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Homer Chiropractic
Orthopedic Physical Therapy Services
12261 W 159Th St.
Homer Glen, Illinois 60491
Orthopedic Physical Therapy Services
Homer Chiropractic Clinic
12261 W 159th St.
Homer Glen, Illinois 60491
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12251 W. 159th St.
Homer Glen, Illinois 60491

Homer Chiropractic Clinic in Homer Glen, IL


About Us

Homer Chiropractic Clinic located in Homer Glen, Illinois is the office of Dr. Bruce Burkhart, Dr. Brian Burkhart, and Dr. Victoria Hyzny, expert chiropractors and acupuncturists. All are graduates of National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL and share the diverse approach to comprehensive chiropractic care.

We focus on disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous system and the effects of these disorders on your general health. We practice a drug-free, hands on approach to health care that includes patient examination, diagnosis and treatment. In addition to traditional chiropractic manipulation, we utilize therapeutic modalities such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, massage and rehabilitative exercises in our treatments. We also provide nutritional, dietary and lifestyle counseling as part of our comprehensive care. Our goal is to restore joint mobility by alleviating pain and muscle tightness and allowing injured soft tissue to heal. We recognize the value of working with other health care providers in the total care of our patients. We readily refer patients to the appropriate health care provider if chiropractic care is not suitable for their condition.
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We are conveniently available for evening and weekend appointments. Let us help you with any of the following:
  • Back and neck pain
  • Headaches
  • Sciatic pain
  • Arm numbness and tingling
  • Carpal tunnel
  • TMJ/Facial Pain
  • Sinus pain
  • Tennis/golfer's elbow
  • Hip, knee, shoulder pain
  • Sports/Work/Auto injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Smoking cessation
  • Alter G Anti-gravity treadmill
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We utilize the latest advancements in therapy, massage and exercises to ensure gentle treatment for all ages. With an x-ray on premises, we can assess injuries quickly and accurately. In addition, our licensed physical therapists are on site for any additional treatment needed.

We are in most major insurance networks. Please contact our knowledgeable office staff with any insurance questions.

For great health care, trust our professional staff to keep you moving pain free.

Call us for any chiropractic concerns or to schedule a consultation.



Our staff at Homer Chiropractic Clinic strives to provide the most effective treatment for your condition. We believe that a healthy body means a healthy outlook on life, and it is our goal to make that happen.
We will work with you to attain and maintain a healthier you. Our services include:
  • Chiropractic manipulation
  • Acupuncture
  • Physical therapists on site
  • Certified Sports Physician
  • X-ray on site
  • Pain management
  • Treatment for sports, auto and work related injuries
  • Massage therapist, Pilates and Yoga on site
  • Orthotics for all activity levels
  • Alter G Anti-Gravity treadmill
  • We accept insurance including Medicare
  • Evening and weekend appointments available.
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After 35 years of offering Chiropractic and Physical Therapy under one roof, we recognized the increasing benefits of adding Pilates movement exercises to engage the patient in their ongoing treatment and care.


Orthopedic Functional Rehabilitation
  • Enables pre-surgery conditioning with significantly reduced pain (prehab)
  • Expands the concept “Weight Bearing As Tolerated” from 20% of body weight to 100% in 1% increments, so patients can specify exactly where exercise becomes pain free and progress can be easily tracked and charted.
  • Provides precise early partial weight-bearing following injury or surgery to restore natural gait, range of motion and improved patient outcomes
  • Prosthetic training with improved balance and confidence
  • Neuromuscular and proprioceptive re-training
Neurorehabilitation Program:

  • Neuromuscular and proprioceptive re-training
  • Improves neuromuscular control and activity and promotes brain plasticity
  • Enhances balance and confidence while emphasizing improved gait and stride length
  • Provides a safe environment for multi-task training and learning
  • Enables higher work load and training intensity for cardiovascular health and gait
  • High-degree of comfort and minimal fear of falling
  • 80% of target maximum heart rate exercise for longer periods of time
Weight Loss Solution and Treating Obesity:

  • Exercise at fractional body weights to control metabolic workload and musculoskeletal strain while optimizing gait and range of motion
  • Exercise at reduced body weights to minimize joint stress and pain
  • Promote full range of motion to train for normal joint health and function
  • Motivation, empowerment and compliance enhanced from experiencing immediate perceived weight loss
  • Renewed functional capacity
  • Improves cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health in individuals that can't exercise regularly
  • Accommodates individuals with up to 58” waist
  • Makes it possible to run (even for very obese individuals)
Senior Rehabilitation Strengthening and Conditioning

  • Exercise at fractional body weights to overcome mobility challenges in older patients
  • Promotes cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health in a safe environment
  • Strengthening and improved coordination of muscles thereby protecting surrounding joints
  • Builds confidence in older patients for improved functional capacity
  • May lower the risk of falling
AlterG packages can also be purchased outside of treatment sessions
AlterG Pricing: (for cash clients)
1 minute ………………………… $1.00
100 minutes ………………………… $90.00
200 minutes ………………………… $170.00
400 minutes …………………………$320.00
800 minutes ………………………… $640.00
1,600 minutes ………………………… $1,000.00

Chiropractic Medicine

Holistic Heathcare Approach for All Ages
As part of our complete wellness philosophy, we offer Chiropractic Medicine. Chiropractic and Physical Therapy work hand-in-hand to help heal the whole body and establish balance. Chiropractic Medicine uses a combination of soft tissue techniques and spinal adjustments to help your spine move properly. When the spine is out of alignment and not moving as it should, pain can be caused, which can manifest itself in headaches, low back pain, muscle spasms and even pain into the arms and legs. Using spinal manipulations, we can get the joints of your spine moving the right way and reduce inflammation around the nerves and spinal discs. Proper spinal movement is just one aspect of the whole healthcare experience we provide.

For more information on Chiropractic Medicine, or to make an appointment, please visit: Homer Chiropractic Clinic


Restore the body's natural balance
Acupuncture, a component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), has been practiced in China and other Asian countries for thousands of years and thus is among SOME OF the oldest healing practices in the world. In the United States, where practitioners incorporate healing traditions from China, Japan, Korea, and other countries, Acupuncture is a complementary and alternative medicine, a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products. Acupuncture treatment most often involves penetrating the skin with thin, solid, metallic needles that are manipulated by the hands or by electrical stimulation. The most common conditions that people seek help in acupuncture are for:
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  • Acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain (back, neck, joints, etc.)
  • Infertility problems
  • Menstrual cramps and other menstrual disorders
  • Headaches
  • Weight Mangement
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Low Functioning immune system
  • Chronic sinus infection
  • Facial rejuvenation
  • Low energy AND General well-being
To schedule an Acupuncture session, call or visit Homer Chiropractic.

Myofascial Release

Return to a pain-free, active lifestyle
Myofascial Release is a very effective hands-on technique that provides sustained pressure into myofascial restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion. The theory of Myofascial Release requires an understanding of the fascial system (or connective tissue). The fascia is a specialized system of the body that has an appearance similar to a spider's web or a sweater.

Fascia is very densely woven, covering and interpenetrating every muscle, bone, nerve, artery and vein as well as all of our internal organs including the heart, lungs, brain and spinal cord. The most interesting aspect of the fascial system is that it is not just a system of separate coverings. It is actually one structure that exists from head to foot without interruption. In this way you can begin to see that each part of the entire body is connected to every other part by the fascia, like the yarn in a sweater.

Fascia also plays an important role in the support of our bodies, since it surrounds and attaches to all structures. These structures would not be able to provide the stability without the constant pull of the fascial system. In fact, our bones can be thought of as tent poles, which cannot support the structure without the constant support of the guide wires (or fascia) to keep an adequate amount of tension to allow the tent (or body) to remain upright with proper equilibrium.

In the normal healthy state, the fascia is relaxed and wavy in configuration. It has the ability to stretch and move without restriction. When we experience physical trauma, scarring, or inflammation, however, the fascia loses its pliability. It becomes tight, restricted and a source of tension to the rest of the body. Trauma, such as a fall, whiplash, surgery or just habitual poor posture over time and repetitive stress injuries has a cumulative effects. The changes they cause in the fascial system influence comfort and the functioning of our body. The fascia can exert excessive pressure producing pain or restriction of motion. They affect our flexibility and stability, and are a determining factor in our ability to withstand stress and strain.

The use of Myofascial Release allows us to look at each patient as a unique individual. Our one-on-one therapy sessions are hands-on treatments during which our therapists use a multitude of Myofascial Release techniques and movement therapy. We promote independence through education in proper body mechanics and movement, through the enhancement of strength, flexibility, and postural and movement awareness.

Myofascial Release requires intense one-on-one treatment time. More traditional physical therapy treatments which are less labor intensive should always be tried first to avoid over-treatment.
Myofascial Release is highly effective in treating patients with the following diagnoses:
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  • Back strain, chronic back pain, low back pain, thoracic back pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Chronic cervical pain
  • Complex pain complaints
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fibrositis
  • Headache
  • Myofascial pain dysfunction
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Post-Polio symptoms
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • TMJ dysfunction
  • Trigger points, tender points
  • Whiplash
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