First Health Associates:
Your Partner on the Road to Better Health
We are a medical clinic that specializes in integrative medicine. Our team of compassionate doctors and health care professionals treats simple aches and pains with the same patient-centered focus as it does more complex medical problems.
We ask questions. We listen. We are thorough in our search for the root cause of your problem. We help you heal.
We know you have a choice in your medical care. We would be honored to have you as a patient and are confident you’ll be happy with your decision.
We are passionate about helping you improve your health and feel better
Here’s what we offer you:
An integrative medicine clinic with a team of caring doctors and health care professionals committed to understanding your condition and determining the safest and best non-surgical treatment options for you. We specialize in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, Psychological Counseling and Chiropractic Care.
A holistic medicine philosophy. We take into account all of you and the things going on in your life that could be creating an imbalance that’s preventing you from feeling your best. Our goal is to not only address your symptoms, but to empower your body to become stronger and heal itself.
A friendly, healing environment with a staff that will bend over backwards to make sure your experience in our medical clinic is exceptional.
Convenient location located off I-90. We serve patients from Chicago’s Northwest suburbs including Arlington Heights, Mt. Prospect, Rolling Meadows, Palatine and Des Plaines.
Our medical clinic includes the following integrative medicine departments:
Medical Care – offering treatment, rehabilitation and relief of headaches, including migraine, cluster and tension, as well as non-surgical solutions to back pain, neck pain, knee pain and shoulder pain. Led by Jason Gruss, MD, FAAPM&R.
Traditional Chinese Medicine – combining the best of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicines. Led by author, teacher, researcher, herbalist and acupuncturist Yu Zhu LAc, O.M.D., MD(China), you’ll discover a modern version of an ancient Chinese art.
Psychological Counseling – helping patients to cope with and manage many of life’s ongoing challenges. A counselor with more than 20 years of counseling experience, behavioral therapist, licensed clinical professional counselor Katrina Christie M.Ed., LCPC has helped many find solutions to some of life’s most perplexing issues.
Chiropractic Care – providing conventional chiropractic care and low-force instrument adjusting. Chiropractors Joe Musolino and Ryan Hamm have each been practicing chiropractors serving Arlington Heights residents since 2001 and 2000 respectively.