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Working out brings a host of benefits to those who engage in physical activity, whether it's at the gym, at home, or outdoors. However, working out outdoors yields certain health benefits that can't be found in a stuffy gym. Below, Barton Chiropractic Clinic goes over a few ways that outdoor exercise helps make you healthy.

An All-Natural Mood Boost

Getting some fresh air and sun is good for your mind, body, and your respiratory system. An outdoor workout can also do a lot to boost mood -- outdoor exercise releases healthy endorphins. Sunshine has healthy Vitamin D and helps naturally increase serotonin, which is a hormone that profoundly affects your mood.

Challenge Your Body

Running on the treadmill is one thing, but running outdoors requires full self-propulsion, which will have you working slightly different muscles in your legs. Focus hard on form -- you don't want to develop any bad habits or nagging injuries as a result.

Lower Your Expenses

Put that crowded gym membership on hold until this global pandemic passes through. Work out at home and outside and save money that you'd normally spend on gym fees.

Since your workout is getting the old change-up, it's important to listen to your body. If you experience any tension, aches, and pains, we're here to set everything straight. Contact Barton Chiropractic Clinic today to schedule your consultation.

Staying active in the Fall might seem like a chore -- and it might be getting a little boring doing that at-home routine. Gyms in particular have a sort of homogenous, dull feeling to them, and taking your workout outdoors will do a lot to activate new muscles in your mind and your body. October is a great month and Fall is a fantastic season to get after it outside. Do some trail running and hiking to switch up your routine. Skiing and snowboarding are also just around the corner.

Make sure you hydrate plenty and try not to overdo it with the pumpkin spice lattes this fall season. Eating plenty of healthy fall-inspired veggies (carrots, cabbage, zucchini, squash, etc.) will help power you through the fall season, which will bring you one step closer to achieving your end of the year wellness goals.

Chiropractic treatment is another great way to activate your wellness during the fall season. Contact Barton Chiropractic Clinic today to learn more about how we provide our drug-free health and wellness treatments year-round.

When we tend to think of chiropractic treatment, people generally think about someone coming in to see the chiropractor for a back injury, or maybe a senior citizen looking for some drug-free pain relief. However, the truth is the benefits of chiropractic treatment can be enjoyed by people of all ages, even that two-year-old of yours.

Chiropractic adjustments help provide drug-free pain relief for children, too, who experience a significant amount of growing pains throughout childhood. One simple adjustment can also correct sinus and some stomach issues, not to mention help your child get a better night of sleep on a consistent basis.

At Barton Chiropractic Clinic, we have relationships with patients of ALL ages and we help all members of the family live a better quality of life. And when all of that is happening, life is good! Contact Barton Chiropractic Clinic today to schedule a consultation for yourself or any member of your family.

The short answer: A resounding YES!

Chiropractic treatment has been shown to be beneficial for patients of all ages and from all walks of life -- basketball players included.

One simple chiropractic adjustment can have just about any basketball player feeling re-calibrated -- spine misalignment can result in less sharp cognitive abilities, which will make your reaction time slower and your decision-making on the court of less high quality.

Chiropractic treatment has been shown to provide patients with a better night of sleep as well as drug-free pain relief, which will help basketball players recover from their workouts faster and more fully.

Jumping up and down on either the hardwood or on concrete courts will certainly cause the body to experience trauma and tension. One way to counteract this abuse you put your body through as a basketball player is to explore the many benefits of chiropractic treatment. Contact Barton Chiropractic Clinic today to learn more about why professional athletes of all sports utilize chiropractic treatment in order to stay a few steps ahead of the game.

You've likely heard about us raving about the immense benefits one simple chiropractic adjustment brings our patients. But maybe you're still unclear about what exactly a chiropractic adjustment is. No need to fret! Barton Chiropractic Clinic is here to clarify any questions you might have about what a chiropractic adjustment entails in this handy-dandy article.

A chiropractic adjustment, performed by a chiropractic specialist, is a controlled thrust in a given area of the body -- most often your spine or some sort of joint in question. The goal of the chiropractic adjustment is to restore movement to the spine and the body's extremities.

When a chiropractic adjustment occurs, receptors inside the joint experience a huge amount of relief, which inspires the brain to reduce pain signals that are coming from the joint.

Chiropractic adjustments are safe when performed by a trained and licensed chiropractic specialist. One simple chiropractic adjustment can provide drug-free pain relief, improve your nightly sleep, boost mood, improve brain activity, and much, much more.

Contact Barton Chiropractic Clinic today to learn more about how our treatments can give you a better quality of life on a daily basis.

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

Address: 
18665 Dixie Hwy, 
Homewood, IL 60430

Barton Chiropractic Clinic

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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