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5 years of sciatica- A treatment Case Study #101

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A 41 year old female presented to our clinic suffering with severe back pain and sciatica. She had been experiencing pain for 5 and a half years and her pains were getting worse. When she started treatment her pain in her back an in her leg was a 9 on a scale of one to ten. (10 being the worst)



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3 Years of Herniated Disc and Sciatica -Treatment Case Study #110

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Part of my objective is to help patients understand you do not have to live with your pain any longer. I will be writing weekly about patients that have been suffering and were able to eliminate their pain at the Illinois Back Institute. My goal is to give you a brighter future and help live pain free.



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Chronic Back Pain Testimonial on WCIU’s You & Me This Morning


On WCIU’s; You and Me This Morning Dr. Jeff bring Illinois Back Institute patient Carmelita Hubbard in to tell her back pain story. Carmelita Hubbard had been dealing with her chronic back pain for over 30 years. She went ahead with back surgery, which made her condition worse than before. Her back pain was so severe that she had been contemplating suicide on several different occasions. All she wanted was peace and no more pain. She had tried many different chiropractors, physical therapists, took pain medications such as Norco and even pain patches. “I tried anything that I thought would make me feel better,” she says.



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Degenerated Disc and Herniated Disc Natural Treatment – Raymond Smith


In 1984 Raymond Smith was working on the tracks at Procter and gamble as a tank car unloader. It was a very busy day at work and Raymond had to straighten out a 25 foot 6 inch hose that product comes through. When reaching over to straighten the hose he heard a funny sound and then he felt a liquid sensation in his back. At the time it didn’t hurt so Raymond continued to work. Over time the pain worsened and worsened to the point where he could barley walk and had to take time off of work. 



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9 Herniated Disc & Spinal Stenosis Treatment – Katie Smith


Katie Smith came into the Illinois Back Institute suffering from 9 herniated discs that went from her skull all the way to her tailbone. Also with those herniated discs she had stenosis and spurring in her spine. About 16 years ago Katie hurt her back at work trying to move a couch. She felt just a little twinge in her back and pain progressively worsened over night. By the morning Katie couldn’t even move and had to go to the emergency room. After that the doctors put Katie into tradition therapy. For 2 years Katie did the traditional therapy, which helped her to get back on her feet, and strengthened her muscles. For those 2 years she couldn’t walk without assistance. She was still dealing with pain everyday and she needed a change. Her doctors suggested surgery but after seeing a commercial for the Illinois Back Institute she decided to give it a try.



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Non Surgical Herniated Disc Treatment

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Fay Eppolito is a 59 year old U.S. postal worker. Fay developed a herniated disc at work over 10 years ago. Fay came into the Illinois Back Institute with a very large herniated disc  (4mm x 16 mm) in her low back at L5.   She was having intense pain down her leg that made it very hard to walk around. On a scale of 1-10 her pain was at an 8 (bad). The top picture is an MRI taken the first day of her treatment.



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Spinal Stenosis and Herniated Disc Natural Treatment - Karen Bullock

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Countryside Illinois Back Institute patient Karen Bullock had been suffering from a herniated disc and stenosis on the right side of her body. The pain was radiating from her right buttocks all the way down her leg reaching her foot. Karen was knocked down some stairs 18-19 years ago causing whiplash in her neck and that is how the herniated disc developed. After that she went to physical therapy for a year and was able to walk around but was still in pain. The about 3 years ago Karen tore her hamstring and adductor muscle in the front. That’s when Karen felt the extreme pain. So Karen went back to physical therapy for 12 weeks but the pain did not get better if anything it had worsened.



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Herniated Disc – What Can Increase Your Risk?

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There are many different factors that can put you at risk of a herniated disc. Herniated disc are very common and are occur more often in people ages 35 to 55 years old. Each year, thousands of people suffering from back pain caused by herniated discs and they aren’t sure why this happened to them.



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Non Surgical Treatment for Herniated Disc – Mercedes Matthews


Mercedes Matthews at the young age of 12 years old was already suffering with severe back pain. On one summer day Mercedes went out tubing with her friends and family. The waves were strong and they were all getting tossed around. Mercedes twisted her back the wrong way while tubing and ever since that one incident she has been struggling with back pain.



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Herniated Disc Natural Treatment at Illinois Back Institute


        Illinois Back Institute patient and employee, Aaron Berry, injured his back while playing basketball with his friends. Before his injury he never suffered from any type of back pain. The next day morning after Aaron injured his back he could barely move! He ended up spending days in his bed unable to walk or even stand up straight.



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