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.
Dr. Chirag H. Shah, a doctor of chiropractic and licensed acupuncturist, has treated some important spines?pro-baseball pitcher Carlos Zambrano's, for one. And he gives star-quality treatment to patients who don't play pro sports, too, adjusting their vertebrae to help dissolve back and neck pain. Dr. Shah doesn't overestimate his specialty, either. He views chiropractics as one of many pain-relief treatments, and in that spirit, he is also a licensed acupuncturist and has licensed massage therapists on staff.
On the Michelin Bib Gourmand list for two years in a row for gourmet value, Thai Village excites palates with traditional Asian cuisine, including many vegetarian options. Behind the restaurant’s carved wooden façade is a bright, exposed-brick dining room with a pressed-tin ceiling and walls speckled with ornately framed art. During warm weather, the restaurant’s outdoor patio allows guests to mingle spicy tastes with no-holds-barred staring contests against the sun.:m]]
At Back in Line Chiropractic Gym, doctor of chiropractic Lee Echelbarger focuses on unearthing the causes of achy muscles and performs nontwisting adjustments to relieve the pain and impaired nerve function from joint misalignment. Using experience earned at the Palmer College of Chiropractic as well as specialized training and x-ray vision, Dr. Echelbarger seeks out and alleviates discomfort in the arms and legs caused by such conditions as carpal-tunnel syndrome and plantar fasciitis. Dr. Echelbarger also coddles musclescapes with neurological massage, which measures the electrical pulses traveling from the brain to the muscles to determine what muscles need to be soothed for maximum relief.
After screenings, clients can identify areas of weakness and work with Certified Personal Trainer Mike Moravek to add strength to desired areas. Mike specializes in speed, strength, and conditioning, as well as Functional Movement Screening. With a background in CrossFit training and triathlon competitions, Mike uses a positive reinforcement to help clients reach specific goals.
Back in Line Chiropractic Gym's licensed massage therapists Jacqueline, Ali, and Mary guide guests onto a warm surface before trumping muscle aches and sore tissue with a blended brew of Swedish, deep-tissue, and trigger-point massage techniques. The therapists consult with patients and assess their muscles to pepper targeted kneads around problem areas, helping evict pain, rouse circulation, and dispose of porcupine-filled backpacks. In order to support children in the community, Back in Line provides free consultations, spine and nervous system examinations, x-rays, and a doctored straight-A report card for patrons who donate bags of school supplies.
The doctors of chiropractic at Chiro One Wellness Centers put patients at the core of their efforts. Though the centers are spread the country, with locations in Illinois, Kentucky and Texas, the company's mission remains to help patients and their surrounding communities reach their maximum potential through a combination of customized chiropractic treatment plans and education. This approach doesn't just assuage painful symptoms—it's also designed to uncover the root causes of ailments such as whiplash, insomnia, headaches, carpal-tunnel syndrome, and more.
In their efforts to improve communication in the central nervous system by addressing nerve interference, chiropractors provide spinal adjustments and supplemental treatments such as cervical traction, therapeutic exercise and balance-strengthening wobble boards. Their practice extends far beyond the wellness centers, however: community-outreach efforts take them to health fairs, offsite spinal screenings, and complimentary workshops on a range of wellness topics. They also devote themselves to nonprofit work with several organizations, including The Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Greater Chicago Food Depository. At the Chiros Care Free Wellness Center, they examine and treat Chicago's homeless and HIV-positive population, fueled by their belief that everyone should have access to expert preventive care.
For three decades, LCD Spinal Care has offered patients of all ages comprehensive chiropractic care. Led by Dr. Edgar Ruble, the staff uses classic chiropractic techniques alongside more advanced equipment to move clients toward a less tired, more robust state. Traction massage and nonsurgical decompression work to relieve problems rooted in the back, spine, or neck. On the more technical end of the spectrum, auriculotherapy, a treatment that stimulates the ear with a laser, can help patients conquer burdensome tobacco addictions or a disbelief in laser pointers.