Dr. Wayne M Whalen, DC, FIACN, FICC

Dr. Wayne M Whalen, DC, FIACN, FICC

Chiropractor at Whalen Chiropractic

Meet Dr. Wayne M Whalen, DC, FIACN, FICC

Dr Whalen is Board Certified as a chiropractic neurologist, and has extensive experience in a variety of chiropractic techniques. He has more than 30 years experience in patient care, including work as a psychiatric assistant, followed by almost ten years as an emergency department and Life Flight helicopter nurse before completing chiropractic school in 1986. He has more than 20 years experience in providing evidence-based care for a wide variety of conditions as a Doctor of Chiropractic, has published in the scientific literature, and works collaboratively with a variety of medical specialists. He is a former President of the California Chiropractic Association, and was named their Student of the Year, New Doctor of the Year, and Doctor of the Year, to name only a few of his many awards. Dr Whalen also chaired the CCGPP, the national chiropractic organization fostering the development of science based chiropractic.

Doctor Quote

If I can help you, I'll tell you. If I can't, I'll help you find someone who can.

Directions to our primary location in

Santee, CA

How Dr. Wayne M Whalen, DC, FIACN, FICC Can Help You


  • Chiropractor

Years in Practice

  • 20 Years


  • Palmer College of Chiropractic-West


  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Auto-Related Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccydynia
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Pain
  • Forward Head Posture
  • Headache / Migraine
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Meniscal tears
  • Migraine headaches
  • Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Postural fatigue
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral subluxation
  • Whiplash


  • Bracing
  • Chiropractic manipulation
  • Cold laser therapy
  • Cold therapy
  • Cox traction
  • Cross friction massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Diet & nutritional counseling
  • Disability evaluations
  • Drop table technique
  • Electrical stimulation therapy
  • Extremity manipulation
  • Flexion/distraction
  • Foot orthotics
  • Frequency specific microcurrent
  • Gait analysis and foot exams
  • Heat / Ice Therapy
  • Herbal remedies
  • Independent medical exams
  • Interferential stimulation/therapy
  • Intermittent traction
  • Intersegmental spinal traction
  • Kinesio taping
  • Leander flexion/distraction tables
  • Low force adjustment
  • Low level laser
  • Microcurrent therapy
  • Motion palpation
  • Muscle stimulation
  • Myofascial release
  • Physical Therapy
  • Post-Isometric Relaxation Stretching
  • Posture correction
  • Range of motion testing
  • TENS Units
  • Traction
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Ultrasound

Accolades for Dr. Wayne M Whalen, DC, FIACN, FICC

Professional Distinctions

  • Past President, California Chiropractic Association
  • Past Chairman, Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters
  • Past President, San Diego County Chiropractic Society
  • Past Chair, CCA Workers’ Compensation Committee
  • Appointed Expert Consultant, California Board of Chiropractic Examiners, June 2008
  • Appointed Member, California Division of Workers Compensation Official Medical Fee Schedule Committee, October 2007
  • Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) California Compscope Advisory Committee, 2007-present

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Spine Physicians
  • California Chiropractic Association (Past President)
  • American Chiropractic Association
  • Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters (Past Chairmen)
  • American Public Health Association
  • International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology
  • International College of Chiropractors

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified in Chiropractic Neurology (DACAN)
  • Fellow, International Academy of Chiropractor Neurology
  • Fellow, International College of Chiropractors
  • State of California Qualified Medical Evaluator
  • Former Registered Nurse

Office Information for Dr. Wayne M Whalen, DC, FIACN, FICC

Whalen Chiropractic
9570 Cuyamaca Street
Suite 101
Santee, CA 92071
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Primary Location:

Whalen Chiropractic
9570 Cuyamaca Street
Suite 101
Santee, CA 92071


Monday: 09:00 am - 12:00 pm, 03:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Tuesday: 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday: 09:00 am - 12:00 pm, 03:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Thursday: 09:00 am - 12:00 pm, 03:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Friday: 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

Whalen Chiropractic

Profile last updated: August 29, 2016. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.