Our Chiropractic Team

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Stuart E. Yoss, DC, CCSP, ART
Board Certified Doctor of Chiropractic
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician
Active Release Techniques Provider
Clinic Director


Dr. 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, as well as dry needling. 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, Chicago Bears and Bulls.


Email: stuart@bannchiro.com
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Brian J. Allen, DC, CSCS, ART
Doctor of Chiropractic
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Active Release Techniques


Dr. Brian Allen completed his undergraduate studies at Michigan State University in 2001, earning a B.S. in Kinesiology, 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 serves as the team chiropractor for the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Blackhawks. In addition, he is the ART specialist for the Rockford IceHogs. From 2006 to 2008, Dr. Allen served as the team chiropractor for varsity sports at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Outside of the office, he enjoys roaming Downtown Chicago, where he resides, summer excursions to Michigan, and training and competing in half-Ironman triathlons.

Email: brian@bannchiro.com
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Michael Meersman, DC, MS, ART
Doctor of Chiropractic
Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehab
Active Release Techniques


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 of Sports Science & Rehabilitation.
 
Dr. Meersman focuses on the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, getting patients out of pain and back in 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 Active Release Techniques (ART), 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 is currently one of the official team chiropractic physicians for the Chicago Bears. He also works with the athletic training staff at Glenbrook North High School, helping to assess and treat athletes in all sports.
 
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 in javelin. He utilized chiropractic care as an athlete during high school and college, allowing him to perform at his best and remain injury free.

Email: michael@bannchiro.com
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Dr. Will Murillo, DC, ART
Doctor of Chiropractic
Active Release Technique


Dr. Murillo is a California Bay Area native who decided to take his talents to the Midwest. Along with earning his Bachelor’s degree in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior from the University of California-Davis, he took part in their Sports Medicine program for three years. Working with athletic trainers in this program, he enjoyed his time treating many athletes from basketball, soccer and softball, to spending training camp working with the Los Angeles Rams.

His ambition to work with athletes on a higher level led him to the field of Chiropractic. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West Campus, where he was elected President of Palmer West Sports Council in his senior year. Sports Council being involved with treating athletes at various sporting events in the greater Silicon Valley area became a further driving factor in what makes Dr. Murillo dedicated to the field. Caring for patients in a holistic way, along with educating and showing patients they can live a pain free life while also doing what they love is Dr. Murillo’s passion. Dr. Murillo is also ART and SFMA certified.

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Email: will@bannchiro.com
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Laura Kaeske Nieder, DC
Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Laura 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 and Medicare.

Email: laurachiro@comcast.net
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John Hosten, DC, CCSP
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician
Active Release Techniques


Dr. Hosten grew up in the Lake Forest area and graduated from Libertyville High School. He completed his undergraduate degree in Sports Medicine from Concordia University of Wisconsin in 1999. He went on to attain his Doctor of Chiropractic in 2004 from the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. Through the years following graduation, Dr. Hosten continued to learn various techniques in the areas soft-tissue treatments and physical rehabilitation. He has attained several certifications including Acupuncture, Sports chiropractic, Active Release Techniques, kinesiotaping through Rock Tape, and more. Dr. Hosten is a certified medical examiner on the National Registry (FMCSA) and has performed hundreds of DOT physicals. Dr. Hosten has enjoyed a variety of work with patients ranging from in office treatment to side-line work with various youth and high school football and LaCrosse teams. He has treated a range of patients from Power lifters, indoor skydivers, to weekend warriors and many others.
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