Say No to Sciatica! 3 Indicators That You Need to See a Physical Therapist

April 10th, 2019

By:  Chuck Schulte, PT  Algonquin, IL Each of your sciatic nerves runs from either side of your lower back down to each of your legs. That’s why a classic sign of sciatica is having a shooting pain on one side only. While compression of one of your sciatic nerves can literally be a “pain in

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5 Ways to Relieve Back and Neck Pain

February 10th, 2019

By:  Chuck Schulte, PT  Algonquin, IL There are three common causes of both back pain and neck pain. Changes in the spine’s anatomy over time can often cause back pain. They may be from a disc, arthritis, or something called your SI Joint… that frankly many providers over look.  The first is a Disc herniation

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Suffering with Back Pain? Check Your Posture!

January 20th, 2019

By:  Chuck Schulte, PT  Diamond Physical Therapy – Algonquin In one longitudinal study, back pain accounted for more than 3 percent of all emergency room visits between 2004 and 2008. It is also estimated that more than 25 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, many with a disability that prevents them from doing normal daily

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