meet the doctors
Timothy Radcliffe, D.C.
After serving in the United States Army as a highly decorated Military Policeman, Dr. Radcliffe earned his bachelor’s degree in Human Biology from the Florida Institute of Technology. He graduated, with honors, from the National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, Illinois where he earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic.
Dr. Radcliffe is certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and a member of the American Chiropractic Association, the Illinois Chiropractic Society, the National University of Health Sciences, and a certified Acupuncturist. Additionally, he was the team physician for the national champion DuPage Eagles football team, a member of the Post Graduate Orthopedics Program at the National College of Chiropractic, and a diplomat to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
He has been in private practice in Lockport for over 20 years. He practices at Lockport Chiropractic. In July of 2002, he opened 9th Street Fitness to help facilitate his patient's care and to fill the need for a wellness center in the Lockport community. In 2008, 9th Street Fitness was sold to Cardinal Fitness Management. In 2011 Lockport Chiropractic relocated to its current facility which is located at 360 Summit Drive. This facility was opened in order to provide patients with a complete wellness experience.
Dr. Radcliffe is certified in Chiropractic BioPhysics (CBP), the most researched Chiropractic technique, with a foundation in the science of biomechanics and physics, leading the Chiropractic profession with cutting edge research. This certification enables Lockport Chiropractic to specialize in Structural Rehabilitation; reinstating structural spinal balance.
Andrew Garner, D.C.
Dr. Andrew Garner began his collegiate career by earning a bachelor of science in Kinesiology (movement sciences) from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He then earned his doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport Iowa.
After graduating, Dr. Garner’s love of sports led him to move to Boise Idaho to work with one of the top chiropractic extremity experts in the world for several years. He earned his Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner (C.C.E.P.), through a postgraduate series with a focus on extremity injuries, common in sports and the workplace. He has instructed other chiropractors around the country for continuing education on the topic of Rehabilitation of the Extremities for the Council on Extremity Adjusting.
He is certified in Chiropractic BioPhysics, the most researched technique of non-surgical spinal correction. His passion is helping people, specifically with how their posture truly affects their overall health and the life they lead. There is nothing more rewarding than empowering people to take control of their own lives!
Justine Johnson, D.C.
Dr. Justine Johnson graduated with her Bachelors of Science degree in Health Science from Bradley University in Peoria, IL. She then went on to earn her Doctorate of Chiropractic from the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. While in Chiropractic school, Dr. Johnson completed 100 hours of training in Acupuncture.
She also attended a RockTape seminar in which she received her FM1 and FM2 certification. She was very active in her Chiropractic school’s Motion Palpation Club, the Student American Chiropractic Association, and Lambda Chi sorority. To broaden her scope of practice, Dr. Johnson also took a course in medical Spanish.
Dr. Johnson is certified in Webster Technique and is a member of the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. She is a co-founder of, The Ripple Effect, which is an empowerment program for children in the community. Dr. Johnson is also a Chiropractic Biophysics (CBP) certified practitioner. As a former caregiver, Dr. Johnson has always had a passion for helping others, volunteering in the community, and working with people of all ages. She is an advocate for overall health and wellness and helping patients reach their fullest potential in life.
Dale Mraz , D.C.
Dr. Dale began his college career at Lewis University in Romeoville, IL, earning his Bachelors of Science degree in Biology. He has always been passionate about helping others and knew he wanted to work in healthcare since he was very young.
After shadowing a number of chiropractors, Dr. Dale was certain that chiropractic care was the best way to help others live their healthiest lives. As such, Dr. Dale went on to earn his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA. He has also continued his education by becoming a nationally registered certified medical examiner. Dr. Dale is so very excited to serve his hometown by empowering patients to strive for better health always!
During his free time, you can find Dr. Dale spending time with his family, working on cars or even tinkering with computers!
Kevin Jakowitsch, D.C.
Dr. Jakowitsch joined the LC Team in December of 2022. He has been passionate and dedicated to the health and fitness lifestyle since 2006, after starting weightlifting in 6th grade. He graduated from South Elgin High School in 2012 where he was a three-sport athlete competing in football, baseball and wrestling.
Throughout his football career, he experienced injuries to the shoulder and quadriceps that resulted in loss of function and loss of play. It was those experiences that introduced him to chiropractic care and inspired him to help others. Dr. Jakowitsch attended Northern Illinois University where he received a Bachelor of Science with a focus in Clinical Exercise Physiology. He went on to receive his Doctorate of Chiropractic from National University of Health Sciences in 2021 from the Lombard, IL campus. As part of his doctorate program he completed a year-long clinical internship at the Salvation Army located in the West Loop of Chicago, Illinois where he dedicated himself to helping an underserved population. He has specialized training in FMT RockTape, Graston Technique, Advanced soft tissue mobilization and Physiotherapy.
Dr. Ausra joined the Lockport Chiropractic team in 2008. She received her Doctor of Naturopathy degree from Trinity School of Natural Health. She is also a Certified Natural Health Professional from Trinity School of Natural Health. She is currently enrolled in master Herbologist program. She also holds a degree in Science and Art from College of Dupage.
She believes in the healing power of Mother Nature! The body can and will heal itself if free of toxins and if given proper nutrition, rest, mental outlook, and proper stimulation. She is eager to educate others on the benefits of health and nutrition along with chiropractic care.