The term “motion preservation” for the treatment of neck (cervical spine) disorders includes non-surgical, traditional surgical, and new surgical technology and implants.
Recent advances in medicine have cleared the way for minimally invasive treatments for many spinal conditions, easing pain and expediting recovery for patients. In this blog, we’ll address some of the technologies involved in these treatments, along with many of the options.
In the current age of remote work, having ergonomically correct workstations, let alone correct posture, can be challenging. Ergonomics, the maximization of comfort and efficiency in a person’s interaction with a process or product, seeks to keep us injury-free in our daily activities, particularly when it comes to work.
Suburban Orthopaedics Physical Therapy provides various treatment options to help you recover from an injury or after surgery. One such option is Blood Flow Restriction Therapy or BFRT, which is available at either our Bartlett or Elgin facilities.
Have you ever heard of cupping? Wondered what those mysterious ‘bruises’ are on athletes like Michael Phelps? Well, here is a little more information and background on this therapeutic technique.
If you have low back pain, you are not alone. At any given time, about 25% of people in the United States report having low back pain within the past three months. In most cases, low back pain is mild and disappears on its own. However for some people, back pain can return or continue, leading to a decrease in your quality of life or even disability.
Sciatica is a fairly common cause of lower back and leg pain, affecting more than 3 million people in the US. Fortunately, it’s a highly treatable condition that can be resolved with non-invasive methods. Learn more about the causes, triggers, and treatments for sciatic nerve pain.
“Medicine adds days to life. Physical Therapy adds life to days.” This unattributed quote speaks to the importance of Physical Therapy and how it improves the daily quality of life.
Obesity can be a difficult topic to discuss openly due to social norms and patients’ willingness to discuss it.
Anterior knee pain is experienced by many people in all walks of life, from adolescents to senior citizens.
Many patients with chronic pain feel that nothing works to reduce their pain and have lost hope.
8 tips to prevent injuries while gardening and doing yard work.
The word “shoulder” can be used synonymously with carrying or assuming a weight or burden.