The Visionaries: Dr. Dallas-Prunskis and Dr. Prunskis featured in Country Magazine

Thank you to Country Magazine and David Rutter for a lovely article about our physician founding couple! On their relationship: That romance alone is another contender for a compelling opening narrative—two brilliant young physicians working together, pushing each other intellectually, and driving forth on a mission to become healers and innovators. Regarding their relentless pursuit […]

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Reprogrammed stem cell

Stem Cells Used to Grow New, Functioning Human Muscles

Stem cell treatments are an especially innovative technique in the research, treatment, and understanding of diseases and injuries. And while we’re already studying the use of stem cells for a variety of conditions to do things like stimulate healing and regeneration of degenerated, painful, or inflamed tissues, researchers are continually discovering groundbreaking new capabilities of […]

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Talking Alternative Pain Treatments in Quintessential Barrington

Our goal at Illinois Pain Institute has always been to treat pain at its source, and not mask it with narcotic medications. In the more than 25 years we’ve been in business, we’ve been proud leaders of innovative, alternative pain treatment methods, and we’re excited to have shared our insights on some of these revolutionary […]

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Nonoperative Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears in Chicago

Rotator cuff tears can happen due to many reasons including, stress, continuous activity, or repetitive motion. They may be partially torn, causing swelling in the tendons of the rotator cuff. Sudden stress may cause a tendon to pull away from the bone or tear in the middle of the tendon. The rotator cuff is a […]

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Football-CTE Link

“Certainly yes,” was the response of Jeff Miller, senior vice president of health and safety for the National Football League, when asked at a recent congressional hearing on concussions if there is a connection between football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). CTE is a degenerative neurological disease caused by repeated traumas to the head and […]

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What is Platelet‐Rich Plasma (PRP)?

Here at Illinois Pain Institute we offer multiple minimally invasive procedures, but one in particular is unfamiliar to many patients. Platelet‐Rich Plasma treatment, also known as PRP, is growing in popularity among many famous athletes such as Matt Forte, Derrick Rose, Maria Sharapova, Brian Urlacher, and Kobe Bryant, just to name a few. What is […]

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