Dr. Jodi KirschChiropractic Physician & Founder
Dr. Jodi Kirsch, a 2010 graduate of National University of Health Sciences, is a board certified Chiropractic Physician. Jodi has always been fascinated by the body and has dedicated her career to helping others maintain the mechanics of healthy motion. Her previous movement science degree from The University of Michigan has provided her with a strong foundation in becoming a Chiropractic Physician.
As a life-long fitness enthusiast and previous competitive figure skater, Jodi knows the drive of an athlete and understands the importance of returning to the sport that they love. Her treatment plans focus on optimizing your body motions to prevent injury, as she believes that ongoing fitness keeps her patients both physically and psychologically healthy.
Jodi holds additional certifications in Active Release Techniques, Acupuncture, Webster Technique, postgraduate training in pregnancy and pediatrics through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA), Mckenzie Diagnostic Technique, and Kinesiotaping. As an author of both a published textbook chapter and peer reviewed research study, she is passionate about using the best evidence-based treatment for each of her patients.
Dr. Anthony RiesChiropractic Physician & Managing Partner
Dr. Ries attended the University of St. Thomas earning a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry with minors in Biology, Chemistry and Spanish. He then graduated from National University of Health Sciences with a Doctoral Degree in Chiropractic Medicine in 2010. Dr. Ries believes that evaluation and management is the most important part of health care, taking a conservative approach, allowing the body to heal itself, then strengthening the body to stabilize and maintaining the body to prevent further damage. Dr. Ries’s passion is to get his patients well by focusing on their functionality rather then their symptoms. In his free time Dr. Ries enjoys spending time with his family while rooting on his beloved Hawkeyes, Bears, Bulls and the World Champion Chicago Cubs!
Dr. J. Luis RamirezChiropractic Physician
Dr. Luis is a Chiropractic Physician and Acupuncturist born and raised in Chicago, IL.
He earned his bachelor of science degree in Biology at Saint Joseph's College in Rensselaer, IN. After college, Dr. Luis became a clinical massage therapist, graduating valedictorian from The Soma Institute in Chicago, IL.
Dr. Luis's passion is to help people get back to doing what they enjoy and coaching them toward healthier movements. He decided that National University of Health and Sciences in Lombard, IL was the best place to further his education.
As a former NCAA soccer player, Dr. Luis knows what it feels like to have an injury take time away from your lifestyle, and the physical frustrations that come with it. He believes we all deserve to enjoy what we love doing, and being active is a big factor in achieving healthy living.
Dr. Luis is energized to help you increase functional capacity, stability, and keep you moving healthy. He will offer strategies that will help you thrive and provide optimal health.
In his free time he enjoys playing soccer, experimenting with a range of exercises, and volunteering at the Chicago Marathon as a Medical Team member. Dr. Luis also loves spending time with his wife Ana and family.
Dr.Lauren BiestekChiropractic Physician
Dr. Lauren Biestek attended Western Illinois University, earning her bachelor's degree in biology with a minor in psychology. She then attended National University of Health Sciences and earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. During her time at National, she was heavily involved with student clubs including Sports Council and the Student American Chiropractic Association (SACA). She is currently working on her master's degree in Nutrition and Human Performance from Logan University with a sports and fitness nutrition focus.
Dr. Lauren's passion for sports began early, as she learned to ski by the age of 2. As a former competitive synchronized figure skater and runner, Dr. Lauren understands the mind of an athlete and the importance of preventing and recovering from injury. She is passionate about using a conservative approach and a combination of techniques in order to optimize healing and proper function.
She has additional training in FAKTR (functional and kinetic treatment with rehab) and acupuncture. In her free time she loves running, snowboarding, concerts, and spending time with her cat, Ollie.