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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 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. Robert 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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