Best Wellness Centers in Illinois

GLC Wellness Center Illinois

7118 S Jeffery Blvd, Chicago, IL 60649


Golden Life Wellness Centers’ around the nation, provide access to Unlimited Primary Healthcare.

The care provided by elite medical staff is centered on the needs and preferences of individuals, families and communities. Our physicians address broader determinants of health and focuses on the comprehensive and interrelated aspects of physical, mental and social health and wellbeing. Our medical staff provides care for the health needs of the whole-person throughout the patient's lifespan, not just for a set of specific diseases. We ensures people receive comprehensive care - ranging from promotion and prevention to treatment, rehabilitation and palliative care - as close as feasible to people’s everyday environment.

llinois Wellness & Weight Loss Centers

9933 S Western Ave #200, Chicago, IL 60643,


We are determined to help you live a healthier and sustainable lifestyle, all while losing weight! Most other weight loss clinics only use medications to help you lose weight, but that’s not sustainable. Once you stop using those medications, all your weight will likely come back. Here at Illinois Wellness and Weight Loss Centers however, we teach you about sustainable weight loss and help you change your life for the better. So you’ll be healthier and keep those pounds off for the rest of your life!

We prescribe medications, but we choose and prescribe medications that are best fit for you and your needs!

Olive Branch Wellness Center

465 Briargate Dr, South Elgin, IL 60177,


Dr. Ray

Founder of Olive Branch Wellness Center

Hi, I’m Dr. Ray, the founder of Olive Branch Wellness Center. My Love for Naturopathic Care began as a little girl while spending time with my Grandmother. I helped her gather the plants that she used to create medicines for whatever ailment my grandfather had at the time.

I have earned a Bachelor of Science in Biological Medicine from National University of Health Sciences and then went on to receive a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from National University of Health Sciences as well.


SoderWorld Wellness Center & Academy

16 W. 501 Nielson Ln, Willowbrook, IL 60527,


From the beginning, there was something magical, even synchronistic, which kept driving us toward the manifestation of our center. SoderWorld Wellness Center & Academy reflects its owners and operators, our Soderholm Family. It is one of Midwest’s finest health and wellness centers specializing in holistic treatments, spa services and mind/body/spirit workshops which bring balance into your life. We are proud to offer over 25 of the most amazing treatments and services available. We are committed to providing you with the most professional, affordable and enjoyable experience possible.

Our beautiful 5,500 square foot A-frame log cabin rests on 2.25 acres of attractive wooded property offering a labyrinth, meditation garden, waterfall, nature pond with ducks and swans, meditative walking path, 8 professional treatment rooms, a retail gift shop, conscious art gallery, multi-purpose classroom, yoga studio, Himalayan Salt Cave, 3D sound healing room, infrared sauna, aqua floatation bed, and an on-campus massage training and yoga academy.

For over 20 years, SoderWorld has been dedicated to providing a body, mind and spirit sanctuary where ALL people are welcome to come and share ways to create a fuller, healthier and happier life. There is so much to see. Come by. We love giving tours of our beautiful building and garden sanctuary! We will be honored for you to join us on our journey to healing. Live with peace, prosperity, joy and abundance.

Hopedale Wellness Center

222 Northwest Grove Street, Hopedale, IL 61747,


The Hopedale Wellness Center is a modern, 34,000 sq. ft., handicap-accessible facility, offering a variety of fitness and rehabilitation resources all under one roof. The Hopedale Wellness Center is the best value in wellness services in Central Illinois. Become a member and connect with people who share your same wellness goals.

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What is cold therapy?

Cold therapy is a form of cold stress that will activate the body’s internal healing mechanisms. There are many forms of cold therapy tubs and chambers that will give you all of the benefits of cold therapy. These methods may include using a chiller combined with cold plunge, or adding ice to a cold tub or ice barrel. Most commonly cold therapy is used for athletic recovery or mental clarity.

What are the benifits of a cold plunge?

Some of the benefits of using a cold plunge may include pain relief, recovery, mental focus, body health, lowering inflammation in the body, and better sleep.

What is the difference between and Ice Bath and a Cold Plunge?

The difference between an ice bath and a cold plunge is that you typically don’t have to add ice to a cold plunge with a chiller unit. With an ice bath you will simply add the ice, and drain the tub when finished. With a cold plunge the chiller will circulate and filter the water so there will be less frequent draining and filling the tub.

What is the optimum temperature for an ice bath?

The optimum temperature really depends on the individual and the goals they may have. The standard temperature is 50-59 degrees F for at least 5-10 minutes. Although, high performance athletes may use colder temperatures between 42-50 degrees F with a duration of 3-6 minutes.

Are ice baths healthy?

Yes, as a general statement ice baths are healthy for you if they are used correctly. Before using any of our ice baths or cold plunges please read the manufacturer's suggestions on temperatures and time in the water. If you have more specific questions on the health benefits don’t hesitate to fill out the contact us form below.

Is an ice bath better than a cold shower?

Although there is value to taking a cold shower every now and then. Ice baths and cold plunges will have an immediate effect on your entire body. The only way to truly reach consistent application of the cold is to fully submerge the body for a set duration of time.

How long should you soak in an ice bath or cold plunge?

The standard temperature is 50-59 degrees F for at least 5-10 minutes. Although, high performance athletes may use colder temperatures between 42-50 degrees F with a duration of 3-6 minutes. 

How do you take an ice bath?

For beginners the best way is to submerge your body into the water while keeping your hands and head above the water. Focus on your breathing and remain calm as the first few minutes are always the hardest. Typically the bath would last about 5-10 minutes. 

More experienced methods may include a quick head dunk into the water and keeping hands in the water for full recovery benefits. We also recommend using a colder temperature for a shorter amount of time.

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