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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Benefits of Therapeutic Massage for Athletes

December 20th, 2018

If you’re an athlete at any level of training or competition, you’re already familiar with the cycle of preparation, participation and recovery that seems to accompany just about any strenuous activity. First, you must prepare your muscles and connective tissues to do their job optimally well. You must then get them into their loosest, easiest

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Is Pain Stopping You From Getting Back in the Game?

December 10th, 2018

By:  Chuck Schulte, PT Diamond Physical Therapy – Algonquin According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, at least 100 million Americans are living with chronic pain (pain lasting longer than three months). As if this isn’t a troubling enough trend, in recent years, physicians have been prescribing more and more prescription pain medications, including

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