Illinois Back Institute's Best Back Pain Relief Tips Of The Week
Each week the Illinois Back Institute sends 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:
▪︎ Herniated Discs
▪︎ Bulging Discs▪︎ Degenerated Discs
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.
Sometimes it is the simplest things that can cause back pain. And conversely, when you have back pain sometimes the things that used to be the easiest to do can be the most daunting and intimidating. This includes something that most people do every single day, such as getting out of bed. This tip is about a technique that is the proper way to get out of bed.
Allen suffered a life changing event when he slipped and fell in Dallas many years ago. Since that moment he has been suffering with back pain. He was tried many treatments to relieve the pain, from chiropractors to hypnosis, but nothing was working and Allen was not living his life to the fullest. Even sitting in a chair for more then 30 minutes was painful for him.
This Diet Tip 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!
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: