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Medical Cannabis 101
medical cannabis

Want to better understand the science behind medical cannabis? Wondering if you or someone you know could benefit from treatments? Interested in learning how the Illinois legislature approves new conditions for the program? State Senator Don Harmon, industry experts, physicians, patients and a pharmacist will discuss the Illinois Medical Cannabis Program and share anecdotal evidence of its successes and challenges.

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How to Handle a Laceration or Cut

We’ve all been there. You’re cutting up an apple to make a smoothie. As you throw a slice into the blender, you slice your hand up as well. It’s bleeding heavily. Maybe not like that Julia Child skit on Saturday Night Live, but you think you may need stitches. What now? Should you handle it yourself? Should you go to the emergency room? This guide will help.

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Earaches and Ear Pain
ear pain

There is a dull ache in your right ear and you cannot seem to shake it. Did you catch an ear infection from your toddler? Or did some water from the community pool get stuck in there? Either way, it needs to go. Earaches and ear infections can drive you crazy and turn a bomb into a whisper. What’d you say, Sonny?

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Allergies in Chicago
allergies

Although Chicago is a wonderful places to live, no one is immune to allergies. Allergies afflict every man, woman and child, causing itchy watery eyes, sore throats, hives, rashes and even swollen airways that can be potentially deadly.

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Understanding Back Pain
Back Pain

You deadlifted 680 pounds and won first place at the powerlifting meet yesterday. Congratulations! To celebrate the win, you enjoy dinner with your family. Then, as if you did not exercise your lifting abilities enough, you let the kids take turns getting piggy back rides in and out of the restaurant. To top it all off, your wife got in on the action and took a piggy back ride for herself. But then, the next morning, you can’t even get out of bed.

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What is Urgent Care?
What is Urgent Care?

Urgent care is where you go when you have a non-life threatening illness or injury that you can’t fix at home, and you want fast treatment. You don’t want to sit in that germ-filled emergency room for hours and then get depersonalized care. You might go because your regular doctor is off on a fishing trip or tied up in court.

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Cannabis Friendly Pain Management

Due to the overwhelming requests for Innovative Express Care to do cannabis friendly pain management, we have started booking the appointments for Innovative Pain Management. We thought about how we can give the best care to our patients on chronic pain medications. We came up with a system where our patients are treated in a respectful, holistic, and simplified fashion to get the monthly pain medications.

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Flu Season: 2018
Influenza

It’s official: flu season is here and it’s going full throttle.

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Innovative Express Care Now Takes Advocate HMO BCBS!
Advocate Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Choosing a Primary Care Physician
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