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Spine & Back Problems

Spine and back problems can be debilitating and effect a person’s daily life. Some back problems are curable through rehabilitation, while others are chronic. Injuries to the spine and back are often serious and require extensive rehabilitation.

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by our physicians

Better Bones

By Paul Manganelli, MD

Outsmart osteoporosis with simple lifestyle changes.

Topics and Subtopics: General Health , Joints & Tissue & Spine & Back Problems

Back Off Spine Pain

By Lena Shahbandar, MD

Is persistent spine pain holding you back from your usual activities? The Spine Center of DuPage Medical Group has outlined several lifestyle changes you can make now to take control of your low back pain.

Topics and Subtopics: General Health , Injury & Pain Management , Joints & Tissue & Spine & Back Problems

Sitting Pretty: Your Guide to Healthy Posture

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy

With a few simple modifications, you can truly multitask at work. Read on for tips to increase strength, endurance and flexibility while working at your computer.

Topics and Subtopics: Fitness & Exercise , General Health , Joints & Tissue , Physical & Occupational Therapy & Spine & Back Problems

Tips for Preventing Snow Removal Injuries

By Dr. Gonzalez

Are you ready for the next snowfall? Check out DMG’s safe snow removal infographic to prepare yourself before you head out in the cold to clear your driveway.

Topics and Subtopics: Joints & Tissue & Spine & Back Problems

Physical Therapy for Spine Conditions

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy

DuPage Medical Group’s Physical Therapy spine group is comprised of experienced Physical Therapists that have an invested interest in spine related ailments.

Topics and Subtopics: Physical & Occupational Therapy & Spine & Back Problems

Who Should Visit the Spine Center?

By DuPage Medical Group Spine Center

Topics and Subtopics: Spine & Back Problems

Facet Joint Syndrome

By DuPage Medical Group Spine Center

This condition is a deterioration of the facet joints, which help stabilize the spine and limit excessive motion.

Topics and Subtopics: Joints & Tissue & Spine & Back Problems

Degenerative Disc Disease

By DuPage Medical Group Spine Center

This condition is a weakening of one or more vertebral discs, which normally act as a cushion between the vertebrae.

Topics and Subtopics: Spine & Back Problems

Lumbar Radiculopathy (Sciatica)

By DuPage Medical Group Orthopaedics

This condition is an irritation or compression of one or more nerve roots in the lumbar spine. Because these nerves travel to the hips, buttocks, legs and feet, an injury in the lumbar spine can cause symptoms in these areas. Sciatica may result from a variety of problems with the bones and tissues of the lumbar spinal column.

Topics and Subtopics: Spine & Back Problems

Cervical Radiculopathy

By DuPage Medical Group Orthopaedics

This condition is an irritation or compression of one or more nerve roots in the cervical spine. Because these nerves travel to the shoulders, arms and hands, an injury in the cervical spine can cause symptoms in these areas. Cervical radiculopathy may result from a variety of problems with the bones and tissues of the cervical spinal column.

Topics and Subtopics: Spine & Back Problems

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