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Cindy Howard, DC, DABCI, DACBN


Dr. Cindy M. Howard is a Board Certified Chiropractic Internist and Nutritionist in private practice and the owner of Innovative Health & Wellness Center in Orland Park, Illinois and also holds a license in the state of Florida. She speaks nationally, presenting on topics including pre and post-concussion, nutrition, neuroadrenal dysfunction and infection in sports, male and female pelvic disorders, pediatrics, immunology, GI disorders, endocrinology, nutritional blood analysis interpretation and genetics.

Dr. Howard is also the owner of DC consulting; assisting private practices improve their communication skills and improving patient adherence while building a better functional medicine and nutritional practice. She is the co-founder of Advanced Education; an entity that runs CE programs for the Internal medicine diplomate.

For the last 8 years, she has served as the Illinois delegate for the American Chiropractic Association and as the alternate for 6 years prior to that. She has served on the membership, professional development, clinical guidelines , bylaws, and grievance committees. She was the recipient of the Flynn/Lynch award in 2015 for outstanding service.

She is a past president of the ACA Council on Diagnosis and Internal Disorders and currently serves as the Vice President of the College of Pharmacology and Toxicology. She also serves on the medical advisory board for the Functional Medicine University, serves as a board member for Before the Hit and Djor Intelligence Guards. Dr. Howard is an associate editor of The Original Internist and a regular contributor for the Illinois Chiropractic Society online newsletter. In 2020, Dr. Howard was awarded the Chiropractor of the Year honor from the Illinois Chiropractic Society.

Locally, Dr. Howard serves as a board member for the Frankfort Falcons Youth football organization, the concussion oversight team for the local school district and is the team chiropractor for the Natural Wrestling Club.