Vito Spadafino graduated Summa Cum Laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport,
IA in February of 2013, where he received the Virgil Strang Award for Chiropractic Philosophy. In addition to his
degree from Palmer, he has done coursework in lifestyle sciences and the importance of healthy physical activity,
nutrition, and mental habits. Prior to his doctoral training, he received a degree in Nutritional Science from
Cornell University in Ithaca, NY in 2006. At Cornell he competed at a high level in Div. I NCAA Track & Field
as a Decathlete and was the co-captain of the 4-peat Ivy League Championship Men’s Team. He received All-East
Honors and is very knowledgeable about the training required for athletic excellence.
New Jersey native, he grew up playing soccer, running track, playing music, and experiencing the long term
benefits of regular chiropractic care as his father is a Doctor of Chiropractic as well. Dr. Spadafino has a
passion for service, health, and living life to its fullest. He has experience as a track coach, fitness
trainer, and over 600 clinical hours devoted to chiropractic. He has cared for patients from 3 months to 88
years old and handled all kinds of patient cases, seeing the great results of quality chiropractic care first
hand. He has also received extra-curricular training in the Gonstead and Blair Upper Cervical techniques. He is
a great addition to our team and is excited to grow as a clinician and help patients achieve their goal of
improved health and quality of life.
not in the office, he spends his time running, lifting, playing soccer, playing music, reading
chiropractic/medical literature, and spending quality time with his wonderful wife Carolyn, who is a
chiropractor as well, practicing in Rockford, IL. His favorite quote is “The glory of God is man, fully alive,”
(St. Iraneus, 185 AD), knowing through experience how being well-adjusted helps us to better express and give
the gift of ourselves to the world around us.