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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How Do You Know if You Have a Herniated Disc?

March 28th, 2018

By, Chuck Schulte, PT Diamond Physical Therapy Do you have sharp pain in a particular part of your arm or leg? It may be a herniated disc. However, it could be another problem. Herniated or bulging discs are often blamed for radiating pains, numbness and tingling in the extremities, but they are often not the

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