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Should You Do Yoga If You have Low Back Pain

By Maggie Umberger | A Sweat Life | ​July 27, 2017

Curious to understand this more for myself, I asked a few experts across Chicago to add their perspectives on this discussion on back pain. The three had a lot to say on the topic of low back pain and this study in particular, but in general three themes stood out.

The Doctor Will See You Now - For $25,000

By Bridget Sweeney | Crain's Chicago Business | ​July 22, 2017

Imagine your next doctor's visit taking place in a sleek River North space where you also have the option for a high-intensity group workout and a cold-brew coffee.

Wintrust Business Lunch with Steve Bertrand

By Steve Bertrand | WGN | ​June 13, 2017

Ari Levy, M.D. is being proactive about the we look at healthcare by believing “health isn’t earned it’s given” with SHIFT Life.

Next-Generation Incentives: Interactive Engagement Promotes Healthy Behavior

By Greg Goth | Society for Human Resource Management | ​June 6, 2017

What the most successful technology platforms have done is less about any carrot or stick. It is more about making it easy for humans to just connect.

8 Chicago Influencers Share Their Summer Bucket Lists

By Katina Beniaris | Michigan Avenue Magazine | ​June 1, 2017

"I spend so much time caring for patients and running my business, my summer bucket list is all about family and taking care of myself."

The Rise Of Human Performance Facilities

By John Caulfield | Building Design + Construction | ​April 13, 2017

The latest trend in integrated healthcare and wellness is the emergence of facilities that track and enhance human performance at the intersection of medicine, fitness, nutrition, and recovery. At least one startup, Chicago-based Shift, is testing the public’s fervor for one-stop-shop services that combine to minimize acute and chronic pain, illness, and disease by encouraging everyday healthy living.

#WEGOTGOALS: Dr. Ari Levy’s Guiding Principle and Taking Care of Others

By Maggie Umberger | A Sweat Life | April 5, 2017

This week we talked to Dr. Ari Levy, founder and CEO of SHIFT, a healthcare company in Chicago that is flipping the script on the word “healthcare.” We learned that he bleeds goal setting – from the way he works with his team, to how he helps his clients and patients, to how he helps others achieve their goals through fitness and life coaching.

Changing The Outlook On Healthcare At Shift

By Maggie Umberger | A Sweat Life | March 15, 2017

An email Dr. Ari Levy wrote to himself 19 years ago was the genesis of an idea realized this year – the combination of medicine, fitness, nutrition, recovery and coaching under one roof – in a place he calls SHIFT.

Shift Continues Evolving Member Experience Through New Partnerships

PR Newswire | March 7, 2017

SHIFT, a new fully integrated healthcare facility in Chicago, is continuing to enhance the experience its members can expect through new partnerships with local Chicago healthcare providers: Athletico Physical Therapy and Rush University Medical Center.

Sunday Sitdown: Dr. Ari Levy, Start Up Pairs Medicine with Fitness

By Sandra Guy | Chicago Sun-Times | March 3, 2017

Goals, habit and accountability are such an important part of the SHIFT experience. A lot of us think we’re climbing Mount Everest to do whatever our goals and aspirations are. But it just takes one step – a little shift – which leads to another one.

Personalized Wellness Plans Target Health And Fitness

By Megy Karydes | Chicago Health Magazine | February 13, 2017

Ari Levy, MD, founder and CEO of River North-based SHIFT, understands that everyone’s lives and demands are different. His team takes those unique circumstances into account when working with members to develop customized plans.

Five Ways To Build Healthier Habits For The New Year

By Moira Lawler | Inside Hook | January 11, 2017

Part internal medicine practice, part fitness center and part meeting space for one-on-one coaching, the 14,000-sqaure-foot facility (expected to open this month) will unite all aspects of healthy living under one roof. And that roof is on the corner of Chicago and Orleans – pretty convenient, eh?

Holiday Pre-Hab

By Ari Levy, M.D. | LinkedIn | ​November 23, 2016

What if you found yourself on the first day of January feeling rested, healthy and ready to conquer 2017?

The Message Behind The Mustache

By Ari Levy, M.D. | LinkedIn | ​November 17, 2016

Guys, let’s talk about your health. Your health is important and it’s time to take it seriously.

Innovative Healthcare Service Breaks Ground In Chicago

PR Newswire | October 4, 2016

SHIFT, a Chicago-based start-up spearheading an innovative approach to healthcare, has officially broken ground for its first facility in Chicago’s River North neighborhood at 750 N. Orleans, St.

Wintrust Business Lunch with Steve Bertrand

By Steve Bertrand | WGN | ​November 2, 2016

Steve begins the show talking with the guys from Chicago Inno about the new brick and mortar healthcare start-up company happening here in Chicago called SHIFT.

Meet the Blackhawks Team Doctor Who’s Launching a Healthcare Startup in Chicago

By Jim Dallke | ChicagoInno | ​October 12, 2016

Part gym, part doctor's office, part physical therapy center, SHIFT's goal is to help people live a more health lifestyle.

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