Dr.Bridget A. Devlin-Smith
Dr. Bridget A. Devlin-Smith is the owner of Claddagh Chiropractic Wellness Center. She graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She was very active at MSU, for example playing on the Women's Lacrosse team. She continued her education at the National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, IL. This is where she received a Bachelors Degree in Human Biology and a professional degree as a Doctor of Chiropractic. Dr. Devlin-Smith fulfilled her internship in downtown Chicago which included a rotation at the Salvation Army Clinic and Edgewood Hospital. She also completed a preceptorship in Southfield, MI.
After graduation, Dr. Devlin-Smith continued to develop her education by working as an associate and attending seminars. In 2002, Dr. Devlin-Smith opened Claddagh Chiropractic Wellness Center. Even now she continues to improve her education in chiropractic treatments, nutrition, pediatrics, maternity care, and orthotics. Dr. Devlin-Smith is one of very few chiropractors to be certified in Webster technique.
In her free time, Dr. Devlin-Smith enjoys spending time with her husband, Robert Smith, and their four little ones: Declan, Riley, Sullivan, and Finnegan.
Dr. Andrea Whedon graduated from Albion College with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic from Logan College of Chiropractic in Chesterfield, MO. She has a Master of Science degree in Sports Science and Rehabilitation and is currently working towards a Diplomate in Pre-Natal and Pediatric Care. She is Webster Technique Certified through the ICPA. With her extensive knowledge of Chiropractic and Clinical Sciences, she uses a wide variety of techniques to care for her patients.
Dr. Whedon was raised in Rochester Hills, Michigan. She has a husband, Dr. Rodney Hulbert, and their rescued dog Duncan. In her free time, Dr. Whedon enjoys spending time with her family, practicing yoga, and being outside.
Dr. Kyle S. Hawkins was raised in Monroe, Michigan and graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science. He obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University in Atlanta, Georgia. His education includes work toward certifications in sports chiropractic, functional nutrition, soft tissue mobilization, functional rehabilitation, active release technique and kinesiology taping. With an extensive background in sports, and as a former college athlete himself, he had the opportunity to treat other college athletes within his clinical experience at Life University. He looks forward to being a part of the Ferndale community and to helping the patients at CCWC. He spends his free time with friends and family and enjoys an active lifestyle. He also enjoys playing and watching sports, primarily football, basketball, and baseball.
Dr. Chris is originally from Lincoln Park Michigan and grew up in Canton Michigan. He studied Physical Therapy and Psychology and earned his Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Grand Valley State University. He moved to Illinois to study Chiropractic and graduated cum laude from National University of Health Science in Lombard, Illinois. During his time at National University he took extra classes with a focus on soft tissue techniques, therapeutic exercises, and RockTape. He began his career as a chiropractor practicing in Illinois but he and his wife had the opportunity to move back to Michigan to continue their careers and be closer to family and friends. Dr. Chris enjoys working with families, as well as athletes, and is very excited to join the CCWC team.
In his free time, Dr. Chris likes to spend time with family, friends, his wife Kirsten and their dog Ayla. He grew up playing hockey but enjoys all sports and spending time outside.
Our Doctors are Board Certified and licensed Chiropractors serving the Ferndale community. Being a staple of the area for over a decade, our experienced team use a "whole person approach". This approach to wellness means looking for underlying causes of any disturbance or disruption (which may or may not be causing the symptoms at the time) and make whatever interventions and lifestyle adjustments that would optimize the conditions for normal function. Using this unique approach, Dr. Devlin-Smith and her team of doctors are able to help you accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health! At Claddagh Chiropractic Wellness Center we are dedicated to promoting optimal health and well being in patients.