Chiropractic Staff

Carson Chiropractic is made up of a team of professionals dedicated to providing the best quality healthcare in a responsive and caring environment. Our doctors offer years of experience and a diverse array of skills and knowledge. They work in concert with massage therapists and office staff who try to understand your health issues quickly and apply the right treatment to get you back to your optimal health.

Dr. Eric Carson

Chiropractor in Oswego, IL

Carson Chiropractic

Licensed Chiropractic Physician-Illinois
Licensed Chiropractor-Michigan
National Registry Certified Medical Examiner
Pediatric Trained
Dr. Carson received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Dr. Carson is a licensed chiropractic physician in Illinois. While attending Sherman College, Dr. Carson received additional training related to servicing the pediatric population. Dr. Carson also has experience treating and interacting with children with special needs.

In addition to pediatric and family populations, Dr. Carson has a special interest in helping athletes discover the benefits of chiropractic care. Dr. Carson has given talks to area athletes about ways in which chiropractic can improve their performance. He feels that chiropractic care can benefit both the serious athlete and the recreational athlete. Dr. Carson feels strongly that proper chiropractic care can not only improve an athlete's performance, but can also increase his/her enjoyment of the sport.  Dr. Carson is a FMCSA national registry certified medical examiner, and is also certified to perform drug and alcohol screening.  He provides DOT physicals, and drug and alcohol screening to CDL drivers, employers, or individuals in the area searching out these services.

Dr. Carson is originally from the Detroit area. He met his wife, Sara, while attending school in South Carolina. After graduating, the couple returned to Sara's home state of Illinois, and opened Carson Chiropractic in March of 2004.  Dr. Carson and his wife enjoy traveling and visiting with family. They have three children, a son, Carter, a daughter, Laura, and their second son, Cooper, welcomed in May of 2013, who relishes the attention from his siblings. Peanuts, their bearded dragon, doesn't seem to mind sharing the attention with Cooper.  In addition, some of Dr. Carson's hobbies include golf, bowling, watching sports, and daydreaming about Detroit muscle cars.

Associate Doctors

 

Dr. John Hosten

Chiropractor in Oswego, IL

Carson Chiropractic

 

Licensed Chiropractic Physician-Illinois
Board Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician®
National Registry Certified Medical Examiner (FMCSA)
Active Release Technique® certified provider
Dr. John Hosten joined Carson Chiropractic in May of 2009. Dr. Hosten received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois in 2004. While attending NUHS, Dr. Hosten received a post-graduate certification in Acupuncture. In addition to his chiropractic training, Dr. Hosten has a background in exercise physiology and rehabilitation and attained his Bachelor of Science degree in sports medicine from Concordia University, Wisconsin. Dr. Hosten is a board certified chiropractic sports physician (CCSP®), and has worked with myriad sports from youth football to lacrosse, bowlers, sky-divers, runners, speed skaters and many others.  He is proud to be the team doctor for the Crossroad Crusader high school football program over the past 3 years.  He is certified in FMT I, II (kinesiology tape) through RockTape and trained in tool-assisted myofascial release (IASTM).  Most importantly, Dr. Hosten utilizes an evidenced-informed, patient-centered approach, putting the goals and needs of each individual patient first.  He is a proponent of daily modifications and home exercise plans for optimal physical health and functional outcomes.

Dr. Hosten has been performing DOT physicals since 2013 and has most recently become certified as an Active Release Technique® (A.R.T.)  provider.   Dr. Hosten is currently a member and Vice President for the Northern District of the Illinois Chiropractic Society.

Dr. Hosten is originally from Lake Forest, Illinois.  He currently resides in Yorkville, Illinois.  He couldn't be more proud of his three children, Alexandra, Jack, and Tatum.  He also enjoys volunteering in the community, watching football and running.

Office Assistants

 


Sarah


Casi


Vicki


Amy


Jessica

Behind every successful office is a knowledgeable team dedicated to serving its patients and providing exceptional care with a smile. Sarah, Casi, Vicki, Amy, Jessica, Chris (not pictured), and Alison (not pictured) work together to provide a warm, welcoming atmosphere at the office, and to deliver on Carson Chiropractic's mission to help as many people as possible achieve optimum health through chiropractic care. Together, this caring team works diligently to assist patients with scheduling needs, insurance questions, therapy guidance, patient care, education, and much more. Our team not only takes care of the day-to-day functions of a busy chiropractic office, they also promote the importance of chiropractic care within our office, and within the community. The Carson Chiropractic team looks forward to assisting you with any questions you may have!

Chiropractic Therapy Assistants
At Carson Chiropractic, we believe strongly in the positive benefits of muscle therapy when paired with chiropractic care. Therefore, we are pleased to offer muscle therapy from chiropractic therapy assistants during our regular business hours. We are fortunate to have six qualified and experienced assistants working on our team. Alice, Kim, Lynn, Melissa, Maria and Deana provide skilled therapy to our patients, working closely with Dr. Carson and Dr. Hosten to maximize the benefits of chiropractic care. They focus on trigger point, therapeutic, and deep-tissue muscle therapy. They are also trained in prenatal therapy, and most have acquired training in other techniques above and beyond what is listed.  We pride ourselves on the diversity of therapy styles that are offered through the experienced hands of our chiropractic therapy assistants.