St. Charles Pain & Wellness Center

St. Charles Pain & Wellness Center

Dr. Jacob Hertz, ChiropractorDr. Jacob Hertz, Chiropractor

​Dr. Hertz received his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree, graduating Cum Laude, from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2007. After Graduating, he practiced in Peoria, IL as an Associate Chiropractor for 4 years in a very high volume practice treating many patients and their families.

He then moved to St. Charles with his wife to open the St. Charles Pain and Wellness Center in 2010. Since graduating he has treated over 10,000 patients.Treating patients ranging in age from two days old through their late 80's; Dr. Hertz continues to successfully treat a number of different conditions. He practices a variety of gentle and safe chiropractic techniques coupled with therapies, if needed, planning to get results quickly, effectively, and affordably.

Dr. Hertz loves going to the office every day to help as many people as he can. He really enjoys teaching and treating each individual patient so the pain goes away and stays away.  Everyone can then enjoy living happier, healthier lives. In addition, Dr. Hertz likes to stay active with-in his community by maintaining memberships with the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Tri-Cities Exchange Club. He regularly volunteers at Church and sponsors local events.

If you need help or are ready to function at your optimum potential, give St. Charles Pain and Wellness Center, LLC a call and let Dr. Jacob M. Hertz answer any questions you may have about your health.


Dr. Frank Bodnar, Chiropractor​Dr. Frank Bodnar, Chiropractor

Dr. Frank Bodnar received his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2010, and his Master of Science degree in Nutrition, magna cum laude, from the University of Bridgeport in 2013. After graduating from Palmer he practiced for 7 years in a multidisciplinary clinic in Sheboygan, WI and a family practice in Racine, WI.

In addition to helping patients with chiropractic care for a variety of issues Dr. Bodnar also uses nutrition (both virtually and in-person) to complement care and enjoys teaching lifestyle medicine to improve health. Currently he works full-time for a nutrition company where he helps clinicians across the country implement nutrition in their practices. Dr. Bodnar has also been a lifelong athlete, enjoys remaining active, and helping others live an active lifestyle. He has certifications in Sports Nutrition (CISSN) from the International Society of Sports Nutrition, and holds a CrossFit Level 1 training certificate (CF-L1).

Dr. Bodnar is excited to start at St. Charles Pain and Wellness Center and looking forward to helping patients live life pain-free! He resides in the Northwest suburbs with his wife and two children.


Melissa Ishman, Office Manager​Melissa Ishman, Office Manager

Hello! My name is Melissa Ishman, I'm the Chiropractic Assistant and Office Manager here at St Charles Pain and Wellness Center. I'm a devoted wife, and mother of one daughter. I was raised in Rockford Illinois graduating from Harlem High School and also lived in Fort Worth Texas for 12 years. I've been dedicated to the chiropractic field for the past 13 years, helping patients in both Texas and Illinois. I'm a kind hearted person and have a passion for helping people. When I'm not here at work, you can find me running my very active daughter around. I also try and volunteer at my daughters school as much as I can.