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.
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.
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.
Most 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.
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!
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.
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!
Regular 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.
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.
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.