Dr. Stephen J. Monson

Dr. Monson is the founder and clinic director of Monson Chiropractic Clinic, P.C. in Rockford, IL. He graduated from Rockford East High School in 1973 and received his doctorate of chiropractic from Palmer Chiropractic College in Davenport, Iowa in 1979.

He was named chiropractor of the year in 1995 by Rockford Area Chiropractic Network and has significant experience and post graduate training in working with disc injuries, automobile accidents, on the job injuries and sports injuries.

Dr. Stephen J. Monson is a diplomat of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He holds a certificate of proficiency in Chiropractic Theory, Practice and Interpretation of X-rays from the Palmer University, certified by the National College of Chiropractic Post Graduate Division in the rating of Physical Impairment for Disability Evaluation and certified in Surface Electromyography. He has successfully passed License Examination by the State of Illinois Department of Registration and Education. Dr Stephen J. Monson is a member of the Council on Roentgenology of the American Chiropractic Society. He has completed 100 hours of Post Graduate work in X-ray Diagnosis of Spinal and Skeletal Disorders at the Palmer University. We are providers for Medicare, ECOH, Health Network, Blue Cross/ Blue Shield, Humana, United Health Care, and more.

Dr. Carolyn Spadafino

Dr. Carolyn Spadafino graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2012 and is currently working on her diplomat in clinical chiropractic pediatrics. In addition to her doctorate of chiropractic degree, she has done coursework in lifestyle sciences and the importance of healthy physical activity, nutrition, and mental habits. She grew up in central Illinois, not far from the Rockford area and experiences the long-term benefits of regular chiropractic care at an early age, Dr. Spadafino has a passion for service, health, and living life to its fullest, knowing through the experience how being well- adjusted helps us to better express and give the gift of ourselves to the world around us.

While attending Undergraduate college, she worked as a chiropractic assistant and her passion for chiropractic grew. In addition to her normal course work at Palmer, Dr. Spadafino kept busy working as a clinical teaching assistant in the student clinic, a teaching assistant for radiology, diagnosis and pediatric classes and tutored various technique classes. She spent part of her last year in school in Fiji, adjusting over 100 children during a clinical abroad trip. Since graduating, she has cared for patients from 3 days to 93 years old and handled all kinds of patient cases, seeing the great results of quality chiropractic care first hand. She has also received extra-curricular training in the Gonstead and Blair Upper Cervical techniques.