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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

Barton Chiropractic Clinic remains in the business of helping our patients achieve healthy lives, and a part of that is perfecting a healthy routine that has you exercising, eating right, hydrating, and getting the right amount of rest in between work and leisure.

Below, BCC goes over 3 crucial keys to wellness that need to be kept in consideration during your journey to better health.

1.) Eat Clean and Hydrate

Making sure to eat clean, whole foods will give your GI system a rest from having to digest complex sugars and carbs, which will take a toll on your energy levels and even cause inflammation. Eat plenty of veggies and clean protein for energy and vitality. Drink half your body weight in ounces of water to ensure you're properly hydrated.

2.) Exercise and Rest

Make sure to push yourself hard while you're exercising and give yourself the space to get proper rest. Take yoga classes, meditate, and make sure you're feeling good in your body and mind throughout the day. It goes an incredibly long way!

3.) Invest in Your Health

Make informed purchases and invest in products that will help you out health-wise. Invest in quality workout gear, spend the extra money to buy good food, and make sure to visit us at Barton Chiropractic Clinic from time to time. Our treatments have been shown to help our patients live happy, healthy lives in numerous ways. Chiropractic treatments are a great alternative to surgery and prescription drugs. Contact us today to learn more.

It's astonishing how many Americans walk around each day not being properly hydrated. Instead of grabbing a large glass of water in the morning, many of us are eager to reach for that cup of coffee -- it has water in it after all!

Barton Chiropractic Clinic would like to go over the health benefits of proper hydration, which means drinking about half our body weight in ounces of water each and every day. Proper hydration leads to a more functional body and to a better mindset.

Conversely, dehydration can seriously disrupt your performance and put you in a poor mood.

When our bodies are properly hydrated, this regulates body temperature, which will have you running at optimum capacity. Drinking plenty of water also helps lubricate the joints, which will have you feeling better as you move about the world.

Proper hydration also ensures that your body's internal organs are functioning correctly as well. 

If you don't get the right amount of water in your body each day, your quality of sleep can end up diminishing, not to mention your quality of mood.

It's funny how chiropractic adjustments can also help improve your mood, your nightly sleep, and the way your body functions on a day-to-day basis. Contact Barton Chiropractic Clinic today to learn more about how our treatments can make your life better.

It seems like we, as a society, are dealing with one traumatic event after another -- which can create a lot of stress and anxiety. In many cases, our stress and anxiety can wreak havoc on our mental health, but stress can also create tension in the body that can lead to pain and injury.

Below, Barton Chiropractic Clinic goes over a few ways that chiropractic treatment helps patients deal with stress.

First, chiropractic treatment can help release tension in the body, which includes your muscles and joints. One simple adjustment can help with body aches and lack of flexibility. Chiropractic adjustments also help release tension that results in headaches. 

Your spine is connected to your central nervous system, and spine misalignment can lead to mind/body communication issues. One chiropractic adjustment can help ensure that your brain is firing on all cylinders.

Lastly, chiropractic treatment has been shown to boost mood, reduce insomnia, and improve the GI system, which will help reduce your overall stress on a daily basis. Contact Barton Chiropractic Clinic today to learn more about how our treatments can help you get through the most trying times with grace and ease.

Deciding on topics to write about at a time like this, as a chiropractic care specialist, can be a challenge at times. But we here at Barton Chiropractic Clinic believe that times like these are crucial for spreading accurate and valuable information.

Right now, it might seem like the world has been experiencing turmoil after turmoil.  Whether that's actually true or just our perceptions doesn't actually matter, because what really matters is how we handle these events that occur in the world. 

Getting right with ourselves has to do with being healthy, making healthy choices, and finding a way to achieve some sort of inner peace and serenity, even when the world seems to be more than a little out of sorts around us.

Below, Barton Chiropractic gives 3 key mindfulness techniques that will help you stay mentally well during this time.

1.) Build Your Meditation Practice

Taking 10 minutes out of each day to meditate is extremely beneficial for mental health and wellness. It might seem difficult to get "down to nothing" -- as in thinking of nothing. Whenever you catch yourself in a familiar thought pattern, simply stop yourself without judgment and continue with your meditation. As you practice, you will get better at calming down the mind during this time and even throughout the rest of your day.

2.) Start Thinking of Others

Since you're with yourself 24/7, shouldn't you be given a break from that from time to time? Well, the only way to do that is to start investing in and thinking of others, perhaps even more than you think of yourself. By now, you should be kind of boring to yourself anyways, right? Watch your life begin to enrich, open up, and you'll also find that your mind is healthier when you're not indulging in selfishness.

3.) Consider Chiropractic Treatment

Chiropractic treatment might not seem like a path to mindfulness upon initial glance, but spinal adjustments can seriously improve mental cognition, helping your mind and body fire on all cylinders, which is sure to boost your mindfulness efforts at the same time.

Contact Barton Chiropractic Clinic today to learn more about how our treatments can unlock the best version of you.

When it comes to exercise, it's just as important to have as active a recovery plan as you have a workout plan. Below, Barton Chiropractic Clinic goes over a few at-home recovery essentials for your consideration, which will help you bounce back from a hard workout, get a better night of sleep, and more.

Foam Roller

Foam muscle rollers and plastic muscle rollers are good for getting rid of muscle tension after a workout. Spend 10 minutes or so on your legs and your lower back for better recovery and for a relaxation boost.

Acupressure Mat/Pillow

Acupressure mats and pillows are great investments. It might be uncomfortable your first few times, but you'll immediately start to notice a difference in muscle tension relief. This product is sure to become a staple in many fitness guru's recovery repertoires.

Yoga Mat/Blocks

Investing in your at-home yoga practice is a good idea. There are tons of resources online that make in-person yoga classes a thing of the past.

Chiropractic treatment is considered essential during this time and is available for patients seeking drug-free pain relief and muscle tension relief. Contact Barton Chiropractic Clinic today to learn about the many benefits our treatments have to offer.

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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
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