Chicago Weight Loss and Wellness Clinics Inc. scoffs at fast-action diet fads, electing instead to shepherd its patients to svelteness via healthful, maintainable weight-loss, fitness-training, and aesthetic services. A health-conscious staffer helps patrons uncover the best weight-loss path after analyzing their metabolic speed, lifestyle, hormones, stress level, and ongoing standoffs with neglected heads of broccoli. Whether they wield a single treatment or combine a handful of services, all of Chicago Weight Loss and Wellness Clinics' procedures chase the center’s core mission of helping clients ameliorate their health, life longevity, and overall sense of happiness.
Doctor of Chiropractic Anthony Petrone keeps the nervous system in line without the use of drugs or invasive surgeries. Instead, he helps patients feel their best with spinal adjustments, spinal decompression, and physical therapy. These treatment protocols help alleviate ailments such as back pain and fibromyalgia without resorting to risky surgeries. Dr. Petrone sends patients of all ages down the path to wellness after getting to know the ins and outs of their conditions and complaints during one-on-one consultations, which he uses to develop customized care plans.
Skypoint Med Spa founder and primary physician Dr. Sameer Naseeruddin grew up in the Chicago area, completed an internal medicine residency at Cook County Hospital, and picked up fluency in several languages, including Spanish, along the way. Specializing in aesthetic dermatology, Dr. Naseeruddin whisks away unwanted signs of aging and pulling faces behind the boss's back with a concise menu of facial rejuvenation and weight-loss procedures. Many treatments, such as Botox and facial-filler injections, can be completed within a regular lunch hour, and all procedures are performed by the doctor himself.
Board-certified Doctor of Chiropractic Naveed Elahi takes a multidisciplinary approach to pain relief, disease prevention, and whole-body health at Health First Wellness Center. The practice specializes in chiropractic medicine, a science that aims to alleviate such common conditions as headaches and neck pain without the use of drugs, surgery, or noogies. In cases where traditional chiropractic medicine does not apply, the doctor rounds out the treatment menu with acupuncture and clinical massage therapy, two ancient modalities that can reduce anxiety and improve sleep. Furthermore, personal training and nutrition counseling help patients ward off the specter of disease in a more reliable manner than hanging garlic cloves on their treadmills. In addition to med-spa services including laser hair removal and VelaShape body smoothing and contouring, Health First Wellness Center offers yoga, Zumba, and Pilates classes.
The medical staff at Suburban Medical and Rehab Clinic strives to alleviate pain and prevent its recurrence through proper testing and treatment. In providing services such as ultrasound-guided joint injections and nerve testing, they can pinpoint the cause of pain and exact area to treat it. Their arsenal of treatment methods, such as physical therapy and chiropractic, means they’re prepared for a wide swath of ailments, from arthritis and sports-related injuries to whiplash and postsurgical rehabilitation.
With a career spanning more than 20 years, Balanced Exposure's owner, Russell Lowe, has worn many hats, including forensic photographer, wedding photographer, and commercial photographer. Russell has always had a passion for teaching, which is why he finally opened up his own studio space. He and his staff help novice photographers shake hands with their shutter button during introductory Photo Essentials classes for DSLR cameras, whereas DSLR Advanced classes lead intermediate students further into the world of flash lighting by exploring how to use external flashes, set up studio lighting, and sell paparazzi-style photos of local squirrels to National Geographic. Crime-scene processing classes draw on Russell's background as a court-qualified expert in forensic photography and an evidence technician to teach techniques used by real-world forensics experts. Aspiring wedding and studio photographers hone their craft and practice postproduction techniques in the fully equipped studio, which also hosts professional portrait shoots.