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Nutritional Foods for Ailments

Nutritional Foods for Ailments It’s not always easy, but skipping the over-the-counter meds for life’s bumps and bruises (headaches, colds, sleepless nights) when you can, might be the best choice. The first and maybe the most important way to avoid these meds, is to continue to go for your regular chiropractic adjustments and therapies. At the Be Well blog, we understand the importance of maintaining optimal spinal alignment, which may help you to ward off these types of issues.  Read More

On 4/01/2020

4 Natural Ways to Ditch Joint Pain

4 Natural Ways to Ditch Joint Pain Flexibility and mobility—it’s crucial to overall health. But, what about when it’s hard to move? Depending on the individual, it can be mild to extremely painful, occasionally chronic, and can even limit mobility. It can happen anywhere there’s a joint—affecting the cartilage, bone, ligaments, tendons or muscles—and sometimes in multiple places at once.  Read More

On 3/18/2020

5 Reasons You Might Be Having Headaches (And How to Stop Them!)

5 Reasons You Might Be Having
Headaches (And How To Stop Them!) Ugh, headaches—such a nuisance, right? A painful nuisance. And if they’re regular, they can ruin a lot more than just a few hours of your day. Instead of popping a pain reliever or trying to weather through the discomfort, maybe it’s time to start looking at why they’re happening instead of how to get rid of the pain. We sat down for a chat with Dr. Jessica Basala, D.C., long-time Chiro One doctor, and got all the best tips and tricks on eliminating headaches by stopping them at their source. Here’s what she had to say!  Read More

On 2/25/2020

The Four Types of Cervical Curves

The Four Types of Cervical Curves The alignment of the spine is the heart of chiropractic care. Understanding your overall spinal health can be determined by examining the cervical curve. The cervical curve consists of the first seven vertebrae in your spine, starting from the base of your skull at the C1 (atlas) vertebra and ending at your thoracic spine.  Read More

On 9/03/2019

The Importance of Your Cervical Curve

The Importance of Your Cervical Curve How many times have you been told to sit up straight? It turns out Mom was right; sitting up straight is good advice indeed. Hunching your shoulders and keeping your head down while working, studying, reading or texting isn’t just bad for posture, it can actually reduce the healthy curve in your cervical spine. Get in the loop about why the body has—and needs—this important curve.  Read More

On 8/21/2019

How to Fix Bad Posture

How to Fix Bad Posture A lot of people think bad posture is mostly how you look—and that’s not unreasonable. It’s noticeable, right? It’s the difference between looking tired vs. alert, and for some, confident vs. uncomfortable. But there’s so much more going on with bad posture than meets the eye.  Read More

On 8/07/2019

Putting an End to Painful Endometriosis Symptoms

Putting an End to Painful Endometriosis Symptoms Powerful story today from one of our own chiropractic directors, Dr. Dana Zeina from Chiro One Wellness Centers of Gurnee. Endometriosis is a painful condition that affects an estimated 1 out of 10 women around the world. If you know someone who suffers from endometriosis, share this story with her.  Read More

On 7/31/2019

Two Patients Find Unexpected Asthma Relief

Two Patients Find Unexpected Asthma Relief Many of those who work in the field of chiropractic will tell you that one of the most rewarding aspects is watching patients discover improvements they’d never dreamed could happen with chiropractic care. Today’s stories feature two patients—and neither knew how much chiropractic would positively affect their life. Please share their stories with friends and family—you never know what story will reach the right person, at a moment he or she needs it most.  Read More

On 7/29/2019

Two Patients Get Their Lives Back From Chronic Migraines

Two Patients Get Their Lives Back From Chronic Migraines An estimated 80-90 percent of people will experience a headache during at least one point in their lifetime. With a percentage that high, chances are you’ve probably had one. No fun, right? But for some people, headaches are a constant. Their frequency and intensity can be absolutely devastating, greatly affecting quality of life, and medications only cover up the symptoms. Luckily, chiropractic care can address the root of the headache problem in order to eliminate repeat attacks. See how the lives of these two patients, both suffering from chronic headache and migraines, changed after coming to Chiro One.  Read More

On 7/24/2019

Back in Action: “My Life is No Longer Bound by Pain and Its Management”

Back in Action: “My Life is No Longer Bound by Pain and Its Management” In early 2017, the American College of Physicians released new guidelines for the treatment of low back pain, advising doctors to prescribe gentle, non-invasive care like chiropractic as the first line of defense. There’s a reason for this. Simply put: conservative care works—without the added risks that come with medication or surgery.  Read More

On 7/22/2019