Moving Well = Functioning Better

After you meet your goals in active care (i.e.  you feel awesome and move great!)  it’s now time to maintain the progress you worked so hard to get.   I will give you a home exercise plan to keep up with and it’s important to exercise and move often.  Keeping your diet clean and eating lots of healthy Read More

Dangers of OTC Drugs

“Should I take Advil to reduce the inflammation so I can get better?” Every day, I get asked about over-the-counter pain and NSAID medications by patients.  For years, pill manufacturers and doctors have been advising us to just take a few pills to see if the problem goes away.  Instead of the problem going away, we Read More

New Research: Chiropractic Adjustments Are As Effective As NSAIDs without the Nasty Side Effects

New research showcased that adjustments (or spinal manipulation) were just as effective as NSAID’s at reducing pain…with NONE of the risks.  They also found a 51% decreased risk of an adverse drug event if you had been to a chiropractor in the last 12 months…coincidence? Too many people are popping Advil, Aleve and Tylenol for their Read More

Acupuncture Can Help You Get Pregnant…Naturally!

Many women are waiting to get pregnant into their 30’s or 40’s.  When they do try to conceive, they might be surprised when it is not as easy as they thought!   Stress, poor diet, smoking, drinking alcohol, being overweight/underweight, PCOS, thyroid conditions and changes in hormones can all make it more difficult to get pregnant.  Read More

Need a stronger back? Kettlebell swings can help.

The key to a pain-free spine is to train your back to withstand higher pressures than you usually experience on a day to day basis. This way you will be prepared if you happen to lift something heavy in your garage, are on your feet longer than usual or have to push a heavy cart Read More

Keep It Simple In 2017

Chiropractic Physician in Bloomingdale, IL – Board-Certified in Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.  – Issac Newton Being healthy must be a difficult and complex task.  It eludes so many people.  Each year we set goals to lose weight, Read More

Improving Your Patient Experience

By: Erin E. Ducat DC, CSCS, CCSP, DACRB, FACO Chiropractic Physician in Bloomingdale, IL – Board-Certified in Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation I can’t believe that it’s been ten years since I started practicing chiropractic medicine and almost nine years since I started opening my practice in Bloomingdale.  So much has changed since then!  I Read More