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Testimonials

Sciatica and Lower Back Pain Patient Testimonial

21st Century Oak Lawn ChiropracticGayle has been suffering from severe sciatica and lower back pain off and on for over 50 yrs from mild pain to almost unbearable pain. Gayle says “when I leave after treatments my back feels wonderful, with time, I’m hoping it will stay that way. I couldn’t be happier with every person there. How so many capable and just plain nice people got together, I don’t know; but I sure am glad they did-and I found them. I heard about 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic from my son who was in worse pain then I was. He is now at zero pain. He had tried everything for relief and nothing worked until he came to 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic. His success helped me come over my misgivings. I’m glad I did.”

- Gayle

Herniated Disc, Back and Shoulder Pain, and Long Term Injuries Patient Testimonial

Darlene Balzekas came to our office with long term injuries, herniated discs, and back and shoulder pain. After a few treatments, most of her leg parasthesia is gone. “They’ve helped me with other problems I had no idea chiropractic care could help. Everyone is so compassionate, friendly, smiling and helpful that it’s almost too good to be true! Also, the environment is cleaner than many hospitals I’ve seen or worked at. I’m so grateful to have found you!”

- Darlene

Difficulty Walking and Back Pain Patient Testimonial

21st Century Oak Lawn ChiropracticLeo had difficulty walking and had severe pain in his back. He had an inflamed pinched nerve in his back and he had to take 3+ ibuprofen just to walk. Over activity on a weekend painting that lasted for two weeks he finally came to 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic. Leo now says he feels 1000% better and can now do everything and his back never felt better. Leo says “the staff is very great. The treatments really work. I would recommend them to anyone. I like the method of treatment. Staff is very knowledgeable."

- Leo

Josephine - Colon Surgery, Stroke, Fibromyalgia, and Rheumatoid Arthritis Testimonial

"Within 1-2 weeks of going to this wonderful place I almost have a normal life."

Lower Back Pain Patient Testimonial

“Lower back pain, losing my balance (equilibrium) and stumbling on the last stair caused me to fall, resulting in a cracked tooth, broken finger and an injury to my head. Two years I have gone to three different therapists with no results. Thanks to Dr. Helwig and family, my pain has subsided. Their office and staff make you feel like you are part of the family.”

- Mike

John - Spondylolithesis Testimonial

"The machines have helped my back."

Neck and Back Pain, Double Vision, and Numbness Patient Testimonial

21st Century Oak Lawn ChiropracticWilliam had neck and back pain, double vision, and numbness in right hand. William suffered this pain for 10 years. Since he had received treatment form 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic his double vision is 95% corrected. His lower back has immensely improved and his neck is 80% better. “The staff and doctor were friendly and relaxed.”

- William

Lower Back, Leg, and Neck Pain Patient Testimonial

For the past four years, Victoria Barber has been living life with pain in her lower back, legs, and neck. She had trouble sleeping, nausea, depression and couldn’t think straight. “At about a third of the way through treatment, my mind is clearer, I have no nausea, I’ve been sleeping better and my pain is light,” she said. “I’m a shy person, but they remember my name and are caring.”

- Victoria

Elizabeth - Fibromyalgia Testimonial

"I've been to over 25 doctors."

Lower Back Pain Patient Testimonial

The first day Emma walked into our office she said that she had excruciating pain mostly in her lower back, but included all nerves. Emma was unable to walk and one day she was riding her motor scooter through the mall when she noticed a booth offering consultations by appointments so Emma made her appointment to come meet with Dr. Helwig. She was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia 2 years ago. Emma said that after receiving treatment from Dr. Helwig she was 200% better and she is now back to a normal life. Emma says “Dr. Helwig is my guardian angel, confidence booster, the first Doctor that doesn’t make me feel like another file. Dr. Helwig and staff make me feel like Family.”

- Emma

Forearm Pain Patient Testimonial

21st Century Oak Lawn ChiropracticKaren’s initial reason for coming to 21st Century was constant moderate pain in her right forearm. Karen says “the pain appeared gradually over a 6-month period. It prevented me from sleeping at night and it was necessary to take prescription medication to get relief. Approximately three years ago I had surgery and immediately after the surgery, I began experiencing muscle aches and joint stiffness throughout my body. No other Doctor could figure out what was wrong. Since coming to 21st Century for treatment on my forearm for about 6 weeks-much to my surprise the body pain is also improving. This was totally unexpected for me. The pain in my forearm reduced by approximately 75%.”

- Karen

Alvetta - Could Not Stand or Walk Testimonial

"The staff puts me at ease."

Shoulder Pain Patient Testimonial

After driving past the office a number of times Eddie decided to stop in and make an appointment for the intense pain in his upper shoulder. He wasn’t able to raise his right arm, constantly throbbing with an ache in his right shoulder. After about a month of treatment the pain was not intense anymore, it was just a dull ache. Eddie says “I am now sleeping a lot better. I no longer take medication for pain. I resumed my daily exercise and work-out. I really enjoy coming to the office-the staff is awesome. They greet you with a smile and go out of their way to assist me. The environment is very friendly and laid back. The staff is wonderful and friendly people.”

- Eddie

Back Pain and Hamstring Pain Patient Testimonial

Ernest had lower back pain, hamstring, and tightness-low flexibility when he decided to come to 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic. Ernest says “he had long suffering systematic and couldn’t get socks on easily. He also says that since receiving treatment, life is easier, no lower back pain, ease putting socks on. I think I hear a little better, I’m sure I do. Everything is wonderful, because of the distance I have to come I was thinking of cancelling early on but due to the office and staff everyone is super I started to look forward to my visits. I think I will be a seasonal visitor. If it wasn’t for the effort of Shirley who brought me into the office to help with my case I wouldn’t be here. I am most grateful.

- Ernest

Sally - Back Pain Testimonial

"The staff is very nice."

Arm Pain Patient Testimonial

Aysegul was unable to use her left arm. She was told by her previous chiropractor she needed lots of exercise to heal her arm. Aysegul says “I was in a great deal of pain. I was unable to do my studies, couldn’t do any homework, couldn’t study for more then 15 minutes at a time, etc. For about 10 weeks my left arm was totally disabled from the shoulder. I had developed a form of frozen shoulder due to some nerve injuries. I started my therapy at Dr. Helwig’s office on Dec. 12, 2008 and by Jan. 16, 2009 I was 90% pain free, my life turned back to normal, my shoulder range of motion improved greatly. The doctors and the physical therapist teamed up to coordinate a unique therapy for my shoulder that made a huge difference. The office is very impressive they have the latest technology. Everybody on staff participates in a conflict-free, highly efficient & productive teamwork, and to top it off they are all good and decent people giving 110% care and attention to make a difference.

- Aysegul

Scoliosis Patient Testimonial

21st Century Oak Lawn ChiropracticAlice was referred to our office from an existing patient at 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic.  She has been to another chiropractor several years ago who only offered massage, no DTS or EMS.  Alice says “the scoliosis was bothering me more, more pain, hard to stand straight.”  She tried water aerobics but didn’t feel much difference.  She says “the pain interfered in some degree.  I find myself sitting in between routines.  I noticed improvement fairly soon after receiving treatment from 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic.  I know there is no cure for scoliosis, but I feel good coming here and I feel good when I leave.  I could definitely tolerate doing my daily routines without sitting as much in between.  It all feels wonderful.  The adjustment, DTS, massage plus the staff is friendly.  I also feel like walking is a little easier.  I would absolutely recommend anyone to 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic.

- Alice

Egle - Neck and Shoulder Pain Testimonial

"I really look forward to my appointments every week."

Back Pain Patient Testimonial

21st Century Oak Lawn ChiropracticAlgis was referred to 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic from his dad who is a patient at 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic.  He has never been to a chiropractor.  He came to the office because he couldn’t walk due to back pain.  Algis tried massage therapy before coming into the office.  The pain was so bad that it would interfere with his job.  After receiving treatment from 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic Algis felt better within the first 2 treatments.  He was able to walk, take care of laundry and do dishes.  Algis says “everyone at the office is personable and attentive.  I would refer friends and family members to 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic because they take x-rays and go over patient history where other places would manipulate without knowing exactly what’s going on.”

-  Algis

Shoulder Pain Patient Testimonial
21st Century Oak Lawn ChiropracticBessie was suffering from shoulder pain and called 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic after seeing an ad in the newspaper.  This was her first time coming to a chiropractor office.  She has tried exercises, therapy, and medications which did not help with her pain.  After receiving treatment at 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic for 2 weeks she started to feel relief of her symptoms.  She is doing her everyday activities easier now than before.  She says her treatment here is very relaxing.  Bessie says she would recommend others especially because 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic offers more treatment options that others do not provide.

- Bessie

Gerald - Swollen Toes Testimonial

"Very satisfied with the services here."

Leg and Feet Pain Patient Testimonial

21st Century Oak Lawn ChiropracticConstance has been a patient at 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic for a few years.  She has been to other chiropractors.  She says 21st Century Chiropractor is much friendlier and personal.  The treatment is more involved and more care is given. She was having trouble walking and climbing stairs because of pain in her legs and feet.  She had pain in her neck, shoulder, and arm.  Before coming to 21st Century she tried pain killers, x-rays, and regular medical doctor visits.  After receiving just 6 treatments from 21st Century she noticed an improvement.  Constance says “I can be active again!  Walking, standing, climbing stairs, playing with grandchildren, dressing, putting on shoes, lifting things again, and working out.  Other changes I noticed was sleeping better, lower blood sugar, lower blood pressure, and more energy.  I would recommend 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic to anyone.  I already tell friends and family how much it’s helped me and how it can help them too.”

- Constance

Knee and Back Pain Patient Testimonial

21st Century Oak Lawn ChiropracticDorothy came to 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic after seeing an ad in the paper.  She has been to another chiropractor.  She says they didn’t have any massages, nor did they have the machines that 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic has.  She came here because her left knee was swollen and stiff, and she had mid back pain.  She had tried a few exercises before coming in.  She was still uncomfortable and in pain.  After receiving treatment from 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic for about 2 1/2 or 3 weeks she felt better.  She says she can sleep better and is less cranky now.  Dorothy says she would refer others to the office.

- Dorothy

Salvador - Testimonial

"A life changing experience."

Hip and Shoulder Pain Patient Testimonial

21st Century Oak Lawn ChiropracticJames saw an ad in the paper for 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic.  He called to make an appointment because he had right hip pain and right shoulder pain.  He has never been to a chiropractor.  He has tried over the counter medicine for the pain.  After receiving treatments for a couple weeks he started to feel better.  James says “he is walking better and the treatment just makes him feel better all around.”  James says he would refer friends and family to 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic.

- James

Back Pain and Diabetic Neuropathy Patient Testimonial

21st Century Oak Lawn ChiropracticEdward was referred to 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic from a friend of his that was also a patient here.  He had been to another chiropractic office.  Edward says “the other office had 1/10th of the machines that we have.  21st does more work on patients than the other office did.”  Edward had low back pain and diabetic neuropathy on the left side.  He would take medicine and pain killers to help the pain.  Edward says “I still had to do the errands that had to get done, so I walked with a cane.  After receiving treatment I can try on shoes, dress more quickly, and I am able to walk without a cane.  I have already and will continue to refer people to 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic.  Many people feel that the chiropractor doesn’t have what they need to get better.  Many chiropractors only have the adjustment, not all the therapies that 21st Century has to offer.  I feel that people will never know until they come in and see for themselves.”

- Edward

Back Pain Patient Testimonial

21st Century Oak Lawn ChiropracticSelma heard about 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic from her husband.  She has been to different chiropractors before she heard about 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic.  She said the other chiropractic office was much different than 21st Century.  The didn’t have all the equipment, and no physical therapy.  Because of her back problems she tried chiropractic and pills.  “Selma says the back pain interfered with her daily routine.”  After receiving treatment from 21st Century for about a week and a half she started to feel better.  She can sit and walk for longer periods of time and she can carry heavy things again.  Selma says what she enjoys most is the friendly staff and she is getting the care she needs.  She feels better overall and is not as tired as she used to be.  She would recommend 21st Century to friends and family.

- Selma

Scoliosis Patient Testimonial

21st Century Oak Lawn ChiropracticRebecca came to our office because her medical doctor referred her to a back specialist and her parents recommended 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic.  Rebecca was diagnosed with scoliosis before coming to 21st Century.  She had tried medicine.  She couldn’t sleep because she was in too much pain.  After just three treatments from 21st Century she noticed improvement.  She is pain free, sleeping better, more relaxed and can focus more.  What she enjoys most about coming to 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic is that she can relax and it helps her.  Rebecca said her sinus problems have also disappeared due to the treatment.  She says she would recommend 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic to others.

- Rebecca

Knee, Back, and Shoulder Pain & Headaches Patient Testimonial

21st Century Oak Lawn ChiropracticMary heard about 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic from the southtown.  Mary has been to another chiropractor.  She said the other chiropractor didn’t have any of the therapies we have such as computerized adjusting, decompression, massage therapy, and ATM.  She called our office because she was having knee, back, shoulder problems, and headaches.  Mary has tried manual adjustment and physical therapy before coming to our office.  Mary says “the pain interfered with my daily routine.  I had trouble walking and sitting too long.  After 2 treatments from 21st Century I feel better.  I am able to walk better; I can get out of couch, chairs, and cars by myself.  Also I am able to sleep much better.  I like everything about my treatments.  I already have and will continue to refer patients to 21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic.

- Mary

OFFICE HOURS
Monday10:00am - 1:00pm
2:00pm - 7:00pm
Tuesday10:00am - 1:00pm
2:00pm - 7:00pm
Wednesday10:00am - 1:00pm
2:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursday10:00am - 1:00pm
2:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday10:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday9:00am - 12:30
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21st Century Oak Lawn Chiropractic
4907 West 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
(708) 422-3300

Recommended Chiropractor

WHAT OUR PATIENTS SAY

“The staff is very great. The treatments really work. I would recommend them to anyone. I like the method of treatment. Staff is very knowledgeable.”

- Leo

“Everyone is so compassionate, friendly, smiling and helpful that it’s almost too good to be true! Also, the environment is cleaner than many hospitals I’ve seen or worked at. I’m so grateful to have found you!”


- Darlene

“I really enjoy coming to the office – the staff is awesome. They greet you with a smile and go out of their way to assist me. The environment is very friendly and laid back. The staff is wonderful and friendly people.”


- Eddie

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