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Palos Hills Chiropractor : Dr. Robert Wright and Team


Dr. Robert Wright, Chiropractic Physician, Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Certified Applied Kinesiologist

Dr. Wright has become known as the “go-to Doctor” when patients need answers.

Robert Wright

Dr. Robert Wright, Chiropractor

With his vast clinical nutrition and amino acid knowledge, patients are also seeking his expertise for their family’s Overall General Health as well, knowing natural and holistic medicine is the route we should try first – – before resorting to drugs and surgeries.

Dr. Wright, a graduate of the prestigious National School of Health Sciences has been serving Palos Hills residents and surrounding communities for over 26 years now. His comfortable manner and honesty with patients have gained him a reputation in the community as “the doctor where family and friends refer.”

On a Personal Note…

He lives locally in Palos with his family. His wife, Joyce is active in the office. She regularly works out and believes this plus excellent nutrition is what makes them such a healthy & happy family. And Dr. Wright’s young son at 14 is already into nutrition and working out. He plans on taking over Dad’s Health office one day, or being a hockey player or real estate mogul… depends on which week you ask him …. Lol.

Note from Rob’s wife, Joyce (he didn’t know I added this): Most women lose their husbands to sports, TV, bowling with the boys, etc. My husband can be found 99% of the time in his study or man-cave, reading, researching patient cases, listening to videos, learning, learning, learning. That’s why I can definitely say, “when you’re under my husband’s care, you have one of the most caring and involved doctor’s on your side that you’ll ever meet.”


As I evolve within my practice a few things have become more clear.

  1. My job is not to heal the body, that’s the patient’s job.
  2. My job is to identify obstacles to healing and help the patient remove those obstacles.
  3. Obstacles to health and healing tend to be either mechanical, chemical or emotional in nature.
  4. Lifestyle sits in the front seat while our genetics sit in the back seat.
  5. Natural healthcare is for those who choose to play a pro-active role if their life, not a passive role.
  6. If you’re doing or thinking what the average person is doing or thinking today, sad but true, chances are you’re on a destructive health path. And it’s not your fault, federal safety agencies (FDA, EPA, etc., pharmaceutical companies, advertising, marketing, conventional medicine) all tell you, you have No Control Over your Own Life / Your own Health. You must take drugs, have multiple surgeries, remove organs. Pesticides are okay to ingest, chemical are okay to be used on your skin, in your house, on your lawn, drank in your water. Abuse yourself, it’s okay. We’ll be here with a medication to fix it, and if a med doesn’t, we’ll cut it out – then you’ll be fine. Now, does that sound rational?
  7. We are not created equal on the physical realm. We have to learn which lifestyle habits work best for us personally. Believe it or not, small changes add up to BIG CHANGES.
  8. Have some fun and enjoy life!

Exercise and diet are key factors to my health, all health. They just make everything better. I eat well and exercise regularly. I feel my best when I do weights for 30 minutes about 2-3 times per week and play basketball, football and running exercises about 1-2 times per week. I have to admit I like sweets . . but in comes that “moderation” word again – it’s true.

I also benefit from detoxing occasionally. I am not against medications (for crisis care) but prefer to manage things with natural remedies when possible because they work better with the body, and do not have any long term toxic effects on the body. I also get adjusted regularly.

I was 17 when I read my first book on nutrition.

The idea that food and natural remedies could “make or break” the quality of someone’s life in a major way blew my mind. How come I didn’t know this, how come my family didn’t tell me this ?? So, I started reading and reading, and learning and learning. And it became evident that there was a ton of important information relating to our health that people simply were not getting.

So, this is when I had that “light bulb moment” in your life when you know . . . exactly what your mission in life is meant to be. I immediately changed my major from Architecture to Chiropractic, later going on to get my Diplomat in Nutrition Degree. I knew the combination of the two was big, I could transform people’s health and their lives.

I’m still doing it, still loving it, and will continue to heal, educate and motivate people until my life’s work is done.”

I consider myself an excellent listener and hope I get the opportunity to meet you in person and discuss your specific health challenge. Call and schedule an appointment today!


Palos Hills Chiropractic Team

Ausra Januseviciute , Acupuncturist
L.Ac., Dipl. O.M., MSTOM

Ausra Januseviciute , Acupuncturist

Ausra Januseviciute , Acupuncturist

Her Areas Of Expertise :

  • Women’s Health: PMS, Painful periods, Menopause and Infertility.
  • Psycho-emotional disorders: Stress, Anxiety and Depression.
  • Integrative Care for Cancer patients.
  • Chronic Pain: Low back pain, Shoulder pain, Knee pain, Sciatica.
  • Digestive disorders: Constipation, Diarrhea, IBS, Ulcerative colitis.

Through the experience, Ausra came to recognize the vital energy inherent in all beings and that by activating and facilitating this flow of energy, the body’s ability to heal naturally is significantly accelerated. With further study and training in energy healing and dedicated practice in meditation, Ausra developed subtle energy cultivation. Using modalities such as Qi Gong, Reiki, Matrix Energetics and Chakra Balancing in conjunction with Traditional Oriental Medicine, Ausra is able to efficiently address all aspects of an individual’s health: body, mind and spirit. Read more...

Ausra is a Licensed Acupuncturist and is Board Certified by theNational Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in acupuncture and Chinese Herbology. She holds a Masters Degree in Science of Traditional Oriental Medicine and is a graduate of the prestigious Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Aside from the exceptional training that included both allopathic and traditional Chinese medicine, Ausra also completed clinical internships with several of Chicago’s well-established and experienced practitioners.


Joyce Wright, Office Manager and Nutritional Assistant

Joyce Wright, Office Manager & Nutritional Assistant

Joyce Wright, Office Manager & Nutritional Assistant

With Palos Chiropractic & Holistic Health for 18 years.

I absolutely love the direction our office has expanded and grown into. We have truly evolved into our dream office; a healing and prevention clinic. People not only get healed in our office, they get educated. They learn things they never knew about their bodies, and how to function each day without re-injuring. They learn that food is your body’s foundational blocks. They learn that what they think absolutely affects how they feel . . . More and more people are starting to embrace holistic medicine; they are starting to understand that what’s out there in conventional medicine today is not working. And I believe with every ounce of my being, that what we are doing and teaching, IS WORKING. Just see our hundreds and hundreds of success stories and testimonials from patients.

Prepare to start feeling good again, like you did years ago Prepare to start having energy again. Prepare to start looking good again. Welcome, you are in wonderful hands here with Dr. Wright and his tremendous staff.

We’re glad you’re hear and ready to start – ‘cause we’re ready for you! Joyce


Anna Sako, Massage Therapist

Anna Sako, Massage Therapist

Anna Sako, Massage Therapist

Part of team for over 6 years.

In Anna’s Words: “This is an amazing environment to work in. Every day Dr. Wright and my co-workers give the best care possible to each and every patient that walks through our door. We work as an amazing team together, very like-minded. We constantly work on improving our knowledge and skills so we can be at the top of our game for our patients. We not only give our patients the top care: chiropractic, rehab, acupuncture and nutrition, but we also share and teach preventative medicine, which keeps them healthy in the future.

Anna is skilled and trained in the following techniques:

  • Swedish
  • Trigger Point
  • Neuro-Muscular Education
  • Pregnancy / Infant Massage
  • Sports
  • Chair
  • Energy Work


Casey Rivera, Licensed Massage Therapist, Chiropractic Assistant

Casey Rivera, Licensed Massage Therapist, Chiropractic Assistant

Casey Rivera, Chiropractic Assistant, Office Insurance & Billing

Originally hired as a Clinical Massage Therapist, Casey continues to work hand-in-hand with Dr. Wright administering spot / soft tissue massage and teaching exercise and strengthening to patients. In addition, Casey also runs the Front Desk of our health office, as well as handling patient billing / insurance for our patients.

SCHOOLING/ HISTORY: “I decided to go into massage largely because of my family’s health history. I had always been interested in alternative healing methods but when my brother was diagnosed with several severe spinal diseases, we sought the help of a local therapist to work with him. After seeing the healing capabilities of massage within my own family, I knew it was something I wanted to pursue as a career.”

Ticelyn Sallis, Licensed Massage Therapist, Chiropractic Assistant

Ticelyn Sallis, Licensed Massage Therapist, Chiropractic Assistant

Ticelyn Sallis, Chiropractic Assistant, Licensed Massage Therapist

Ticelyn will be handling our Front Desk as well as being Dr.’s right-hand-person in the afternoons.
She will be using her strong massage skills and teaching strengthening exercises daily to patients.

Look for Ticelyn to be expanding into 30 & 60 minute massages in our office as well.

Her skills include: Swedish, Sports Massage, Myofascial and Trigger Point.

She is a graduate of Coritva School of Massage, 2014

We not only love Ticelyn’s strong skills she brings to our health office, but her positive energy and fun sense of humor make her a perfect fit.


Ann Pikula, Licensed Massage Therapist, Chiropractic Assistant, Fitness Professional

Ann Pikula, LMT

Ann Pikula, Licensed Massage Therapist, Fitness Professional

I knew I wanted to be a Massage Therapist since I was 10!

I’ve always loved helping people feel better, but more importantly, even at such a young age I wondered why it took medicine to heal even the slightest of aliments. I instantly took to holistic healing as soon as I learned what it was. It’s not just about relieving pain or feeling better, it’s about actually BEING better. It’s about finding the reason behind the “what” and not just masking the condition momentarily.

Since 2007 I’ve been a Licensed Massage Therapist working alongside Chiropractors, Physical Therapists and Nutritionists. My knowledge of, and appreciation for the field only grows.

I specialize in:
– Therapeutic Massage
– Deep Tissue
– Trigger Point Therapy
– Pre-natal.

In 2013 I decided to expand my career in the health industry and become a Fitness Professional. I am certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and specialize in corrective exercise, strengthening, and weight loss.

Dr. Wright’s office is an environment where I practice both Massage Therapy and Exercise Rehabilitation and look forward to being a part of true physical healing and emotional well-being of others.


Shanna Wilson, LMT

Shanna Wilson, Licensed Massage Therapist

Shanna has been connected with our office for over 8 years now. She left to pursue other interests, but we were lucky enough to get her back for a couple days a week. While she was away, her level of massage elevated incredibly , as evident by her “full weekly massage schedule” – So call and book early to get your massage appointment with her!

Shanna offers: Swedish to Full Clinical / Therapeutic Massage

NOTE ON SHANNA: She is so committed to patient healing that Shanna recently enrolled in Nursing School! Congrats Shanna!



Jessica Navarro, LMT

Jessica Navarro, Licensed Massage Therapist

Jessica too has been connected with our office for many years now.

Originally she worked with Dr. Wright as his Chiropractic Assistant as well as office LMT. She then left to pursue another very important career . . being a “Mom.”

But she’s back one day a week– and we’re excited to have her & her wonderful therapeutic massage back in the office.


Jennifer Brezen, LMT

Jennifer Brezen, Licensed Massage Therapist

Graduate of Everest School of Massage, 2013.

Jennifer is our newest team member here in the office but is already gaining a great reputation. Patients have commented that Jennifer “has a relaxing, and calming massage style.” But we also know that Jennifer can deliver a deep, clinical massage if a patient is in need.

Jennifer is currently here two days a week with us: Monday and Wednesday afternoons.


Bell Shares, Therapy Assistant

Bell Shares, Therapy Assistant

Bell Shares, Community Awareness Event Planner

Bell and her solid knowledge of chiropractic care and complementary medicine will be working on Community Awareness Events and Projects.

Her wonderful personality and true patient compassion make her perfect for spreading the important of complementary medicine to local communities.

Call our Palos Hills chiropractic office today!

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