Hip or knee replacement surgeries are no longer exclusively performed on older persons and are now not uncommon procedures for many patients with persistent, significant hip or knee pain. Good out ...View Article
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Meet the Doctors
Vartanian D.C., D.A.C.B.N
Dr. Hovig is a graduate of The University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. He went on to The National College of Chiropractic where he received another Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and a Doctorate of Chiropractic.
Dr. Hovig also received a Post-Doctorate degree in Clinical Nutrition and regularly attends seminars on nutrition and disease. Dr. Hovig's practice includes sports-related injuries, everyday chronic repetitive stress injuries and patients with digestive problems, allergies, and overall wellness that is addressed through laboratory tests, supplements, and dietary interventions.
Dr. Elena completed a Residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Internal Medicine at Loyola University Medical Center and The University of Illinois at Chicago. There, she focused on acute and chronic pain syndromes, headaches, musculo-skeletal and neurologic pain syndromes.
Dr. Elena has extensive knowledge and experience in General Medicine, Cardiology, Pulmonology, and Endocrinology. Dr. Elena is a member of numerous professional societies, including The Association of Academic Physiatrists and The Physiatrist Association of Spine Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation.
Dr. Shannon is a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science. She went on to The National College of Chiropractic where she received another Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and a Doctorate in Chiropractic.
In practice, Dr. Shannon's goal is to teach patients how to improve their health through good spinal alignment, exercise, posture-correcting rehabilitation, and stress management. She has extensive knowledge in women's preventative health and helps female patients with natural hormone replacement options and balancing their hormones naturally to address pre- and post-menopausal concerns as well as fertility concerns.
Dr. Shannon is a member of the American Chiropractic Association and the Illinois Chiropractic Society. She spent two years as a public speaker for The American Cancer Society and enjoys performing health lectures throughout the community on a variety of health topics.