Dr. Phillip Schalow is one of the lead chiropractors at Upper Cervical Care Center – Rockford in Rockford, Illinois. He is a licensed chiropractor known in Rockford for his precise and non-invasive techniques.

He attended various schools over the years to learn his craft. He went to Palmer College of Chiropractic, where he completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Then, he attended Wielopolska Training School and Constructive Teaching Centre to master the Alexander Technique.

Before he became a chiropractic professional, Dr. Schalow pursued music as a violinist. However, after suffering from tendonitis, he briefly stopped playing. Only after receiving chiropractic care did his left hand heal completely. Through this experience, he became interested in chiropractic.

Technique/s: Alexander Technique, NUCCA

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Blogs by Dr. Schalow

Common Vertigo Causes and How to Get Natural Relief

Vertigo is one of the most common symptoms that a person can experience because it is related to so many different underlying causes. It can stem from a problem in the ears or even a condition that affects the central nervous system. Today, we are going to take a closer look at just a few of those many causes. Then we will consider a natural therapy that has helped hundreds of patients to overcome vertigo in case studies.  Positional Vertigo – The Number One Cause  Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the number one cause of this symptom. In short, [...]

By |November 24th, 2019|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Common Vertigo Causes and How to Get Natural Relief

Top Tips for Getting Rid of Stubborn TMJ Pain

If you are dealing with TMJ pain that just won’t seem to go away, you are far from alone. According to some estimates, as many as 10 million people in the US are struggling with a jaw issue. Is there anything you can do at home without having to go to the doctor? If you need more help, is there a natural solution? Here are some tips to help you break free from jaw pain.  Home Remedies to Help You Get Rid of TMJ Pain  Let’s take a look at some of the best ways to get help for TMJ [...]

By |October 27th, 2019|Categories: TMJ / Jaw Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Top Tips for Getting Rid of Stubborn TMJ Pain

Four Tips for Finding Drug-Free Relief for Neck Pain

Neck pain is widespread and can affect up to 70% of people at one time or another during their life according to one study. Therefore, it is essential to know how to find relief from neck pain. Unfortunately, the only solution many people are aware of is taking over the counter pain medications. However, these medications are not intended for frequent or long-term use and may add other issues to your pain. Is there any way to get drug-free relief for neck pain?   To understand how to break free from neck pain, we first need to address some of the [...]

By |September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Neck Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Four Tips for Finding Drug-Free Relief for Neck Pain

How to Survive College Life with Migraines

For some students, the idea of starting your first semester of college can cause enough stress. This can make you more vulnerable to experiencing an increase in migraine attacks.  Migraines are an extremely prevalent and debilitating condition – it's the 3rd most prevalent illness in the world.  In short, on any college campus, there are high chances that you know someone who has the neurological disease. College life brings about a lot of changes.  The new living situation, foods, schedule, and sleep patterns can all trigger episodes in a way they never did previously.  While the freedom and responsibilities can [...]

By |August 25th, 2019|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How to Survive College Life with Migraines

Fibromyalgia and the Gut – Is There a Connection?

Fibromyalgia is a health condition that causes pain all over the body. In addition, it results in fatigue, difficulties with sleep, and cognitive issues.  Across the United States, an estimated 4 million people have fibromyalgia. This affects their ability to wake up feeling refreshed, work at their job, or care for their family. Certainly, it has an impact on the full quality of life of a patient.  The exact cause of fibromyalgia is not clear. However, people with the condition have abnormal pain processing. What Are the Common Signs and Symptoms of Fibromyalgia? Chronic pain is, by far, the most [...]

By |July 28th, 2019|Categories: Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fibromyalgia and the Gut – Is There a Connection?

10 Back Pain Risk Factors You Need to Know About

Back pain can feel impossible to deal with at times.  You may fidget and change positions from sitting to standing to lying down and still not find a comfortable one.  Your back pain may come and go only occasionally, or it can be a consistent nagging pain.  At some point in life, about 80% of the population will experience backache. In short, you are far from alone. Below you can read about 10 of the most common risk factors for developing back pain, and hopefully, you’ll find some helpful tips to reduce your risk. 10 Common Back Pain Risk Factors [...]

Top Vertigo Home Remedies & A Natural Therapy that Really Works

  Are ready to get rid of vertigo the natural way? Many patients have tried traditional medications, and even more invasive vertigo treatments like injections or surgery, and are tired of the side effects, the lack of benefits, and the expense. We’re going to look at the top vertigo home remedies. Then we will discuss how you may be able to find long-term relief from a therapy that has helped hundreds in case studies.   The Best Vertigo Home Remedies Before we go outside the home for natural care, let’s start out by talking about some of the things you [...]

By |May 26th, 2019|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Top Vertigo Home Remedies & A Natural Therapy that Really Works
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