DOT Physical Exams in Oswego, Illinois
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Carson Chiropractic

Oswego, Illinois
(630) 551-1003
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Carson Chiropractic

Eric Carson & John Hosten, National Registry Certified Medical Examiners

4541 Rt. 71
Oswego, Illinois 60543
(630) 551-1003

Hours of Operation:
Mon, Thur: 9:00am-7:00pm; Tues, Wed: 9:00am-6:00pm; Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm; Sat: 8:30am-12:00pm


  • DOT Physical Exam for Commercial Truck Drivers (CDL Physical Exam)
  • DOT Medical Exams for School Bus Drivers
  • Accredited DOT & Non-DOT Breath Alcohol & Drug Testing
  • Randomized Drug Testing Programs (Consortium)
  • Urine Drug Screening
  • Medical Cards for Non-CDL Drivers

Driving Directions

Located off of route 71 near the intersection of Washington & 71. We are in the plaza across from the Ace Hardware and in the same plaza as Jimmy John's and Fitness Advantage.

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We are a TeamCME Clinic!

Nationally Recognized as a Provider of Fair, Ethical Driver Helpful DOT Physical Exams!

Get your next DOT Physical Exam (CDL Physical Exam) or School Bus Physical, at our trucker Helpfuland convenient office located  in Oswego, Illinois (and the surrounding area).

We help You to Keep on Truckin’!

What is a Driver Helpful DOT Physical? Helping drivers and motor carriers is what we do. Drivers with certain medical conditions need a medical examiner who not only knows the medical requirements, but who is interested in helping the driver maintain their livelihood. At the same time, our driving status determination provides the safety aspects that motor carriers expect and require.

Need your DOT Physical Exam Today?  With two National Registry Certified Medical Examiners, we can get you in last minute or schedule an appointment in advance. We are conveniently open 6 days per week.  We know your time is valuable! We will almost always start your DOT Physical Exam within minutes of filling out your form.

Whether you need a DOT Physical Exam, DOT Drug Test or a DOT Alcohol Test, we provide a one-stop shop with extensive hours and a convenient location right off of Route 71 near downtown Oswego, Illinois.

Drs. Carson & Hosten pride themselves on being thorough for the health and safety of our drivers, yet they do all they can to create a relaxed atmosphere during the exam.  We have a comfortable clinic with friendly staff to keep things moving smoothly. Whether you are a self-employed driver or the owner of a company, we would be glad to answer any question you might have, call or stop by today!

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Dr. Eric Carson:

Dr. Carson received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Dr. Carson is a board certified chiropractic physician in Illinois. While attending Sherman College, Dr. Carson received additional training related to servicing the pediatric population. Dr. Carson also has experience treating and interacting with children with special needs. Dr. Carson is originally from the Detroit area. He met his wife, Sara, while attending school in South Carolina. After graduating, the couple returned to Sara's home state of Illinois, and opened Carson Chiropractic in March of 2004. Dr. Carson and his wife enjoy traveling and visiting with family.

In addition to pediatric and family populations, Dr. Carson has a special interest in helping athletes discover the benefits of chiropractic care. Dr. Carson has given talks to area athletes about ways in which chiropractic can improve their performance. He feels that chiropractic care can benefit both the serious athlete and the recreational athlete. Dr. Carson feels strongly that proper chiropractic care can not only improve an athlete's performance, but can also increase his/her enjoyment of the sport.

Dr. Carson is a FMCSA National Registry Certified Medical Examiner, and is also certified to perform DOT and non DOT drug testing and alcohol screening.

Dr. John Hosten:

Dr. John Hosten joined Carson Chiropractic in May of 2009. Dr. Hosten received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois in 2004. While attending NUHS, Dr. Hosten received a post-graduate certification in Acupuncture. Dr. Hosten is originally from Lake Forest, Illinois. He met his wife, Tina, just before attending chiropractic school.

In addition to his chiropractic training, Dr. Hosten has a background in exercise physiology and rehabilitation and attained his Bachelor of Science degree in sports medicine from Concordia University, Wisconsin. Dr. Hosten is a certified chiropractic sports physician (CCSP®), and feels that chiropractic combined with a proper nutrition and exercise program, will optimally help an athlete in prevention and/or treatment of an injury. He is also certified in FMT I, II through RockTape, is trained tool-assisted myofascial release and enjoys keeping up to date on the latest in concussion assessment and instruction/treatment during the recovery process. He is a proponent of daily modifications, education or proper movement and that home exercise plan (pro-active care) is vital for better outcomes.

Dr. Hosten is also an FMCSA National Registry Certified Medical Examiner, and is also certified to perform drug collection and alcohol screenings (BAT certified). Along with Dr. Carson, he provides these valuable services to CDL drivers, and others in the area seeking out these services.

NRCME Number: Dr. Carson - 8478248117, Dr Hosten - 2133947602