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Elite Wellness Solutions

Elite Wellness Solutions specializes in developing innovating strategies that combat the negative effects of excessive sedentary behavior. We offer a customized approach to encourage employees and staff to become more active throughout the workday. Our goal is to empower employees and teach simple, yet effective movements, which will increase productivity and promote healthier lives.

To achieve our educational mission, we will:

  • Change the paradigm associated with how employees approach activity  through their work day.
  • Educate on the negative long term effects of excessive sedentary behavior
  • Provide interactive workshops allowing one on one training to ensure the mastering of the techniques of our simple activities, yielding optimum compliance and results.

The coordinator of Elite Wellness Solutions, Dr. Mark Baker, D.C has been helping people live healthier lives for over 25 years. While serving in the US Army as a Master Fitness instructor, he educated our finest soldiers and brought them to their peak performance. Dr. Baker founded Elite Healthcare in 2002 in order to provide highly focused, state of the art help to the every day citizen looking to increase their fitness lifestyles. While extraordinarily popular in the Lincoln Park, Chicago neighborhood, Dr. Baker is also adamantly sought out by Olympic and professional athletes for his expertise in optimizing the human performance.

Currently, he and John Godoy have been collaborating with the corporate world to developing innovative solutions that break the mold of outdated corporate wellness strategies.

Get Elite FIT!

Take your fitness goals to the next level with our new Elite FIT program!

Our doctors and fitness professionals work hand in hand in order to optimize your results and avoid injury.

Come check out our newly updated workout facility and meet our exceptional team.

 

 

30-60 minute sessions depending on your individual needs

 

Prices ranging from $60-$120/session

Light Therapy

It’s that time of year again.  The days are getting shorter, and the sightings of the sun are getting fewer and further between.  Don’t let that get your down!!

At Elite Healthcare, we offer the benefits of Vitamin D & Far infrared light therapy right in the office!

The D Lite System, the first of its kind in the country, is a 12-lamp system that produces ONLY UVB rays. It is designed for those of you who want the benefits of the sun without tanning. If you shun the sun, suffer from milk allergies, or adhere to a strict vegetarian diet, you may be at risk for vitamin D deficiency.Known as the sunshine vitamin, vitamin D is produced by the body in response to sunlight. It is also occurs naturally in a few foods — including some fish, fish liver oils, and egg yolks — and in fortified dairy and grain products.

Vitamin D is essential for strong bones because it helps the body use calcium from the diet. Traditionally, vitamin D deficiency has been associated with rickets, a disease in which the bone tissue doesn’t properly mineralize, leading to soft bones and skeletal deformities. But increasingly, research is revealing the importance of vitamin D in protecting against a host of health problems.

In addition, the phosphor formula used to make the lamps in the D Lite unit produces UVB light and red visible light, a very beneficial feature because deep penetrating red light therapy is a non invasive, risk-free alternative to all sorts of skin problems, skin appearance and has been proven to be effective for all sorts of pain. Red light easily penetrates the skin, boosts circulation and bringing more blood and nutrients to the area. It also stimulates vital collagen and elastin production. Collagen helps plump the skin, while elastin firms the skin. The red light is energizing and repairing damaged cells, stimulating collagen and elastin and giving the skin back its youthful look. Red light therapy for pain relief is a gentle, non-invasive, drug-free, and chemical-free alternative that has been shown to reduce and in some cases even eliminate aches and pains.

 

Recommended by the Vitamin D Council

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Scientists at the Vitamin D Council agree that both children and adults should have a Vitamin D level of 50 ng/ml all year-round. They recommend the use of any Mercola Tanning Systems as a safe and effective way to help you achieve natural levels of Vitamin D. The Vitamin D Council is a nonprofit organization whose aim is to educate the public about Vitamin D deficiency and how to prevent it.

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Massage & Chiropractic

Therapeutic Massage is one of the best compliments to chiropractic care.  Because muscles are attached to bones and joints, it is very important for them to be relaxed and stretched to aid in supporting the overall healthy structure of the skeletal system.  Proper alignment helps to ensure the free flow of nerve impulses and circulation of blood and lymph. It is in this way, that massage and chiropractic care greatly compliment each other.

Some Benefits of Massage with Chiropractic Care:

  • Helps prepare the body for better adjustments
  • It increases the effectiveness of overall treatment
  • Relieves muscle tension and pain
  • Addresses adhesion and scar tissue that prevent the muscles from performing optimally, thereby promoting a faster healing process
  • Helps prevent future pain and injuries

At Elite Healthcare, we take a whole body approach to the healing process, and there’s no denying the power of bodywork. Massage therapy can be a powerful ally in your healthcare regimen, and the highly skilled therapists at Elite exhibit a wide range of clinical and therapeutic modalities sure to accommodate your particular health care needs!

 

Your Opinion Matters!

Here at Elite, we work very hard to provide you with the best chiropractic health care we can. To do that, we need your feedback! Check us out on Yelp, write a review, and we will apply $10 to your Elite Healthcare account to be used for services & product!

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The Wellness Approach

The main difference between wellness care and standard medical care is that wellness care seeks to turn on the natural healing ability. Wellness care does not add something to the system, instead it  removes anything that might interfere with normal function. Wellness care trusts that the body would know what to do if nothing were interfering with it. Standard medical care, on the other hand, seeks to treat a symptom by adding something from the outside – a medication, a surgery or procedure.

Inside Out vs. Outside In

If a patient has high blood pressure, a standard medical approach would be to choose a drug that lowers blood pressure, and ask the patient to take the drug. This may serve to lower the blood pressure, but ignores the underlying cause that is making the blood pressure high, and runs the risk of side effects complicating the person’s recovery. Whether it’s a nutritional issue, faulty control by the nerve system or a manifestation of stress, the medication could decrease the blood pressure, leaving the problem causing the symptom of high blood pressure unaddressed.

The Wellness Approach

Wellness is a state of optimal conditions for normal function… and then some. The wellness approach is to look for underlying causes of any disturbance or disruption (which may or may not be causing symptoms at the time) and make whatever interventions and lifestyle adjustments would optimize the conditions for normal function. That environment encourages natural healing, and minimizes the need for invasive treatment, which should be administered only when absolutely necessary. When the body is working properly, it tends to heal effectively, no matter what the condition. When the body heals well and maintains itself well, then there is another level of health that goes beyond “asymptomatic” or “pain-free” which reveals an open-ended opportunity for vitality, vibrant health, and an enhanced experience of life.This is true for mental and emotional health as well as physical health. While some people may suffer psychological disorders, creating an atmosphere of mental and emotional wellness will address all but the most serious problems.

Today’s Chiropractic

Chiropractic doctors practice natural, drugless, non-invasive health care and rely on the body’s ability to self-heal. Sounds ideal, but just how does it work?

We look at the whole picture

Like other health-care providers, we follow a standard routine to gain information about the patient. We consult, review the case history, conduct a physical examination, and we may request laboratory analyses and/or x-rays. Unlike other health-care providers, however, chiropractic physicians also conduct a careful analysis of the patient’s structure and pay particular attention to the spine. We also ask you about your life— Do you eat well? Exercise at all? How do you deal with stress? Do you have children? What do you do for work? And so on.

We seek the origin of the problem

Using this information, a diagnosis is made. Included in the diagnosis is the probable reason for your pain or discomfort. It is important to note that chiropractors seek the origin of the illness in order to eliminate it-we do not simply treat the symptoms.  If your roof is leaking, do you simply catch the drips in a bucket for years on end, or do you repair the roof to prevent it from leaking? Similarly, if the migraine headache you’ve had all week is being caused by misaligned vertebra and an irritated nerve, do you continue to take pain killers indefinitely, or do you realign the vertebra to prevent the pain? You get the picture.

We fix the origin of the problem

Chiropractors have a term for misalignments: subluxations. A vertebral subluxation is a misalignment of the bones that protect the spinal cord. It’s a leak in the roof. Or a kink in the wiring of your nervous system.  The severity of the subluxation can vary, and there are a number of potential contributing factors that can be physical, emotional, mental, or chemical. The subluxation can be caused by any number of incidents, from birth trauma to an auto accident to simple repetition or over-use.

It’s Your Life… Live it in Health!

Located in the heart of Chicago in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, the leading health professionals at Elite Healthcare are dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness objectives — combining skill and expertise that spans the entire chiropractic wellness spectrum. We are genuinely commited to bringing you better health and a better way of life by teaching and practicing the true principles of chiropractic wellness care.

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