Watsu Therapy Palos Hills IL

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Dr. Jeffrey R Hoekstra
(708) 423-1440
10250 S. Cental Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL
Business
Hoekstra Chiropractic
Specialties
Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Massage, Kinesio Taping
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Blue Cross, Aetna, Medicare, PHCS, United Health Care, Optum Health, Cigna, Humana, HFN, CoreSource
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Medical School: National University of Health Sciences, 2006

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John A Kulig DC
(708) 433-1593
10444 S. Central
Oak Lawn, IL
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

DC Ortho-Neuro
(630) 447-9980
2869 83 st
Darien, IL
Promotion
Call today to schedule an appointment!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Lifestyle Chiropractic
(773) 609-0954
1746 E 55th St
Chicago, IL
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Williams Chiropractic Center
(630) 633-7737
1617 Ogden Ave
Lisle, IL
Promotion
Free examination on your first visit.
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Dr. Jeffrey R. Hoekstra
(708) 423-1440
10250 S. Central Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL
Business
Hoekstra Chiropractic
Specialties
Chiropractic, Physical Therapy, Acupuncture, Rehab, Massage
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Medicare, PHCS, CoreSource, United Health Care
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Medical School: National University of Health Sciences,
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English

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Brannigan Chiropractic Center, PC
(708) 589-6666
1400 Ravinia Place
Orland Park, IL
Promotion
Call now for an Evaluation and we will donate $20 to the Crisis Center in Tinley Park after your first visit!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Main Street Chiropractic and Wellness Center
(630) 598-9199
5157 Main St
Downers Grove, IL
Promotion
Mention this listing and receive the initial Exam, Consultation, and X-Rays for Free!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Olympic Chiropractic & Physical Therapy--Elmhurst
(630) 344-9904
533 South York Rd
Elmhurst, IL
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

West Loop Health and Sports Performance Center
(312) 574-3433
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Chicago, IL
Promotion
Free initial examination on first visit!
Hours
Monday 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Acupressure, Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

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Watsu: Cirque du Soleil for Your Body and Mind

As I waited at the side of the outdoor Watsu pool for Vince, my Watsu Therapist, I sat and thought about what was to come. Unlike most other massage therapies which take place on a massage table, a massage chair or on the floor, Watsu (derived from the words Water and Shiatsu) is special in that it is a type of massage that takes place in the water. Because of this unique format, anyone interested in trying Watsu should not have a fear of and must be totally comfortable in the water; they need to be capable of trusting and letting go; and they need to be comfortable with intimacy.

For as long as I can remember, I looked for any opportunity to spend time in the water…whether it was body surfing in the ocean, scuba diving with tropical fish and sea turtles or dancing under our backyard sprinklers as a child, water in any form was something I enjoyed…something fun. I don’t know, maybe it’s the Aquarius and Pisces in me, but I always had a special relationship with water.

When Vince arrived to the Watsu Pool, he was warm and disarming. After exchanging a few pleasantries, we entered the pool, and although the winter Sonoma air was quite cool, the pool felt familiar and soothing: held at a strict temperature of 98 degrees, the 4’ deep Watsu pool creates a womb-like environment for its visitors.

Once we entered the pool, Vince proceeded to put soft Velcro ‘floaties’ on my ankles, explaining that they would help me with my buoyancy during the session. We then stood together, I, with my back against the side of the pool, knees slightly bent in a squatting position and he, facing me in a similar stance. Taking slow, deep, breaths, we stabilized and synchronized our breathing patterns. He explained that it is really important to continue breathing throughout the session…that holding my breath would make it difficult to stay relaxed and benefit from the session. He also reminded me that ‘letting go,’ and letting him do the work was vital, for ‘helping him’ would be a hindrance and would make it difficult for him to do his job.

After a few more deep breaths, Vince inquired if I had any concerns, health issues, or fears and then reminded me of the level of intimacy that I would experience…that Watsu is more intimate than most other types of massage and that he would be cradling my body and holding me close throughout the treatment. After I assured him I was ready, we then embarked on an hour long journey that was unlike anything I had ever felt.

All sense of time was lost as Vince created an experience reminiscent of a Cirque du Soleil performance, featuring me as the main event. The structure of the session was truly organic, flowing from one move into another, seamlessly like a dance, making it easy to relax and forget about the minutes passing.

And indeed, Watsu was one of the most intimate treatments I had ever had. Cradling my body with one arm under my knees and the other around my back, while resting my head next to his on his shoulder, V...

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