Info on Dr. Filippi
Dr. Filippi graduated in
October 1982 with honors (Cum Laude), from the
oldest and largest chiropractic college in the
world, Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport
Iowa. Established in 1895, Palmer has graduated
more doctors of chiropractic than any other college
in the world. www.palmer.edu
Upon graduation, Dr. Filippi
returned to his native California to work as an
associate for his chiropractor in Santa Clara
from 1982 to 1984. In 1984 he returned to his
hometown of Redwood City to begin private practice
and opened Sequoia Chiropractic Clinic on February
focus of his clinic is to dramatically improve
the lives of patients suffering with acute or
chronic pain and musculoskeletal dysfunction by
offering natural alternatives whenever possible.
Dr. Filippi was first exposed to chiropractic
in the late 60’s as a youngster suffering
from headaches during swimming lessons. A trip
to his family’s doctor of chiropractic cleared
up the issue until 1975 when, as a high school
student (at Sequoia High), he encountered a return
of the headaches. Seeking medical attention and
tests first, doctors discounted it as a growing
issue and that improvement would occur over time.
Blood thinning medication was recommended as an
alternative. Neither made sense to Dr. Filippi,
a biochemistry major, so he sought the assistance
of his mother’s doctor of chiropractic.
The problem was identified following an extensive
spinal exam and x-ray. It appeared that the act
of stomach sleeping over many years as a child
led to severe vertebral rotation causing nerve
pressure in the neck. Within 1 week after beginning
corrective adjustments the problem was gone. Dr.
Filippi has enjoyed the benefits of being under
regular chiropractic care ever since! After hearing
a prominent doctor of chiropractic speak in 1975,
he made a monumental career change by enrolling
at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport,
Iowa. The rest is history!
PROFESSIONAL EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
||Board Certification in Chiropractic
Orthopedics, Diplomate status. (DABCO)
||Certification Completion of Training in
Los Angeles College of Chiropractic.
||Certification of Training in chiropractic
Russell Erhardt, D.C. D.A.B.C.R.
||Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) – Palmer
College of Chiropractic Davenport, Iowa
DR. FILIPPI’S PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ASSOCIATIONS
||Fellow of the Academy of Chiropractic
|1986 to Present
||Member of the American College of Chiropractic
|1982 to Present
||Member of The Palmer College Alumni Association.
||Diplomate of the National Board of Chiropractic
||Graduated with honors, cum laude, from Palmer
College of Chiropractic.
||President and representative for the State
of California Chiropractic Association for
student doctors (as a senior student at Palmer)
FILIPPI’S PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ENDEAVORS
|2004 to 2005
||Featured healthcare columnist
for Drum Magazine. Click
here to view article - "Health Tips -
Discs Can't Slip!"
|1987 to Present
||Secondary opinion/patient evaluation services
for the local chiropractic profession.
|1985 to Present
||Inspection and reporting to employers on
back prevention safety in the working environment.
|1985 to Present
||Began specializing in the evaluation and
treatment of musicians for physical conditions
related to their continuous playing. (Music
|1985 to Present
||Began private practice, founded Sequoia
Chiropractic Clinic at the age of 26.
|1982 to 1984
||Associate Doctor in group practice in Santa