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 and sciatica, 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 Double Knees To Chest Stretch! The sciatic nerve runs from the back of your pelvis all the way down both legs and ending at your feet. The Double Knees to Chest exercise is designed to help relieve your sciatic pain and improve your flexibility in the lower back.
There are many reasons why someone may have back pain. However, one of the most common reasons is also one of the most well known: poor posture. Most people have been told since they were children how important posture is, and were probably reminded often to sit or stand up straight, stop slouching, or be careful how you bend. That last part is crucial, and this week's tip is going to focus on that with something we call The Hip Hinge.
Patrick was having severe neck pain which was affecting his job as a firefighter and paramedic. He needs to be at one hundred percent to do some of the things that his job requires him to do, but his pain was making work much harder. His neck problem also caused him to lose a lot of the strength in his arm, so much so that it became difficult for him to pick up his one year old daughter. Patrick came to the Illinois Back Institute for help.
This 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. But what is inside of garlic that makes it so good for you?
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: