Dr. Wellens is the only board certified Chiropractic Neurologist in Walnut Creek and Brentwood, and Wellens Chiropractic Neurology Centers are two of the few Chiropractic Neurology Offices on the west coast.


Wellens Chiropractic Center, Walnut Creek, is located in a 3,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility.  It has the benefit of some of the most sophisticated technology to aid in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of its patients, including: an onsite x-ray laboratory and Video Electronystagmography (VNG), which is utilized for the accurate diagnosis of vertigo and balance disorders. Physiotherapy applications are also utilized, including: interferential therapy, myofascial massage, Russian stimulation, cervical and lumbar tractions, and upper body isokinetic ergometer.

Dr. Stephen C. Wellens

Originally from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, he completed his undergraduate education at Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Food and Nutrition in 1998. He then obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life Chiropractic College West where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2003.

Dr. Wellens is the director of Wellens Chiropractic Neurology Center in Walnut Creek and Brentwood and a full-time practicing doctor. He specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of various musculoskeletal and neurological dysfunctions.

Dr. Wellens is one of only 500 board certified Chiropractic Neurologists and Functional Neurologists in the world.

Dr. Wellens serves as a specialist in the field of chiropractic care. He has obtained Diplomate status by completing a three year post-doctorate program in neurology, and passing all board exams given by the American Chiropractic Neurology Board. The American Chiropractic Neurology Board is fully accredited by the National Commission for Certification Agencies. This very distinct chiropractic specialty in neurology is the only chiropractic specialty program that is accredited.

Life West Chiropractic College

Dr. Wellens served as a faculty member at Life Chiropractic College West from 2004-2009. He has taught Spinal Anatomy, Neuromusculoskeletal Diagnosis and Management, Skeletal Anatomy, and Neurological Diagnosis.
Dr. Stephen C. Wellens has been awarded the great honor and distinction of being voted by the students as 2007 Faculty Instructor of the Year.

Dr. Wellens has served as the Vice President Treasurer and Secretary of the California Chiropractic Association's Contra Costa District.