Illinois Back Institute's Ultimate Back Pain And Sciatica Relief Tips Newsletter
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 Hip Flexor Stretch. Prolonged sitting increases the tightness in the hip flexor muscles, and if those muscles are tight it will alter body mechanics and posture which can affect your sciatica pain. Therefore, increased flexibility of these muscles is extremely important in order to decrease the severity of sciatica and lower back pain symptoms.
Most people stand at their sinks several times a day for some reason, whether it be to brush or floss your teeth, wash dishes, prepare meals, or maybe something else. Because this is such a common practice, it should not come as a surprise that it is a major cause of back pain! This is because when many people do these simple everyday tasks, they are doing them wrong!
Professional golfer Nicole Jeray has always had back pain but she would try to play with the pain. However when her pain started to affect her golf game she decided it was time to get it looked at. Nicole knew about the Illinois Back Institute from her mother who had recently come there for her own back problems.
At the Illinois Back Institute, we have a lot of patients who come to us for treatment because they want to avoid surgery. These people have been suffering with chronic back pain, and often their primary care doctor may tell them that surgery is their only option. The most common type of surgery for back pain is fusion surgery, where they use screws and a rod to fuse two vertebrae together with the hope that doing so will end the patient's back pain. But, there are many dangers of such a procedure. Here are some facts about this type of surgery that everyone needs to know:
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: