About Progressive Acupuncture Wellness Center

Progressive Acupuncture Wellness Center

Dr. Richard Ezgur, DC | Acupuncture Chicago

Dr. Richard Ezgur

Dr. Ezgur earned his Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree and studied acupuncture at the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. He then went on to complete a three-year board-certification post graduate program in chiropractic sports medicine and rehabilitation through the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic.

Whether you’re acutely injured or suffering with severe, chronic pain or disease, Dr. Ezgur will work with you to create an individualized treatment plan that delivers real results.

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Julie McIntosh | Chiropractic Assistant Chicago

Julie McIntosh - Chiropractic Assistant

Julie joined the Progressive Chiropractic Wellness Center team in 2019. She enjoys helping people feel better and playing a role in their recovery. Her favorite thing about her position as Chiropractic Assistant is engaging with new and returning patients and participating in their healing process. She enjoys being a part of their journey towards optimal health and seeing the progress patients make as they become free of pain.

Julie grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago and loves living and working in Chicago. A north-sider now, she enjoys family time with her son as well as movies and hiking.

Kynise Slay | Massage Therapy Chicago

Kynise Slay - Massage Therapist

Kynise “Ky” Slay is and always has been a person who wants to help others in any way possible. She turned to wellness when her best friend tore her ACL. Ky accompanied her friend to her physical therapy sessions, and assisted with her therapy and recovery. Shortly thereafter, Ky applied to Bradley University and graduated with her B.S. in Health Sciences in 2011. Soon after college, she attended Cortiva Institute and graduated Valedictorian of the massage therapy program in 2013. Following graduation, Ky has been focused on expanding and perfecting her massage therapy skills through deepening her knowledge of anatomy and kinesiology, and attending postgraduate continuing education seminars. She has extensive experience in Swedish, deep tissue, myofascial release, trigger point, active and static cupping, prenatal massage and kinesiotaping. She has great success in treating patients with back pain, neck pain, sports injuries, headaches, migraines, sciatic pain, fibromyalgia, as well as patients with women’s health issues.

Ky determines the root cause(s) of her patients’ problems by actively listening and thoroughly assessing the patient’s musculature and biomechanics. She then custom-tailors her treatments to meet each patient’s individual needs. She also provides each client with a treatment and self care plan to use in between appointments so they can achieve faster pain relief and optimal health more rapidly and permanently.

In addition to massage therapy, Ky spends a lot of her time working out and playing with her two dogs, Frankie and Snickers. Spending time with her fiancé going to museums, movies, and searching for the next adventure life holds is her favorite thing to do!

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Traditional Acupuncture

Ancient Chinese techniques are still considered some of the best in alternative pain relief medicine. Acupuncture will help accelerate your bodies own immune and repair systems.

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Cupping Therapy

Cupping Therapy can treat a range of conditions such as joint pain, muscle soreness, low back pain, upper back and neck pain, shoulder pain, fatigue, and even anxiety and stress.

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Acupressure is similar to acupuncture, however physical pressure is applied to acupuncture points by hand, by elbow, or with various devices instead of using needles.

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