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NorthShore Health Centers Brings Expecting Mothers Together in Centering Pregnancy Group


For new mothers especially, pregnancy can be an intimidating journey. Support from friends, family, and healthcare professionals can relieve a lot of the nerves, but sometimes talking to someone going through the exact same experience enriches that support. NorthShore Health Centers now hosts Centering Pregnancy programs to help patients gain knowledge and confidence as they approach labor.

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How Chiropractic Helps Patients Who Suffer From Myasthenia Gravis


Chiropractic care is a wonderful practice that has widely diverse applications. While it is traditionally considered to be a pain management therapy or treatment for someone with back pain, studies show that it is extremely effective in treating conditions that have little to do with the spine.

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Sleep Airway Solutions Grabs Attention at Duneland YMCA


Members of Chesterton’s Duneland YMCA came together to learn about the new medical advances local dentist Dr. Michael J. Uzelac is taking to effectively treat the life-threatening disease, sleep apnea. Dr. Uzelac of Sleep Airways Solutions, who also holds a seat on the board for the Duneland YMCA, offered a new ray of hope for those who have had less-than-stellar results with CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure). He held an educational presentation at the Duneland YMCA to share the benefits of switching to his method of treatment, a personally-customized oral appliance solution.

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How Chiropractic Helps Patients Who Suffer From Ulcerative Colitis

article-177-ulcerative-coliitisMost people don’t think of chiropractic to treat conditions that do not involve the spine, but study after study shows it is effective in treating a wide variety of health issues. Ulcerative colitis seems to have no real connection with the spine, yet patients and researches alike are touting the effectiveness of chiropractic care to treat the condition. This is due, in part to chiropractic’s approach to whole body wellness, but spinal alignments are incorporated into the care as well. Bottom line, chiropractic care is extremely effective in treating uncreative colitis and many patients are finding relief from their symptoms and discomfort.

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NorthShore Health Centers says “We are Wild About Moms” and Proves It


On any given day, moms can treat their kids to loads of fun at Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center. On May 8, NorthShore Health Centers commandeered the space and hosted “We are Wild About Moms,” an event designed to treat moms for a change!

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What Chiropractic Patients Want To Know About Omega-3 Fish Oil

article-176-omega-3-fish-oil Fish oil is used as a natural health supplement that treats a variety of issues. It provides beneficial omega-3 fatty acids that promote good health throughout the body and helps to cure or prevent certain health conditions. However, some people are not convinced. They view fish oil as nothing more than snake oil with no real health benefits. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, researchers at Harvard University ranked omega-3 fatty acid deficiency as the sixth highest cause of death in the United States.

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Chesterton Physical Therapy Provides Relief at "Low Back Pain and Sciatica Workshop"


Almost everyone has suffered from back pain at one point or another. In fact, studies have estimated that at least 80% of the U.S. population will face some form of back pain this year. Fortunately, Chesterton Physical Therapy is available to help treat and cure this stubborn ailment!

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Why Chiropractic Adjustments Are Just As Important As Dental Exams

article-175-regular-adjustmentsRegular preventative care and maintenance are integral to good health. The better you treat your body, the better it will treat you. Unfortunately, you can’t always see or know when there is a problem and regular check-ups can help you stay ahead of potential health problems that could significantly impact your quality of life. However, many people only see their chiropractor when they have a problem like pain or immobility. What they don’t realize is that they may have prevented the issue had they been undergoing regular chiropractic adjustments.

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Porter EMS Presents 4th Annual Donation to Porter County Salvation Army


This Saturday, YMCA kids and families got together at the Valparaiso YMCA Pavilion to make their mark on their community. The YMCA Togetherhood Program’s newest initiative will be the installation of five little libraries at the public parks this year, each one with a personal touch from local kids.

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Sleep Airway Solutions Offers Relief to Those with Sleep Apnea


Guests at the Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club were recently treated to a special presentation by Michael Uzelac, a dentist representing Sleep Airway Solutions who focuses on the study of sleep medicine. The topic of the day's presentation was sleep apnea, and the warning signs, as well as preventative measures, to keep those with the sleep disorder safe.

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What Chiropractic Patients Want To Know About Curcumin

article-174-curcuminChronic pain is one of the most prevalent conditions in the United States, affecting an estimated 100 million Americans each year. To put that into perspective, that’s more than the number of people suffering from cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, combined.

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