After a certain age, every person fears getting cancer (and believe me, doctors are just as fearful as everyone else!). Being told, “I’m sorry but the biopsy confirmed it. You have cancer,” or “we need to find you a good oncologist,” is a moment you will remember the rest of your life. As you leave […]
WholeHealth Chicago Villa Park
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We are thrilled to bring our services to the western suburbs!
We are a healthcare practice that strives to integrate the best of conventional and complementary medicine in a caring and healing environment. We believe that both health and disease are functions of physical, emotional, nutritional, and spiritual influences. Many health issues are rooted in a patient’s personal biography – the story of your life – and are most effectively treated by addressing root causes rather than symptoms alone.
Dr. Joshua Hover, DC
Dr. Joshua Hover was raised in Battle Creek, MI where he was an avid participant in all sports growing up. “Dr. J” started playing hockey at the age of 3 and used the athleticism he built from this sport to excel in many other athletic endeavors throughout grade school and high school including golf, tennis, baseball, basketball, and AAA hockey. He continued participating in competitive hockey at the University of Michigan where he played in the ACHA for the University of Michigan’s Men’s Club Hockey Team. He also earned his Bachelor of Science in Movement Science with an emphasis in Motor Control.
After graduation he moved to Chicago where he earned another Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences along with his Doctorate of Chiropractic at National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois.
Dr. J was a clinic director for 10 years at a successful sports chiropractic office in the Chicago land area before starting Hover Chiropractic and Sports Medicine. His formula of treating the underlying problem and not just the symptoms has produced much success in the treatment of high school athletes, professional athletes, weekend warriors, and soccer moms/dads alike. He can still be found year-round playing in numerous ice and roller hockey leagues around the Chicago-land area.
I hope you never have to hear these words from any doctor. Dismissive and ending anything useful you hoped from a consultation. You scheduled this appointment months earlier. You wanted help for longstanding and unexplained symptoms. But you’re also not stupid. You actually have an idea what might be wrong. You’ve read a book or […]
It was in the papers and online just last week: women, who have always outlived men longevity wise, just widened the gap a bit more. All sorts of usual suspects: guns, drugs, self-neglect, poor diets, more smoking. But one factor wasn’t mentioned, probably not worth considering by statisticians, and that’s this: All around the world, […]
Leaky gut syndrome, also known as intestinal hyperpermeability, is a disorder that never appeared in any medical textbook I encountered in school. I first learned of its existence at an integrative medicine meeting many years ago, and since then, I’ve lost count of how many times this condition has turned out to be the root […]
If you’ve got some spare time, you might want to read two or three articles summarizing the work of Claudia Goldin, the first woman to be a solo winner for the Nobel Prize in Economics. Most involves gender inequalities, especially in marriage and the workplace. The results of which I observe with painful regularity in […]
Over the years of writing Health Tips, I was surprised to discover that one I’d written a few years ago, about vitamin B12 deficiency, had received the most comments and questions from readers. Since there have been some interesting developments in both the diagnosis and treatment of B12 deficiency, and since B12 deficiency remains so […]