Dr. Ralph Kruse is the owner and clinic director at Chiropractic Care Millennium Park and Chiropractic Care in Homewood, Illinois. He is a 1990 graduate of National University of Health Sciences (National College of Chiropractic) where he earned his B.S. in Human Biology and Doctor of Chiropractic degrees. He is a part-time post-graduate education lecturer at National University of Health Sciences.
Dr. Ralph Kruse is a Board Certified Chiropractic Physician, Chiropractic Orthopedist, acupuncturist, and Cox Flexion-Distraction practitioner and instructor who has been in private practice since 1991. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists, a Member of the American Pregnancy Association and on the editorial board of the Journal of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists.
Dr. Kruse lectures around the country and has authored numerous papers on the treatment of disc herniations, degeneration and stenosis in the neck and back. He has authored a chapter on back pain in pregnant patients and a study showing how Cox Flexion Distraction helped a pregnant woman with sciatica. His publication in JMPT documented the effective treatment of patients who had already undergone spinal surgery.
Dr. Kruse is a clinical researcher in federally funded (NIH) research studies alongside medical doctors, surgeons and researchers at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, National University of Health Sciences and Palmer College of Chiropractic. He is a reviewer for peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine and the online Journal of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists.
- Educational Background
Crete-Monee High School, Crete, IL
Suffolk Community College (A.A., Phi Theta Kappa) Selden, NY
SUNY @ Stony Brook (B.S., Phi Beta Kappa) Stony Brook, NY
National Chiropractic Post-graduate (DABCO) Lombard, IL
National College of Chiropractic (D.C., B.S.) Lombard, IL
American Chiropractic Association
Illinois Chiropractic Society
Instructor, Cox Flexion Distraction Manipulation
Clinical Researcher, Federally Funded Chiropractic Projects
American College of Chiropractic Orthopedists
American College of Chiropractic Consultants
Fellow, American Chiropractic Orthopedists
Member, American Pregnancy Association
- Angie’s List recommended
- Nominated for Chicago’s Best Chiropractor
Greater North Michigan Avenue Association
Homewood Area Chamber of Commerce
Board member, Homewood Beautification Committee
- Special Honors, Degrees, Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists
Diplomate, American Board of Chiropractic Consultants
Certified Flexion-Distraction practitioner
Certified Instructor, Cox Flexion-Distraction Decompression Adjusting
Phi Beta Kappa
Magna Cum Laude
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