Understanding Sciatica LBP, or sciatica, is the number one reason why people seek out medical attention.1 By getting into physical therapy as early as possible, we have the greatest chances of alleviating the pain completely along with teaching you how to prevent future occurrences. Low back pain or sciatica can (literally) be a pain in […]
3 Ways Physical Therapy Changes Lives
Since its inception in the 19th century, physical therapy has revolutionized the way we treat pain. Now in October, National Physical Therapy Month, we celebrate the history of this great field, as well as its amazing benefits.
The Downside of Working from Home: Back and Neck Pain
2020 will go down in history as the year the pandemic turned the world upside down. By mid-March, the pandemic officially hit the Chicago area. Office workers were sent to work from home. Students began attending classes online. Restaurants shut down except for take out. However, some businesses were considered essential and could remain open, […]
What’s the Difference Between Chiropractic and Physical Therapy?
I’m often asked, what is the difference between chiropractic and physical therapy? When you have back pain, who do you think of to go to first, a chiropractor or physical therapist? When I asked 28-year-old Marta why she came to see me, she said she’d been seeing a chiropractor for the past year without any […]
Patient Spotlight: Beth’s Hip, Neck, and Lower Back Pain
How did you come to own a flower shop? Well, in thinking back, it was just a stroke of good luck. It was really my husband’s business adventure. He had financed his college education by working part time in a local flower shop. Years later, he ended up buying a flower shop with a […]