Dr. Casey Weerheim is the chief chiropractor at Upper Cervical of Sioux Falls in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He is a certified Blair Upper Cervical chiropractor who helps patients relieve problems like neck pain, muscle numbness, back pain, and vertigo.
For his undergraduate degree, he went to Northwestern College to study Athletic Training, where he worked as an intern for a chiropractic doctor. His internship program piqued his interest, which led him to pursue chiropractic. The Northwest Iowa born and raised doctor received training from the Palmer College of Chiropractic, where he received certification to practice Blair Upper Cervical.
Dr. Weeirheim wants to be a source of natural, safe, and effective patient care in Sioux Falls. He aims to change his patients' lives through his skills and the latest technology in upper cervical chiropractic care.
Technique/s: Deep Roots Chiropractic, Blair Upper Cervical Technique
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