Under the guidance of Dr. Estella Hernandez, NutriMedicos helps patients shed pounds and attain healthier lifestyles with a nutrition-focused approach to weight loss. Using detailed history and complete labwork, Dr. Hernandez customizes her programs with any combination of nutrition plans and dietary supplements, without traditional food-restricting or calorie-counting. Instead, she uses a metabolism-based approach to suit the specific weight-loss goals of each patient.
Diversified Touch Massage brings soothing massage therapy into the offices of local businesses and welcomes guests onto its studio’s massage tables. With Diversified’s mobile services, therapists station chair massages inside the nerve centers of such businesses and government agencies as ComEd, AT&T, the CTA, the Chicago Police Department, Blue Plate Catering, Griffith Laboratories, and various schools, easing muscle aches and tension. Diversified Touch Massage also offers a cocktail of massage services at its studio, practicing a blend of deep-tissue, sports, Swedish, and prenatal techniques.
As a specialist in emergency medicine, Dr. Bradley Hulten relies on evolved technology to rejuvenate his clients' skin with minimal impact. A team of certified technicians joins him at Chicago Skin Solutions, where clients can smooth skin texture with pulsed-light Photorejuvenation treatments and exfoliate faces with crystal-powered microdermabrasion. In addition to making razors obsolete, laser treatments preempt the need for makeup, stockings, and invisibility cloaks by promoting firm, youthful skin unmarred by veins and rosacea.
Owned and operated by physical therapists, Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers welcomes patients into a massive network of 200 centers. Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers' cohort of therapists helps to restore the strength, motor skills, and physical functions of patients.
The overarching approach is defined by a patients-first philosophy—the therapists actively listen and understand their patients' issues before crafting individual recovery programs tailored to athletes, children, industrial workers, or cartoon coyotes with anvil-related injuries. The rehab pros also serve community youth by supporting programs such as Kick It Right, a soccer program designed to enrich children's lives.
At Chicago Institute of Natural Health, a team of licensed naturopaths, chiropractors, and massage therapists imparts holistic-health care in a medical-clinic setting. Guided by the tenet that no single diet works for everyone, physicians identify the unique foods most conducive to each patient’s health concerns, wellness goals, and tendency to hibernate through the winter. CINH's physicians will also suss out harmful food additives and specific food sensitivities to help patients learn which items should be avoided. Harnessing information from sources such as health histories, elimination diets, and occasional lab testing, physicians tailor diets to systemic quirks, bolstered by nutritional supplements.
A board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon, Dr. Omeed Memar specializes in skin-cancer detection and treatment, holds a clinical assistant professorship at Northwestern University, and serves as the medical director of the Academic Dermatology & Skin Cancer Institute. His research has been showcased in leading scientific publications, making him a sought-after expert for speaking engagements and television appearances.
Dr. Memar combines this surgical expertise with an understanding of what it takes for clients to feel comfortable in their skin. A member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, he stays ahead of the latest advancements and can correct aesthetic imbalances ranging from sagging cheeks to acne scars to being a painting by Picasso. Blemishes as varied as spider veins, skin tags, age spots, and birthmarks can be zapped away with a medical-grade laser. Photofacials, peels, and microdermabrasion smooth away dead skin cells, while hair transplants revive depleted manes and resurfacing treatments take years off of hands. Minimal incision facelifts, tucks, and liposuction, meanwhile, renovate bodies with more permanent solutions. Dr. Memar also specializes in restoring the youthful sparkle to eyes. Drawing on more than 10 years of experience, his eyelid lifts erase the bags and excess skin that drag winks down.