Aurora Chiropractor | Dr. Jonathan Truhlar
Becoming A Chiropractor
“I had no idea what chiropractic was,” remembers Dr. Truhlar. “At the age of 12, I had been suffering with severe migraine headaches and chronic middle ear infections. I can still recall the debilitating pain in my head that would require me to hide in a dark, quiet room to lessen the severity; and the chronic ear infections causing so much pain that I was unable at times to engage in activities that I loved.”
“My parents decided to bring me to see a chiropractor,” continues Dr. Truhlar. “I was examined by Dr. Jerold Morantz, D.C. and found to have a vertebral subluxation of the top vertebra under my skull, called the Atlas. I received several adjustments from Dr. Morantz over the next few weeks time and it changed my life! My headaches began to diminish slowly over those few weeks and went away completely. The chronic ear infections never returned. To me, this was my miracle and although I didn't really understand how chiropractic works, I knew from the age of 12 that I wanted to help as many people as I could through chiropractic care.”
Dr. Truhlar began his pre-chiropractic education at Olivet Nazarene University where he studied the basic sciences such as inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, biology, along with basic physiology and anatomy courses. After completing his study there, he was accepted at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. During his four years at Palmer, courses included biochemistry, a major emphasis on anatomy and human physiology, x-ray, diagnosis, chiropractic adjusting techniques and patient care in the Palmer College Outreach Clinics. After graduating in 2002 and achieving NBCE Board Certification, Dr. Truhlar returned to the Chicagoland area to establish his practice.
Beyond Chiropractic Care | Naturopathic Medicine
While in private practice, Dr. Truhlar completed post-graduate studies in naturopathic medicine at the American Naturopathic Medical Institute and achieved USNLB Board Certification. Dr. Truhlar considers naturopathic medicine a perfect compliment to chiropractic care as both philosophies maintain that “the body heals itself” and that if the problem is removed and the immune system given what it needs, the body will heal itself and no harm will be caused to the body.
Dr. Truhlar and his wife Jennifer have five children: Mia, Jacob, Simon, Olivia, and Isabella. Each family member gets the best of natural health care for strong, truly healthy bodies! (If that sounds interesting, be sure to ask Dr. Truhlar to explain!)
Aurora Chiropractor, Dr. Jonathan Truhlar
Dr. Truhlar spends his leisure time with his family, what he considers to be his greatest blessing. He also enjoys studying, running, flying airplanes and martial arts. Dr. Truhlar is committed to maintaining his health and the health of his family. He and his family receive regular chiropractic adjustments and apply natural medicines when health concerns arise.
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Dr. Truhlar's curriculum vitae is available here.
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