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About Dr. Ryan Friel

Dr. Ryan Friel and his family at the Proactive Chiropractic and Laser Center Office

Education

Dr. Ryan Friel, a native of Sycamore, Illinois, graduated from Northern Illinois University with his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with a focus on rehabilitation and exercise science.  He then went on to Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, Florida to receive his Doctorate of Chiropractic.

Chiropractic Care & Treatment

Growing up, Dr. Ryan experienced firsthand the benefits that chiropractic has to offer and he enjoys being able to provide the same for his patients. Dr. Ryan specializes in disc injuries, sports and musculoskeletal injuries, neuropathy, whiplash, and sciatica. He enjoys staying up to date on new treatment protocols including vibration therapy, muscle release technique (MRT), and instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM). Throughout his career, Dr. Ryan has treated a wide array of patients; from Olympic athletes and professional body builders to infants and elderly patients.

Outside of Work

In his free time, Dr. Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife Katie, their son Nathan, and dog Winnie. He is an active member of both the Sycamore and DeKalb Chambers of Commerce. He also enjoys playing basketball, tennis, and golf.