IBI's Weekly Newsletter Of Tips For Relieving Back Pain And Sciatica
The Illinois Back Institute strives to educate everyone as much as possible about their back, neck, and sciatica pain. That's why each week we send out some of our best tips and informational articles about back pain, because it's proven that the more you understand about your back pain, the more likely you are to eliminate it!
The Illinois Back Institute treats and eliminates back pain, by focusing on the cause of the pain. And we do it without any drugs, injections, or surgery! Some of the conditions that we treat include:
If you are suffering with back or neck pain, either from one of these conditions or something else, we can help! Your first step is to schedule a Free Consultation, where you will meet with a Patient Advocate who will answer your questions, review your case, and determine your correct course of treatment.
There is no obligation, and the consultation is completely free!
Did you know that Illinois Back Institute goes Live on our Facebook page several times each week? During these videos we discuss topics such as educational information about back pain and sciatica, some of our patient outcomes, questions that people might have, and more!
Our sciatica stretch for this week is the Hamstring Stretch! It is extremely important to have adequate hamstring flexibility so that you can improve your body mechanics and posture. If your hamstrings are too tight, it can alter those mechanics and affect your Sciatica pain.
Many people spend most of their days sitting in a chair. Whether it is at home, work, or while traveling, people are sitting more than ever before. The problem with this is that the way you sit and the way you get up out of a chair can cause stress on the spine, which could be leading to back pain!
Maureen suffered from a Herniated Disc and Sciatica that were so bad that she lost feeling in her feet during a soccer game. None of the treatments she tried to relieve her pain were working and it would not go away. The pain got so bad that it affected both her everyday life and her school life. She even had to quit playing soccer, which is something that she loves.
In this day and age, it is safe to say that almost all adults have a cell phone, especially in the United States, and the majority of teenagers most likely do as well. Those phones are most likely smart phones, and as a culture we are spending more and more time on them. Whether it be for entertainment, business, or just keeping in touch with loved ones, they have become a necessary part of life. Add in tablets and netbooks and that is even more time spent using handheld electronic devices. But, all of that time spent on these devices can have a terrible effect on the health of your neck and back!
The Illinois Back Institute has five clinics in the Chicagoland area to better serve you! You can find their addresses below. Click or tap on one of the Maps to see a full-size, interactive version of it: