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Injury & Pain Management

Painful injuries easily disrupt a person’s daily life, and many seek pain relief and rehabilitation from physicians. It is important to manage your pain with the aid of a doctor so as not to injure yourself further, or to become dependent upon medications to ease pain.

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By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Whether it’s a backpack, purse or briefcase, the bag you carry around can impact the way you feel at the end of the day. Over packing your bag, carrying a bag that is too big or heavy for you or carrying it exclusively on one side can leave you in pain and at risk for a more serious injury. Learn how to prevent your bag from becoming a pain in the neck!

By Christina Brown, DPM, FACFAS
Are you suffering from pain on the bottom of your heel or in the arch of your foot? Does the pain hurt the most when transitioning from sitting to standing (especially at the beginning of the day), after a workout or when you stand for prolonged periods of time? This common injury is called plantar fasciitis and is easily treated under the care of a board-certified podiatrist. Mild cases of plantar fasciitis may even be corrected with home remedies.

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.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Physical and Occupational Therapists are trained to help patients recover from post-surgical scarring which can last up to a year after surgery. Manual massage and other exercises may be just what you need to regain range of motion and reduce discomfort at your surgical site. Ask your primary care physician or orthopaedic surgeon if a referral to PT/OT is right for you.

By Dr. Bryan Lapinski, Foot and Ankle Surgery
Whether you are out for a stroll or a full-on weekend warrior, a sprained ankle is one of the most common and painful injuries you may encounter.

By Dr. Robbie Matlock & Dr. Vijay Thangamani
Is the baseball player in your family looking to be the starting pitcher on the mound? Click here to get the full wind up on preventing overuse injuries in baseball pitchers.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
While you love the look of spring flowers, you may not enjoy the process of planting them in the fall or the effect it has on your body after a long day of gardening. Learn how to avoid injury!

By DuPage Medical Group Orthopaedics
Read DMG’s Fall Sports Safety infographic for great tips on helping prevent injuries this fall.

By Dr. Arndt
My knee has been hurting when I run. When should I see a doctor?

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