“Why Is It That My Usual Stretches Don’t Seem To Help My Back Pain Anymore?”

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Source You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                           TheSpineDoctor Like most health conditions, low back pain is a chronic problem. Patients with low back pain typically suffer off and on for years. Back pain seems to come on when we overexert or do something out of […]

“Walking For A Healthy Back?”

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source You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                           TheSpineDoctor Scientists who have the studied the architecture of the spine have concluded it is meant for walking. That may come as a surprise since we humans do very little walking these days. Our lives, over thousands and millions […]

Low Back Pain: An Ice Pack or the Hot Tub?

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source You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                           TheSpineDoctor Many patients do some self-care when they first hurt their lower back, hoping this will keep them out of a doctor’s office. Home remedies sometimes make the pain go away and sometimes they don’t. It depends […]

Low Back Pain: Could Your Feet Or Hips Be At Fault?

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source You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                           TheSpineDoctor The body is an interconnected whole and needs to be looked at as such in order to get at the root of a spinal problem. We are all familiar with low back trauma, bending and stooping in awkward […]

Alternative to Back Surgery?

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source You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                           TheSpineDoctor A recent large-scale study from Great Britain has results that’ll make you wonder whether back surgery is always necessary (Bhattacharyya M. Does the risks and benefits of spinal manipulation in patients with low back pain as a nonsurgical […]

Low Back Pain and Work Injuries

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source You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                           TheSpineDoctor About 1/3 of patients with low back pain will consult a doctor of chiropractic. People who injure their low back on the job also often consult a chiropractor. One study (J Occup Environ med 2007; 49:1124;Wasiak R, Kim J, […]

Low Back Pain and Subluxation

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source You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                           TheSpineDoctor Subluxation means a vertebral joint of the spine is out of its normal position. It’s the same as a sprain because the ligaments are stretched when this occurs. But how does a joint get out of its normal […]

Low Back Pain: Fix the Problem First and You Won’t Need to Worry about the Pain

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 source You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                           TheSpineDoctor It’s gotten a bit confusing how we sometimes look at our health. When pain strikes the low back we usually think we just got a new problem or injury. But why then was coughing, shaving, or […]

What Can You Do To Prevent Low Back Pain?

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 source You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                           TheSpineDoctor One important concept in spine care is making the patient an active participant in their rehabilitation. It’s important to change our sedentary lifestyles so that we not only get well, but also do things that prevent problems […]

How Much Can Losing Weight Really Help Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

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source You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                           TheSpineDoctor Losing weight is important to your health for a variety of reasons; your heart health is especially affected by excess weight. Diabetes, stroke, and back pain are also more common in persons with excess weight. Most […]