At Complete Chiropractic & Rehab, Dr. Nick Mendez, D.C., searches for the underlying causes of illness and alleviates spinal pain using traditional chiropractic techniques. He and his staff work to treat a wide range of disorders, ranging from allergies and asthma to sciatica, pinched nerves, and lower-back pain.
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.
Dr. Dicta Ruff, a board-certified naprapathic doctor and holistic practitioner, applies hands-on manipulations to the spine and connective-tissue work to help treat musculoskeletal disorders. She can improve range of motion and help alleviate pain caused by fibromyalgia, sciatica, sports injuries, and whiplash. She aids her adjustments with nutritional counseling, recommending vitamins, minerals, and herbs. She also helps clients further alleviate pain by suggesting stretches and exercises that they can perform at home.
Located in Evanston’s Main Street shopping district, Acupuncture Access is the brainchild of certified acupuncturist Bonny Rhoads, who wants to make the healing powers of acupuncture available and accessible to everyone. In this soothing clinic, she offers community group acupuncture on a sliding scale, as well as private acupuncture sessions. She treats everything from allergies and insomnia to chronic pain, migraines, and arthritis. She also performs cupping and massage sessions, as well as treatments using Chinese herbal medicine.
The traditional Chinese-medicine experts at Apricot Grove believe that overall health is reflected in your everyday interactions and experiences. By bringing positive change to your lifestyle, your health and improves, and vice versa. So between the center's cozy taupe walls, clients can experience the healing effects of acupuncture, herbal medicine, and massage, which work to correct physical ailments and boost overall wellness. These treatments can help relieve pain and stress while enhancing the immune system and and improving sleep, so that every night is filled with at least one dream about a friendly talking dog.
At Bodhi Acupuncture and Wellness, John Emanoil leads a team of licensed acupuncturists and asian-bodywork experts who draw on years of professional training to build holistic-wellness plans for their clients. During acupuncture sessions, practitioners insert anywhere from 4 to 20 hair-thin needles at specific points along the body to free the flow of energy and help alleviate ailments such as insomnia, chronic pain, and gastrointestinal discomfort. Those seeking additional pain management can commission one of eight types of massage and muscular therapy, which include custom one-on-one yoga sessions and myofascial release.