Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The veterinarian's new book teaches how to make your pet healthier.
Wilmette resident Dr. Barbara Royal has performed acupuncture on meerkats, built an underwater treadmill for an elephant and operated on a giant grouper as a consultant for Chicago's Lincoln Park and Brookfield Zoos and the Shedd Aquarium, but she also treats common pets like dogs, cats and rabbits at her Royal Treatment Veterinary Center in Chicago. The wide variety of patients has taught her a universal truth about animal care: for an animal to be healthy, it has to eat and do what comes naturally. “That doesn’t mean you can’t have a dog in a high rise apartment in Chicago," Royal said. "It just means that you have to take them out and give them the food they need.” That philosophy is behind her book, The Royal Treatment: A Natural …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Lake Shore Acupuncture will have its grand opening Sept. 5., and the owner says residents in Winnetka seem to be healthier than Chicagoans.
After five years practicing acupuncture, Highland Park native Dana Hoffman expanded her practice in July by setting up an office in Winnetka. Hoffman, who also works in Chicago, decided to set up shop in Winnetka so that she could partner with Samuel Moltz, a doctor of comprehensive internal medicine. Moltz works with patients to try to deal with their chronic health issues and reduce their dependence on medication, goals that are also very important to Hoffman. “The body is self-healing,” she said. “When you fall and scrape your knee it mends itself. All of these things that people come to see me for are symptoms that something is wrong, and its my job to promote more blood flow and kick up the release of endorphins and neurotransmitters…
Friday, April 1, 2011
Take a stress break with a yoga class or massage therapy treatment at this Wilmette center.
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Friday, April 1, 2011
Your teens are holding a car wash at the high school Saturday. The grandparents volunteered to take the younger children to a movie Sunday afternoon. Your tweens take tap on Wednesday evening. It’s your time. Take it. Each week, we’ll tell you about one great idea to give you a much deserved break, and make your life a little easier. Maybe a whole lot easier. This week's Great Escape is from Generations Yoga, which was founded by Eric Berliner in 2007. A series of life-changing events led him from a successful career in international banking to yoga practice and teaching, and he opened the center with the intention of helping and healing others as well. Yoga classes are available for students at all skill levels, from novice to advanced. …