Dr. William C. Eriksen, D.C. is a chiropractor in our Leitchfield, KY office, actively treating and training the next generation of doctors. He has nearly 50 years’ experience running the busiest chiropractic offices in the area, attracting patients who routinely drove hundreds of miles to be treated. He was privileged to learn directly under the legendary Dr. Clarence Gonstead, who worked personally with Dr. Eriksen to customize adjustment techniques for his specific hand size and biomechanics.
Dr. Eriksen opened the first Eriksen Chiropractic Center in Elizabethtown, Kentucky in 1972. Since its inception, Eriksen Chiropractic Centers has spread across the state of Kentucky. Dr. Eriksen has traveled all over the United States and as far as China to teach and educate patients and fellow practitioners about the Gonstead technique. To this day, Dr. Eriksen personally works with each Eriksen Chiropractic doctor training them how to perfect their technique and how to give their patients the best, and most effective, care possible. Dr. Eriksen is
Originally from Alta, Iowa, Dr. William Eriksen and his high school sweetheart, Sarah, recently celebrated 50 years of marriage! They decided to move to Kentucky after traveling through the state having immediately fallen in love with the people and scenery that Elizabethtown had to offer. The Eriksen family has grown to include five children, all of whom have become Palmer College of Chiropractic graduates and chiropractors.
In his spare time, Dr. Eriksen enjoys spending time with his family, following the news and relaxing by racing ATVs in the GNCC or KYXCR circuit, or desert racing in the SCORE circuit. In 2009, Dr. Eriksen and his daughter, Dr. Teddi Eriksen, completed and won first place in their class in the Baja 1000 SCORE race in Mexico.