Meet the Doctor & Staff

Luke Stringer, D.C.

Dr Luke Stringer, DC. Clinical Director/Owner

Dr. Luke Stringer, DC hails from Manchester England. He completed his doctorate at the ‘fountain head’ of Chiropractic, Palmer Chiropractic College in Davenport, Iowa. Dr. Luke attended Palmer on a sporting scholarship, where he ran the colleges prestigious rugby program. During his time at Palmer Dr. Luke guided the school through one it’s most successful periods on the playing field, attending the final four three years consecutively, finishing third each time.

Before attending Palmer College Dr. Luke received a Bsc w/ Hons in Sports Science from Northumbria University, while also playing professional rugby for the Newcastle Falcons. After graduating university Dr. Luke played professional rugby for a total of 9 years, taking him all around the world.

After graduation Dr. Luke ran a sports performance chiropractic clinic in the South Bay community of L.A. where he worked with Olympic Gold Medalists in beach VB, MLB and NHL professional athletes.

Upon moving back to the Midwest Dr. Luke and his wife Dr. Cassie purchased Advanced Health Chiropractic and have garnered a reputation of been the premier chiropractic and physical therapy clinic in the south loop community helping over 6,000 patients to date from all walks of life get out of pain and live without restriction. Advanced Health combines a unique blend of Chiropractic care, Physical therapy and a unique form of Chiropractic called Chiropractic Bio Physics, with the clinic been the only advanced registered clinic in the city of Chicago.

Dr Luke is a firm believer that the body is designed to move and we should all be able to move without pain or compensation. This is why Advanced Health focuses on finding the root cause of their patient’s health issue through state-of-the-art testing and imaging allowing the patient to be given a clear diagnosis and a customized plan of action to correcting their health issue quickly and effectively for the long term.

Dr. Luke is married to his wife Dr. Cassie who he owns the practice with. They have a French Bulldog called Sergei who loves been outdoors with them on the weekends exploring the city. Dr. Luke still pays semi-professional rugby. When Dr. Luke and Dr. Cassie aren’t in the clinic serving their community, they love to travel.

Dr. Cassie Stringer

Dr. Cassie Stringer, DC. Administrative Director/Owner

Dr. Cassie Stringer in a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She completed her doctorate at the ‘fountain head’ of Chiropractic, Palmer Chiropractic College in Davenport, Iowa. During her time at Palmer Dr. Cassie visited Vietnam on mission work with the college’s clinic abroad program, where she got to spend time in a children’s orphanage assisting their medical team. This is where Dr. Cassie’s passion for pediatric care began.

Before attending Palmer Dr. Cassie attended the University of Iowa, where she studied Biology. During her time at Iowa she played and coached Tennis.

Upon graduating Palmer Dr. Cassie continued her professional career to Europe and then Newport Beach, CA. where she ran a pediatric clinic specializing in pediatrics, Pre and Post-natal care.

She returned to Chicago with her husband, Dr. Luke and purchased Advanced Health and focuses her treatment hours around the care of pregnant moms and infant babies educating them on a natural form of healthcare. She believes that health care today is not one size fits all and should be approached from a conservative aspect first. She believes that educating patients to be able to take charge of their health through conservative treatment of the human frame and nervous system provides them with options and choices to live a healthy fulfilled life.

Dr. Cassie loves to spend time outside with her French Bulldog, Sergei. When Dr. Cassie has time away from the clinic she loves to travel and spend time with her friends and family.

Dr. Brian Vear, Associate Doctor, Community Outreach Director

Dr. Vear grew up in Hillsdale, Michigan. This is where he attended Hillsdale college and played on their D2 football team. During his time on the football team and working with chiropractors through various injuries, he realized he wanted to work in the health care field and help people live life to their full potential.  He obtained his doctorate nearby at National University of Health Sciences in Lombard Illinois. During his studies at NUHS, Dr. Vear attended multiple postgraduate courses on performance care and rehabilitation to complement his chiropractic studies and help better serve his patients. He participated in the renowned group, the ‘Motion Palpation Institute’ and acquired over 300 hours of continuing education experience in manual manipulation, rehabilitative exercises, kinesiology taping, manual therapy, and musculoskeletal diagnosis and therapy.

Dr. Vear’s philosophy and practice go hand-in-hand with the evidence-based assessment and treatment of conditions that plague modern society. He believes in the ability to live pain free for a better quality of life while maximizing human performance and minimizing injury.

Outside of the office Dr. Vear enjoys spending time with his wife Katie and their son Connor. His hobbies are practicing martial arts, teaching self-defense and the occasional video game.

 

Amber

Amber Richey, Receptionist

Amber is from Kansas City, Missouri. She moved to Chicago in 2017, where she joined the Advanced Health team. Before moving to Chicago Amber spent several years working in a pediatric medical office in the administrative department. This is where she developed her passion of working with and helping people with their health.

When Amber is not helping the patients of Advanced Health, she enjoys spending time with her dog Nala and husband Scott been outside exploring Chicago. She is also a huge Kansas City Chiefs fan and loves cheering for them on Sunday afternoons.

Bimi

Bimi Tella, Chiro/PT aid

Bimi moved to Chicago from Nigeria in the late 90’s with her parents and 3 sisters. She grew up in the uptown neighborhood of Chicago, however attended both high school and college in the south loop area.

After Highschool Bimi attended and graduated from UIC in December 2016 with a BS in Kinesiology. Bimi has a passion of Anatomy and Physiology and loves been able to work with people and assist them in improving their health through pain free movement and a conservative approach to health care. Bimi particularly enjoys the rehabilitation side of her job role, and one day hopes to attend PT school to further her knowledge to be able to help more people. When not helping patients at Advanced Health she has a passion for singing and performing and hopes to one day be the next Beyonce.

Jaslyn Aguiar, Chiro/PT aid

Jaslyn was born and raised on the West Side of Chicago. During her time at high school she played in numerous sports, especially softball, which is where her interest in health science began. She attended the University of Illinois at Chicago and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology.

Prior to joining the team at AHC, she worked at a hospital, where she worked on the dietetics team educating patients about their diets based on their health issues, allowing them the ability to make smart choices about their lifestyle based around their health condition. She is passionate about helping people with their health and wellness and educating them about how to live a healthy and prosperous life. Her career goal is to one day be an Athletic Director at the collegiate level to help develop sport programs that will emphasize overall wellness for athletes, including diet, exercise and chiropractic and physical therapy. Outside of AHC, she enjoys exploring the city with her dog Harley, playing sports and making memories with her family and friends.

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