Blog Archive

Treatment Options For Whiplash May 21st, 2020

If you have neck pain after a car wreck, sports injury, or other type of accident, it’s possible that you experienced a whiplash injury. Research shows that 50% of people who suffer this type of neck condition develop chronic symptoms. In fact, whiplash is a common cause of disability and...

What's in a Myers' Cocktail and How Can It Help Me? Apr 24th, 2020

The Myers’ cocktail is the original IV infusion, the first formula delivered intravenously to treat patients’ wellness concerns. Developed by Dr. John Myers, a physician in Baltimore, Maryland, it was designed to treat a variety of illnesses and conditions, including fatigue, depression, chest pain, and heart palpitations. Here at BodyWorks...

Do You Have Sciatica? Mar 2nd, 2020

Do you have lower back pain that shoots down your legs? If so, it’s likely that you have sciatica. Sciatica is actually quite common, with 10%-40% of the population experiencing the condition.  The integrative medical team at BodyWorks Medical Center in Carol Stream, Illinois, is here to cover all of...

8 Musculoskeletal Conditions That Improve with PRP Therapy Feb 13th, 2020

You may have heard about platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy being used by famous athletes, or a friend may have recommended it. But you may be asking yourself how it works and whether it can benefit you. The team here at BodyWorks Medical Center in Carol Stream, Illinois, is happy to...

How Physical Therapy Helps Manage Diabetes Jan 10th, 2020

Did you know that more than 9% of people in the US have diabetes? Of those, most have type 2 diabetes, which is an illness that impairs your body’s ability to process insulin and manage your blood sugar.  At Bodyworks Medical Center, we know just how much regular physical therapy...

Is Stress Causing Your Chronic Migraines? Dec 1st, 2019

More than just a tension headache, a migraine headache is debilitating and disruptive. If you get migraines, you know the agony they cause, and you’ve likely tried just about everything to get rid of it. Our team of specialists at BodyWorks Medical Center can help. We work with migraine patients...

How IV Nutrition Can Give Your Health a Boost Nov 1st, 2019

If you can’t imagine why someone would voluntarily get an IV, then you probably haven’t heard about the benefits of intravenous (IV) nutrition. IV nutrition involves administering vitamins and minerals directly into your bloodstream via IV infusion. The ingredients in an individual infusion vary depending on your desired outcomes, which...

Is Back Pain Normal as You Age? Oct 1st, 2019

Back pain is a normal part of nearly everyone’s life at some point in time. In fact, about 80% of Americans will deal with back pain, either acute or chronic, during their lives. But, is back pain normal and inevitable after your 50th birthday — a time when many adults...

What Is Regenerative Medicine, and What Does It Treat? Aug 31st, 2019

If you’re tired of every month bringing a new twinge, ache, or pain, it’s time to do something about it. Aging and injury can make you feel years older, but regenerative medicine can kick-start the renewal of your body at a cellular level. At BodyWorks Medical Center in Carol Stream,...

The Dangers of Tech Neck Aug 2nd, 2019

You spend hours texting on your smartphone, playing Candy Crush on your tablet, and working at your computer. It’s no wonder that your neck aches. You may have what’s called “tech neck.” And even though it’s a funny name, tech neck is no laughing matter to the medical professionals at...

If You Suffer From Migraines, Chiropractic Care Could Be the Answer Jul 1st, 2019

A migraine is much more than a garden variety headache. It’s a sensory event that can even be accompanied by harbingers that indicate serious pain and discomfort in your near future. Migraine pain can be so severe and disorienting that it makes you take to your bed and draw the...

If You Have a Vitamin and Mineral Deficiency, IV Nutrition Could Be a Great Option For You Jun 1st, 2019

Vitamins and minerals are essential to keep your body running smoothly. Even if you eat a balanced diet, you still may not get all the nutrients you need. Intravenous (IV) nutrition can help you get what you’re missing. And by delivering the nutrients directly into your bloodstream, they’re absorbed by...

What to Expect During Your First Physical Rehabilitation Appointment May 6th, 2019

If you have chronic muscular or joint pain from a medical condition or old injury, or acute pain from a recent trauma, your doctor may recommend physical rehabilitation to help relieve the pain and restore your range of motion. At BodyWorks Medical Center, our team uses physical rehabilitation techniques as...

3 All-Natural Methods for Treating Neck Pain Apr 15th, 2019

Neck pain can significantly disrupt your life and make it difficult — if not impossible at times — to do normal, everyday tasks. While neck pain may go away on its own, almost 50% of people who experience neck pain find that it returns either sporadically or as a chronic...

Why You Should Seek a Medical Evaluation After a Car Accident: Pain is Often Delayed Mar 8th, 2019

Some six million automobile accidents happen each year in the United States, which cause an estimated 2.6 million injuries. If you’re among these individuals, scheduling an exam as early as possible after the incident is important. Because symptoms such as pain are often delayed, chiropractic care, in particular, may bring...

Arm Yourself Against Winter Colds With IV Nutrition Therapy Feb 1st, 2019

You’re a busy person with things to do and people to see. You don’t have time for the inconvenience and misery of winter colds. A well-functioning immune system keeps you protected from the viruses that cause a runny nose, low energy, aches, and general malaise of the common cold. Anytime...