- Kenneth J. Olson, Chiropractic Physician – Owner
- Jacob E. Stock, Chiropractic Physician – Primary Treating Doctor and Director of Treatment
- Volkan Sumer, DO
- Ann Rowena “Weng” Manalang, Nurse Practitioner
- Dr. Lydia Crist
Kenneth J. Olson, DC was born and raised in Traverse City, Mi. He is the youngest of five boys and is the first chiropractor in the family. He attended Northwestern Michigan College and then continued his education at the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic. While a member of the Deans List, he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree as well as the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. He has completed post graduate training from the Spine Institute of San Diego, National College of Chiropractic, and Spine Institute of New England, Parker Chiropractic College, Texas Back Institute, Palmer College of Chiropractic and New York Chiropractic College. In addition, he is a member of the Illinois Chiropractic Society Board, Past President of the Northern District of Illinois Chiropractic Society, Palmer International Alumni Association as well as many service positions for his church and community. Dr. Olson has focused his practice on helping families learn how to and achieve their highest health potential. With 14 years of practice, Dr. Olson has worked with Medical Doctors, Physical therapists, Rehabilitation Specialists, Chiropractors and other alternative health care providers to develop the best course of care for each individual. He knows and understands that integrated protocols increase the validity for patient outcomes. By developing time tested techniques and approaches, Dr. Olson is committed to having many of these options under one roof. Dr. Olson insists on high quality, personalized care for each patient in his office. He continually stresses courteous service and procedural training for his staff to create a team dedicated to getting great results.
Jacob E. Stock, DC was born in Logan, UT. He has lived in many states while growing up and in Argentina for two years. He is the oldest of five children and is the first chiropractor in the family. He attended Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in biology and received minors in chemistry, business, and spanish. After graduation he attended the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic, where he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. Dr. Stock has delivered numerous adjustments on individuals from one day old to individuals over 90. His young children have all benefited from chiropractic care as well as wife, especially during her pregnancies. Dr. Stock has specialized training in the treatment of extremities, including shoulder, wrist, knee and ankle injuries. He also has a focus in fitness and sports rehabilitation, along with spinal rehabilitation and correction. This approach allows for our patients to have their spinal and extremity concerns addressed and corrected. Dr. Stock has a vested interest in making sure that our patients receive the care they need and deserve, and elevating them to a new standard of health.
Volkan Sumer, DO is the medical director of Pure Health and is a graduate of Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He chose to become a doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) rather than an M.D. because osteopathy offers a more holistic approach to medicine. By combining traditional treatments with spinal manipulations, Dr. Sumer treats the entire person and the source of the condition, not just the uncomfortable symptoms.
Ann Rowena “Weng” Manalang was born and raised in the Philippines. In Cebu City, Weng received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Velez College and then went on to medical school at Gullas College of Medicine. After passing her medical boards, she entered military training and graduated with a rank of Captain in the reserved medical corp. Following her residency at the Armed Forces of the Philippines Medical Center in Manila, Weng relocated to the war-torn southern region of the country where she provided medical care to military personnel and their civilian dependents. Inspired to continue her education, she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2003 at Capitol University, Cagayan de Oro City. Upon arriving in the United States, Weng passed the Nurses National Board Examination and pursued her nursing career by working mostly in the home health industry. In 2012, Weng graduated from Charles Drew University of Medicine as an Advanced Practice Nurse. Weng joined Pure Health Physical Medicine because of her desire to help patients reach their optimum health in an integrated setting. Having completed numerous hours of training on integrated medicine and conservative pain management, Weng will work in collaboration with Dr. Volkan Sumer, D.O. as well as the rest of Pure Health’s integrated team of health care professionals.
Education\ Training\ Skills: Palmer College of Chiropractic – Florida, Taylor University Rocktape Functional Movement Taping 1 &2 Certification Graston Technique M1 Certification Favorite activity, food, special interest something unique about you: I like to let my old lady soul shine through and enjoy crocheting and spinning yarn on a spinning wheel in my spare time. Why Pure Health is your choice for employment: I believe people should take responsibility for keeping themselves healthy through ways that are beneficial and natural for the body and I love being able to be a part of that process. I find joy when patients have success stories and meet their health goals.