Accomplishments & Recognitions

Theresa A. Febbo, D.C.

Cleveland Chiropractic College
Kansas City, MO
Doctor of Chiropractic, April 1990
National Board Certified in Acupuncture, 2011

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Bachelor of Arts in Social Work
Magna Cum Laude, April 1980

Certified as an Insurance Consultant Reviewer and Independent Chiropractic Examiner
Logan Chiropractic College

Private Practice: 2006 to current – I-29 and Barry Road in Kansas City. Modalities include, acupuncture and chiropractic methods for hyperflexion / hyperextension (ie whip lash) injuries, pain management, and rehabilitation.

Heartland Hospital: May 2004-2006 Practice as chiropractor in the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Department.

Group Practice: 1996-2004 Practiced as member of inter-disciplinary team at the Med Clinic in St. Joseph, MO. Employed in the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Department as the sole chiropractor with medical doctors and doctors of osteopathy.

Private Practice: 1997-2002 Parkville, MO., Simultaneous with above.

Adjunct Faculty Member: December 1994 — April 1996 and November 1999 — January 2001.
Taught Introduction to Research and Research Methodology to Students at Cleveland Chiropractic College. Directed preparation of and edited student papers for consideration to publish. Corresponded with editors regarding revision. Supervised teaching assistants.

NBCE CertificationTheresa Febbo - Logan College of Chiropractic

Post – Doctoral Research Fellow: April 1990 to April 1996


  • Sandefur R, Febbo T, Ruper R. Assessment of Knowledge of Primary Care Activities in a a sample of medical and chiropractic students. J. Manipulative Physiol Therapeutics 2005; 28: 336-345
  • Febbo T. Analysis of the joint crack by simultaneous recording of sound and tension (letter). J Manipulative Physiol Ther 1987; 10:336-37
  • Febbo T, Morrison R, Bartlett P. A preliminary study of occipital condyle asymmetry in dried specimens. Chiropractic Techn 1990; 2:49-52
  • Febbo TA, Morrison R, Valente R. Asymmetry of the occipital condyles: A computer assisted analysis. Proceedings, Scientific Symposium, World Chiropractic Congress, Toronto. 1991; 8.
  • Febbo TA, Morrison R, Valente R. Asymmetry of the occipital condyles: a computer assisted analysis, J Manipulative Physio Ther 1992; 15; 565-569
  • Febbo T, Sandefur R, Hurd L. The effects of chiropractic spinal adjustments on motor and sensory function: a case series. Proceedings, Scientific Symposium. Conference on Research and Education, Palm Springs. 1992; 34.
  • Febbo T. Asymmetry of occipital condyles: a computer assisted analysis (letter). J Manipulative Physio Ther 1993; 16; 428.
  • Langweiler M, Febbo TA. Reflect Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome: A Case Report. J Neuromusculoskel System 1993; 1: 69-73
  • Febbo T, Sandefur R, Hurd L. Use of the McGill pain questionnaire in evaluating patient response to chiropractic adjustments for cervicobrachial syndrome; two case reports. Chiropractic: J Chiropractic Research and Clinical Investigation 1994; 9:24-27.
  • Thomas RJ, Sandefur R, Febbo TA, Nancy J, Daubenspeck M. Can repeated adjustments cause ligamentous damage? Chiropractic: J Chiropractic Research and Clinical Investigation 1994; 9:69-70


  • Scientific Symposium of the 1991 World Federation of Chiropractic in conjunction with the American Back Society. Royal York Hotel. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Consortium on Chiropractic Research and Education. Palm Springs, California. June 1992.
  • Documenting What We Do. Cleveland Chiropractic College, Kansas City. January 1994