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About Us

We believe the key to optimal health is through multi-disciplinary, functional care.

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Our family at Spring Grove Physical Medicine focuses on listening to all of your concerns and demonstrating the highest compassion for each of our patients.

Dr. Ralph DeStephano
Dr. Ralph DeStephanoChiropractic Neurologist
“I never turn patients away” – Dr. Ralph has made a life practice of accepting all patients, even those who have found no relief at other doctors.

Ralph DeStephano DC DACNB

Dr. Ralph Destephano has been in practice for 20 years as a chiropractor and takes the approach that the key to optimal health is though multi-disciplinary care, including manual manipulation, physical therapy, brain-based rehabilitation and patient education.

Dr. DeStephano attended the University of Dayton where he received his Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology. From there, He conducted his post graduated studies at the National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, IL and completed his internship at the Chicago clinic in downtown Chicago. He completed his post graduate diplomate studies at the Carrick Institute of Graduate Studies and Neurologists and is a board certified Neurologist.

Dr. Christie Drzewiecki
Dr. Christie DrzewieckiChiropractor, Functional Medicine
Dr. Christie takes a very detailed approach to helping patients with their chronic conditions.

Christie Drzewiecki DC CFMP

Dr. Christie Drzewiecki has a strong educational background in Functional Medicine and Functional Nutrition. Her passion lies in determining the root cause of sub-optimal health and providing the educational tools needed to reach health goals and prevent sickness and disease. Dr. Christie believes in lifestyle changes, diet, stress management, and genetics as factors that need to be addressed when trying to obtain health. She has been certified as a Functional Medicine Practitioner since 2015 and focuses much of her time treating patients based on laboratory results, patient history, and current lifestyle. Her care is individualized to the patient leaving no two care plans the same.

Dr. Christie was born in Flint, MI where she lived until completing her bachelor’s degree in Health Science from the University of Michigan-Flint in 2009. From there, she was accepted into  the graduate program at Life University in Marietta, Georgia where she resided until her completion of the program in 2015 earning her a Doctorate in Chiropractic.

Dr. Christie is married and has two fur babies, Max and Cobalt, whom she loves as much as she would real kids. Her passions outside of Functional Medicine include outdoor hiking, camping, traveling, working out, and absorbing any and all information about nutrition and health.

Dr. Martin Fortier
Dr. Martin FortierMedical Doctor
Dr. Martin specializes in the recovery and rehabilitation of injuries.

Martin B. Fortier, M.D

Martin B. Fortier, M.D. was born in Chicago and raised in Roselle, Illinois. He completed undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado. Upon completing medical school at Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Fortier received residency training at the University of Chicago, Christ Medical Center, and the Cook County Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Fortier is board certified by the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to the practice of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Fortier has extensive experience in the practice of Emergency Medicine; Dr. Fortier has experience in the practice of Occupational and Sports Medicine. Dr. Fortier has practice Emergency and Occupational Medicine in the Chicago land area for the past 20 years. His goal as a member of the Spring Grove Physical Medicine & Rehab team is to assist in the recovery and rehabilitation of injuries whether they be trauma, job, or sports relate. Additional professional memberships include The American Medical Association, Illinois, College of Emergency Physicians, and the Chicago Medical Society.

Dr. Patrick Morris
Dr. Patrick MorrisChiropractor
Dr Patrick is a highly sought-after Chiropractor in the midwest

Patrick Morris DC

Kyle Beres
Kyle BeresPhysical Therapist
Kyle helps patients regain flexibility and strength to face life’s trials and tribulations.

Kyle Beres, P.T .

Kyle Beres was born in Aurora , IL and raised in Flossmoor, IL .  She always knew a career in medicine was in her future.  In high school she worked as an assistant for a PE class for students with special needs working side by side with physical therapists and occupational therapists.  She attended Marquette University where she earned her Bachelors of Arts in Spanish and her Masters of Physical Therapy.  During the course of her education at Marquette , she completed internships at a hospital inpatient facility, an outpatient clinic, a home health birth to three program, and an inpatient rehabilitation facility.  After graduation, she worked for a hospital based outpatient facility where she has worked with a wide variety of patient populations, including pediatrics, neurology, orthopedics, and geriatrics.  Along with the outpatient work she also worked in the hospital setting in acute variety of continuing education courses, including pediatric, aquatic, and exercise specialization.



Our office features industry leading equipment, an inviting atmosphere, and is conveniently located.



Our Health Values

Provide the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and compassionate care for all of our patients.

Help patients who are suffering from neurological, metabolic, and structural ailments, whether a new injury, chronic conditions, or those who have been everywhere else, without improvement.

We will be up front, honest, and effective in treating whatever brings you in to our office. If you do not see improvement in a reasonable amount of time, we will help you determine the next steps in your journey to better health.




After my first session I slept through the night for the first time in my life.


I feel like there’s been a huge improvement


My son came off his his migraine meds in only 2 weeks

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We strive to make sure you’re taken care of, from the moment you step into our practice. Take your first step to better health today.