About Us

 

Dr. Jose Aguilar

After watching his mother go from debilitating migraines that severely affected her ability to care for her family to having them completely resolved due to chiropractic care, he found his calling. Born and raised in the Quad Cities, Dr. Jose Aguilar earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic after earning two degrees in Health Sciences and Liberal Studies from Black Hawk College. During his time at Palmer, he and 25 others spent 3 weeks on a missionary trip to Fiji providing chiropractic care to underserved communities. After graduating, Dr. Aguilar also earned his Certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and in MOTUS Therapeutic Taping. His passion is to provide everyone the opportunity to develop extraordinary health and wellness through Chiropractic care and to reach an underserved Spanish speaking population who otherwise would not be able to receive care.

Dr. Aguilar has also done various lectures with numerous organizations, speaking on various topics including Stress, Nutrition, Peak Performance, Proper Posture, Injury Prevention, Whiplash and more. He is available for speaking engagements. Dr. Aguilar frequently attends post-graduate seminars at some of the most prestigious venues such Harvard School of Medicine, Spine Research Institute of San Diego among others, to stay on top of a wide variety of topics and implements the most up-to date information available in order to help his patients succeed in optimizing and reaching their specific health goals. Dr. Aguilar is also an award winning author and has been inducted into the National Academy of Best Selling Authors. He is also recognized as a Top Recommended Professional as a Chiropractor and one of America’s Premier Experts in the field of Chiropractic and has been quoted on NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX.

“Research shows that 80% of the population suffers from back pain and numerous studies show how safe and effective chiropractic treatment is in resolving this sometimes debilitating condition. I have been blessed to have helped many people get relief, and in some cases their lives back, since 2004.”

Dr. Aguilar’s future goals include traveling to areas in a service capacity and providing chiropractic and health support to underprivileged communities. A devoted father to his children, Isabel and Orlando, Dr. Aguilar also enjoys working out and playing sports during his leisure hours. To learn about Dr. Jose Aguilar and his practice visit his website www.helpinghandsmassageandchiropractic.com or contact him via email at doctor@helpinghandsmassageandchiropractic.com.

 

 

Giedra Kulertaite, LMT

Born and raised in Lithuania, she completed her graduate degree in Physical Therapy. Unfortunately, she wasn’t able to practice PT in this country. Instead of she found herself exploring Massage Therapy. It became her craft and hobby, which she mastered with love and passion for 15 years. She specializes in clinical massage with certification in Myo-fascial Release, Bodywork and Shiatsu (acupressure). Her massage styles range from stress reduction to sports massage.

Several years ago she met a neurologist, Dr. Rezak, who got her involved in working with Parkinson’s patients. She’s proud to say it has been a very rewarding and successful experience. Over the years she was involved with different Chiropractic practices, hospital…etc. Four years ago she finally had enough courage to open her own practice.

Her mission is to support individuals in achieving life balance through personal wellness. She’s a firm believer in the inseparable connection between mind and body. Massage therapy is great way to relieve physical pain, as well as emotional stress, enhancing overall health and well-being.

 

 

Rachel, LMT

Rachel graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology while managing the NCAA IU Wrestling Team and PR for an Indy Racing Team. She then moved to Chicago not knowing what career path was right for her, like many 22-year-olds. She was a recruiter for 2 1/2 years, then went to Paralegal School at Loyola University Chicago and worked in Domestic Relations for over 7 years. Her health was abruptly interrupted and had to choose a new route for her future because she was no longer able to work in the legal field.

After receiving a massage to work with her health condition along wither her migraines, which she had been diagnosed since she was 17-years-old, a light bulb lit up and right away applied to massage therapy school. When she graduated she realized her passion to help others through massage was the perfect path for her. This path has dramatically changed her life and health in the right direction and allows her to spend more time with her husband and 8-year-old son. Rachel specializes in Clinical massage as well as Myo-Facial Release, Sports Massage, Pre-natal Massage, and Cupping. Besides working in the clinical setting for massage she also has worked with the Northwestern University Football team as well. Rachel firmly believes that “Touch Heals the Soul”.

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