Your wellness is personal.
Your team of health and wellness professionals is dedicated to helping you feel most comfortable. This isn’t a corporate team of employees at a big-box office. We are your neighbors, living and working with our families in the Arlington Heights area. You might find us running alongside you at local bike paths, involved with community events, or at an Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce event. Look below to find out who you’ll see when you walk in the door of Active Care.
Dr. Amanda Karm
Founder, Chiropractic Physician
Dr. Karm is dedicated to spreading the message of health and wellness in and around Arlington Heights, the city in which she was raised. Dr. Karm graduated from St. Viator High School, St. Norbert College in De Pere, WI with her Bachelors of Science, and with honors from National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. She emphasizes treatment of women’s health issues, pre- and post-pregnancy care, and pediatric wellness care. Click to read full bio
Dr. Heather Mendez
Associate Chiropractic Physician
Dr. Mendez grew up in Schaumburg where she attended Schaumburg High School and graduated from Roosevelt University. After achieving her Bachelor’s in Science, she graduated from National University of Health Sciences with her doctorate in chiropractic as well as certification in acupuncture medicine. Dr. Mendez enjoys promoting a healthy and active lifestyle. Addressing and educating her patient’s about functional dysfunctions before an injury occurs is crucial in allowing her patients remain active and healthy. Click to read full bio
Cheryl Wetterhahn, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist, Fascial Stretching Therapy Certified
I am experienced in many modalities such as Fascia Stretch Therapy, Cupping, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Prenatal, and Sports Massage techniques. I have a specialty in Fascial Stretch Therapy where I received my certification from the Stretch To Win institute as a Level 3 Medical Specialist. I also specialize in cupping and myofascial release. The combination of these modalities make for a great session, helping to reduce pain and increase range of motion. I also teach a class called “ Life Stretch” Where I teach you Self assessment, posture, breathing and fascial stretching. You feel Great! Afterwards. I started working at Active Care when they first opened up back in 2012 we have grown a lot and continue to. I enjoy working with people of a variety of conditions where I get to use all my talents.
Lorendana Tomasello, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Infant massage Instructor
DONA Trained Birthing & Postpartum Doula
I received my massage training at National University of Health Sciences in 2007. I have certification in Myofascial Release, Pregnancy and Postpartum Massage and I am an Infant Massage Instructor. Outside of Active Care, I am also a birthing and postpartum doula. I strongly believe in the benefits of massage and have a passion for working with new families. When I’m not working I enjoy spending time with my son, dog and doing activities outdoors.
Dr. Kelsie Lazzell
Doctor of Chiropractic Functional Medicine Practitioner
Dr. Lazzell was first introduced to chiropractic while suffering from back pain in college. After being diagnosed with scoliosis and experienced the benefits chiropractic provided, she decide to pursue a career as one. Click to read full bio
I feel blessed to have the privilege of joining such a wonderful group here at Active Care! I worked over 8 years in Pain Management, it is refreshing to see such a positive approach to healing without the use of surgical or pharmaceutical intervention!
I am excited to be here in a new & exciting environment compared to corporate America! I am happy to work with a great team at Active Care. Witnessing improvements and progress in patients undergoing treatment is amazing!
I am thrilled to join the team at Active Care. My career has always revolved around health and medical practice and now I am grateful to be learning about the body’s ability to heal naturally through chiropractic care and functional medicine. I look forward to getting to know the wonderful Active Care patients and assisting with the coordination of their care. In my free time, you can find me tending to the flower and vegetable gardens in my yard or spending time with my granddaughter.
Now see how we can help you feel better.
At Active Care we seek to identify and address the root causes of disease. Whether it’s traditional chiropractic, functional medicine, physical therapy, prenatal- we’re here to help your entire family reach your maximum health.