Chiropractic Care After Car Accidents

When someone is involved in a car accident that isn’t a major collision, it may seem more like a nuisance than trauma.  Typically more worried about being late for work or an insurance claim, we don’t always stop to assess what damage may have been done to our bodies. At Natural Care Chiropractic, we know some drivers and passengers feel the effects of whiplash injuries immediately following an accident, while others may walk away not feeling injured and experience pain later. This is why you should always visit Natural Care Chiropractic and see Dr. Mark Freund or Dr. Nicole Gopaul for evaluation. Whiplash occurs when a person’s head moves backward and then forward very suddenly with great f

Common Causes of Neck Pain

The human head weighs approximately 10lbs. while the bone directly underneath the skull weighs only 2oz! When we are hunched over looking at our phones for most of the day, imagine the pressure and the weight you are carrying on your shoulders. The most common cause of neck pain is a muscle strain, in which a muscle is stretched too far and tears. If your neck pain isn’t alleviated with heat, ice, or over-the-counter pain medications, Dr. Mark Freund or Dr. Nicole Gopaul of Natural Care Chiropractic can treat the problem. A common risk factor for developing neck pain is poor posture, such as slouching while watching television or looking down at a phone screen for long periods of time. Neck

Muscle Manipulation

Pain is often the result of tight muscles. The health practitioners at Natural Care Chiropractic in Lindenhurst are highly trained in a variety of techniques to maintain whole-body health. While we provide adjustments to misaligned joints, relieving pain and restoring muscle and soft tissue function often requires manual therapy, as well. Our muscles need lots of nutrient-rich blood to rebuild and maintain themselves. Unfortunately, when they swell in response to a subluxation or injury, it is harder for blood to get where it needs to go. Manual therapy techniques are designed to release tight muscles. The Myofascial technique of manual therapy releases overly tight connective tissue, called

Atlas Orthogonal with Cranial Techniques for Head and Neck Pain

Have you been suffering from pain in your jaw, neck, or head? If you live in the Chicago area, there’s an important but rarely utilized treatment that can restore your comfort. At Natural Care Chiropractic, Dr. Mark Freund is the only chiropractor in the Chicago area with training in combining both the Atlas Orthogonal technique and Cranial techniques. As such, he understands the complex relationship between the topmost vertebrae, the cerebral spinal fluid flow, and tissues connecting to the jaw. The foundational theory of chiropractic is that pinches on spinal nerves will have negative consequences for the body. The atlas is the bone at the top of the spinal column, responsible for alignmen

Myofascial Release

Pain is often the result of tight muscles. The health practitioners at Natural Care Chiropractic in Lindenhurst are highly trained in a variety of techniques to maintain whole-body health. While we provide adjustments to misaligned joints, relieving pain and restoring muscle and soft tissue function often requires manual therapy, as well. Our muscles need lots of nutrient-rich blood to rebuild and maintain themselves. Unfortunately, when they swell in response to a subluxation or injury, it is harder for blood to get where it needs to go. Manual therapy techniques are designed to release tight muscles. The Myofascial technique of manual therapy releases overly tight connective tissue, called

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