Category Archive: Healthy Living

The Importance of Fall Prevention

Join Dr. Vijay Patel, Advanced Physical Medicine & Therapy and the Grandbrier of Prospect Heights for a lunch and learn on Tuesday, October 10th from 12-2 at Buca di Beppo in Wheeling.  Learn how to stay safe and prevent falls before the snow and ice of winter comes.  Registration is required, $10 with prepurchase or …

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6 Exercises to Combat the Poor Posture Blues

The Problem:  Too Much Technology Time Leads to Poor Posture We all know that sitting at a keyboard, prolonged game playing and excessive tablet use lead to poor posture and tight muscles.  Modern life requires excessive use of technologies, as much as we would like to unplug, devices have become a ubiquitous part of both our …

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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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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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July Challenge – Hydration

Social media is all abuzz with challenges these days –my wife is completing the June ab challenge (with a substitute exercise for leg extensions, as these are bad for your low back). As a chiropractic physician, who  has seen hundreds of patients, I know that while I certainly have a skill set that can help …

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