(847) 639-1010
Dr. Gordon Scherzer D.N. D.C.

Arts of Health

Naprapathy Acupuncture Chiropractic

Services Offered

At Arts of Health, we not only want you to feel better when you're at the office, but for you to continue improving long after you leave. There are a variety of tools and services which can be tailored to fit the health goals of each individual.


Chiropractic and Naprapathic Manual Therapy
Dr. Scherzer specializes in treating pain syndromes resulting from traumatic injury, repetitive motion, lifestyle habits, distorted sleep postures, or structural faults. The primary focus is on treating the spine, but special attention is paid to underlying soft tissues as well. His technique is a blend of chiropractic and naprapathic training.


Diagnosis and treatment of Atlas Subluxation Complex
First cervical misalignment in the neck can present a variety of challenges, such as unexplained vertigo, chronic pain, headaches, upper back pain are some of the most common affected as well as arm and hand numbness shortened leg. Dr. Scherzer is a member of the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA) and has received specialized training in correcting this problem.


Nutritional Reflex Technique
Both Dr. Scherzer and Amy Kinzie have been trained in NRT (nutritional reflex technique) from Dr. Gary Lasneski, the founder of this form of muscle testing. The technique can help to identify and correct energy imbalances that may contribute to many common health problems, such as auto-immune disorders, digestive issues, asthma, allergies, depression, and chronic pain syndromes. Nutritional supplementation and homeopathic remedies are used to help the body to rebalance.


soundSmallUltrasound Therapy
A continuous transmission of sound waves is delivered to the affected area through a transducer. The waves produce microscopic vibrations, which increase metabolism at a cellular level, promote healing, reduce inflammation, tissue swelling, and pain.

 


Headache elimination / management
A comprehensive approach involving gentle cranial and neck manipulation. Most patients find the treatment pleasurable, especially during an active headache. Overtime, regular treatments have been shown to greatly reduce, or eliminate the attacks


greenNutritional / Supplementation Recommendations
Certain vitamins, minerals, or herbal supplements can assist the body in its return to wellness. If the patient so chooses, Dr. Scherzer is highly knowledgable in tailoring specific nutritional protocols

 


footHorizontalCustom *Foot Leveler Brand * Orthotics
Even if your feet don't hurt, they contribute to your overall postural balance. Foot Levelers are different in that they support all three arches of the foot, resulting in proper spinal and pelvic stabilization. Most orthotic fittings are covered by insurance. To learn more, visit the link www.footlevelers.com


Acupuncture, and/or, Electro (needless) Acupuncture
Using traditional oriental acupuncture, or a device that delivers a tiny electrical current, a desired point or meridian is stimulated. This effect unblocks energy, releases the body's own natural pain killers, and stimulates nerves, muscles, and bodily systems.


Interferential Current Therapy (IFC)
This popular physical therapy treatment utilizes medium frequency electrical currents to produce a massaging effect to injured areas. Treatment results in increased circulation, relaxation of muscles, secretion of endorphins, and promotes the healing of soft-tissue. (This is the ony type of electrical therapy that may be safely used over surgical metal in the body)


 

Conditions Treated
Over the years, patients have come to expect a gentle, yet effective approach to dealing with their chronic, or acute pain syndromes. While neck or back pain is the complaint that most often brings people through the door, they are often surprised to learn that there are many other conditions Dr. Scherzer has had success in treating. (without drugs) Some of the conditions are:

  • chronic or acute neck and back pain
  • disc problems
  • pain resulting from injury or repetitive tasks
  • migraine / frequent headaches
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • foot/knee/ankle pain
  • sciatic pain
  • sports related injuries/avoiding re-injury
  • allergy and asthmatic symptoms
  • digestive disorders
  • fibromyalgia

Office Hours

Monday: 3:00PM-7:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM-2:00PM
4:00PM-7:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM-2:00PM
4:00PM-7:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM-2:00PM
4:00PM-7:00PM
Friday: 10:00AM-6:00PM
Saturday: 10AM-1PM
Sunday: Closed

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