Dr. Stephanie, D.C., F.I.C.S., F.A.S.A., D.A.B.C.A.
Nonforce Chiropractic and Acupuncture
Dr. Stephanie A. Rasmussen is a third generation chiropractor, and has been in practice since 1984. She graduated with highest honors from Johnson County Community College in 1977. She attended Avila College in 1978 and 1979. She graduated with honors from Cleveland Chiropractic College Kansas City in 1983.
Dr Rasmussen defines her practice as general chiropractic practice treating all ages from infants to elderly patients, utilizing techniques which consist of gentle or nonforce manipulation. In addition, Dr Rasmussen is certified in craniopathy, acupuncture and chiropractic orthopedics.
In 1987 she completed her certification in Sacro-Occipital Technique, which consisted of over 300 hours of postgraduate training in a nonforce method of chiropractic craniosacral techniques developed by Dr. M.B. DeJarnette. She has lectured extensively on the topic, and served on the faculty of Cleveland Chiropractic College from 1986 until 1992.
In 1989 she completed her certification in orthopedics through Cleveland Chiropractic College, which consisted of over 400 hours of orthopedics, neurology, casting, taping, physical examination, clinical laboratory, sports medicine, radiology, nutrition, impairment rating, exercise physiology and rehabilitation, and physical therapy.
In 1993 she completed her board certification as a craniopath, one who specializes in nonforce manipulative techniques for treatment of the head and neck area. This involved over 300 hours of postgraduate training in cranial anatomy, physiology, neurology and manipulative techniques of the cranium (head). In 1994 she was granted Fellowship status by the International Craniopathic Society.
In 1996 she became board certified in acupuncture and was granted Fellowship status by the Acupuncture Society of America. This involved over 100 hours of post-graduate training in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Japanese acupuncture and Chinese Herbology. In 2002, she completed 200 hours of advanced level acupuncture certification. In 2004 she completed 300 hours and an additional acupuncture certification. In 2014 she obtained an additional board certification in acupuncture to become a Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Acupuncture (D.A.B.C.A.).
Dr. Rasmussen has had numerous articles published on the topic of acupuncture, S.O.T. nonforce chiropractic and craniopathy.
Dr. Rasmussen is a member of the American Chiropractic Association, the Kansas Chiropractic Association, the Kansas City Metro Chiropractic Association, the Acupuncture Society of America, the Cleveland Chiropractic College Alumni Association and the American Chiropractic Council on Acupuncture.
In 2003 she was selected as a lifetime member of Strathmore’s Who’s Who for exceptional achievements in her profession.