About Dr. Jensen
Thomas W. Jensen, D.C., D.A.B.C.I.
High School Education

Sterling High School (1974-1977)

  • Accelerated classes: Advanced Life Science, Advanced Field Biology
  • College Education

    Sauk Valley College (September 1977 to December of 1977 and September of 1980 to December of 1980)

  • Associates in Science with honors
  • University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse (1978 to 1979)

  • Pre-Chiropractic program
  • Brigham Young University (1979 to 1980)

  • Pre-Med program, zoology
  • National College of Chiropractic (1981 to 1986) Lombard, IL

  • Bachelors of Science received in 1983
  • Doctor of Chiropractic received in April of 1986
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners

  • Part One – Passed 1983
  • Part Two – Passed 1986
  • Post-Graduate Studies

    National-Lincoln College of Post Graduate

  • One hundred hours completed in orthopedics out of a 300-hour program in November of 1987
  • Texas Chiropractic College (September 1991 to September 1994)

  • Three hundred and Thirty hour course in Internal Disorders
  • Board certified in July of 1995
  • Spine Research Institute of San Diego

  • Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology – Sixteen hours – (2002)
  • Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute

  • Vascular Ultrasound Interpretation – Sixteen hours - (March 2005)
  • Logan College of Chiropractic

  • Low Level Laser – Twelve hours - (March 2007)
  • National University of Health Sciences

  • Comprehensive MRI Imaging of the Spine – Twelve hours - (February 11-12, 2012)
  • Professional Papers and Achievements

    “Vertebral Basilar Ischemia and Spinal Manipulation”, JMPT, 2003

    Michael Cessna Award, ACA Council of Diagnosis & Internal Disorders 2004


    Professional Associations

    Member of the American Chiropractic Association since 1986

    Member of the American Chiropractic Association, Alternate delegate for Illinois, July 2012 to present

    Member Council of Internal Disorders and Family Practice since 1992

    Member of the Illinois Chiropractic Society since 1986

    Private Practice since 1986 in Sterling, IL


    Community Involvement

    Sterling Rock Falls Jaycees, Past President

    Board trustee of Sauk Valley Community College elected in November of 1995, to 2001, Secretary 4 years

    Sterling Planning Commission, 20 years, Chairman 4 years, Vice-chairman 12 years

    Sterling Noon Rotary since 1988

    CGH Medical Center, Quality Control Council member, April 2012 to present

    Newman Central Catholic High School, Football Sideline Doctor since 2012

    American Chiropractic Association Alternative Delegate since 2014