Stuart E. Yoss, DC, CCSP, ART
Board Certified Doctor of Chiropractic, Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, Active Release Techniques Provider, Clinic Director
Stuart Yoss has been practicing since 1995. Dr. Yoss completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Pittsburgh, earning his B.S. in Behavioral Neuroscience in 1992. He went on to receive his Doctor of Chiropractic at Palmer College of Chiropractic and has since earned numerous rehabilitative and sports injury related certifications. Dr. Yoss is also a certified ART instructor, teaching and training other practitioners. In addition to treating professional athletes from across the country, Dr. Yoss is currently the official Team Chiropractor for the Chicago Blackhawks, the Chicago Bulls and the WNBA Chicago Sky. He also served as the official Team Chiropractor for the Chicago White Sox in 2008 and 2009, and from 2005 to 2010, Dr. Yoss served as official Team Chiropractor for the Chicago Bears.
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Brian J. Allen, DC, CSCS, ART
Board Certified Doctor of Chiropractic, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Active Release Techniques Provider
Dr. Brian Allen completed his undergraduate studies at Michigan State University, earning his B.S. in Kinesiology in 2001 and went on to receive his Doctor of Chiropractic in 2005 at National University of Health Sciences. Dr. Allen has received additional training specific to sports injuries and functional rehabilitation, including earning distinction as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He is currently the treating Chiropractor for the Chicago White Sox, assists Dr. Yoss in treating the Chicago Blackhawks, and is the Team ART Specialist for the Rockford IceHogs. From 2006 to 2008, Dr. Allen served as the Team Chiropractor for various sports at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Michael Meersman, DC, MS, ART
Dr. Meersman is a board certified Doctor of Chiropractic. He is a graduate of Logan University in St. Louis, MO, where he concurrently obtained a Masters in Sports & Rehabilitation.
Dr. Meersman focuses on the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, getting patients out of pain and back into control of their own health. He believes patients deserve to be able to move well and pain-free and that chiropractic care is the first step in the process. He is full-body certified in ART (active release technique), a soft tissue technique designed to decrease muscle pain and tightness, while increasing range of motion and function. Dr. Meersman has attended numerous seminars focused on manual therapy and functional rehabilitation, utilizing the best from each of them to incorporate in his treatment approach.
Dr. Meersman was born and raised on the northwest side of Chicago. Prior to chiropractic school, he graduated from Loras College in Dubuque, IA with a degree in Sports Science. While at Loras he was a member of the track and field team and was a three time all-conference performer in the javelin. He utilized chiropractic care as an athlete during high school and college, allowing him to perform at his best and remain injury free.
Emma J. Minx, D.C., M.S.
Doctor of Chiropractic
Master of Sports Science and Rehabilitation
ART Provider - Full Body Certified
Dr. Emma Minx attended DePauw University, where she earned her B.A. in Kinesiology and Spanish. She then attended Logan University in St. Louis and she received her Doctorate of Chiropractic. While at Logan, Dr. Minx concurrently pursued her Master of Sports Science and Rehabilitation.
Dr. Minx became a patient of chiropractic and ART after suffering from shoulder and back pain while playing high school softball. After receiving treatment, she saw her injuries disappear and her performance on the field greatly improve. Because of the care she received, she went on to have a successful collegiate career. This ultimately influenced her decision to pursue a career as a chiropractor.
Dr. Minx prides herself on understanding the biomechanics and injuries specific to many sports and activities. As a former high school and collegiate athlete and suffering several sports related injuries, she understands the importance of returning to play as quickly as possible. Her goal is to relieve the pain but also identify and treat the cause of the injury. She is certified in multiple soft tissue techniques - Active Release Techniques, RockTape, Fascial Distortion Model and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization - which she feels is key to healing injuries more quickly.
Dr. Minx is a North Shore native. Growing up, she played travel softball for the Illinois Chill and Oak Park Huskies organizations. She attended Glenbrook North High School and now treats their current athletes. Today, when she is not working, she is a softball coach and spends her time staying active.
Dr. Laura Kaeske Nieder, DC
Dr Kaeske Nieder graduated cum laude from the National College of Chiropractic in 1995. For 20 years she has been helping her patients achieve wellness through muscle massage and correcting spinal alignment with diversified techniques. She became a chiropractor after she was successfully treated for headaches following a ski accident as a teenager. Dr. Kaeske Nieder will work with you to find the cause of your symptoms. She is an in network provider for BCBS, Aetna, UHC and Medicare.
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