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Dr. Marzena Karwowski

Earned her undergraduate degree in movement sciences with a psychology minor from University of Illinois at Chicago. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Chiropractic degree and acupuncture certification from National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois. While there, she became proficient in many techniques including: Motion Palpation, Diversified, Activator, Flexion/Distraction, and Soft Tissue Therapy. She also spent time acquiring knowledge in Cambodia learning their tactics of massage treatment. Dr. Karwowski treats a vast array of musculoskeletal as well as chronic conditions. She likes to use a combination of manual and instrument adjusting techniques and tailors her treatment methods based on the needs of the patient. Dr. is one of the few Chiropractors in Illinois practicing functional medicine to treat chronic conditions affecting today’s society. She is fluent in Polish.

Certifications and Experience

  • Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine
  • Functional Medicine Practitioner
  • Acupuncture Certified
  • Webster Certified
  • Fascial Movement Taping Level 1 & 2 Certified Rocktape Provider
  • Completed Applied Diversified Technique Lumbar Spine/Pelvis Course
  • Completed Applied Diversified Technique Cervical Spine Course
  • Completed McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy Part A: The Lumbar Spine
  • Completed McKenzie Method Part B: The Cervical and Thoracic Spine
  • Completed Motion Palpation Adjust-Athon
  • Completed Motion Palpation Full Spine Analysis and Adjustive Technique


  • Member of American Chiropractic Association
  • Member of Illinois Chiropractic Society
  • Member of The Institute for Functional Medicine
  • Member of International Chiropractic Pediatric Association

Specializes in

  • Treatment of Disc Herniation
  • Treatment of Headaches/migraines
  • Webster Technique
  • Prenatal and Postnatal Chiropractic Care
  • Sports Related Injuries
  • Functional Medicine

Chiropractic Medicine

Chiropractic Medicine is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health.

Common Musculoskeletal Conditions Treated

  • Low Back Pain and Stiffness
  • Neck and Upper Back Pain and Stiffness
  • Mid Back Pain and Stiffness
  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Leg Pain, Weakness, Numbness, and Tingling
  • Arm Pain, Weakness, Numbness, and Tingling
  • Extremity Joint Pain and Dysfunction
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Pregnancy Related Symptoms

Why Functional Medicine Physicians of Wicker Park?

We strongly believe in natural living, eating whole foods and getting to the root cause of the problem. A good foundation leads to our overall wellbeing.

We provide an in-depth assessment and evaluation using functional medicine, nutrition, and advanced testing to create personalized treatment plans so you can heal. We are here to help you build a healthy and vibrant future!

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Wicker Park

1635 N. Ashland Ave, Chicago IL 60622
Phone: (773) 360-8108

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