The practices of chiropractic care, acupuncture, traditional medicine, and overall wellness find a nexus in Doctor of Chiropractic Tariq Ahmed, who heads Roselle Chiropractic and is also on staff at St. Alexius Medical Center. He and his staff treat back pain, muscular strain, sciatica, and other ailments with gentle, low-force techniques. They also perform gait analysis, in-house rehabilitation, personal training services, and Revitalight light therapy to provide patients with comprehensive wellness.
Gene Aiello, a doctor of chiropractic and licensed acupuncturist, works alongside a talented team of three to aid patients at Advanced Chiropractic Care and Acupuncture, Ltd. His team, another chiropractic and acupuncturist and two massage therapists, uses detailed neurological and orthopedic assessments to bolster health amid equipment for x-rays and lab tests. The information they glean allows Drs. Aiello and John Kim to create treatment plans that include low-force chiropractic techniques, several physical therapies, and massage, among other services. Allergy testing also plays its part—using kinesiology, Dr. Aiello can use a laser acupuncture treatment to desensitize the patients, finally allowing them to play in freshly cut grass or see why freshly cut grass isn’t a popular ice-cream flavor.
Board-certified chiropractic physician Dr. 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 MedSpa services including laser hair removal and VelaShape body smoothing and contouring, Health First Wellness Center also offers yoga, Zumba, and Pilates classes.
Doctor of Chiropractic David Skaro captains Body Works' team of professionals, whisking away impurities and intercepting unhealthy habits with functional practices. During each roughly 30-minute footbath, physique purifiers sweep away toxins and poorly tethered anklets with the FDA-approved detox machine's ionic tempest. Charged water attracts noxious body invaders, pulling them from clogged blood boulevards as they barrel toward the pores in the feet. This piggy-centric purge can help soften the serrated edge of midday drowsiness, abolishing afternoon naps and sleep strolls through board meetings.
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.