Dr. Anna Jurik

Anna Jurik, DC, MS, RD, LDN, is a licensed chiropractic physician and a licensed dietitian/nutritionist, whose diverse background allows her to truly treat patients holistically at the Whole Health Center in Lombard, Illinois. She holds a doctor of chiropractic degree, master of science in advanced clinical practice (MSACP) and a certificate in massage therapy from National University of Health Sciences. She also has degrees in exercise physiology and dietetics and certifications in Graston technique, Kinesio taping, Webster technique, pediatrics and prenatal care, rehabilitation of the spine, craniosacral therapy, dynamic neuromuscular stabilization, acupuncture, and Chinese Medicine

Recent Posts

Chiropractic Medicine, chiropractic

4 Ways Chiropractic Medicine Can Benefit Your Child’s Health and Wellness

In practice, the concept of chiropractic care for children is not new; however, it may be a new concept for many adults. Why would children need chiropractic care, you may ask? Chiropractic physicians (DCs) offer techniques and treatments that pediatricians do not. In many instances, DCs can offer less invasive options first, before referring patients to prescriptions and surgery.

The central nervous system controls everything. The birth process itself can be physically traumatic, and for some infants, receiving adjustment can offer neurological input or correction from the start, allowing a healthy developmental process to unfold. Later, as young athletes develop, recovering from injuries sustained by participating in sports may be treated with less traumatic chiropractic solutions, rather than more disruptive therapies such as pharmaceuticals or surgery.

Because chiropractic medicine takes into account the entire person, when there is a correction in one area, it can help support and correct another area. Depending on which DC you choose, many incorporate other techniques and specialties such as acupuncture, craniosacral, nutrition and more.

Here are 4 ways chiropractic medicine can benefit children.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
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Naturopathic Medicine, Healthy Tips, Integrative Medicine Trends

Dr. Anna Jurik Discusses Fibromyalgia and the Advantages Integrative Medicine Can Offer

Lady Gaga recently came forward about her struggle with fibromyalgia, a unique syndrome that is not yet well understood by the medical community.

Once thought to be a psychological disorder, it wasn’t until 1981 that a scientific study confirmed fibromyalgia is a real medical condition. However, stigmas surrounding the condition still exist. In hopes of raising awareness, Lady Gaga is featured in an upcoming Netflix documentary, “Gaga: Five Foot Two,” which explores her struggle with the chronic condition.

As the diagnosis of the condition has increased, the medical community seems to have become more accepting of the syndrome. However, there are still some physicians who do not believe fibromyalgia is a real condition.

In the Q&A below, Anna Jurik, DC, MS, RD, LDN, an attending clinician at the NUHS Whole Health Center in Lombard, Illinois who specializes in women’s health, sheds light on four important questions about fibromyalgia.

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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