Iris Zhao, D.C., M.S.O.M., L.Ac.

166_IrisHeadshot-16Dr. Zhao is a board certified and licensed Chiropractic Physician, Licensed Acupuncturist, and Herbalist in the state of Illinois. She received her Bachelor of Science degree, majored in Biology and minored in Chemistry and Psychology from Indiana University at Bloomington. She went on to pursue her interest in Chiropractic and Traditional Chinese Medicine and completed dual degrees in Doctor of Chiropractic and Master of Science in Oriental Medicine as a Salutatorian at the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. Dr. Zhao also has completed additional post-graduate education and training in clinical nutrition, functional rehabilitation, the McKenzie Method of Diagnosis and Therapy, and is a Certified Active Release Technique Specialist.

Dr. Zhao has a strong background and knowledge in the use of Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies. In addition to traditional acupuncture and Chinese herbs, she is trained in the use of other modalities, including cupping, guasha, moxa, and tuina. Through years of clinical experience, Dr. Zhao has successfully treated a wide variety of conditions, both neuromusculoskeletal and internal issues including acute and chronic pain, headaches, anxiety, insomnia, menstrual irregularities, symptoms relating to menopause, digestive complaints, common colds, fatigue, and many other conditions. Dr. Zhao is a member of the Illinois Chiropractic Society. Aside from practicing, Dr. Zhao taught Anatomy and Physiology as an associate professor for the Allied Health and Science Department at Rasmussen College.

Graham Pommerehn, D.C.

103_Grahams_faceDr. Pommerehn is a board certified and licensed Chiropractic Physician in the state of Illinois. He received his degree in Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine at the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL., and a bachelor degree in Exercise Physiology from Ball State University. Dr. Pommerehn has completed additional training in full spine McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment, Lower Extremity/Gait Assessment through Motion Palpation Institute, Lumbar Spine Orthopedics and Advanced Diagnostic Interpretation, and he is a full body Certified Active Release Techniques® provider. As a chiropractic physician and exercise physiologist, Dr. Pommerehn is dedicated to the overall health and well-being of his patients. He believes in looking outside the box and assessing the patient as a whole person while applying evidence based practice into patient care. During his eight years of study he has gained a significant insight into rehabilitative medicine. Through his clinical experiences by working at several different hospitals Dr. Pommerehn has learned to apply his collective knowledge to design safe and effective treatment plans for his patients.

Our Services

Active Release Techniques
Proud Partner IRONMAN
Graston Technique Provider
McKenzie Method
This is a great place.  Dr. Pommerehn was so good. I had lots of problems with my shoulder, which we tried therapy on to fix.  He explained everything in detail, and finally when my shoulder did not get completely better, he sent me for an MRI, which showed a tear.  He said I would might need surgery. No one could believe that a Chiropractor was helping me so much – I really appreciated the work that he did with me, and the honesty with which he treated me. I will definitely use this place again.
Ellen
Great service and great people.  I’ve had chronic back problems over the last 20 years and have been to a number of loop area places and Chicago Whole Health is definitely the standout.  On my first visit it was clear that their interests truly lie in resolving the issue rather than ensuring a larger number of visits (they showed me how to effectively self treat to the extent possible).  While I went there only for lower back issues, they offer a pretty expansive line of services.  I highly recommend this place to anyone.
Paul
The doctors here are wonderful. Dr Pommerehn helped me find ways to take care of my back after it had left me immobilized and unable to go to work.
Sean
I have had some medical issues that I have not been able to resolve for the past few years. Having tried Western medicine and holistic methods, I decided to try out acupuncture. I was not sure where to find a good acupuncturist (other than Chinatown). I really wanted someone I could communicate my problems to and who could communicate with me so that I could understand everything. Dr. Zhao was the answer to my problems. She speaks English and some Mandarin! I had told Dr. Zhao that it was my first time to acupuncture and told her my problems.  She explained everything thoroughly to me a…
Janet
I had broken my tailbone a few years ago and recently was having more pain around it. I thought surgery may be my only option, but decided to try chiropractic care for the injury and I’m so glad I found this place! Dr. Pommerehn is amazing! He was very upfront and honest during our initial exam and thoroughly explained every part of the treatment plan. Given the extent of my I injury we weren’t sure treatment would help, but his patience and treatment paid off! After a few weeks of intense treatment (three times a week) I have been able to manage the pain of this injury. I no longer have r…
Kassandra
Let me first start by saying that I was totally against any type of chiropractic care until I hurt my back earlier this year.  After some nudging from a coworker, I decided it was time to get help.  I searched for a Chiropractor in my area and the Chicago Whole Health Center came up.  I called immediately and spoke with Dr. Graham Pommerehn aka “Dr. Feel Good”!  I was truly surprised and overjoyed that I felt so much better after my first visit!  “Dr. Feel Good” worked his magic on me and did it with the best bedside manner I have ever experienced.  He is patient, gentle, funny and kind. I…
Carolyn