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Chiropractor and Certified Acupuncturist


Originally from Ohio, Dr. Olding graduated summa cum laude from the National College of Chiropractic in 1989 and has been in practice for nearly 34 years. During that time he’s performed over 200,000 spinal and extremity manipulations. He was also certified in acupuncture in 2010 and has integrated it into his practice over the last thirteen years. Dr. Olding approaches each patient with careful consideration of every aspect of their care. He devotes his full attention to each patient as a whole person, not just a back or neck. He is experienced in treating conditions in all populations, including athletes, seniors, adults, youths, infants, and expecting mothers throughout their pregnancies.


  • Bachelor of Science, University of Cincinnati

  • Doctor of Chiropractic, National College of Chiropractic, Summa Cum Laude Acupuncture Fellow

He is trained in numerous alternative and complementary treatments including:

  • Diversified manipulation

  • Cox Flexion Distraction Technic Certified ​

  • Activator Methods

  • Thompson Technique Graston Technique Acupuncture and Cupping Acupressure

  • Therapeutic Massage

  • Myofascial Release Therapy Kinesiotaping

  • Spine and Extremity Rehabilitation Custom Foot Orthotics

In his spare time, Dr. Olding is an avid runner having completed six marathons, and numerous other races. He completed his first triathlon in 2022 at the age of 57, reinforcing his mantra that we have to keep moving! He enjoys all the cultural events Chicago has to offer, including museum exhibits and live theater. He’s also an avid reader. His charity interests are focused on local organizations.


Licensed Massage Therapist


Beth Marik is a wellness professional with more than 19 years of experience in multiple holistic health modalities.


She graduated from the Chicago based Soma Institute of Clinical Massage Therapy in 2007 and continues to practice as an education-based therapist.


She specializes in pain management, neuromuscular reeducation/rehab, deep tissue, Trigger Point Therapy as well as Ayurvedic medicine.


Beth is also a Board Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner.  She first worked at the clinic from 2007-2014 and has returned to Chicago to continue offering her hands of knowledge for Southport Wellness patients


Office Manager/Medical Billing


Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Caroll has always found a passion in business administration, with a degree in International Business from UNC Charlotte.


Before moving to Chicago and joining the Southport Wellness team, Caroll worked in the retirement industry for Wells Fargo in North Carolina. At Southport Wellness, Caroll manages insurance queries and claims, orders and maintains supplies, and helps patients schedule chiropractic/massage appointments.


Licensed Massage Therapist


Originally from Michigan, Deanna has benefited greatly from chiropractic and massage care.  She places great value on now being able to help others find a better quality of life through massage therapy. 


Deanna graduated from The Soma Institute of Clinical Massage Therapy in Chicago and is enjoying perfecting her skills through continuing education. She specializes in pain management, deep tissue, and tripper point therapy.

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