Meet Dr. Ryan Meehan
Ohio License #: DC.4486
Ryan Meehan, D.C. was raised in Grayslake, IL, a small town north of Chicago. As a kid, Dr. Meehan was a devoted athlete; participating in baseball, basketball, football, and soccer. His evolving passion and interest in sports carried him into high school at Carmel Catholic High School in Mundelein, IL. Following high school, Dr. Meehan’s talent in baseball brought him to the University of Illinois at Chicago where he was an NCAA scholarship athlete for the UIC Flames.
While attending UIC, Dr. Meehan earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and Movement Sciences. As a result of his unrelenting interest in athletics and the human body, Dr. Meehan was propelled to study the field of Chiropractic Medicine. Ultimately, he chose to stay close to his home roots, and enrolled at National University of Health Sciences, located in Lombard, IL. Throughout his career at NUHS, Dr. Meehan continuously found the time to stay close to his passion of baseball through coaching. He has been the head coach of multiple youth teams within the North Shore Baseball Academy organization, where he enjoys educating and teaching youths the game that he has forever loved.
While at NUHS, Dr. Meehan sharpened his approach to patient care by combining multiple skills in physical and internal medicine to best ensure his patients the best healing process. His professional protocols include spinal and extremity manipulation, functional taping, advanced rehabilitation, and clinical nutrition with supplementation to best facilitate his patient’s needs. Dr. Meehan’s formula in treating the underlying problem and not just the symptoms is an essential element of his approach in each patient’s road to recovery.
Dr. Meehan continues to be an avid weekend warrior. His free time is spent with his wife Dr. Jerrica, his daughter Giuliana, son Dominic, and lab Kaido. They enjoy being outdoors, and enjoying all that life has to offer.