Meet Dr. Donna

Dr. Donna has served the Chicago Southland area as an Illinois Licensed Chiropractic Physician with Orthopedic Board Certification since 1980.

Her medical training was taken at the National University of Health Sciences, where she also took a residency in Orthopedics, and her acupuncture training.

For several years she worked with the University of Chicago's "Chicago Partners" as a pain management consultant for muscle skeletal issues. She holds Pain Management Certification with the Academy of Integrative Pain Management. She is also credentialed and certified as a Senior Disability Analyst.

Dr. Donna's credentials include an Illinois State License as a Dietitian / Nutritionist and she is a Certified Nutritional Specialist (CNS).

She was certified by the state of Illinois in 1979 as a physician to practice the art of acupuncture.

Dr. Donna practices various techniques of Acupuncture which includes needles, electrical, and laser acupuncture. She utilizes a computerized acupuncture system to evaluate what to treat. Auricular (ear) acupuncture is one of the mainstays of treatment. Most acupuncture treatments are painless.

Dr. Donna's achieved her Dietitian / Nutritionist license  with over 900 classroom hours of clinical nutrition and sitting for a rigorous exam.

She is a certified practitioner of Brain Health with the Amen Clinic, a leader in the treatment of mood and behavior disorders.  

Dr. Donna is also a certified practitioner of HeartMath, a system to transform your stress to create better health and resilience.

Additionally, Dr. Donna holds an MBA from Northern Illinois University.

Dr. Donna's Philosophy 

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