Dawson Chiropractic

Chiropractic – the choice is Natural.

Chiropractic – the choice is Natural.

Office Hours


9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Our patient’s care is our top priority. In fact, patients sense a cooperative, patient-driven spirit in our dedication to creating positive changes in pain and increased Range of Motion quickly.

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Dr. Dawson strives to make your visit comfortable and safe. Give us a call today to learn how he can help you!

A Chiropractor who cares

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Wellness Minded

Focusing on helping you live a higher quality life.
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We Care

Giving you time, no rushing involved.
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Helping you get results.

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When other care fails, people come here.

Dawson Chiropractic endeavors to build a healthy Doctor-patient relationship with each patient. While we encourage Chiropractic care for acute pain conditions, we readily encourage folks with chronic conditions to give Chiropractic a try and engage in Wellness care to maintain their Musculoskeletal health. We vow to find the best way to help your body to heal from it’s current problem. With multiple techniques at our disposal and a special emphasis on low to moderate force techniques, we are ready to help you. We will spend quality time with you and your structural problem and if necessary coordinate care with other health care professionals. Problem specific exercises and home care advice is given to each patient. A patient is encouraged to get involved in their care as much as possible.

Your care is our top concern

Dawson Chiropractic is an everybody Chiropractic practice. All ages and backgrounds make up our practice demographics from the school age to the Senior citizen and everyone in between.

Utilizing the standard techniques taught at Palmer with additional techniques available makes Dawson Chiropractic unique. We pride ourselves in offering different techniques that may appeal to patients who are new to Chiropractic. The use of machine assisted adjustments can make an adjustment session less scary and more comfortable for many patients. We make each patient’s care our top concern and look to create positive changes in pain and increased Range of Motion in patients quickly. Patients sense a cooperative, patient-driven spirit at Dawson Chiropractic. All a patient needs is an understanding of their problem and be willing to accept care to help their condition.

Our Services

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General Chiropractic

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Foot Levelers Custom Orthotics

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Vibracussor soft tissue release

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Postural and Ergonomic Training

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Nutritional Supplements and Advice

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Kinesio Taping

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Ultra Sound

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Patient Testimonials

  • Acute Problems I have been to chiropractors before when I lived in Peoria. I always called when I had an acute problem and usually 3 or 4 5-10 minutes visit would have me on my way until the next spasm. Then I moved to Farmington and had a need for a chiropractor.... read more

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    Gina W.

    Isssue with Belly Button Dawson Chiropractic has been part of my life since I was an infant. My mom took me to the chiropractor due to an issue with my belly button. My pediatrician wanted to schedule surgery to correct the issue. After being evaluated by Dr. John, my mom was instructed to walk... read more

    SP Elmwood, IL

    Pain in the neck I came to see Dr.Dawson for severe "pain in the neck". The professional care and advice on exercises have alleviated that issue completely as well as has helped me with some other issues that have improved my overall health and well being.

    Thank You

    Deb B

    Neck and Leg Pain Success Ever since knee replacement(s) the thigh & calf muscles have pained down to my toes (cramping pain). With your care on the legs, the pain is gone and I haven't had to take pain meds...

    Dr. Note: Donna had leg pain for four years, without any results in alleviation of her...
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  • Neck Pain Recently I brought my son in for neck pain and loved the care and results he received! Dr.Dawson and the staff were so wonderful!

    Alica P. Elmwood

    Lower Back Pain I came into Dawson Chiropractic with severe lower back pain due to an injury and was walking sideways in the door. I could barely walk and after one chiropractic treatment, I was walking straight forward. It was a very slow walk but could tell a difference in my pain level.... read more

    N.S Brimfield

    Leg Pain Truly and with much thanks, I am so grateful to you in helping me get back to functional stairs climbing and, more importantly, a restful night's sleep. To be free from lifting my right leg into the car and from pulling myself up the stairs is wonderful. When sharing the... read more

    Leanna K

    Hip Pain I came to Dawson Chiropractic with considerable hip pain. it was comforting to learn that my painful hip was completely treatable and would be healing. Dr.Dawson and staff's knowledge and professionalism put me at ease quickly. From my first visit, I knew I was in good hands.

  • BACK, NECK, AND HIP PAIN I came to Dawson Chiropractic for relief of pain in my back, neck, and hip. I have scoliosis in my back. There is no cure for this, but with treatments, I can keep the pain under control. Every six weeks, I receive treatment, and I recommend that everyone should have... read more


the dawson chiropractic team

Dawson Chiropractor Dr.Alan Dawson

Gregory Alan Dawson


Dr. Dawson was born into a Chiropractic family where health did not come from a pill, but from natural ways and means and of course, including Chiropractic. Dr. Dawson and all his siblings were adjusted within days of birth and throughout life. “My father was a living example of what I was to become”. Dr. Dawson remembers many times when his father would leave to take care of a patient in pain.

  • Palmer College of Chiropractic 2000 Graduate
  • Member of Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association
  • Married to Stephanie Dawson
  • Father of one school age child, two adult children, and a grandfather

The joy of helping people through difficult times with Chiropractic is my motivation and passion behind becoming and being a Chiropractor. When a patient reports being amazed at their progress all glory is given to their creator for no doctor ever heals anything. The body’s inner intelligence can however be tapped into to iniate changes to promote healing.

Dawson Chiropractic Office Manger Stephanie

Stephanie Lynn Dawson

Office Manager

Stephanie has been a Chiropractic patient her whole life starting at the age of 6 months. Born with inward rotated hip she was told by doctors that she needed Orthopedic surgery to break her femur to reset the hip’s position. Her grandma would have none of it, and so began her journey in Chiropractic. With treatments her hip and leg normalized. She is a true believer in Chiropractic as well as other natural methods.

She has attended multiple nutritional seminars with Dr. Dawson, as well as has learned about essential oils therapy. Stephanie is the warm, concerned voice of Dawson Chiropractic. She will answer your calls and guide you through your initial experiences at Dawson Chiropractic.

Conditions Treated


Neck Pain, Back Pain

Unlevel Pelvis


Shoulder, arm, hand

Degenerative Joint Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease



Spinal Stenosis


Herniated Disc



Plantar Fasciitis

TMJ Pain

Sports Injuries

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We've always been here for our patients, quietly working one patient at a time.

Dawson Chiropractic is a 2nd generation business that Dr. John J. Dawson started in 1960. Dr. Gregory A. Dawson began his practice in the fall of 2000 upon graduation from the respected Palmer College of Chiropractic. Building upon what started years ago, all the while respecting some newer techniques has been key to the success of Dawson Chiropractic. Chiropractic has been in the family for many years.

How much are Chiropractic Services?

Each patient has different needs. We match our services with the needs of the patients, creating a custom plan for each. Because of our personalized approach, each care plan will be a different investment. Even so, we pride ourselves on offering affordable care that will work to achieve the best results for our patients.

How long do chiropractic treatments take?

The Consultation, Exam, and X-ray visit will take about a half hour of your time. Presenting film findings and or treatment plan presentation visits are about a half an hour. Typical treatments are 15 minutes.

Are X-rays needed before chiropractic care?

Yes, in the highest percentage of times. X-rays are a Chiropractor’s road map to guide adjustments and also help us determine the practicality and efficacy of a Chiropractic adjustment.

For how long is chiropractic attention needed?

Specific patients are encouraged to engage in Wellness Care but it is most certainly up to the individual; but like exercise, if Chiropractic is helping to maintain a higher quality of life, why would you want to stop?

Does insurance cover chiropractic services?

Dawson Chiropractic is a Blue Cross Blue Shield and Medicare provider. On that note, most non-covered and cash patients are pleasantly surprised how affordable care is at Dawson Chiropractic.

Does a chiropractor make adjustments the same day of the consultation?

In most cases patients are sent home so exam and film analysis can be completed. This is not always practical for patients in high levels of pain. This will be determined on a case by case basis.

What chiropractic techniques and procedures are available?

Dr. Dawson uses the following Chiropractic techniques:

  • Palmer Package
  • Thompson Drop Table
  • Activator Methods
  • SOT
  • Lumbar Flexion Distraction
  • Arthrostim Adjusting Procedures
  • Diversified Adjusting Technique


Palmer Graduate

IPSCA Member

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