Vijay Patel

Dr. Vijay Patel earned his doctoral degree in Chiropractic from National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, Illinois. Dr. Patel is board certified in electrodiagnostics by the American Chiropractic Neurology Board. Dr. Patel has recently received training in Manipulation under Anesthsia (MUA). Constantly striving to give his patients the most up-to-date care possible, Dr. Patel attends many post-graduate seminars including such topics as neurology, research review, and sports performance enhancement. Dr. Patel has practiced medicine at Advanced Physical Medicine and Therapy in Mt. Prospect, Illinois since 1999. Dr. Patel currently serves as president of the Chicago chapter of the Illinois Chiropractic Society. He is also a member of both the National College of Chiropractic Alumni Association and the American Chiropractic Association. Dr. Patel is fluent in Gujarati. A lifelong runner, he has completed marathons and still competes in triathlons with his college mates.

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Medicare Equality

This is something you can do to help improve access for our seniors who need it most.   Presently medicare only covers chiropractic manipulation, but does not include prerequisite examinations and diagnostics that may be required before providing chiropractic care.  In Illinois, chiropractic physicians are also trained and licenced to provide other services that include:  physical …

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Did you know?

Community & Corporate Events  Our doctors regularly hold classes on a wide variety of health care topics at community meetings and corporate wellness programs. If you are interested in having us speak at your group of workplace, please let us know. Common topics include: Osteoarthritis vs. Osteoporosis Ergonomics of Sleeping, Standing and Sitting Detoxification Foot Pain, …

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Your First Chiropractic Appointment

If you have never been to a chiropractor, this informative video by the American Chiropractic Association describes what your first appointment will be like. If you have never been to a chiropractor, you will immediately notice that while we are interested in symptom relief for our patients, we are also concerned with treating the cause of …

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Holiday Food Drive

Please join us in making a difference to those in need this holiday season! Advanced Physical Medicine and Therapy is partnering with the Village of Mount Prospect’s Human Services Department to host a Holiday Food Drive. This community outreach program will provide emergency assistance to those in need. Proceeds will go to the Mount Prospect …

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Permanent link to this article: http://apmt.us/2014/09/holiday-food-drive/

Technology Rewiring the Brains of our Children Part 2

Originally published in the ICS Journal, March 28, 2014 by Vijay Patel, DC In my last article, I discussed how technology has improved our ability to access large volumes information and use it for improving productivity, efficiency and reducing waste. I also discussed how the use of technology is affecting our youth in potentially harmful ways …

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