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Its summer – time for fun in the sun! Summer is a great time of the year, the weather is nice and people can finally get outdoors! Of course, summer offers a number of activities for both children and adults. There’s so much to do—bicycle...

Ankylosing spondylitis, also known as Bechterew’s Disease, is a form of arthritis affecting the bones and joints at the base of the spine where it connects to the pelvis. This form of spinal arthritis, will cause the joints to become swollen and inflamed throughout the...

Pain in the PresidencyEveryone has an opinion on what defines John Fitzgerald Kennedy (JFK). Only serving 1,000 days in office, he is defined as a civil rights pioneer, the man who believed that we could land on the moon, and the President who would lead...

For many, shoulder pain is a no laughing matter. To better understand shoulder problems and shoulder pain, it helps to begin with an explanation of the shoulder’s structure and how it works....

Here Are Some Helpful Tips to Prevent HeadachesDid you know that the head is one of the most common pain centers in the human body and that one of the most common pain conditions in the world occurs here as well? That would be a...

We treat many different cases of pain at Illinois Pain Institute and specialize in the right course of treatment for our patients. One of the most common conditions that we see at IPI are people suffering from sciatica. Sciatica pain is described as constant pain...

Great Exercises Tips for You!Back pain is pain felt in the back that usually originates from the muscles, nerves, bones, joints, or other structures in the spine. Back pain is considered to be one of the most common complaints that patients express to their doctor....

Do you ever notice that in the wintertime, your aches and pains get worse or that you have them more often? It may have to do with the cold temperature outside. Not only does the colder air cause symptoms or flare-ups of many conditions, but...

The most common type of nerve entrapment in the human body is known as carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), in which the median nerve becomes pinched in the carpal canal, at the wrist. Because the median nerve provides feeling and mobility to parts of the hand,...