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Algonquin Chiropractic Center gets Re-Certified in DMEPOS [Press Release]

Dr. Galante Can Better Serve the Durable Medical Equipment Needs of Patients

Algonquin Chiropractic Center has recently been re-certified in DMEPOS (Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies) by BOC (Board of Certification/Accreditation).

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Why Should I See a Chiropractor for a Sports Injury?

Suffering with a Sports Injury? Try a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physicians

Whether it’s a concussion, a ligament sprain, or a rotator cuff injury, all athletes run the risk of injury during play. If you experience a sports injury, what kind of doctor should you see to get you back to your sport as quickly as possible? Ask top-performing athletes, and you might be surprised to learn that many of them choose to go to a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician.

Many chiropractors, including Dr. Galante at Algonquin Chiropractic Center, are Certified Chiropractic Sports Physicians (CCSP). This means that they’ve been trained to use their understanding of bio-mechanics and chiropractic procedures to treat sports injuries and support good physical and athletic health. When you have a sports injury, a chiropractor trained in sports medicine can help you recover faster and perform more efficiently.

Let’s go deeper into the topic of chiropractic care, sports injuries, and Certified Chiropractic Sports Physicians.

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Patient Satisfaction and Chiropractors

Chiropractors have the highest patient satisfaction rates among all healthcare providers.  According to Roys Laux, general manager of Angie’s List Health and Wellness Division, “chiropractors are leading the way when it comes to patient-reported customer-service metrics .  Chiropractic care is is in the top 5 most frequently searched health categories on our list and chiropractors are top of the class when it comes to review GPA’s.”

We are sharing this information with you to keep you informed, improve your health and well-being and help you understand critical health care information and how it impacts your health and your wallet. So what are the implications?Patient Satisfaction for Chiropractors

Angie’s list reviewers gave individual-attribute grades for availability, office environment, punctuality, staff friendliness, bedside manner, communication, effectiveness of treatment and billing and administration, Laux says, “Chiropractors consistently score better than any other medical specialist on almost all of these patient-experience metrics.”
The general manager goes on to say that chiropractors are not only meeting but exceeding, customer service expectations of patients.

These finding are consistent with a Consumer Reports survey in May of 2009 that found that 88% of chiropractic patients said it helped “a lot.”

And in 2006, the Journal of Manipulative and Physiologic Therapeutics, reports chiropractic patient’s had a “94% overall patient satisfaction rate.”

Be Well.  Be satisfied with your health care!

Remember health is a journey and not a destination. What you do in the practice of health care will go miles and pay dividends over time.
If you still feel that you are struggling in creating a healthy living plan, you will be thrilled to know that Dr. Galante has powerful programs that will teach you the specific steps that will help you to become and stay healthier.

Call for your consultation 847-854-2000.

Mention this article and receive $25 off your initial visit.

Our Mission – To educate and inform patients so you can make educated decisions to improve your health.

Avoid Surgery – Choose Chiropractic Care

Avoid Surgery – Choose Chiropractic Care

Your first choice of doctor will determine what type of treatment you receive. The prestigious Spine Journal reports initiating care with an orthopedic or neurologic surgeon for low back pain results in surgery rate of 42.7% while initiating  chiropractic care with a Doctor of Chiropractic results in a surgical rate of 1.5%!

According to the Mayo Clinic, “back surgery is needed in only a small percentage of cases.”

Dr. Galante is Committed to Helping You!

We are sharing this information with you to keep you informed, improve your health and well-being and help you understand critical health care information and how it impacts your health and your wallet. So what are the implications?

Back pain is epidemic. Back surgery rates have skyrocketed since the 1990’s. Why? Listen to what a prominent researcher says, “there is little evidence spinal Choose Chiropractic Care by Algonquin Chiropractic Centersurgery is associated with improved outcomes.”

With new surgical techniques and an increase in surgeons, surgery is being recommended and performed at an alarming rate. Surgery comes with numerous potential complications, a significant recovery time and a significant cost. And considering failed back surgery rates approach 40-60% your best bet is to avoid surgery. How?

Here are some tips:

1. Diet and Nutrition – Follow an “anti-inflammatory” diet and maintaining a healthy body weight.

2.Exercise – Low impact aerobic cardio and core strengthening exercises.

3.Sleep – You spend a third of your life asleep, make sure you have a good mattress.

4.Lifestyle modification – Prolonged periods of sitting, smoking, obesity, heavy lifting and sedentary lifestyle have all been implicated in lower back pain.

5. Spinal Health – Regular chiropractic care maintains spinal mobility, decreases pressure on sensitive discs and nerve tissue and improves your immunity.

Remember health is a journey and not a destination. What you do in the practice of health care will go miles and pay dividends over time.

If you still feel that you are struggling in creating a healthy living plan, you will be thrilled to know that Dr. Galante has powerful programs that will teach you the specific steps that will help you to become and stay healthier. If you are interested in learning more about chiropractic care in Algonquin, IL, we are here to help!

Call for your consultation 847-854-2000.

Mention this article and receive $25 off your initial visit.

Our Mission – To educate and inform patients so you can make educated decisions to improve your health.

Algonquin Chiropractic Center
2210 Huntington Drive North
Algonquin, IL 60102
(847) 854-2000
www.algchiro.com

Sports Medicine in Algonquin

Sports Medicine in Algonquin

Past and present professional athletes utilize chiropractic care to stay in top form. Some athletes have referred to chiropractic as there “secret weapon.” Athletes like Steve Nash, Dirk Nowitzki, Mike Madano, Andy Roddick, Tom Brady and Steve Young! 95%of NFL football teams utilize chiropractic as well as many NBA, NHL, and MLB teams. Chiropractors have been part of the Official U.S. Olympic team since 1988!

Dr. Galante is Committed to Helping You!

We are sharing this information with you to keep you informed, improve your health and well-being and help you understand critical health care information and how it impacts your health and your wallet. If you would like to learn more about sports medicine in Algonquin, call us today! So what are the implications?

Sports Medicine in Algonquin by Algonquin Chiropractic CenterPrior to Superbowl XXIV chiropractic received world wide attention when 90 million viewers watched Joe Montana receive a chiropractic adjustment before the big game! Jerry Rice (who is now a spokesman for chiropractic), Roger Craig and 35 other 49er football players received chiropractic adjustments prior to beating the Denver Broncos 55-10, in the most lopsided victory in Superbowl history. The 49ers credited Chiropractic as being their “secret weapon.”

“I definitely try to get on a basis where I use Chiropractic at least twice a week. I would definitely say that it helps me to perform at a higher level.”
-Emmit Smith, Dallas Cowboys

My shooting has improved because of Chiropractic. I feel more balanced and have more coordination and control. Since I have been under Chiropractic care I have improved by leaps and bounds.”
-Gerald Wilkens, New York Knicks

And Chicago’s very own Jonathon Toews used the same Doctor of Chiropractic Sydney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penquins used to recover from symptoms related to his concussion.

Chiropractic care helps the body recover faster from injuries, perform more efficiently, improves biomechanics and the body functions in a more co-ordinated manner. The bottom line – chiropractic can improve performance, giving the athlete a competitive edge.

If chiropractic can help professional athletes, who are in peak condition, perform at a higher level, just think what it can do for you and your family. Call us to learn more about sports medicine in Algonquin.

Remember health is a journey and not a destination. What you do in the practice of health care will go miles and pay dividends over time.

If you still feel that you are struggling in creating a healthy living plan, you will be thrilled to know that Dr. Galante has powerful programs that will teach you the specific steps that will help you to become and stay healthier.

Call for your consultation 847-854-2000.

Mention this article and receive $25 off your initial visit.

Our Mission – To educate and inform patients so you can make educated decisions to improve your health.

Algonquin Chiropractic Center
2210 Huntington Drive North
Algonquin, IL 60102
(847) 854-2000
www.algchiro.com

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