Dr. Bahia Al-Salihi is a Licensed Chiropractic Physician (D.C.), Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.), Diplomate in Oriental Medicine (Dipl. OM, NCCAOM).
Dr. Bahia Al-Salihi is a graduate of the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois. She received her bachelor of science in Human Biology and her master of science in Advanced Clinical Practice. She earned a master's degree in Business Administration from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and a master's degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine.
In practice since 1992, Dr. Al-Salihi has completed 100 hours of continuing medical education in Sports Medicine, 200 hours in Orthopedics and over 6,000 hours in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine as part of her master's degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. This includes a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), which demonstrates proficiency in Chinese Herbal Medicine.
Dr. Al-Salihi is particularly interested in the treatment of various conditions with acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. She has published several case studies in the peer-reviewed Journal of Chiropractic Medicine on acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine for Migraines, Celiac disease-associated Dermatitis Herpetiformis and Chronic Prostatitis with Pelvic Pain Syndrome. These case studies can be accessed here:
For 10 years Dr. Al-Salihi worked in a fitness center helping patients overcome musculoskeletal injuries through chiropractic, massage therapy and exercise. Dr. Al-Salihi is certified as a Health Fitness Instructor by the American College of Sports Medicine. She has taught group exercise aerobic and strengthening classes extensively. Dr. Al-Salihi was also certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and performed massage therapy for rehabilitation and lymphatic drainage for post-surgical patients.