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Reasons to Seek Chiropractic Care

The relationship between the spine and the body can have a major impact on your health. Poor posture, injury, stress or arthritis can result in pain and a variety of health disorders. Many patients receive substantial relief and optimize their health with the help of chiropractic care.

If you need additional care, we can refer you to specialists across Northwestern Medicine, close to where you live and work.

Meet the Team

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Northwestern Medicine chiropractic specialists specialize in non-invasive and natural treatment for a full range of musculoskeletal disorders.
Meet the Team
Mindy Cramer, DC, CCEP, FACO
William David Smith, DC, PT
David Flatt, DC, FACO

Conditions Treated

Patients with the following conditions may benefit from chiropractic care:

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Disc-related Issues
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Hip Pain
  • Injuries
  • Muscle Strains
  • Neck Pain
  • Poor Posture
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Pain and Problems
  • Stress
  • Upper-and Lower-Extremity Symptoms

Chiropractic Services

At Northwestern Medicine, chiropractic specialists offer the following services to optimize spine health:

  • Care Navigation and Referral as appropriate
  • Examination
  • Home Exercise Instruction
  • Manual Therapy & Massage Techniques
  • Moist Heat/Ice Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Posture and Stress Management Education
  • Rehabilitation
  • Self-Care Management
  • Soft Tissue Therapy Techniques
  • Spinal Manipulation (chiropractic adjustments)
  • Therapeutic Exercise and Activities
  • Traction
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray Examination as necessary

Preparing for your visit

Please bring the following to your first visit.

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