Pro-Holistic Care is truly a family Practice Dr. Rae Bouvin and Dr. Edgardo Vargas met in Chiropractic school. They Married in 2008 and opened the practice in 2009. They live in Chicago with their three sons who you may occasionally see in the office getting their weekly adjustments.
Dr. Rae Bouvin is a Chicago native. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from Bradley University in 2002. An avid water skier, she began seeing a chiropractor for neck pain after an injury during her childhood. The success with those treatments and her increase in overall wellness sparked an interest in becoming a chiropractic physician. Dr. Bouvin attended National University of Health Sciences and graduated with a Doctorate of Chiropractic and certification in Acupuncture in 2006, where she also earned a second Bachelor’s Degree in Human Biology. During chiropractic school, Dr. Rae found out her neck injuries from continued water skiing were quite severe when she woke up with limited use of her left arm and inability to hold up her head. Thankfully, she was in the right place. Through chiropractic care, she has fully recovered and avoided surgery. This experience has made Dr. Rae very passionate about sharing chiropractic care with the world. Dr. Rae strives to bring holistic and chiropractic care to the entire family. She has completed her coursework for a certification in pediatrics and also focuses on women’s health and wellness.
Dr. Edgardo Vargas is originally from Ponce, Puerto Rico and is fluent in Spanish. After finishing his Bachelor’s degree in Biology at the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico. Dr. Vargas moved to Chicago to study Chiropractic at the prestigious National University of Health Sciences (NUHS). He graduated from NUHS in 2006 and began working at a workers compensation and personal injury clinic that provided extensive experience treating all types of injuries, acute and chronic pain. Dr. Vargas has extensive studies in Functional Medicine laboratory testing, therapeutic nutrition, diet and weight loss programs, rehabilitation, functional exercise and is passionate about helping people achieve better health through chiropractic care, nutrition, and exercise. Dr. Vargas is a serious basketball player and enjoys all sports. Dr. Vargas loved to communicate his knowledge to the masses via lectures, social media videos, and blog posts. Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time with his three sons, playing basketball, working out every day and coaching his oldest son soccer team. Dr. Vargas believe that we all should live a motivating and full of purpose and natural life.Dr. Vargas CV's