For more than 20 years, Dr. Eric D. Hansen has cared for patients suffering from traumatic injuries to the spine, including from auto accidents, occupational injuries and sports injuries. Guided by his mission to provide compassionate care with lasting results, Eastside Life Chiropractic provides a community resource center and injury clinic for patients who suffer from chronic pain in Bellevue, WA.
Dr. Hansen completed his undergraduate education at the University of Washington in Seattle. In 1993, he earned a Doctorate of Chiropractic at Life West Chiropractic College in San Leandro, California. He also received a Master’s Certification in Spinal Acceleration/Deceleration Trauma (Whiplash) and TMJ Disorders from the San Diego’s Spinal Research Institute in 1997.
In 2002, having worked with hundreds of patients suffering from head injuries, Dr. Hansen created a statewide program to reduce brain injuries in children. Sponsored by the Brain Injury Association of Washington and WSCA, Bicycle Helmet Safety Day has become an annual event and continues to thrive as a lifesaving community resource.
Washington State Chiropractic Association (WSCA) 1993-
Washington State Chiropractic Association Board Member 1999-
Washington Chiropractic Trust (WCT) 1993-
Brain Injury Association of Washington 2002-
SELECTED HONORS & AWARDS
Ambassador to Life Chiropractic College West (LCCW) 1996
Outstanding Service Award-
Board Member Emeritus Award
Washington State Chiropractic Association (WSCA) 2001
Certificate of Appreciation – City of Bellevue 2005-
Honored Member – Stanford Who’s Who Black Book 2010
SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE
Backpack Safety, 2003
Bicycle Helmet Safety Day
Brain Injury Association of Washington 2003-
“I came in to see Dr. Hansen after getting into an auto accident. I suffered major whiplashes and back pain. Dr. Hansen performed x-
“When I came to Dr. Hansen my back was all kinds of messed up. Low back hurt, shoulders hurt, neck hurt, headaches all the time, pain running down my right leg and right arm, and my balance was all off. After the second week of treatment, my headaches were gone, shoulders hurt significantly less, and neck pain is almost totally gone. It’s been almost four months and I feel better than I have in a really long time. I’m now walking taller, stronger and am more confident.” -