Interesting Articles
Myths & Facts
Monday, August 1st, 2011 by Chris Halliday
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Myth Chiropractic treatment involves cracking my spine. Fact One part of Chiropractic treatment involves applying a quick, precise pressure to the joint, which creates a cracking or a popping noise. This is called an adjustment. The popping noise doesnt come from your b... Read More
Our Concept
Monday, August 1st, 2011 by Chris Halliday
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We use a tandem approach of chiropractic; massage to optimize results. In addition, our office is more of a spa than a cold, sterile clinic. Traditionally, the chiropractor addressed the neurological system and skeletal system, while the massage therapist addressed sole... Read More
Massage as Therapy
Monday, August 1st, 2011 by Chris Halliday
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Massage Therapy has been around for thousands of years. The word massage comes from the Greek root masso to touch. Its benefits are varied and far-reaching. Many people consider massage a pampering experience, but it has important health benefits. In fact, you get the g... Read More
Signs of Stress
Monday, August 1st, 2011 by Chris Halliday
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Just as a chain tends to break at its weakest link, we seem to exhibit stress and strain in the weakest areas of our bodies. For some its an upset stomach, back pain, recurring headaches, or muscle stiffness. Still others respond with nervous twitches, allergic reaction... Read More
Our Mission
Monday, August 1st, 2011 by Chris Halliday
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The Chicago Body Works is dedicated to providing our patients and community with the highest quality of individualized hands-on health care. Using Chiropractic Adjustments, Nutrition, Massage, Rehabilitation and educating patients that the benefits of wellness or preven... Read More
Preventing Long-Term Weight Gain
Monday, August 1st, 2011 by Andrea Purcell
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A recent study conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health, investigating the causes of weight gain, was published in the New England Journal of Medicine this past June. As a Naturopathic Doctor the results are confirmatory and predictable. However, this may be jus... Read More
QUICK FACTS ON FLAX
Monday, August 1st, 2011 by Dr. Janet Brill
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1. We are a nation out of balance and as such are desperately in need of an oil changewe eat far too much omega-6 fat and far too little omega-3. This has negative health ramifications as over-consumption of inflammatory omega-6 results in inflammation and inflammation ... Read More
Fasting Healthily
Monday, August 1st, 2011 by Ridzwan Bakar
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The term fasting brings up different meanings to different peopleto some it holds spiritual significance whether they are Jews, Christians, Hindus or Muslims. To others, it is done on a purely physical level, the main benefit being that of healing, where the body is all... Read More
DING DING: Marcia Angell v Psychiatry
Monday, August 1st, 2011 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Imageimages.fastcompany.com Back in June and July Marcia Angell wrote reviews for four books one a manual - each of her reviews was critical of the psychiatry profession and the way that antidepressant type drugs are dished out. The reviews for all four publications app... Read More
From the Publishers of 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter
Monday, August 1st, 2011 by 76Trombones
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ADHD A SUPERPOWER Smart Money Magazine profiles a few small-business owners who attribute some of their success to the traits of ADHD -- energy, and the ability to creatively think outside the box, for example. The article also explores ways the entrepreneurs have found... Read More
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