Dr. Derek M. Prado, D.C.
Dr. Derek Prado believes chiropractic care is a logical choice for a long and healthy life. He educates his patients that one's own body is able to heal itself via proper communication with the brain.
Dr. Prado has lived in Belvidere since he was 8 years old and is proud to serve the community he grew up in. He is a graduate of Belvidere High School (BHS), Rock Valley College, and received his Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2013 from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA.
Active locally and abroad, he is on the Executive Board for Boone County CASA, participates in the Rock Valley Concert Band, is the team chiropractor for the Belvidere Tornados Cross Country team and has traveled to Fiji to help Peak Potential Outreach. PPO provides basic health and chiropractic care to students, family and teachers of local and rural schools. Over his three trips he has helped provide care for over 3000 patients and has sponsored several to receive life saving/changing surgeries at the Shriner's Children's Hospital in Hawaii.
Ana is our administrative chiropractic assistant in charge of running the front desk and keeping the office on track.
Emi is our Licensed Massage Therapist and Chiropractic Assistant in charge of myotherapy and spinal hygiene.
Gus is our Morale Officer and is tasked with putting a smile on your face and is always appreciative of a back scratch. If, for any reason, you are not a fan of pups don't worry. Just let us know and we will let Gus go on break, he is a pro at napping.