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Who Else Wants Proven Alternative Treatment Options, Without Drugs or Surgery, for Most Conditions Preventing Your Mind, Body, and Spirit to Feel the Peace and Happiness You Desrve, Provided by a 7 Caring Practitioners with 107 Years of Combined Experience Delivered in a Comfortable, Relaxing Location ? The Oldest Alternative Health Center in Chicagoland!
Conveniently Located in Winfield off Winfield Road, near I-88 and Central DuPage Hospital, and 1/2 block from the Northwestern Train Station.
Call in the Morning and get Your Appointment the Same or Next Day!
"The Constitution of this Republic should make special provisions for Medical Freedom as well as Religious Freedom. To restrict the art of healing to one class of men and deny equal privileges to others will constitute the Bastille of medical science. All such laws are un-American and despotic." -- Benjamin Rush, M.D., signer of the Declaration of Independence and the first Surgeon General of the United States.
1-630-260-1084 165 S. Church St., Winfield, IL 60190 See Map Below for Directions
Come on in and visit a while. We're open 6 days per week, from dawn to nearly 9PM, and sometimes Sunday, too. Our center began on August 17, 1987, the day of the Harmonic Convergence and we intend on continuing for a lot longer.
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We are located one block East of Winfield Road and one half block South of the Northwestern RR, whcich runs East/West between Geneva Road on the North and Roosevelt Road on the South.
Q. What is Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)?
A. According to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, part of the National Institute of Health, CAM embraces diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered to be part of conventional medicine. While scientific evidence exists regarding some CAM therapies, for most there are key questions that are yet to be answered through well-designed scientific studies—questions such as whether these therapies are safe and whether they work for the purposes for which they are used.
Healing resources, therapeutic practices, and the accompanying theories and beliefs are not currently considered an integral part of conventional allopathic medicine, the intrinsic politically dominant health system and possibly lacking biomedical explanations. As they become better researched, some, such as physical therapy, massage therapy, diet and nutritional analysis, hypnosis and hypnotherapy, Reiki, acupressure, and acupuncture have become widely accepted. In the last few years more money has been spent on alternative therapies. Termed Complementary when used in addition to conventional medical treatments and Alternative when used instead of conventional medical treatments, these approaches to health and well being find more and more patients and acceptance every year. For a more detailed explanation, follow this link: http://nccam.nih.gov/health/whatiscam/overview.htm
Q. What else do you do?
A. We sponsor and host trips to see the Miracle Man of Brazil, John of God, Joao Teixeria da Faria, the most prominent spiritual healer on the planet. Various presenters travel to Chicago and hold workshops and seminars displaying innovative methods of healing. We also provide speakers to organizations, businesses, and agencies looking to expand their knowledge of alternative health. We hold monthly events (see Ongoing Events Page), and through our charitable contibutions we support the People's Resource Center, Saret Charitable Fund at www.SARETCharitablefund.org, Dr. Karen Maloney's Carin' Connections at www.careinconnections.com, Serenity House, and The Humanitarian Project. Donations of cash, canned goods, blankets, sweaters, and winter coats as well as paper products help and are always appreciated.
We also like to have fun! See picture below and browse the site for additional glimpses into our center.
Q. Do you practice conventional medicine there?
A. No, generally we do not practice allopathic or conventional medicine. The services, treatments, seminars, and products we provide are not a substitute for medical advice. If you need medical attention, please consult a qualified physician or other licensed health care provider. We do refer to several wonderful MDs (Dr. Pauline Harding, Dr. Karen Maloney, Dr. Mitchell Halper, Dr. Marilyn Mitchell) who've helped our clients in the past. Frequently, physicians refer patients to us for our complementary and alternative services.
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