Dr. Melissa Wittman, DC, CFMP

Doctor of Chiropractic, Certified Functional Medicine Provider

Dr. Wittman’s professional journey has included running her own Chicagoland clinic,joining a busy practice on the West Coast, taking a break to have babies, and working ata top Functional Neurology practice in Maine.

Since 2010, Dr. Wittman has been enamored with Functional Neurology, particularlyDevelopmental Functional Neurology and the Melillo Method. Working with Dr. Crawfordand and his team fulfills a decade-long professional dream and Dr. Wittman is honored to utilize her skillset with a compassionate approach to patient care.

Accompanying her degree as a Nationally Board Certified Chiropractic Physician (DC),
Dr. Wittman is a Certified Applied Kinesiologist, an Advanced ThetaHealing® Practitioner,Nationally Board Certified in Physiotherapy, is board eligible for the Diplomate of theAmerican Chiropractic Neurology Board as a Clinical Neurologist (DACNB), and is working toward her Diplomate with the American Clinical Board of Nutrition (DACBN). She is in the process of completing the Fellowship in Childhood Neurodevelopmental Disorders(FIBFN-CND).

With her love of all things nutrition, Dr. Wittman is a Certified Functional MedicinePractitioner (CFMP) and herbalist. She also trained in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction with Duke University. She has received awards in clinical excellence and leadership.

Dr. Wittman started the first U.S. nonprofit, and first worldwide podcast, for miscarriage awareness and support. This initiative has since been passed on, but holds a special place in her heart.

Dr. Wittman is married and has two sons. She enjoys yoga, meditation, architecture &adventures with her family.


Frequently asked questions

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What will my first visit look like?

We will perform a complete patient evaluation that includes various diagnostics and tests, including routine labs if deemed necessary.

How long does the therapy take?

Depending on the type of therapy program our patients enrolls in, it could look like:
Basic/Local program: 1 hour
Sports performance: 1.5-2 hours (1-2x day)
Intensive program: 1.5-2.5 hours (2x day)
Wellness Care: 1-2 hours (2-4x month)

Does the therapy hurt?

No, our patients may be sore from the passive and physical exercises we initially start doing with them.

Is it okay after surgery?

Yes, some of our patients start soon as they are released for additional therapy immediately following surgery.

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