anyone who is feeling ill - even if they are not aware of any contact with a COVID-19 case - should also stay at home.

Welcome to Whitehead Chiropractic: Your Trusted Local Austin Chiropractor

Serving Central & North Austin Since 1991! Call us at 512-451-0115 today!

When you need effective pain relief for discomfort in your back or other joints, Whitehead Chiropractic can help. Our Austin chiropractors offer gentle, non-invasive treatment for injuries and chronic pain, specializing in general chiropractic and upper cervical care -- a chiropractic technique that doesn't involve require any twisting or popping to manipulate the spine. We've been serving the Austin area for over 25 years! 

Whether you suffer from back pain or injured yourself in a car accident, we aim to offer the best results to alleviate your pain.

Gentle Chiropractic Care to Relieve Your Back Pain, Sciatica & More 

Our chiropractic team uses various treatment options such as Austin chiropractic adjustments, Gonstead technique and more to treat a wide range of common injuries and conditions. Our services include chiropractic care, accident and injury rehabilitation, corrective exercises and more to help you recover from: 

  • Back Pain and Neck Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Herniated Disc
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Pinched Nerves
  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Foot Pain
  • Hip, Knee, and Leg Pain
  • TMJ & Carpal Tunnel
  • Vertigo & Whiplash
  • Auto, Work & Sports Injuries
  • and more!

Our Austin Chiropractors Welcome You and Your Family!  

dr wendee whitehead top Austin chiropractor and 2016 patients choice winner

Dr. Wendee Whitehead, our lead chiropractor in Austin, TX, has been providing treatment for injuries and damage resulting from underlying illnesses or general wear and tear on the body since 1991. 

There are only two chiropractors in Austin that are board-certified by The American Chiropractic Rehabilitation and Strengthening Board, one of which is Dr. Whitehead. Only doctors who have completed an additional three-year program, including 300 post-doctoral training hours and have gone through rigorous examinations.  

Our board-certified rehab Austin chiropractor will perform screening tests to identify any potential risk to treatment and exercise.  If you have a condition chiropractic cannot help, you will be referred to the appropriate specialty. We are taught to assess and treat many types of conditions including chronic pain syndromes, whiplash and soft-tissue injuries, acute injuries, and extremities.

A graduate from the University of Texas at Austin (Go Horns!) and the Texas Chiropractic College in Pasadena, TX, she attained her Board Specialty in Rehabilitation and Strengthening through Los Angeles Chiropractic College. Some of the techniques in which she has extensive postgraduate training include the Thompson, Mckenzie, Activator, Grostic, and Gonstead technique. Dr. Whitehead enjoys helping her patients get out of pain and live a happier, healthier life. Our mission is to help you reach your highest level of function so that you may maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. 

Our Patients Love Us

2016 patients choice winner best chiropractor in austin

We're proud to have earned the Patients' Choice Award for our top chiropractic work in Austin, based on reviews and rankings from our patients. 

But don't take our word for it. Read what some of our patients have to say and see why we're Austin's choice for gentle, effective chiropractic care for over 30 years! 

Contact Our Austin Chiropractor for Complimentary Consultation & Free Spine Assessment*

We are proud to offer ALL new patients a complimentary consultation and Spine Assessment seen here: New Patient Special Offer*! Our goal is to find the root cause of your symptoms and help you to relieve your pain, restore range of motion, and improve the overall physical function of your body. 

We accept all types of insurance carriers (Contact Us or call us at 512-451-0115 to see if your provider is included!) always accepting new patients and walk-in chiropractic appointments in Austin can be arranged. 

"If you're ready to take the first step towards better health, contact our Austin office today to schedule your appointment. My proven techniques have helped thousands already, and I look forward to helping you." -Dr. Wendee W

*does not include x-rays*

FAQ About Chiropractic

What is Chiropractic Rehabilitation? 

Chiropractic and Rehabilitation make a logical association.  Chiropractic corrects spinal joints misalignments, and Rehabilitation restores neuromuscular strength, flexibility, balance and stability.  

Combining Rehabilitation and Chiropractic will help you optimize and accelerate your healing while reducing the risk of future injury and joint degeneration.  

Are all Chiropractors Rehabilitation Certified?

In Austin there are only two chiropractors that are board-certified by The American Chiropractic Rehabilitation and Strengthening Board.  Your North Central Board-Certified Rehabilitation and Strengthening Doctor is Dr. Wendee Whitehead.  

Only doctors who have completed an additional three-year program, including 300 post-doctoral training hours and have gone through rigorous examinations.  Chiropractors who pursue a Diplomate make a 3-year commitment for 300 hours of advanced study in examination and treatment of patients.  They must pass three written tests and a comprehensive oral evaluation.  

Rehabilitation doctors continue their postgraduate training in Rehabilitation and Strengthening to stay current with the most recent advances in Rehabilitation and Chiropractic.

What is the Difference Between a Board Certified Rehab Chiropractor and a General Chiropractor?

A board certified Rehab doctor has trained under the experts in the field.  Both a Rehab Chiropractor and an ordinary chiropractor in Austin, TX will adjust you; however, a rehab chiropractor is focused on finding the underlying cause of your pain, strengthening, stabilization and prevention of future occurrences.  

Benefits of A Board Certified Rehab Chiropractor

  • A Rehab Chiropractor is a much better choice for patients who have not responded to chiropractic manipulation alone.  Many Austin Chiropractors use adjustments only and do not give stretching, strengthening or stability exercises.
  • A Rehabilitation Doctor will diagnose and treat any dysfunction so that you can achieve maximum joint function and stability. 
  • A Board-Certified Rehab Doctor will give you the proper exercises designed for you to allow you to have maximum recovery.
  • A Board-Certified Rehabilitation Chiropractor is committed to helping you recover to the lifestyle you deserve. 
  • Board-Certified Chiropractic Rehab Doctors are experts in finding the true functional link to a patient’s problem, and when identified and corrected, lead to faster healing and reduced reoccurrences.  
  • For patients injured in auto accidents, the additional training and credentials of a Diplomate in Rehabilitation lends more credibility to a Chiropractor as an expert witness.   
  • Doctors specializing in Chiropractic Rehabilitation are taught additional skills in the treatment of the soft tissues, and in cutting edge exercise science including:
    • Cardiovascular
    • Sensory Motor
    • Stabilization
    • Endurance 
    • Strength Training  

The latest evidence-based research protocols a correct prescription begins with a specific progression to treat the injured area.  The starting point begins with a passive movement, movement in which the doctor passively moves and stretches the muscle or joint that is painful.  This prevents further injury or inflammation of the injured area while increasing the range of motion to help improve function. 

Gentle range of motion promotes healing. The next progression is passive assisted movements by the patient.  This is followed by more advanced active exercises. This progression leads to improvement in strength, stability and function in the muscle and joint. Chiropractic Manipulations assure a healthy nervous system to get the message to specific muscles to contract in the right sequence.  

What Does A Rehab Program Include?

Our Board Certified Rehabilitation Austin Chiropractor will perform a complete and thorough evaluation to determine weaknesses in your flexibility, balance, strength and endurance.  You will then be given a specific treatment plan to optimize your healing.  A rehabilitation program includes:

  • Ranges of motion
  • Flexibility - flexibility exercises restore normal tissue length and prevent long term overuse injuries.
  • Strength - Strength helps improve mobility and stability.
  • Endurance - Endurance helps prevent injuries that result from repetitive activities. 

Flexibility, strength and endurance are all necessary for a healthy musculoskeletal system to perform normal daily activities such as sitting, standing, bending, walking, running or lifting. 

Call Our Austin Chiropractor for An Appointment Now!

Our Austin chiropractor, Dr. Wendee Whitehead, Board-Certified Rehabilitation and Strengthening Specialist, will help you get out of pain with fast, gentle and effective relief.  Precise chiropractic manipulation with your own specific rehabilitation program assures you of optimal results.  

Dr. Wendee Whitehead has been in practice in Austin since 1991. She has developed a unique system to combine spinal adjustments with advanced rehabilitation techniques for over 20,000 people.  Call her office at 512-451-0115 and learn how to improve your posture and relieve your pain!

Meet the Doctors

  • Dr.
    Wendee Whitehead
    Dr. Wendee Whitehead received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin. She attended Texas Chiropractic College in Pasadena, TX. She went on to receive her Board Specialty in Rehabilitation and Strengthening through Los Angeles Chiropractic College. She has extensive postgraduate training in Gonstead technique, Thompson, Activator, Grostic and Mckenzie.


I will use very few words but true and strong ones. The team show their skills for the position they hold. It is a family feeling of caring and kindnesses. I went in with much pain not believing it would get better but very pleased to say I am better. I thank you all for the care I am receiving.

April W.

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