Drug Free Pain Relief

Chiropractic, Acupuncture & Interventional Pain Management located in Palos Heights, IL

Drug Free Pain Relief

If you suffer from ongoing discomfort due to arthritis, spinal misalignment, sports injuries, or age-related wear, turn to Great Lakes Health & Wellness in Palos Heights, Illinois. Board-certified chiropractor Mary Peterson, DC, and her exceptional team provide drug-free pain relief to eliminate the need for invasive treatments and addictive pain medicines. Schedule an evaluation at Great Lakes Health & Wellness by phone or online today. 

Drug Free Pain Relief Q & A

What is drug-free pain relief?

Drug-free pain relief at Great Lakes Health & Wellness uses holistic treatments to reduce pain and disability in musculoskeletal tissues. Your treatment plan may combine multiple modalities to achieve outstanding results. The Great Lakes Health & Wellness team customizes each drug-free pain relief treatment to ensure success and the best quality of life possible.

What are the benefits of drug-free pain relief?

The advantages you can expect after undergoing drug-free pain relief include:

  • Improved healing
  • Less pain
  • Reduced inflammation
  • Restored mobility
  • Increased range of motion
  • Improved mobility
  • Superior, compassionate care
  • Highly effective, long-lasting results

Drug-free pain relief harnesses your body’s natural ability to heal, regenerate cells, and reduce discomfort so you can avoid addictive medications and harsh treatments.

What is drug-free pain relief used for?

Drug-free pain relief can reduce discomfort caused by:

  • Arthritis
  • Age-related wear
  • Sports injuries
  • Osteoporosis
  • Narrowed spinal canal
  • Scoliosis
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Joint discomfort
  • Foot pain
  • Whiplash
  • Car accident injuries
  • Falls 
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Other chronic diseases

Ongoing or extreme pain is often debilitating, as it can prevent you from being able to safely and comfortably exercise or complete activities of daily living.

Is drug-free pain relief right for me?

After discussing your symptoms and medical history, the Great Lakes Health & Wellness experts determine which holistic treatments best suit you after discussing your symptoms and medical history. They check your vital signs, complete a physical exam, and may order nerve testing, blood tests, or imaging procedures.

Which drug-free pain relief options are available?

Great Lakes Health & Wellness offers the following drug-free pain relief options:


Your provider gently manipulates and stretches your spine and other tissues to reduce pressure placed on pinched nerves.


Acupuncture uses tiny needles to optimize energy flow, stimulate natural healing, and ease discomfort. 

Chiropractic adjustments

Your Great Lakes Health & Wellness specialist manipulates targeted tissues manually or uses specialized equipment to optimize body alignment. 

Laser treatment

Great Lakes Health & Wellness uses Summus® Medical laser treatment, previously called K-laser treatment, to stimulate healing and reduce discomfort using painless energy waves. 

Diabetic shoes

Diabetic shoes reduce pain caused by diabetes-related foot problems, including neuropathy and other foot issues.

Health lifestyle counseling

Your provider educates you on ways to enhance your overall health and minimize complications contributing to ongoing pain.  

Schedule an evaluation at Great Lakes Health & Wellness by phone or online today to determine if you’re a candidate for drug-free pain relief.