Dr. Stephen J. Monson
Dr. Monson is the founder and clinic director of Monson Chiropractic Clinic, P.C. in Rockford, IL. He graduated from Rockford East High School in 1973 and received his doctorate of chiropractic from Palmer Chiropractic College in Davenport, Iowa in 1979.
He was named chiropractor of the year in 1995 by Rockford Area Chiropractic Network and has significant experience and post graduate training in working with disc injuries, automobile accidents, on the job injuries and sports injuries.
Dr. Stephen J. Monson is a diplomat of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He holds a certificate of proficiency in Chiropractic Theory, Practice and Interpretation of X-rays from the Palmer University, certified by the National College of Chiropractic Post Graduate Division in the rating of Physical Impairment for Disability Evaluation and certified in Surface Electromyography. He has successfully passed License Examination by the State of Illinois Department of Registration and Education. Dr Stephen J. Monson is a member of the Council on Roentgenology of the American Chiropractic Society. He has completed 100 hours of Post Graduate work in X-ray Diagnosis of Spinal and Skeletal Disorders at the Palmer University. We are providers for Medicare, ECOH, Health Network, Blue Cross/ Blue Shield, Humana, United Health Care, and more.
Dr. Meghan Teske
Dr. Teske is the associate doctor at Monson Chiropractic Clinic, P.C. in Rockford IL. Dr. Teske was born and raised here in Rockford and she graduated from Rockford Boylan in 2008. After high school, she attended the University of Iowa, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Health and Human Physiology with a minor in Global Health Studies in 2012. After college she worked as a Chiropractic Technician for Dr. Monson. Soon after finding her love for chiropractic in Dr. Monson’s office, she decided to attend Life University in Marietta, GA, the largest chiropractic school in the world, where she received her Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree, graduating magna cum laude in 2018.
While at Life University, Dr. Teske was active in several chiropractic extracurricular activities. Her favorite activity was teaching as a Certified Gonstead Club officer. To become a certified officer, Dr. Teske was required to complete six months of study, attend Gonstead seminars, and take a demanding written and practical exam. After earning officer status, she had the privilege of teaching hundreds of chiropractic students the Gonstead system of analysis and adjusting. In addition to this and her school work, she completed over 375 seminar hours on topics ranging from pediatrics, the Gonstead Technique, extremity adjusting, and Torque Release Technique. While at these seminars, she was able to learn from the chiropractic masters, along with obtaining adjusting certifications. These include an Advanced Proficiency Certification in Torque Release Technique and a certification in the Webster technique through the International Pediatric Association (ICPA) . She is currently in the process of obtaining the Certified by the Academy Council of Chiropractic Pediatrics (CACCP) certification, also through the ICPA.
Throughout the duration of Dr. Teske’s education at Life University, she completed 1000 hours of clinical work. This work included the taking of x-rays, adjusting, performing physical examinations, and use of physiotherapy modalities. All if this was performed at the clinics of Life University and the offices of her preceptorship. Dr. Teske had the opportunity to complete her preceptorship at two different chiropractic offices. The first office being Gonstead Chiropractic Clinic, P.C. located in Marietta, GA. Here she was mentored by Dr. Joshua Kolonick. The second office was West Suburban Wellness, in Lombard, IL where she was mentored by Dr. Carolyn Spadafino, who is a previous associate of Dr. Monson.
Dr. Teske is a diplomat of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) and holds a certification of completion in Practice and Interpretation of X-rays from Life University. Additionally, she has successfully obtained her License by the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and she is an active member of the ICPA and the International Chiropractic Association (ICA)