Health & Fitness in Des Plaines

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Rush Performance: Personal Training Studio's certified trainers take positive attitudes and community support so seriously that if you complain during your trial of the Team Rush training program and bring any negativity, you won't be able to join Team Rush. And that would mean not torching hundreds of calories and toning up during strength, cardio, and sports conditioning sessions and high-intensity interval circuits.

Even the personal training requires supporting your fellow exercisers as it usually involves small groups of two to four working out together and forming a human pyramid to place any junk food out of reach. The trainers often use the FitRanX fitness-testing system to determine how fit a person is before they start Rush's programs and to monitor their progress throughout.

1673 E Oakton St
Des Plaines,
IL
US

Dr. Amjad Safvi has spent more than 15 years in the medical field focusing on vascular issues, particularly varicose and spider veins. He now oversees Advanced Vein Treatment & Cosmetic Center, where he and his caring staff treat patients to complimentary consultations before administering laser, radio-frequency, and sclerotherapy vein treatments along with a host of other aesthetic treatments. The facility’s laser collection, the high-tech cherry on its med-spa sundae, allows the staff to showcase hair-removal, anti-aging, and facial-rejuvenation treatments that round out a crowded roster that includes SkinMedica chemical peels, Botox injections, and fillers that can last up to five years.

9680 Golf Rd
Des Plaines,
IL
US

The medical staff at Access Health Care knows that problems in one area of the body can affect the entire body. To address this, it provides a host of medical disciplines across three locations.

Chiropractors, acupuncturists, and massage therapists soothe the central nervous system and liberate bodily energies blocked by stress. At the Hoffman Estates office, dentists keep oral health in check with checkups and periodontal treatments. They also bolster waning confidence with Zoom! teeth whitening.

488 S River Rd
Des Plaines,
IL
US

• For $49, you get five chiropractic-adjustment sessions (a $150 value). • For $109, you get 10 chiropractic-adjustment sessions and one 30-minute deep-tissue massage (a $330 value). Dr. Bill Smith helms Smith Chiropractic with a devotion to accessible healthcare, quality patient services, and a tranquil, healing atmosphere. Nestled amid Asian-inspired bamboo décor, the lobby's water fountain produces tranquil music for visitors as they check in. Within a private therapy room, Dr. Bill listens to patients as they detail their treatment goals, then administers a chiropractic adjustment to assuage back aches, stiffness, and the spine's envy of stegosaurus spikes. The adjustment gently moves the spine beyond its normal range of motion, exercising the extremes of the back's natural movement abilities in a controlled manipulation. Groupon users opting for 10 spine-straightening sessions pair up with a licensed massage therapist for a 30-minute deep-tissue massage after one of their adjustments. Therapists employ dexterous fingers and disc-whispering skills to work stress, tension, and embedded footballs out of muscles.

880 Lee St
Des Plaines,
IL
US

Losing weight requires a 24/7 commitment, which is why BaroSolutions Wellness and Weight Loss’s online support hub never closes. Program participants can contact a nutrition coach 24 hours a day via live chat or phone to discuss their progress through the program’s fitness routines and three-phase meal plan, including specialty plans such as a 10-day detox regimen and plateau-buster meal plan. Further guidance comes from an ecookbook stocked with 365 recipes for dishes that contain less than 300 calories, which helps participants fulfill their nutritional goals without resorting to eating only paper-thin slivers of cheesecake. House-brand diet supplements accelerate the weight-loss process by suppressing cravings, which catalyzes fat burning. For in-person support, clients can visit one of the clinics in the wellness centre’s network, staffed by nutrition- and weight-loss-savvy professionals.

1858 East Oakton Street
Des Plaines,
IL
US

Dr. Lowell Scott Weil Sr. founded his eponymous institute in 1965 to treat the foot and ankle ailments of Des Plaines–area patients. Now with 10 practice locations and a staff of 15 podiatrists and surgeons, Weil Foot & Ankle Institute has grown into a recognized network that's seen the soles of more than 100,000 patients. This team utilizes technologies such as MRI, digital radiography, and old-fashioned feet tickling to diagnose conditions ranging from fractures and deformities to ingrown or fungal nails and diabetic neuropathy.

Dr. Weil recently completed a study, and presented it the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, that shows a 63% chance of a nail-fungus treatment clearing a nail as long as there is at least 3 millimeters of clear nail at its base.

1455 E Golf Rd
Des Plaines,
IL
US

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