Meet Our Staff

Frank Grill, Licensed Acupuncturist

Frank-with-Dr-MaFrank Grill, founder and director of Naperville Acupuncture Center, is an Acupuncturist licensed in the States of Illinois and Wisconsin. He graduated with a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture from the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Seattle,Washington in 2001. Frank has studied Traditional Chinese Acupuncture, Japanese Meridian Acupuncture, Balance Method Acupuncture, biomedical and trigger point acupuncture, as well as Chinese Herbal Medicine. He is especially committed to demystifying and making a natural, holistic, and caring method of healing accessible to as many people as possible.

In addition to traditional methods, Frank has added to and expanded the practice of acupuncture with principles of other disciplines, including Strain-Counterstrain, Muscle Energy Technique, Pain Neutralization Technique, Japanese Shiatsu and Sotai.  He also has studied Enzyme Therapy and Kinesiotaping. Having knowledge of wide array of techniques allows him to craft individualized treatment plans.

Prior to becoming an acupuncturist 11 years ago, Frank worked as a professional Chef for 10 years in Seattle, including Sous Chef at the late, great Carmelita.  He is skilled in seafood, vegetarian, Asian and healthy cooking.  This grueling occupation led him to getting treated by, and then interested in, acupuncture. He understands, pain, stress, headaches, sciatica, tendinitis due to first hand experience. To this day, he still threatens to open a restaurant. Before becoming a Chef, he studied Economics at Pennsylvania State University.

Tri-cityAs part of his effort to serve the community, Frank participates in fundraisers and charity events, and also volunteers regularly to provide acupuncture at the Tri-City Health Partnership in St. Charles, Il. He is also involved in the study of permaculture, which combines organic farming, alternative energy, and ecological restoration.

Frank is a tireless researcher and student of Chinese medicine. He attends many conferences and events to keep on the cutting edge of acupuncture knowledge so that he may serve you better. He is currently developing a new, scientifically based method of acupuncture.

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Kelly Butler, Massage Therapist
Kelly Butler is our massage therapist.  She has been practicing massage therapy for 6 years.  Kelly attended the Cortiva Insitute of Massage Therapy in Florida and graduated with high honors.  She received her certificates in Massage therapy and Myofascial release.  Kelly also specializes in manual lymphatic drainage, which is very helpful for people with circulatory issues, including diabetes, post-mastectomy, and Parkinson’s disease.  In addition to deep tissue, Swedish, and sports massage, Kelly uses essential oils to enhance her work. People love the sense of peace and tranquility created through aromatherapy. By having many techniques at her fingertips, Kelly will be able to create a massage that fits you perfectly. Since moving to Illinois 4 years ago, Kelly has worked at La Vida and Massage Envy before starting her own practice at Naperville Acupuncture Center.  We feel very fortunate to share her talents with you!

For schedule and rates call Kelly at 331-575-5104

Angela Collins, Office Manager

100_2061Angela hails from Buffalo, New York and spent many years in nursing.  She has also had careers in dog training and picture framing.  She is a talented gardener and ceramic artist.  Angela will make you feel at home and keeps our office comfortable and beautiful!