Innovative Health & Wellness Center
Cindy Howard and Steven Zaeske 
18309 Distinctive Drive
Orland Park, IL 60467

708-479-0020 / 708-479-0094
What they're known for:

Providing holistic healthcare, Advanced seeks to treat the root cause of your problems in a comprehensive manner. Symptoms are important, but they often only reveal what lies at the surface; we identify root causes of your problem and assess and address the 7 key factors of health as they pertain to you: Toxicity, Immune system function to include allergy assessment, major organ & gland function, Nutrition, digestion and bowel function and physical structure and Energy

About the Doctor/s + medical organizations & affiliations

Dr. Cindy M. Howard, Board Certified Chiropractic Internist: Dr. Howard is a graduate of the National University of Health Sciences. She has a B.S. in Human Biology and Kinesiology and a Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine. She received her Diplomat in Diagnosis and Internal Disorders at the Lincoln-National School of Postgraduate Education. Dr. Howard is a Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture, has received advanced training in photochemical and botanical medicine, and is Past President of the American Chiropractic Association's Council on Diagnosis and Internal Disorders.

Practice mission/philosophy:

We provide holistic healthcare. This means we seek to treat the root cause of your problem in a comprehensive manner. Symptoms are important, but they often only reveal what lies at the surface. To identify the root cause of your problem we will assess and address the 7 key factors of health as they pertain to you:

1. Toxicity
2. Immune system function, to include allergy assessment
3. Major organ & gland function
4. Nutrition
5. Digestion and bowel function
6. Physical structure
7. Energy

We are natural medicine specialists. Our expertise is in helping people with problems caused by nervous, endocrine (hormones) and immune system dysfunction (neuroendocrine-immunology). Common conditions associated with dysfunction of these interconnected systems are:

• Hormone Imbalances
• Auto-Immune Disease
• Depression & Anxiety
• Food Allergies/Leaky Gut
• Headaches
• Fatigue
• Infertility
• ADHD/Autism
• Fibromyalgia
• Thyroid Disease
• Muscle & Joint Pain
• Inflammatory Bowel

What are the common conditions treated:  

• Pre-menstrual syndrome
• Menopausal complaints
• Migraine headaches
• Dysinsulinism and Diabetes
• Chronic Sinusitis
• Rheumatoid Arthritis
• Fibromyalgia & CFS
• Food allergies
• Inflammatory Bowel Disease's
• Candidiasis, Dysbiosis and "Leaky Gut"
• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
• Asthma
• Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
• Infertility
• Recurrent yeast/bacterial infections
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome
• Recurrent ear infections in children
• Eczema, psoriasis and acne
• Neck and Back Pain
• Muscle and Joint Pain

What are some therapies & treatments used?  

• Chiropractic Medicine
• Acupuncture
• Massage Therapy
• Health Testing
• Bio-Energetic Analysis
• Female Hormone Analysis
• Food Allergy Testing
• Homeopathy
• Low Level Laser Therapy
• Detox Programs
• Nutritional Supplements
• Breast Thermography
• Nutritional Blood Analysis Additional Resources

What are some advancements/procedures/techniques that you’d like to inform and educate patients about?  

Our acupuncture is an integral part of the work we do at Innovative Health & Wellness Center, and our doctors are especially well qualified: Dr. Cindy Howard is a fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture and Dr. Steven Zaeske studied acupuncture at the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Shanghai, China

We can evaluate the BIO-ENERGETIC status of:
• Allergen Sensitivities
• Chemical Toxicity
• Circulatory Disturbances
• Digestive Maladies
• Female Issues
• Immune Disorders
• Inherited Predispositions
• Metabolic Disturbances
• Neurotransmitter Imbalances
• Nutritional Deficiencies
• Pathogenic Factors
• Respiratory Issues
• Skin Afflictions
• Sleep Disturbances
• Others