Car Accident Chiropractors in Chicago and Suburbs

Dr. Jeffrey Fine, D.C., F.A.C.O., C.C.S.T.

CEO and Executive Clinic Director

Graduated U.N.L.V. 1984 Biology degree and minor in Chemistry

Graduated Los Angeles Chiropractic College April 1990

Currently licensed to practice chiropractic in Illinois, Minnesota, Nevada, California, and Texas.

Practicing since 1990.

Board Certified Chiropractic Orthopedist 360 hrs - Post Graduate Training

Fellow and Member of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists.

Member of the American College of Chiropractic Orthopedics.

Member of the American Chiropractic Association and Council on Chiropractic Orthopedics

Certified in Chiropractic Spinal Trauma 120 hrs - Post Graduate Training

Diplomate Healthcare Practitioner and Fellowship trained in Anti-Aging and Regenerative medicine.

Trained and worked on many athletes, including four time Mr. Olympia (2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010) Jay Cutler and professional golfer Paul Azinger.


Dr. Christopher Calarco, D.C.

Managing Clinic Director

Licensed in Illinois and Indiana

Dr. Christopher Calarco, D.C. performed his undergraduate studies at the University of Nevada Las Vegas where he received a Bachelor in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Biochemistry. He then attended the National University of Health Sciences earning his Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine. Dr. Christopher Calarco, D.C. is a strength and conditioning specialist whom currently holds certificates in rehabilitation, physiotherapy, acupuncture, active release techniques, and Cox-Flexion Distraction. He is dedicated to a lifetime of continuing education on spinal biomechanics and musculoskeletal pathology and brings his considerable background in patient care to Midwest Healthcare Services as Managing Clinic Director.


Dr. Mike Dziurgot, D.C.

After graduating in Health Education from Illinois State University and the Palmer Chiropractic College, Dr. Mike Dziurgot, D.C. began practicing Chiropractic medicine in 2009. Dr. Mike belongs to Illinois Chiropractic Society, Dr. David D. Palmer Athletic Trust, Palmer Rugby Alumni Association, American Chiropractic Association, and International Chiropractic Association.

Advanced Wellness Institute truly sets itself apart from other Chiropractic Clinics by excelling at Pain Management and Prevention! By advancing his education in Soft Tissue and Chiropractic Biophysics, Dr. Mike Dziurgot, D.C. is able to take a spine that is in a state of postural distortion or poor posture and change it to ensure patients have a longer healthier and optimal life along while reducing their pain quickly and efficiently.

Dr. Mike Dziurgot, D.C. practices at Advanced Wellness Institute in Arlington Heights and Advanced Health Institute in Chicago.


Dr. Kristina Chung, D.C.

Born in Seoul, South Korea, Dr. Kristina Chung, D.C. and her family moved to the Chicago-land area in 1975. She received her Bachelor of Science from Ball State University, before earning her doctoral degree in chiropractic and certificate in acupuncture from National University of Health Sciences in 1998. While studying at BSU, she received an athletic scholarship for gymnastics, where she finished off her 13 year career.

Dr. Kristina Chung, D.C. brings 12 years of experience and lifelong knowledge to Balancing Point: Center for Wellness, of which she founded in 2000. She leverages her training and knowledge of both eastern and western medicine to provide her patients with customized, appropriate treatments in order to obtain the optimal level of healing and care. She embodies the value of treating the needs of the whole person as opposed to only focusing on the symptoms.

Dr. Kristina Chung, D.C. practices at Balancing Point Center for Wellness.


Dr. Lewis Blevins, D.C.

Dr. Lewis Blevins, D.C. is a graduate of National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. He is originally from Detroit, MI where he was an elite high school and college athlete. He participated in football, track and field, and rowing. After a sports injury led him to chiropractic care he became interested in the profession. He found that chiropractic care allowed him to recover faster and perform at a higher level. Dr. Lewis Blevins, D.C. strives to help people reach their potential and live a pain free life. This includes not only athletes, but anyone that is in pain. Dr. Lewis Blevins, D.C. uses chiropractic, physical therapy, performance training, and nutrition to help restore our patients restore proper biomehanics and neuromuscular health (keys to health and optimal performance). In his free time Dr. Lewis Blevins, D.C. enjoys weight training, golf and softball.

Dr. Lewis Blevins, D.C. practices at Innovative Sports Medicine.


Dr. Eric Hestrup, D.C.

Dr. Eric Hestrup, D.C. (Chiropractic Physician) has always had a passion for sports and a thirst for knowledge. He has combined these two things to create a cutting edge treatment system that integrates the best of what physical medicine has to offer. Combining therapeutic exercise, myofascial release therapies, chiropractic treatments, acupuncture, massage, and other methods, Dr. Eric Hestrup, D.C. will make the treatment plan that best fits your needs. Dr. Eric Hestrup, D.C. is recently married in September 2011 and thanks his wife for supporting him through this fun and exciting, but stressful time of having a new business :). During his time off Dr. Eric Hestrup, D.C. likes to spend time with his dog Prime. Yes Prime, short for Optimus Prime. He also enjoys playing golf, softball, and other sports.

Dr. Eric Hestrup, D.C. practices at Innovative Sports Medicine.


Dr. Kurt Brewer, D.C.

Dr. Kurt Brewer, D.C. earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic from National University of Health Sciences. While attending National University, Dr. Kurt Brewer, D.C. gained proficient knowledge of traditional Chinese acupuncture, manual medicine, functional rehabilitation, sports injury care, nutritional counseling, Cox® Flexion-Distraction Technique, and Kinesio taping techniques. He is also certified in the Burdenko method aquatic rehabilitation. Dr. Kurt Brewer, D.C. is currently pursuing The McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).

Dr. Kurt Brewer, D.C. is a member of the American Chiropractic Association.

Outside of the office Dr. Kurt Brewer, D.C. enjoys weight training, mixed martial arts, traveling, and sports.

Dr. Kurt Brewer, D.C. practices at Synergy Rehabilitation and Chiropractic LLC.


Dr. Daniel Wiewel, D.C.

Dr. Daniel Wiewel, D.C. received his Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology from the National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) in Lombard, IL.

Prior to NUHS, Dr. Daniel Wiewel, D.C. received a BS in Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Daniel Wiewel, D.C. also holds certifications in Clinical Acupuncture, Physiotherapy, and X-ray Analysis. He is a member of the Skokie Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Daniel Wiewel, D.C. clinical experience has laid a strong foundation in both structural and functional rehabilitation of the human body. He also has an extensive background in physical fitness, having previously worked both as a personal trainer and as a fitness consultant. These past experiences have given Dr. Daniel Wiewel, D.C. the ability to develop tailored approaches to each person's state of health. He recognizes that every patient is unique and each will present with different challenges to obtaining optimum health.

Dr. Daniel Wiewel, D.C. practices at Healing Hands Wellness and Chiropractic Center.


Dr. Brent Brewer, D.C.

Dr. Brent Brewer, D.C. is a chiropractic and sports injury physician and acupuncturist. He is involved in all aspects of your therapy and provides one-on-one care and communication for all patients ranging from the professional athlete to the busy professional on the go. He specializes in physical and massage therapy, chiropractic care, acupuncture, nutrition, and overall wellness. Brewer Chiropractic is part of Active Rehab Clinics and is located in the Bucktown/Logan Square area of Chicago. At Brewer Chiropractic we treat the whole patient, not just the symptoms. That means we take the time to get to know every patient and their specific condition. At Brewer Chiropractic you will receive active therapy not just adjustments. We provide quality personalized rehabilitation to restore you to a pain free state, and strengthening exercises to prevent injuries from reoccurring.

Dr. Brent Brewer, D.C. practices at Brewer Chiropractic.


Dr. Alex Park, D.C.

Dr. Alex Park, D.C. was born and raised in Park Ridge Illinois. He attended grade school at Mary Seat of Wisdom and graduated from Maine South High School in 2003. He went on to study at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign where he graduated, with honors, with a B.S. in Kinesiology. Dr. Alex Park, D.C. completed his doctoral degree as a Chiropractic Physician from National University of Health Sciences.

Dr. Alex Park, D.C. has been active in sports his whole life. He learned to ice skate at Oakton Ice Arena and from there played hockey with the Glenview Stars organization where he won three state championships. He also played AAA hockey for the Chicago Young Americans, Team Illinois, and the Chicago Chill. Dr. Alex Park, D.C. played Junior A Hockey for the Springfield Junior Blues and then went on to play Division 1 Club Hockey for the University of Illinois. Dr. Alex Park, D.C. worked directly with other Chiropractors on the PGA Tour and Team Chiropractors for Northwestern University. Dr. Alex Park, D.C. is passionate about not only relieving pain for his patients, but also helping them avoid the potential for re-injury. His goal is to help them perform at their best whether they're in the office or out on the field.

Dr. Alex Park, D.C. practices at Park Ridge Spine and Sports Medicine.


Dr. Phung Van, D.C.

Dr. Phung Van, D.C. is a Chiropractic Physician and is a licensed Physician in the state of Illinois. He received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association. Dr. Phung Van, D.C. strives to educate and treat patients to the best of his knowledge. During his time off, Dr. Phung Van, D.C. enjoys playing sports and spending time with his family and friends.

Dr. Phung Van, D.C. practices at the Chiropractic Health Group in Hickory Hills, IL.


Dr. Vuong Van, D.C.

Dr. Vuong Van, D.C. earned his Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine at the National University of Health Sciences. Prior to his doctorate, Dr. Vuong Van, D.C. received his Bachelor in Biological Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He also holds certification for Acupuncture and Physiotherapy. Dr. Vuong Van, D.C. is a member of the Illinois Chiropractic Society.

Dr. Vuong Van, D.C. practices at the Chiropractic Health Group in Hickory Hills, IL.


Dr. John Longinotti, D.C.

Dr. John Longinotti, D.C., in order to be able to utilize a comprehensive approach in the treatment of his patients has obtained degrees in a number of disciplines outside of Chiropractic medicine. He has both Degrees in Psychology, and Biology from the State University of New York at Binghamton. Taking an holistic approach, he endeavors to stay up to date on all of the latest developments and takes continuing education classes where the latest techniques are integrated. He is a Member of the American Chiropractic Association, the Illinois Prairie State Association and Parker Chiropractic Research Foundation.

Dr. John Longinotti, D.C., in an effort to help others understand the benefits of receiving chiropractic care has delivered lectures at Mills Tower Place, River Forest Senior Citizen Center, Oak Park Senior Citizen Center. He has also worked as an instructor at Village of Oak Park Adult Education and Illinois State Police Forensics.

Dr. John Longinotti, D.C. practices at the Longinotti Chiropractic Center Ltd in Oak Park, IL.


Dr. Rodrigo Juarez, D.C.

Dr. Rodrigo Juarez, D.C. started his collegiate career at the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. After receiving his degree he pursued a career in medicine, which ultimately led him to chiropractic. Dr. Rodrigo Juarez, D.C. graduated from National University of Health Sciences with a degree in Chiropractic. At National University he became proficient in numerous therapies including; manual medicine, flexion-distraction, acupuncture, functional rehabilitation, sports injury care, nutritional counseling, and orthopedics. Dr. Rodrigo Juarez, D.C. is a member of the Illinois Chiropractic Society and of the American Chiropractic Association.

Dr. Rodrigo Juarez, D.C. practices at the Juarez Chiropractic in Chicago, IL.


Dr. Quan Nguyen, D.C.

Dr. Quan Nguyen, D.C. graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison with a Bachelor of Science degree. He obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic degree and his Acupuncture certification at National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois. In addition to his clinical practice, he is also involved in community educational events and lectures.

His interests include the treatment and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, plantar fasciitis, and headache. He provides comprehensive non-surgical approaches to the treatment of musculoskeletal issues. When treatment is indicated, he utilizes a full complement of both traditional and newer techniques including physiotherapy, kinesio taping, infrared therapy and acupuncture. Through his experiences Dr. Quan Nguyen, D.C. has come to realize that it takes a multi vector approach and small changes in life style and be behavior for a person to become truly healthy.

He is a member of the Illinois Chiropractic Society and the American Chiropractic Association.

Dr. Quan Nguyen, D.C. practices at Calibrate Health in Naperville, IL.


Dr. Gregory Iavarone, D.C.

Dr. Gregory Iavarone, D.C. has an extensive background treating musculoskeletal conditions including whiplash, migraine headaches and spinal pathology. He graduated from National University of Health Sciences in 1997 and is currently a lecturer to family practice and internal medicine doctors treating neuromuscular conditions at Lutheran general Hospital in Park Ridge.

Dr. Gregory Iavarone, D.C. is a former professional baseball player with the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs and Texas Rangers and is a member of the Illinois Chiropractic Association and American Chiropractic Society.

Dr. Gregory Iavarone, D.C. practices at Iavarone Chiropractic in Addison, IL.


Dr. Amanda Jennings, D.C.

Dr. Amanda Jennings, D.C. has been practicing since 2010. She graduated from National University of Health Science with a doctorate of chiropractic degree in 2010. Prior to that she was a dental hygienist for 10 years. She graduated from Parkland College in 1998 with an AS in dental hygiene, and in 2003, obtained a BS in Health Arts from University of St. Francis.

Dr. Amanda Jennings, D.C. strives to help her patients get involved in their own care. She believes that even making small lifestyle changes can make a big difference. She implements rehab exercises with the majority of her patients to help them heal faster and stay that way. Dr. Amanda Jennings, D.C. also uses acupuncture for pain management and to promote healing. She strives to keep up on current information to give her patients the best care based on the evidence that’s out there.

Dr. Amanda Jennings, D.C. practices at Ogle County Chiropractic Center in Byron, IL.


Dr. Jason Thompson, D.C.

Dr. Jason Thompson, D.C. (Dr. Jay) has been helping patients recover from musculoskeletal conditions since 2010 when he graduated from National University of Health Sciences. With over 26,000 patient visits, Dr. Jay has the experience and knowledge to diagnose and treat acute and chronic conditions along with maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Dr. Jason Thompson, D.C. grew up just outside of Elgin in Hampshire. Dr. Jason Thompson, D.C. earliest memory of chiropractic care was his mother taking him to be adjusted when he was feeling sick. In his early high school years, Dr. Jason Thompson, D.C. discovered the importance and influence of chiropractic treatment. While seeking chiropractic care after an injury in football, he recovered quickly and was back on the field in no time. After graduating from Hampshire High School in 2003, Dr. Jason Thompson, D.C. attended Carroll University in Wisconsin where he earned a bachelor's of science degree in human biology. After graduating from Carroll University, Dr. Jason Thompson, D.C. was accepted to National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL where he earned his Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine.

Dr. Jason Thompson, D.C. practices at Adjusted Health in Elgin,IL.


Dr. Dino Pappas, D.C.

Dr. Dino Pappas, DC, MS, ATC/L, CSCS, CKTP, KAS, ART®,is a 2009 honors graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic. He has received a masters degree in kinesiology with athletic training specialization from Indiana University-Bloomington & a bachelors degree in kinesiology with athletic training specialization from the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana. The doctor is a licensed chiropractic physician, licensed athletic trainer and certified strength and conditioning specialist. He has postgraduate training in sports medicine, rehabilitation, acupuncture, nutrition, TMJ (Jaw) and orofacial (mouth & face) care, kinesiotaping, Graston Technique, Active Release Techniques (ART®), orthotic fabrication, and analysis & treatment of foot and ankle injuries. He has helped children, adults and geriatrics with their health concerns. He has also helped athletes at all levels from professional to recreational.

The doctor's goal is to provide comprehensive, conservative care to the south suburbs of Chicago. Comprehensive conservative care is the treatment of injuries, ailments and disease without the use of drugs and surgery. The doctor is a firm believer in integrated medicine. Integrated medicine blends the talents of different specialists in achieving high quality, affordable patient care. The doctor's motto is, "Why Put Off Feeling Good?"

Dr. Dino Pappas, D.C. practices out of The Center for Integrated Medicine - CIM, LLC in Tinley Park, IL.


Dr. Joseph Piwoszkin, D.C.

Dr. Joseph Piwoszkin, D.C. is originally from Goshen, IN. As a high school student-athlete, he excelled academically while also earning recognition as an All-State football player and All-American wrestler. He then went on to receive his bachelor degree in Biology from the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana. While at USF, his football team won four conference championships, he received all-conference honors as a senior, and was on the Dean's List. He obtained his Doctorate of Chiropractic from National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois in 2013. As a chiropractic student, Dr. Joseph Piwoszkin, D.C. co-authored an abstract that was accepted by the American Board of Chiropractic Sports Physicians which led to a poster presentation at their national convention.

Dr. Joseph Piwoszkin, D.C. has an extensive amount of post-graduate training in rehabilitation and functional assessment of the human body. He has also completed courses in kinesiology taping, soft tissue manipulation, clinical nutrition, and motion palpation (assessing how joints of the body move and then applying manipulative therapy to mobilize joints that are not moving properly). Dr. Joseph Piwoszkin, D.C. will be entering Acupuncture training in the fall with the expectation to be certified by spring 2014.

Dr. Joseph Piwoszkin, D.C. enjoys spending his free time with his wife, friends, and dog. His hobbies include various forms of exercise (weight training, boxing, crossfit), traveling, and fishing.

Dr. Joseph Piwoszkin, D.C. practices out of Integrated Physical Medicine in Joliet, IL


Dr. Scott J. Kenny, D.C.

Dr. Scott J. Kenny, D.C. received his bachelor's degree in Biology and a Chemistry minor from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. He then obtained his Doctorate of Chiropractic and second bachelor's degree in Human Biology from National University of Health Sciences located in Lombard, Illinois in 2004. While attending Loras College, Dr. Scott J. Kenny, D.C. was a member of a NCAA nationally ranked wrestling team. Since that time, and while practicing at a past clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada, he taught classes in Phlebotomy, Anatomy and Physiology, and Kinesiology. He is the acting sports team physician for the Lincoln Way Patriots semi-professional football team, New Lenox Youth Football Association, the Celtic Elite youth wrestling team, the Lincoln Way Wrestling Club, and Ultimate Athletics South competitive cheerleading teams. Dr. Scott J. Kenny, D.C. is listed on the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (ACBSP) Concussion Registry as a healthcare provider who has successfully completed the ACBSP Concussion Registry Course (Concussion Course) and is therefore qualified to evaluate, diagnose, and manage concussed individuals in any patient population.

Dr. Scott J. Kenny, D.C. has also achieved post graduate certifications as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP), a National Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), and as a Fellow, International Academy Medical Acupuncture (FIAMA). He has also taken courses in Kinesiotaping, MOTUS kinesiology taping, and he has started three year post graduate Diplomate programs in Sports and Orthopaedics. His hobbies include nutrition, CrossFit, weight training, exercise, and wrestling.

Dr. Scott J. Kenny, D.C. practices out of Integrated Physical Medicine in New Lenox, IL


Dr. Erina Kastrati, D.C.

Dr. Erina Kastrati, D.C. joined Chicago Institute of Natural Health in 2014. She has loved natural medicine from an early age, and has focused the majority of her career on preventing diseases rather than managing symptoms. Dr. Erina Kastrati, D.C. believes patients should actively participate in their own health.

She uses many modalities to help her patients achieve their full potential through chiropractic adjustments to acupuncture, rehabilitation exercises, soft tissue manipulation, nutrition counseling and lifestyle modification. In addition, she is certified in acupuncture, McKenzie and Webster techniques. Prior to joining CINH, she worked in a multi-disciplinary clinic alongside a pain management specialist, neurologist and physical therapists. Dr. Erina Kastrati, D.C. has successfully treated cases including migraines, neuropathy, chronic low back pain, TMJ, knee pain, fibromyalgia and many other conditions.

Dr. Erina Kastrati, D.C. graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from National University of Health Sciences. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Advanced Clinical Practice, which focuses on the management of chronic inflammatory diseases and nutrition. While at school she was an active member of Motion Palpation Institute and post-graduate seminars. She was president and member of the Student American Chiropractic Association for two years, and lobbied state representatives and members of Congress in Washington D.C. for the rights and the scope of the profession.

Dr. Erina Kastrati, D.C. practices out of Chicago Institute of Natural Health in Chicago, IL


Dr. Pietro Tinnirello, B.S. D.C.

Dr. Pietro Tinnirello graduated from Dominican University in 2007 where he received his Bachelors of Science. He continued his education at National University of Health Sciences and attained his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree, and became certified in Acupuncture/ Meridian Therapy. He worked as an associate for two other physicians before opening his first location in Berwyn.

Dr Pietro understands the benefits of holistic care and has dedicated his time and energy to becoming a better holistic practitioner. Using this holistic care approach, he develops customized treatment plans designed to meet the unique needs of each patient. His special areas of interest are Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Nutrition and Acupuncture.

Dr. Pietro also understands the importance of leading a healthy and active lifestyle. He enjoys participating in local races and other community events and is a member of the Berwyn, IL Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Pietro Tinnirello, B.S. D.C. practices out of Tinnirello Chiropractic and Family Wellness Clinic in Berwyn, IL


Dr. Patrick R. Malartsik, D.C.

Dr Patrick Malartsik graduated from the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL in 2011. While in school, Dr Malartsik excelled in the areas of active care, functional rehabilitation, and motion palpation technique. He is a certified full body Active Release Technique provider and is certified in The McKenzie Method A-B. Dr Malartsik is currently working on his Functional Rehabilitation Diplomat (ACRB) program, advanced Active Release Technique courses, and McKenzie C-D certifications.

Dr. Malartsik contributes to the community by offering a free core fitness class at Lincoln Park's Hustle Fitness every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month @ 6pm. He is also a member of Business Networking International, the GL Chamber of Commerce, and the River North Residents Association.

Dr. Patrick R. Malartsik, D.C. practices out of Elite Performance Chiropractic in Chicago, IL