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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

Case Study #109 - Man Suffered For Over 8 Years With Sciatica and Back Pain Due To Trauma, Has His Pain Relieved Completely With Our Treatment

Posted by Illinois Back Institute on Tue, May 26, 2015 @ 04:18 PM

Case Study #109 involves a 58 year old male who came into our clinic in agonizing pain. He had suffered a trauma to his back over 8 years earlier; and while the pain had been manageable at first, it had gotten to the point now that it was excruciating and was affecting every part of his life. Every decision he made or every thing he wanted to do now depended on how his back felt. He needed to do something to relieve the pain, and because he had already suffered a back trauma he didn't want any invasive procedures in the area, such as surgeries or injections. He thought he might be out of options until he heard about the Illinois Back Institute.

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Sciatica Part 10: Saving People From Sciatica

Posted by Illinois Back Institute on Fri, May 22, 2015 @ 04:51 PM

This is Part 10 in our series all about Sciatica. If you missed Part Nine, Click Here!

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Back Pain Diet Tip #9 - Olive Oil (With Recipes)

Posted by Illinois Back Institute on Thu, May 21, 2015 @ 04:48 PM

Diet Tip #9 in our series on foods that can help to relieve back pain is Olive Oil! It originated in the Mediterranean basin, where people have been using and eating the oil for thousands of years. Besides being used in cooking, today it is used in everything from soaps to cosmetics to pharmaceuticals, and even fuel for lamps. And all of that doesn't even take into account all of Olive Oil's healthy properties!

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Sciatica Stretches Tip #8 - Hamstring Stretch

Posted by Illinois Back Institute on Wed, May 20, 2015 @ 04:40 PM

NOTE: Please Read The Disclaimer at the bottom of this page BEFORE performing any stretches!

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Healthy Back: Part 2 - Good and Bad Foods For Fighting Inflammation

Posted by Illinois Back Institute on Tue, May 19, 2015 @ 04:54 PM

This is Part 2 in a 10 Part series about simple changes you can make to your life to help improve your back health. If you missed Part 1, Click Here!

In Part 1 we started with an overview of what this series will be covering when it comes to how and in what way you can improve the health of your back and body with small changes to your lifestyle. We also began a discussion about inflammation, and how it can be one of the biggest contributors to back pain. As a quick recap, remember that inflammation caused by the foods you eat can contribute to many symptoms, including:

  • Joint and Muscle Aches and Pains
  • Stiffness and Swelling
  • Fever and Chills
  • Headaches and Fatigue
  • Nausea and Loss of Appetite
  • And More!
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Case Study #135 - 29 Year Old Woman Finds Relief From Her Sciatica and Back Pain With Non-Surgical Treatment

Posted by Illinois Back Institute on Mon, May 18, 2015 @ 05:25 PM

This is the Case Study of a 29 year old woman who was recently treated at one of our clinics. She came to see us because she was suffering with severe Sciatica and Back Pain and didn't know where else to turn. She had been to see many doctors but their prescriptions and treatments did nothing to help the pain. She had tried almost everything, even getting numerous injections into her spine to try to deaden the pain. But they were barely effective and soon the pain returned just as bad as before. Her doctors told her surgery was the last option she had, but instead she came to the Illinois Back Institute.

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Sciatica Part 9: Treating the Cause of Sciatica - Degenerated Discs and Stenosis

Posted by Illinois Back Institute on Fri, May 15, 2015 @ 04:34 PM

This is Part 9 in our ongoing series about Sciatica. If you missed Part 8, Click Here!

Previously in Parts 7 and 8, we began the discussion about our treatment, Functional Disc Rehydration; we talked about how it works, and began to show how it can repair damage to the discs in your spine that are the cause of Sciatica. In Part 8 we showed several examples of patients who had our treatment and how it was able to repair their damaged discs and completely relieve their Sciatica pain. That part focused on the two most common causes of Sciatica, the Herniated Disc and the Bulging Disc. In this Part we will focus on the other two main disc related causes of Sciatica, the Degenerated Disc and Spinal Stenosis.

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Part 1: Healthy Lifestyle For a Healthy Back

Posted by Illinois Back Institute on Thu, May 14, 2015 @ 05:16 PM

This is Part One in a 10 part series on how to maintain a Healthy Lifestyle for a Healthy Back. This series will focus on the things you can do and the lifestyle changes you can make to help improve your back pain. Some of the things we will discuss over time will include:

  • Inflammation and how it can contribute to your back problems
  • How various foods can increase or help lower your back inflammation
  • The proper amount of food you should be eating to help maintain a healthy back
  • When and how often you should be eating to keep back pain down
  • Some of the nutritional supplements that you can take to improve back health
  • Movements to avoid so that you do not aggravate your back injury
  • Tips to lower your stress levels and help manage your pain

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Back Pain Diet Tip #8 - Garlic (with recipes)

Posted by Illinois Back Institute on Wed, May 13, 2015 @ 04:57 PM

Our #8 Back Pain Diet Tip of foods that can help contribute to a healthy back is Garlic! Garlic has been used in foods since practically the beginning of time, and not just because people enjoy its taste. In fact, our ancient ancestors knew even way back then of garlic's medicinal properties, and it was used in a variety of ways.

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Case Study #124 - After 30 Years of Suffering With Sciatica and Back Pain, 61 Year Old Man Is Now Pain Free After Our Non-Surgical Treatment

Posted by Illinois Back Institute on Tue, May 12, 2015 @ 05:03 PM

At the Illinois Back Institute, we have treated many people who had suffered with Sciatica and Back Pain for various amounts of time, from a few months to a few years or more. But rarely have we treated someone suffering with extreme pain for as long as the subject in this Case Study. This 61 year old man came to us after living with back pain and sciatica for over 30 years!

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