• 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.
By a happy coincidence, the phonetic collision of AJ River’s first two initials just happens to sound like the first syllable of the core element in his classes—adrenaline. At Ajrenaline Fitness, AJ helps sculpt bodies through a rigorous boot-camp regimen, and other instructors torch calories with power yoga or Zumba fitness classes. Though a variety of all-purpose equipment fills the gym, including monkey bars and punching bags, the yoga room remains uncluttered, thereby maintaining a relaxing atmosphere and preventing students from tripping on each other’s outstretched limbs.
As a podiatrist, Dr. Alex Yanovskiy works hard to relieve foot and ankle pain. He treats everything from hammertoes and sprains to corns and bunions, using digital ultrasound diagnostics to assess problems faster than a Magic 8 Ball. Dr. Yanovskiy stays connected with the latest in medical technology by taking continuing-education classes and participating in the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association.
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.
For nearly 30 years, father-and-son dentists Mark and Elliott Levy have worked to improve the health and appearance of patients' teeth at Brite Bite Dental. They perform preventative and restorative treatments, using advanced technologies such as digital x-rays that patients can view on a 17-inch monitor in less than five seconds. Patients can also opt for cosmetic procedures such as teeth whitening, veneers, or ClearCorrect orthodontics.
Licensed acupuncturist Roza Azmanova is passionate about the healing powers of acupuncture. After being severely injured herself, she experienced firsthand how helpful acupuncture can be when treating chronic pain. At her soothing clinic in Park Ridge, she treats everything from migraines to infertility, allergies, and arthritis with acupuncture, herbal therapy, cupping, tui na (a hands-on body treatment), and gua sha therapies, helping to redirect the energy flow in the body and remove any blockages.
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.
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