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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Food Challenge: Exercise Your Way to Better Eating

Free Weights in the Office

In my last blog post, I talked about the importance of simple changes to your daily routine. Each week I will post powerful, simple and easy to implement ways to help you change the way you and your family eats…and thereby improve your health.  Yes they are simple, but taken together they can have a …

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You Are What You Eat!

Colorful Afternoon Snack

The foods that we consume on a daily basis, form the basis of our health. It makes intuitive sense, that if we are not putting healthy food in, our bodies will weaker and not as effective at fighting disease as those bodies that are eating a diet filled with healthy food. Americans are consumed by …

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Warmer Weather and Sun Protection.

Another post by Dr. Samantha Weiss, who is clearly ready for the warmer weather of summer! School is almost over and when that school bell rings for dismissal in mid-June children will start engaging in either sports or summer camp as well as numerous outdoor activities. We encourage children to engage in outdoor activities and …

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Kinesio Tape – An Effective Drug Free Alternative to Healing Injury

Kinesio Tape on Knee

      Kinesio Tape is an effective drug-free treatment for a wide variety of muscular ailments designed to reduce pain and speed healing.  Kinesio tape is a latex-free cotton fiber tape that may be stretched over an injured area.  When  musculature is damaged, the body often responds with swelling.  This swelling, while intended as …

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Best Homemade Bug Repellent

Today we have a guest post by my associate, Dr. Samantha Weiss. Spring is finally here.  If  you and your family are anything like mine, you will start spending more time outside, especially during the evenings.  While it is great to enjoy the outdoors, it is not enjoyable to get eaten alive by mosquitoes.   Bug …

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