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“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.
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Rachel grew up in the Pacific Northwest and loves the lifestyle it provides. She enjoys going on hikes with her family and watching her children explore nature. Rachel enjoys the holistic and natural approach to upper cervical chiropractic and loves supporting doctors and other team members to make a difference in the lives of the community.
Rachel works remotely from home but still takes the opportunity to reach as many people as she can with the chiropractic message.
Kirsten settled in the Pacific NW almost a decade ago after graduating from UT Austin with a degree in Costume Technology. She was drawn to the area's natural beauty and abundance of recreational opportunities within easy distance of the city.
She discovered NUCCA after a whiplash injury and was so impressed by the effectiveness of this gentle technique that she decided to join the DHC team! In her spare time she enjoys the great outdoors with activities such as hiking, camping, and cycling. Indoors she likes researching nutrition and wellness, sewing and knitting for friends and loved ones, and reading.