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A Note To our valued Patients and Staff

To our valued Patients and Staff,
There is no higher priority to our patients and staff than everyone’s safety. Be assured that we are monitoring the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), government agencies, and internal teams to stay on top of this evolving situation. According to the most recent information from the CDC, for most people, the immediate risk of being exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19 is thought to be minimal. However, the World Health Organization has recently declared Coronavirus as a global pandemic.
We want you to feel confident when coming to our office. As a result, we have enhanced some of our cleaning procedures in the interest of our patient’s and employees' health and safety.
Office Cleaning: We clean all equipment and other surfaces after every patient. Typically, we use an EPA approved, hospital-grade disinfectant in the lavatories and on equipment. Now, we are expanding the use of bleach and disinfectant throughout the office, on elements in the front and back office, and in the lavatory.
In addition, we want to remind our patients that if you are scheduled for non-emergency care and you are sick, stay home or take precautions by wearing a mask. We also have masks available for your use. If you are unable to keep your appointment, please have the courtesy to call our office to reschedule your appointment.
Thank you for your patience and trust in Barton Chiropractic Clinic, P.C.. We are prepared to navigate through these challenging circumstances with your safety and confidence in Barton Chiropractic at the forefront of everything we do.
We look forward to seeing you soon,
Dr. Diane Barton

Some of us are looking to reach new peaks when it comes to athletic performance, which might bring us into contact with all sorts of fitness accessories that may or may not be useful. The weight vest is one accessory that, when used correctly, can benefit you in more than a few ways, while, if used incorrectly, weight vests can leave you with some problems.

Read on to learn more about how to properly use a weight vest.

Make Sure it's Snug

Make sure your weight vest is snug against your body. You don't want your weights flopping around, which can cause herniated discs and put your spine out of whack.

Avoid Jumping

You don't really want to be using weight vests to increase your vertical unless it's extremely low weight. When using heavier weights you should try to do things like hiking, pull-ups, squats -- activities like this. Avoid jumping, which can cause joint and back pain or result in injury over time.

Don't Wear Your Weight Vest too Long

If you wear your weight vest for too long, your body will acclimate to this extra weight, which will throw off your balance and equilibrium when you're not wearing your weight vest.

If you experience any pain or discomfort from training with your weight vest, contact Barton Chiropractic Clinic today to schedule a consultation.

Contact Information

Phone: (708) 922-1400
email: BartonChiro@att.net

Address: 
18665 Dixie Hwy, 
Homewood, IL 60430

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 Monday:  8:00am - 12:00noon
 Tuesday:  8:00am - 6:30pm
 Wednesday:  8:00am - 12:00noon
 Thursday:  8:00am - 6:30pm
 Friday:  8:00am - 12:00noon
 Saturday:  8:00am - 11:00am
 Sunday  Closed