Our Providers

 

Brian Hester, D.C.

Dr. Brian Hester has been in practice since 1993 when he opened Hester Chiropractic Clinic in Harrisburg. In 2009 he founded Integrated Health of Southern Illinois and expanded the services offered to his patients to now include physical therapy, nutrition, weight loss, massage, and acupuncture. The philosophy behind his hometown practice is an approach to educating his patients on how to enjoy a healthier lifestyle and empowering them to make changes necessary to Eat Right. Think Right. Move Right. Read more…

Tyler Dennison,D.C.

Dr. Dennison is a Southern Illinois native with a strong love for his community. After completing his Bachelors in Human Sciences and attaining a Doctorate of Chiropractic, in St. Louis, Mo., he decided to return to where he was raised to share his passion for health and wellness. With a strong desire to change the landscape of healthcare in this area and armed with traditional and alternative methods, it is a pleasure to be able to give back to the area that raised him. Read more…

Alexander Ashby, D.C.

Dr. Alexander Ashby, a Southern Illinois native was first introduced to Chiropractic in his early years, while working for Dr. Hester. The concept and philosophy of giving the body what it needs in order for it to thrive at its fullest potential has continuously fueled his desire to do just that through Chiropractic care. Dr. Ashby believes that your health is by far your most valuable entity. Rather than treating symptoms and managing conditions, he strives to find the root cause of an issue and meet it head on with a conservative, holistic approach. Read more…

Jamie Knorr-Carter, D.C.

Integrated Health would like to introduce to the community, the most recent addition to our team, Dr. Jamie Knorr-Carter. Dr. Carter and her husband, Patrick, moved to Carterville to be closer to family once his military career ended. Growing up in a rural, small town herself, she is eager to bring her experience to the community. Being introduced to chiropractic at a young age led her to pursue a career in the field where she can help others feel the benefits she did. Dr. Carter graduated Cum Laude from Logan College of Chiropractic with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology, Doctorate of Chiropractic, and is a certified acupuncturist. Read More…

Josh Gill, D.P.T

Josh was born and raised in Southern Illinois living in Shawneetown. He first attended Southeastern Illinois College for one year before transferring to the University of Evansville where he received his Bachelors of Movement Science followed by his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2010. He has since worked four years in a variety of settings with a focus in outpatient therapy.

Robert Swayze, N.P., MSN, APN, FNP-BC

Specializes in Family medicine, trigger point injections, approaches health care from a Holistic approach. Treating the whole body. Married to Melissa and has 3 children 2 boys and 1 girl. He enjoys fellowship with friends and family. Is a Deacon at the River Church at Pittsburg. Is on the Village Board as a Trustee of Pittsburg.

Ryan Schaefer, D.P.T

Ryan Schaefer is a 2010 graduate of Southern Illinois University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science. He played football for the Salukis for one year before suffering a career ending knee injury. This knee injury is what led him down the path of Physical Therapy and sports medicine, it continues to be his driving force toward preventing injuries and helping his patients obtain optimal pain free function. He graduated from Belmont University with a Doctorate of Physical degree in August of 2013. Ryan settled in Nashville, TN accepting an outpatient orthopedic position in the heart of the city where he would work with one of the largest Private High Schools in the state. During this time he earned an American Physical Therapy Board Certification, Sports Certified Specialist. Read More…

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