Navigation Links
The Illinois Back Institute Helps Patient Beat Debilitating Back Pain

CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chronic pain is terrifying. Sciatica and stenosis are two of the most common causes of persistent, debilitating back pain. Chicago resident Pedro Estrada suffered from extreme back pain that compromised his livelihood and soured his outlook on life. After taking time off from his job and consulting many doctors, he finally found relief with non-surgical treatment at the Illinois Back Institute.


The situation started when Estrada began experiencing stiffness and lower back pain. As his condition worsened, the pain from his sciatic nerve began radiating down both legs. The pain was so severe and persistent that he was barely able to move. He was forced to take a leave of absence. When the pain was at its worst, Estrada was unable to walk more than 50 yards, and he couldn't stand for even short periods. Standing, sitting, and tiny movements caused excruciating pain, tingling, numbness and weakness.

Estrada's inability to perform even simply everyday activities in conjunction with his inability to bring home a steady paycheck caused him to spiral into depression. He worried constantly and wondered if his health would ever improve. After trying many different therapies and visiting specialists, Estrada scheduled an appointment at the Illinois Back Institute.

During Estrada's initial exam, physicians ordered an MRI. Images of his spine revealed severe lumbar stenosis, the narrowing of nerve passageways, between the L3, L4 and L5 vertebrae. Using this image, doctors were able to identify affected areas and pinpoint the cause, which included degenerative disc disease and spondylolisthesis, the displacement of a vertebra. With regular treatment at the Illinois Back Institute, Estrada was able to beat the stenosis and sciatica that were causing the debilitating pain and he did it without surgery, spinal infusion, high-risk procedures or medication. Thanks to this innovative treatment, Estrada resumed his daily activities, went back to work and now enjoys a pain-free life.

The Illinois Back Institute is a specialized clinical organization that is dedicated to managing back pain through innovative, non-surgical and natural treatment methods. Dr. Jeff Winternheimer directs and manages five clinic locations in the greater Chicago area. The organization is a member of the American Pain Society and the International Society of Clinical Rehabilitation Specialists.

Media Contact: Pat McGraw Illinois Back Institute, 1 (888)-926-2519,

News distributed by PR Newswire iReach:

SOURCE Illinois Back Institute
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Brand Drug Copay Coupons Undermine Generics, Raise Health Costs by $1.4 Billion in Illinois
2. As Earlier Medicare Open Enrollment Period Begins, AARP Illinois Reminds Illinoisans to Review their Options and Choose the Coverage Best for Them
3. Chiltern Expands North American Operations With a New Office in Illinois
4. Free Statewide Rx Assistance Program Launching in Illinois
5. ACLJ Gets Win for Pro-Life Pharmacy Owners in Illinois After Lengthy Legal Battle
6. Abbott Again Recognized for Environmental Initiatives in Illinois
7. CareFusion and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Create Illinois Hospital Quality Initiative to Help Eliminate Health Care-Associated Infections
8. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Offers Consumer Tips for Safe Disposal of Prescription Drugs
9. AARP Illinois Key Vote News Alert
10. Medco, State of Illinois and Community Retail Pharmacies Launch Wired Collaborative Solution to Close Critical Medication-Related Gaps in Healthcare, Improving Outcomes and Lowering Costs
11. TeamHealth Teleradiology Announces New Contracts in South Carolina and Illinois
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)...  Henry Schein, Inc., the world,s largest provider of ... and animal health practitioners, will unveil at the Greater ... ConnectDental® Pavilion , which brings together for the first ... to help any practice or laboratory enter the digital ... schedule of experts appearing at the Pavilion. --> ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Nov. 25, 2015 Allergan plc (NYSE: ... and Rugen Therapeutics, a start-up  biotechnology company focused ... CNS disorders and funded by the F-Prime Biomedical ... entered into an exclusive collaboration to support the ... Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Obsessive Compulsive disorders (OCD). ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... China , Nov. 25, 2015 ... the "Company") (NYSE: MR ), ... of medical devices worldwide, today announced ... annual general meeting of shareholders at ... 11/F, Grand Century, 193 Prince Edward West ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... On November 10, 2015, ... District Court of Connecticut on behalf of a home health care worker who provided ... or former home health care workers employed by Humana, Inc., Humana at Home, Inc., ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... 25, 2015 , ... Lakeview Health, a Jacksonville-based drug and ... sobriety and show through pictures what a positive difference it makes. The social ... the hashtag #FacesOfGratitude on their Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. Short stories ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) , ... November 25, ... ... on-site diagnostic testing for physicians and athletic programs, launches new Wimbledon Athletics ... the importance of testing young athletes for unsuspected cardiac abnormalities. About 2,000 people ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 , ... Smiles ... of TMJ Disorder, Bruxism, and moderate facial wrinkling. While many patients are aware of ... of the great success Botox® delivers to those suffering with discomfort, soreness, and pain ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Brillianteen, McGaw YMCA’s student-produced musical ... its 65th Anniversary Brillianteen Revue, scheduled for March 4-6, 2016. Auditions for this ... Brillianteen has been a treasured tradition for numerous families in the Evanston community. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):