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John Turner, DC, CCSP, DIBCN

Dr. Turner has more than twenty-five years of experience as a Chiropractic Physician. Combining this with his certifications in both Acupuncture and Sports Medicine and a Board Certification in Neurology, he has created a multifaceted approach to diagnosing and treating patients from all over Chicago-land and the surrounding cities and states. Traditional and alternative tools and techniques are employed to give, what he is convinced is, the highest quality care available. Treatments may include spinal manipulation, nutritional counseling, the use of a cold laser to up-regulate the nervous system with specific light frequencies or evaluation of the acupuncture system using a computer based system referred to as a Meridian Stress Assessment.

Education has always been an important part of Dr. Turner’s philosophy. He has extensive post-graduate studies in neurology, endocrinology, acupuncture, and nutrition. He has lectured locally and nationally and internationally on topics in nutrition, sports medicine and technique. Dr. Turner is a Preceptor for the National University of Health Sciences and as such, helps train gradating Doctors of Chiropractic, refining their clinical skills.


Primary Care Chiropractic Physician
Sports Medicine



Indiana University (Biological Sciences, BA, 1978)
National College Of Chiropractic (Human Biology, BS, 1980)
National College Of Chiropractic (Certified in Chinese Acupuncture, 1982)
National College Of Chiropractic (Doctor of Chiropractic, 1982)
ACA Council on Sports Injuries and Physical Fitness/Post Graduate (Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, 1992)
International Board of Chiropractic Neurology/Post Graduate Neurology (DIBCN, 1999)


Illinois (1982-Present)

Professional Memberships

International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology (1999-Present)
American Chiropractic Association (1982-Present)
Illinois Chiropractic Society
National College of Chiropractic Alumni Association
Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research

Special Appointments

Medical staff member for the 1991 World Gymnastics Championships
Medical staff member for the 1994 National Karate Championships
Medical staff for the 1996 International Prep Track and Field Invitation
Medical staff for the 1996, ’97, ’98, ’99 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships
Medical staff for the 1997 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
Medical staff for the 1997 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
Medical staff fir the 1998 USA Gymnastics Championships
Presenter at the National Athletic Trainer’s Association Annual Symposium
Appointed as Preceptor for the National University of Health Sciences, 2001
Presenter at the International Conference of the Weston A. Price Foundation, 2007, 2009
Presenter at the Autism One International Conference, 2009
Presenter at the 2011 Concordia International Conference

Additional Information

Dr. Turner was a scholarship athlete at Indiana University. He competed in the 1977 NCAA Gymnastics Championships and was co-captain of the team that same year. Since becoming a physician he has worked with many of the area athletic clubs, and as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, has staffed many local and regional events in variety of sports.


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