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Chiropractor Victoria Gazdacka D.C.

Chiropractor Elmhurst IL Victoria Gazdacka

Dr. Vicki Gazdacka received her undergraduate degree from South Dakota State University in 1998. Upon joining the workforce, she began to realize how difficult it was to maintain a healthy lifestyle while balancing work and family commitments. Soon, Dr. Vicki was also balancing a constantly ill child who frequently woke struggling to breathe due to undiagnosed food allergies. Meanwhile, she was battling severe low back pain that left her unable to hold her son for more than a few minutes. It was years, and countless doctor and emergency room visits later, that Dr. Vicki and her family began seeing a chiropractor. Within the year, her family’s health was restored and she had enrolled at National University of Health Sciences to study chiropractic with a goal of bringing health to others.

In 2013, Dr. Vicki graduated from National University of Health Sciences with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree (DC). During her time at National University of Health Sciences, Dr. Vicki began to recognize the healing potential found in food and plants, and she also pursued advanced courses in functional nutrition and botanical medicine. Dr. Vicki also teaches Biomechanics at Benedictine University.

​“My purpose as a physician is to educate and empower my patients to take control of their health. I use my training in chiropractic, rehabilitation and nutrition to help my patients reach their individual health goals, because I believe that in medicine, one size does NOT fit all. I look at all aspects of my patients' lives to find their unique barriers to health. I do not subscribe to the idea that there is a magic pill that will make everything better. I believe that each person has the capability to achieve good health; they just need the right materials, good guidance, and a chance."

Dr. Vicki is certified in McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy, a method of therapy that uses the natural movements of the body to heal the back and neck as well as the extremities (shoulders, knees, ankles, and wrists). Patients treated with McKenzie Therapy are typically able to perform exercises at home to speed their healing while they are not in the physician’s office.

Dr. Vicki is certified in Webster Technique, a gentle chiropractic technique that addresses concerns related specifically to pregnancy. This technique is a proven treatment that is safe and effective for both mom and baby during pregnancy.

AFFILIATIONS, DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONS

  • B.A. South Dakota State University
  • DC (Doctor of Chiropractic Degree) - National University of Health Sciences
  • Certified McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis Technique
  • Webster Certified
  • Dr. Gazdacka has clinical interest in the following areas: pregnancy, post-natal, nutrition, women’s health, pediatrics, diabetes, arthritis, and natural pain management.
  • Doctora Vicki se habla español.
  • Techniques: Webster Technique, Diversified, Activator, Thompson Drop, Extremity Manipulation, Flexion-Distraction, McKenzie Therapy.
  • Professional Affilations: International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce, McKenzie Institute USA

CHIROPRACTOR Sabrina Ciesler, D.C. - Certified Webster

Chiropractic Elmhurst IL Dr. Sabrina Ciesler DC, Certified WebsterOver the last 15 years, Dr. Sabrina Ciesler has worked in a variety of areas in the medical field, devoted to improving the lives of others. She has previous work experience in dermatology, physical therapy, and the emergency department. Dr. Sabrina knew from a very young age that she wanted to become a physician and through the years has gained vast knowledge and experience within many areas of healthcare. Dr. Sabrina chose to pursue chiropractic medicine because of many personal positive experiences and excellent outcomes. Dr. Sabrina is dedicated to assisting patients to achieve optimal health and gain their pain-free lives back through: chiropractic adjustments, nutrition, physical therapy, and healthy lifestyle changes. Dr. Sabrina believes in healthcare “One treatment does not fit all”, therefore, she develops individualized treatment plans to overcome specific health barriers. Dr. Sabrina has clinical interest in the following areas: pregnancy, post-natal, nutrition, women’s health, pediatrics, sports rehab, and natural pain management.

“Today’s healthcare offers many options. I offer a multidisciplinary approach to address all health care needs. My treatment plans are designed to provide every opportunity for healing and recovery to achieve optimal health.” “We will work together to achieve your healthcare goals. I am committed to delivering the highest quality of care and service to you.”

AFFILIATIONS, DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONS

  • B.S. Elmhurst College
  • DC (Doctor of Chiropractic Degree) - National University of Health Sciences
  • Certified Webster Technique
  • Techniques: Webster Technique, Diversified, Activator, Thompson Drop, Extremity Manipulation, and Flexion-Distraction.
  • Professional Affilations: International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, Illinois Chiropractic Society, and American Chiropractic Association

Dr. Patrick Schneider D.C., NRCME, CFMP

Chiropractor Elmhurst IL Patrick Schneider

Dr. Schneider is a 2013 graduate of National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. As an undergraduate, Dr. Schneider majored in History at Wheaton College. He then worked a variety of jobs ranging from bookseller to police officer before becoming a full-time firefighter and paramedic. During his eight years as a firefighter/paramedic, he sustained several on-the-job injuries and watched other firefighters endure similar problems. With that in mind, Dr. Schneider left the fire service and enrolled in chiropractic school. He quickly developed an interest in functional rehabilitation as a way to prevent injuries. This was combined with an interest in nutrition to help people operate at their optimal state with a much lower rate of injury.

Dr. Schneider is a 2013 graduate of National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. As an undergraduate, Dr. Schneider majored in History at Wheaton College. He then worked a variety of jobs ranging from bookseller to police officer before becoming a full-time firefighter and paramedic. During his eight years as a firefighter/paramedic, he sustained several on-the-job injuries and watched other firefighters endure similar problems. With that in mind, Dr. Schneider left the fire service and enrolled in chiropractic school. He quickly developed an interest in functional rehabilitation as a way to prevent injuries. This was combined with an interest in nutrition to help people operate at their optimal state with a much lower rate of injury.

Dr. Schneider is a certified functional medicine practitioner treating a wide range of conditions/diseases using a natural approach. He has over 4 years experience in internal medicine and over 8 years experience as a paramedic. Dr. Schneider is also listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners and provides medical exams for Department of Transportation regulated drivers.

AFFILIATIONS, DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONS

  • B.A. Wheaton College
  • DC (Doctor of Chiropractic Degree) - National University of Health Sciences
  • National Registry Certified Medical Examiners
  • Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner

Jamie Auriemma - L.Ac, Dipl. Ac (NCCAOM), MSOM, BSN

Jamie has over 12 years of experience, helping clients with a range of conditions including chronic pain, tendinitis, chronic sinusitis, bronchitis, anxiety, fatigue, gastrointestinal disorders, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), TMJ/TMD, headaches, PMS, menopause, insomnia, side effects from chemotherapy, and smoking cessation.

She uses a variety of techniques in addition to traditional acupuncture including, auricular acupuncture, electro-therapy microcurrent, gua sha, sliding cups, smokeless moxibustion, tui na, and infrared lamps.

As an acupuncturist and Traditional Oriental Medicine practitioner, Jamie focuses her treatments on the well-being of the whole person, not only physical complaints and symptoms, to attempt to restore balance and harmony to the body.

Acupuncture is a drug-free, safe, and effective form of therapy, recognized by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) as an effective system of health care. The best medical care comes from blending mainstream medicine and alternative/complementary therapies. When Western medicine or surgery is needed, acupuncture complements Western medicine as well as helps with side effects.

“As your partner in wellness, I will develop a wellness/treatment plan, treat you with respect and compassion, listen to you, and share information and resources with you.”

DEGREE & TECHNIQUES

  • B.S. Nutrition
  • M.S Oriental Medicine, Midwest College of Oriental Medicine
  • Techniques:
    • Acupuncture
    • Auricular Acupuncture
    • Electro-therapy
    • Microcurrent
    • Gua Sha
    • Sliding Cups
    • Smokeless Moxibustion
    • Tui Na
    • Infrared Lamps


June Zackrison - Massage Therapist, LMT

Chiropractic Elmhurst IL JuneJune uses gentle techniques such as positional release, trigger point therapy, and myofascial release to relax and stretch the muscles. She has over 15 years of experience as a massage therapist.


Nancy Eliason - Massage Therapist, LMT, BCTMB

Chiropractic Elmhurst IL NancyNancy brings over 15 years experience to every massage. She works actively with patient's to help them get the treatment they need. Nancy has training in prenatal, pediatric, and cranial sacral massage techniques.


Agnes Dadej - Massage Therapist, LMT, BCTMB

Our deep tissue specialist, Agnes is also well versed in neuromuscular release, prenatal massage, and foot reflexology.


Peg Kirk - Practice Relations Coordinator

Chiropractic Elmhurst IL PegAlways smiling, Peg keeps our office running smoothly. She is responsible for coordinating patient appointments, and our marketing efforts. But more importantly she keeps our therapists and doctors running on time and the coffee brewed. Peg has experienced healing first hand with chiropractic and nutrition therapy.

Monday
9:00am - 5:00pm


Tuesday
10:00am - 8:00pm


Wednesday
10:00am - 8:00pm


Thursday
10:00am - 8:00pm


Friday
10:00am - 2:00pm


Saturday
10:00am - 2:00pm

Elm Chiropractic
475 South Spring Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 530-4744