Illinois Back Institute's Top Tips Of The Week For Back Pain And Sciatica Relief
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!
Our sciatica exercise for this week is the Neurodynamic Stretch! This stretch will work on your hamstring, calf muscle and your sciatic nerve. It is important to have mobility of your sciatic nerve and this stretch will help do that.
As we've said previously, much of the back pain that people suffer with is caused by them not lifting objects in the correct way. We said one of the main ways this happens is that people do not wait after being in a relaxed position before lifting anything. Another of the most common ways that people hurt their back while lifting is that they are not doing it correctly, and that is why this week's Back Pain Relief Tip is about knowing how to Lift the Right Way!
Jose came to the Illinois Back Institute in a great deal of pain. One of the things he loves to do is to dance with his wife, but his back pain was preventing him from doing that. Jose was suffering from a bulging disc, and the pain was so bad that it was hard to stand or walk. The only way for him to find any comfort was to sit down or lay down. Jose tried going to a chiropractor but wasn’t getting the results he wanted to.
Sciatica is a very common problem in today's society, and it can be quite frightening for some. Most people know that it can be extremely painful, and in severe cases it can prevent people from living their lives like they are accustomed to. But many of these same people might not even know what sciatica is exactly. To clear up some of the confusion, these fast facts will help people get caught up on the basics of sciatica:
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: