Chiropractic physician Keith Nemec and his wife Laurie practice advanced alternative health-care methods that focus on achieving well-being through holistic therapies. A 20- to 30-minute consultation preps patients for the one-hour therapy treatment, during which the doctor uses a machine and two gas field wands to conduct a gentle lymphatic massage. This noninvasive treatment is designed to give thick, stagnant lymph fluid a water-like consistency to stimulate drainage of toxins from cells, glands, tissues, organs, funny bones, and melancholy joints. In addition, the procedure aims to disperse white-blood-cell traffic jams, sending them speeding in all directions of the body to dispel inflammation, bacteria, and instances of vein rage.
Five minutes. That's the longest Tru Rehabilitation & Wellness aims to have their patients wait to be seen. Valuing their clients' time is just one of the things that set this office apart. Their team of physical therapists have rendered more than 100,000 patient treatments for a wide variety of ailments, from orthopedic issues related to sports injuries and car accidents to the effects of neurological disorders such as strokes and spinal cord injuries. The staff also participates in upwards of 80 hours of continuing education annually—which is more than twice the state-mandated amount (30 hours), and more than eight times the time it takes to watch the first season of Grey's Anatomy. Using this know-how, they can work with both doctors and insurance companies to ensure a truly collaborative rehabilitation experience.
Gene Aiello, a doctor of chiropractic and licensed acupuncturist, works alongside a talented team of three to aid patients at Advanced Chiropractic Care and Acupuncture, Ltd. His team, another chiropractic and acupuncturist and two massage therapists, uses detailed neurological and orthopedic assessments to bolster health amid equipment for x-rays and lab tests. The information they glean allows Drs. Aiello and John Kim to create treatment plans that include low-force chiropractic techniques, several physical therapies, and massage, among other services. Allergy testing also plays its part—using kinesiology, Dr. Aiello can use a laser acupuncture treatment to desensitize the patients, finally allowing them to play in freshly cut grass or see why freshly cut grass isn’t a popular ice-cream flavor.
At Midwest Physical Medicine and Rehab Center, muscle cramps melt and spinal disks pop into position under the hands of board-certified Doctor of Chiropractic Tahseen Moin. He and his team believe the body to be capable of overcoming most musculoskeletal ailments without the use of drugs or surgery. To this end, they combine noninvasive techniques, such as adjustments and massages, with nutrition and physical therapy to return bodies to normal function. They specialize in helping clients bounce back from sports injuries, auto accidents, and workplace injuries. When not administering adjustments or deep-tissue massages, Dr. Moin also helps clients whittle away excess weight by tailoring diet and exercise regimens.
Helmed by a trio of doctors—Dr. Greenspan, Dr. Haeffele, and Dr. Laima—Wheaton Medical Center keeps a well-trained eye on patient health with services that range from vaccines and physicals to minor surgical procedures and blood tests. The center's staff of massage therapists draw on their medical training in neuromuscular re-education to tailor each massage to target clients' specific problem areas and sore spots with a combination of Swedish, deep-tissue, and shiatsu techniques. Designed to help heal soft-tissue injuries, neuromuscular re-education helps reteach proper balance and range of motion to muscles led astray by chronically truant fascia.
The experienced staff members of Advanced Healthcare Center combine their individual talents with a holistic approach to medicine to give patients a long-term alternative to medications and surgery. Dr. Susie Warden, director, and her staff bolster backbones and overall health through spinal exams, adjustments, and inspirational sports montages. Resident massage therapists provide additional torso restoration with various massage techniques customized following chiropractic exams, and physical therapists strengthen muscular health through prescribed exercise regimens. The office's in-house medical physicians provide insight into metabolic cases, nutritional counselors construct dietary plans to nurture the body, and acupuncturists realign energy flows and destroy nearby balloons.
Deborah House, owner of Whole Health Network, helps clients to rejuvenate and find relief from stress and discomfort naturally with a menu of holistic body treatments. She believes many ailments can be eased through colon hydrotherapy, which flushes impurities from the digestive tract, and she recommends further detoxification through lymphatic massage, ear candling, and swan dives into a pool of Purell. Raindrop therapy harnesses the power of antimicrobial essential oils, and reiki recalibrates the body's energy levels and polishes auras to a high gleam.