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The Joint Chiropractic - Downers Grove

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The Joint Chiropractic - Downers Grove, Illinois

Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Downers Grove! As your Downers Grove chiropractor dedicated to family chiropractic and spine health, we invite you to join the millions of Americans who have not only found relief from lower back pain, sciatica pain, and migraines, but also a pathway to wellness with chiropractic's natural, drug-free approach to healthcare.

How can chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic in Downers Grove help you?

Whether you have seen a chiropractor in the past or are seeking a local chiropractor near you for the first time, expect your visit to The Joint Chiropractic - Downers Grove to be different from any healthcare experience you've had before. Perhaps even life-changing.

Here are a few reasons why The Joint Chiropractic in Downers Grove is your perfect destination for pain relief and preventative care:

  • Conveniently Located
  • Open Nights & Weekends
  • No Appointments Required
  • No Insurance Hassles, Requirements or Copays
  • Quality Chiropractic Care by Licensed Professionals
  • Affordable Personalized Care Plans

As you can see, chiropractic care provided by the licensed chiropractors at The Joint offers you and your family an affordable, convenient and accessible solution like no other.

How can routine chiropractic care help improve your quality of life?

Through manual manipulation of the spine delivered to the highest standards by licensed chiropractors, chiropractic care works to restore and maintain proper communication from your brain to your body by relieving what chiropractors refer to as a subluxation, or a misalignment, of the spine. Restoring proper alignment to the spine can assist with pain relief and prevention of:

  • Lower Back Pain
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Migraine and Tension Headaches
  • Shoulder Pain and Elbow Pain
  • Knee, Foot and Ankle Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic Injuries
  • And More!

So whatever “symptoms” you or your family may be experiencing, visit our Downers Grove chiropractic office today to learn more about how you could improve your overall health and well-being. And remember, you never need an appointment to visit, so stop in when it is convenient for you. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Meet The Doctors

Dr. Charles Bodem, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Downers Grove

Dr. Charles Bodem, D.C. was born and raised in Downers Grove, Illinois. Dr. Bodem graduated from Benedictine University with a B.S. in Molecular Biology in 1997 and then attended the National University of Health Sciences where he received his Doctorate in Chiropractic. He has been a practicing chiropractor since 2001, and joined The Joint Chiropractic in Chicago, IL in 2015.

During his career, Dr. Bodem has worked in several different clinical settings focusing on the rehabilitation of work related and auto accident injuries. Because of this he has learned to serve a wide range of patients from infants to grandparents with a range of cases, including migraine relief, sciatica pain, neck pain, and lower back pain through the use of manual manipulation. Dr. Bodem also has extensive experience in post surgical rehabilitation, is certified in Acupuncture, and has worked in peer review.

Dr. Bodem’s passion is helping others and educating his patients and community on how to better their lives through natural medicine and manual manipulation.

He lives locally with his wife Linda, and their two children John and Madeline. When he isn’t working at The Joint Chiropractic, Dr. Bodem enjoys Chicago sports, playing frisbee golf, volunteering as a leader of his son's Boy Scout troop, and is an enthusiastic supporter of his kids' baseball and soccer travel teams.

Dr. Jillian Jackson, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Downers Grove

Dr. Jillian Jackson, D.C. was raised in Scottville, Michigan.  Dr. Jillian graduated from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, MI with a B.S. in Biology and Biomedical Science in the university’s Honor Program Magna Cum Laude in 2010.  She then attended National University of Health Sciences where she received her Doctorate in Chiropractic and Certification in Acupuncture.  Dr. Jillian is also certified in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation, Myofascial Taping, McKenzie Protocol of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine, Post-Partum Corrective Exercise and Webster Technique.  She has been a practicing chiropractor since 2014 serving the western suburbs of the Chicago-land area.

Dr. Jillian is committed to empowering her patients through education, chiropractic care, exercise, and nutrition.  Her goal is to relieve her patients of pain and to restore proper biomechanics, mobility, stability, and optimal health to allow them to return to participating in the activities in life they enjoy.  She loves to help a wide arrange of patients from newborns to grandparents and wholeheartedly believes moderation is the key to health and happiness.

Above all, Dr. Jillian’s biggest accomplishment is being a mother to her children- Juliet and Dominic and wife to her husband, Jeremy. She currently resides in Montgomery with her family.  In her spare time, she loves to exercise, explore new restaurants, and spend time with family and friends in Northern Michigan.

Dr. Michael Gugliotta, D.C. is a Chiropractor at Downers Grove

Dr. Michael Gugliotta is a native of Illinois, born in Berwyn and called the O’Hare area home for many years.  In 1999, Dr. Gugliotta received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the National University of Health Sciences located in Lombard, IL.  He is certified in Acupuncture and Advanced T-MT in Kinesiology taping.  His broad range of training and expertise in the areas of acupuncture therapies in combination with chiropractic manipulation care, continue to help patients relieve many ailments related, but not limited, to headaches, neck pain, low back pain, and/or radiation to legs. 

“It is very rewarding to be able to help patients with issues get relief and teach them about Chiropractic lifestyle.”

Dr. Gugliotta has worked in the Chicagoland region with Chiropractors, Medical doctors, Nurse Practitioner, Radiologists and physical therapists, RNs, CNAs, and personal trainers to ensure the best possible care is provided to the patient.  Dr. Gugliotta’s past work experience in various offices throughout the Chicagoland area has allowed him to learn various chiropractic techniques for manipulations/adjustments.  This vast knowledge allows him to provide excellent patient care.  Dr. Gugliotta is a huge advocate of stretching, “by relaxing tight muscles it allows for an easier, smooth manipulation of the joints.”  Known for his excellent patient care, Dr. Gugliotta has been consistently requested to be on staff.

In his free time, Dr. Gugliotta likes to garden, read, ride his bike and golf.  But his favorite thing to do is spending time with family.  He and his wife Rosa have been married since 1993 and currently live in Montgomery with three of their children Michael, Isabella & Daniel, they also spend as much time as possible with their oldest daughter, Gabriella who currently lives in Iowa.

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Wellness Plans

Receive up to 4 visits per month.
Best choice and lowest cost per visit, for patients who visit more than 2 times per month. Typically best aligned with Doctor’s Treatment Plan.
$79.00 / Month
Additional visits just $10
Cost per visit less than $20
49% savings vs. single visit rate
Youth (17 and Under)
$39.00 / Month
Additional visits just $10
Cost per visit less than $10
75% savings vs. single visit rate


Fixed number of visits. Expire after 12 months.
Unable to commit to regular visits? Packages offer flexibility for patients who expect to visit on average 2 times or less per month.
6 Visits
Cost per visit less than $34
14% savings vs. single visit rate
10 Visits
Cost per visit less than $29
25% savings vs. single visit rate
20 Visits
Cost per visit less than $24
39% savings vs. single visit rate

Single Visits

Our single visit is an affordable and flexible option.

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Did You Know?

In a recent Consumer Reports study, chiropractic outperformed prescription medication, deep-tissue massage, yoga, pilates, and over-the-counter medication therapies, in treating back pain. 1

1 Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center. Back-Pain Treatments.; July 2011.

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