Dr. Phillip Schalow is one of the lead chiropractors at Upper Cervical Care Center – Rockford in Rockford, Illinois. He is a licensed chiropractor known in Rockford for his precise and non-invasive techniques.
He attended various schools over the years to learn his craft. He went to Palmer College of Chiropractic, where he completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Then, he attended Wielopolska Training School and Constructive Teaching Centre to master the Alexander Technique.
Before he became a chiropractic professional, Dr. Schalow pursued music as a violinist. However, after suffering from tendonitis, he briefly stopped playing. Only after receiving chiropractic care did his left hand heal completely. Through this experience, he became interested in chiropractic.
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