Blog Archive

Our Chicago Chiropractors Apr 2nd, 2021

Our Chicago Chiropractors At The Balancing Center, our chiropractors believe that the human body wants to heal itself. A chiropractor is a doctor that uses hand-on spinal manipulations and other alternative treatments instead of surgery or medications to treat a myriad of symptoms. Through extremely gentle techniques, our chiropractors are...

Chicagoans Called to Help Flatten the Curve Nov 17th, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, It is with sincere love and concern that I'd like to call attention to the stay-at-home mandate for our dear city. We encourage you to carefully consider and comply with the guidelines to help flatten the curve and keep your loved ones and fellow Chicagoans safe. To...

Taking Care This Election Nov 2nd, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, Thank you for being here and engaging with us on this important day. An election year can often bring heightened levels of emotions. We can help rebalance your energy and nervous system in a variety of ways, using our specialized blend of Upper Cervical Correcting (NUCCA), Neuro-Emotional...

Support Breast Cancer Awareness with Us! Oct 26th, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, We hope you had a safe and joyful weekend.As many of you may know, the month of October calls for awareness, prevention, and support for Breast Cancer. I want to take a moment to encourage and educate you on the healing power of our most gentle care,...

Caring for Our Toddlers Oct 6th, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, I hope you had a revitalizing and safe weekend. As we go through our seasonal transition, I’d like to talk about one of our most precious kind of patients - toddlers. We spoke a few weeks ago about the importance of caring for our newborns, and I’d...

Welcoming Melanie! Our New Massage Therapist! Sep 23rd, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, We are pleased to announce and welcome our new massage therapist, Melanie Austin, L.C.M.T.! Melanie's Availability:Tuesday - 10am to 6pmWednesday - 10am to 4pm     ”My treatment goal is to educate clients on their body alignment.  The use of Clinical Massage, strength building exercises, and lifestyle...

The Truth About Oxidative Stress Sep 15th, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, We hope everyone had a safe and relaxing weekend. My video this week is about oxidative stress. Oxidative stress happens when the body does not have enough antioxidants to combat cellular breakdown. Cellular breakdown (often caused by free radicals), is a naturally occurring process. Think of the...

Newborns and Chiropractic Care Sep 10th, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, We hope you had a wonderful Labor Day weekend with friends and loved ones. As summer comes to an end and the season changes, we hope your transition into fall goes as smoothly as possible.This year especially, taking care of our younger patients as they begin the...

Why Hydration is Fundamental to Your Well-Being Sep 1st, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, This week, we'd like to revisit and explain one of the most fundamental rules of health and well-being: hydration.In the video below, Dr. Dan explains how hydration impacts your body's ability to function properly. During your adjustments, your body requires a certain amount of natural resources to move from "emergency...

What to Do While Waiting for the Doctor Aug 26th, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, At The Balancing Center, we have a foundational objective to educate our patients regarding not only the importance of the powerful corrective care you receive during treatment here in our office, but also of its ability to continue treating and healing you on a daily basis.In the video below, Dr....

How Chiropractic Care Boosts Your Mental and Emotional Wellbeing Aug 20th, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, Here at The Balancing Center, our chiropractic treatments go beyond treating your physical manifestations of pain. It is our fundamental belief that the symptoms of pain are expressions of holding patterns in the body, caused by traumatic injuries to your physical or mental health.In the video below, Dr. Dan...

Following Your Care Plan Aug 14th, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, We want to encourage you to keep up with your health care routine. Patients who prioritize their recommended care plan experience the benefits of healing far sooner than others. Chiropractic care plans are used to treat and correct both acute conditions and chronic pain.Dr. Dan has made the video below to...

The Truth About Detoxing Aug 6th, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, As many of you know, the innovative techniques used by Dr. Fedeli and Dr. Bennett are deeply healing and have the potential to change your physiology and psychology. The NUCCA technique is unique in its effectiveness to train your spine to uphold self-correcting patterns. BEST and NET...

Setting Students Up for Success at Home Jul 30th, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, This week, we'd like to check in to see how the kiddos are handling the at-home routine. While it is still unclear for many parents as to whether or not traditional schooling will reopen in the fall, one thing remains of the utmost importance - the health...

Navigating Thru Trauma Jul 20th, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, When confronted with trauma, life transitions, or epiphanies, how do you navigate those challenges and turn them into opportunities for healing and transformation? The answer for many of us begins with a physical release of holding patterns that have been engrained in our body. We all know the...

Trifecta of Health Jul 20th, 2020

As we continue to create a safe and secure place of healing, we also want to emphasize the benefits of having adjustments during this time. Dr. Dan has created the video below to highlight how the care we offer synchronizes and aids the trifecta of health: the nervous system, endocrine system,...

We've Enhanced Our Sanitation Protocol Jun 25th, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, Due to the increased activity in our office, we are taking even more measures in an effort to protect against COVID-19 infection. We take this issue very seriously, especially for the more vulnerable populations we treat. We have been taking many precautions since we were made aware of the virus, and will...

A Chance to Evolve Jun 11th, 2020

We stand with our city and our communities that call upon change. As healers, we are naturally guided to mend and support those who are hurting.The Balancing Center has become a committed donor to My Block, My Hood, My City, a beautiful organization providing underprivileged youth with an awareness of the world and opportunities beyond their neighborhood....

A Greater Support During This Time Jun 2nd, 2020

We are coming to you this week with sincere love and hope. We hope you and your loved ones are healthy and staying safe, and we hope our communities will recognize what is needed to heal swiftly and begin to do so. As many of you are undoubtedly undergoing stress, Dr....

Resist "Text Neck" by Practicing These Simple Postures May 20th, 2020

Research tells us that by looking down at your phone while reading or texting stresses the neck between 45° - 60°. This adds between 49 - 60 lbs of pressure on your neck and spine, causing your nervous system to go into emergency mode.   *Poor posture is associated with...

Dr. Dan's Restorative Journey to Wellness May 5th, 2020

While social distancing and other measures to prevent infection are of utmost importance, it is equally important to remain healthy and keep the state of your immune and nervous system well controlled. As an essential business, we lovingly remain open and seeing patients in the office 3 days a week. Additionally,...

Dynamic Tension Practices Apr 28th, 2020

While "business-as-usual" may seem all but lost in this climate, you can take comfort in knowing that both doctors are still and will remain seeing patients in the office 3 days a week. Additionally, as Illinois' shelter-in-place order has been extended, The Balancing Center continues to make resilient strides in...

Becoming Stable in Vulnerable Times Apr 21st, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, As April comes to a close, we look forward to May and welcoming the potential healing that our next chapter brings. We fundamentally believe that the body is designed to be well, and we are always here to support your process and journey to wellness.We warmly welcome...

Ease the Stress of Your Nervous System Apr 17th, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, Relax. Take a breath...We know this is an unprecedented and challenging time for everyone but we are here with some good news and an aid to your stress. As our great state continues to shelter-in-place, The Balancing Center remains open as an essential business. We realize and...

We Are in This Together Mar 30th, 2020

Dear Beloved Patients, We are sending our love and a friendly reminder that we are here, and we will continue to be here to support you as we all weather the threat of this virus on our immune systems. I remain available and look forward to the opportunity to support your...

Virtual Sessions Available and Updated Hours Amidst COVID-19 Mar 23rd, 2020

The Balancing Center team is sending love, peace, and compassion to you and our entire global community. As healthcare providers, and a center for healing, we will be caring for patients with very limited hours: Tuesday - Thursdays, from 9am to 3pmFridays, Virtual Appts OnlySaturdays from 9am to 1pm We...

YOUR POSTURE IS SHOWING Aug 16th, 2018

We’ve all been told from someone or another to sit up straight, walk with our shoulders back, stop slouching, and more recently with the rise of smartphones, to keep your head up. And let’s be honest, we’re all guilty of it; heads go down to read, to text, heads go...

INTEGRATIVE HEALTH CARE HEALS THE WHOLE Jan 18th, 2018

Have you ever caught a cold because you were experiencing incredible amounts of stress? Have you ever found that your quality of health drops at the worst possible time, when you’re already swamped with work or dealing with relationship or family troubles?While some might call your situation a coincidence or...

WHY UNLOCKING PAST TRAUMA IS INTEGRAL TO HEALING THE BODY Jun 20th, 2017

Dr. Dan Fedeli here and today we’re here to talk about the support component of the care at The Balancing Center. Most of you know that we have balance, support, and integrate. Each time you change one of those parts of the triangle, you change the whole dynamics, which causes an improvement...

WHY NUCCA IS BETTER THAN CORTISONE SHOTS May 27th, 2017

 Do you often experience pain or swelling in some parts of the body like hands, ankle, feet or around the shoulder blades? If the pain or swelling is causing you a lot of discomfort and disabling you to function normally, then, it’s the most rewarding thing to find the best...

THE CAVEMAN/CAVEWOMAN INSPIRED DIET Feb 13th, 2017

THE PALEO DIETThe Paleolithic diet, also known as Paleo or Primal diet, is rooted in the belief that sticking to the food our caveman ancestors would have eaten leads to optimal health. This includes meat, fish, vegetables, wild fruits, eggs, nuts, and more. The goal of the Paleo approach is...

HEALING QUALITIES OF BONE BROTH Feb 7th, 2017

Bone broth has become a recent food trend even though it was a common way for our ancestors to use every part of an animal when cooking. It is considered a “superfood” of the Paleo world due to its versatility. Most store-bought stocks and broths today are made using unnatural meat flavors...