I recently travelled to the Harvard Business School to discuss how to better serve our patients through the publishing of patient outcomes. It is our belief that by publishing these outcomes, patients will be able to identify what is the best course of action to take to treat their conditions. As a result, we are going to be publishing our catalog of over 3000 patient outcomes one-by-one, so that our patients can better understand the outcomes for the conditions that we treat.Read More
The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog
We live in a culture of sitting. We sit at our desks at work. We sit while travelling by car, or bus, or plane. We sit at the dinner table. We even sit while relaxing such as when watching TV or reading a book. In fact, some may even say that sitting has become a requirement in our lives. And all of that sitting can be hurting your back!
The fact that our society has become one that sits more and more is one of the reasons that the number of people suffering with back pain has increased dramatically. It goes without saying, sitting for a long period of time can be bad for your back. But for many people, there is really not much of an option; because they need to sit to drive to work, and then sit at their desk all day, and then drive home. Sitting is unavoidable for them. So this week's Back Pain Relief Tip is simple: get up and move around more!Read More
Anyone who has suffered from Sciatica for any length of time knows just how painful it can be. For some, it can be something that is a constant or chronic pain that they must deal with on a daily basis. For others, Sciatica might be something that comes and goes, with the pain decreasing for a while only to come back with full force. But no matter how Sciatica affects your life, steps should be taken to relieve and prevent this pain.
Last week I posted a blog about my trip to the Harvard Business School, where I met with 70 of the top minds in the Medical World to discuss how to better serve our patients through the publishing of patient outcomes. It is our belief that by publishing these outcomes, patients will be able to identify what is the best course of action to take to treat their conditions. We currently have over 3000 patient outcomes that we are going to publish online one by one, so that you, the patient, can better understand the outcomes for the conditions that we treat. In the future, these outcomes will be placed in a database to allow people so search for and read about their specific condition.Read More
This week's Back Pain Relief Tip is about Exercise, which can be good for your back. Some people may think that is crazy, especially those suffering with back pain, but it's true! Most people assume that exercising with back pain would only make the injury worse, but this is not usually the case. In fact, it helps strengthen your back which can relieve pain!Read More
Recently I made a trip to the Harvard Business School, where I joined a group made up of 70 of the top minds in the Medical World to attend a series of lectures and meetings about the state of health care in America. The professor leading the group was Michael E. Porter, Ph.D., Bishop William Lawrence University Professor with Harvard Business School (HBS); he co-authored a book about value-based health care in 2006.Read More
Your Best Tips Of The Week For Relieving Back Pain
Every week, Illinois Back Institute sends out some of our best back pain tips, stretches, diet tips, case studies, and informational articles!Read More
Now that more and more people in our society are working in offices or some other type of desk job, back issues being caused by sitting in a desk chair all day are becoming a much bigger issue than in previous years. Believe it or not, one of the most common causes of back pain involves people getting out of a chair incorrectly. It seems like a easy and normal thing, but many people are actually doing it improperly. By doing it wrong they are putting too much pressure on the discs in the spine. This week's Back Pain Relief Tip is about the proper way to stand up out of a chair. It is very simple and can be done in three easy steps:
Your Five Best Tips Of The Week For Relieving Back Pain
Every week, Illinois Back Institute sends out five of our best back pain tips, stretches, diet tips, case studies, and informational articles. This week includes a tip about the right way to stand at your sink, one of our best stretches to help with Sciatica pain, a case study about a man who was suffering from back pain and sciatica until he came to us, an article showing why IBI is different than other back pain treatments, and some invaluable resources!Read More