Dr. Clifford Onthank received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the distinguished Life University in 1981. He moved back to Northern Michigan to practice in Sutton's Bay for a few years and then came to Traverse City where he has been for nearly 30 years. Dr Onthank received extensive training in Applied Kinesiology from the world renowned Dr George Goodheart. His holistic approach is truly unique in chiropractic and health care. He combines his great knowledge and skill to help offer natural, pain-free integrative care including chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue therapy, nutrition therapy, and rehabilitative exercises.
Outside of the office, Cliff excels on the race track. An experienced cyclist (both road and mountain) and on the cross country ski trails where he continues to make his presence felt and has won multiple races. He is a top ranked cyclist in the road,track, and mountain bike master division. He is also the 2012 national champion in both classic, skate, and cross country skiing. He has been in the master world cross country championships in five different countries. He has placed third in world championship relay race and ranked in the top 10 of the world in cross country skiing. He has also won the VASA ski race many times along with many others.His passion for competition continues to drive him to perform athletically at a high level, while helping all athletes get back to what they love most. He loves the outdoors and is also an avid hunter. Having traveled the world extensively, he oftens says "There's no better place, and more beautiful place than Traverse City!".