Conditions We Treat – Lower Back Pain

Oak Brook Medical Group

Pain Relief Clinic located in Oak Brook, IL

Lower back pain is becoming more and more prevalent among Americans of all ages. It can stem from a variety of causes, such as an injury, medical condition, or poor lifestyle habits. Fortunately, our lower back pain specialists at Oak Brook Medical Group can offer treatments that provide pain relief and work to heal the underlying cause.

We know how frustrating and difficult it is to experience debilitating pain that prevents you from working and enjoying your favorite activities with friends and family. Our highly skilled specialists will create a custom treatment plan that targets the root cause of your lower back pain with a variety of alternative methods. Our approach lessens the need for surgery, prescription drugs, pain relievers, and muscle relaxants.

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What Causes Low Back Pain?

One of the most common causes of lower back pain is strain in the lumbar spine from over or improper use of the muscles surrounding the spinal bones. Unfortunately, our modern lifestyles often include poor posture while sitting for extended periods of time and decreased physical movement, which results in excess weight, tight muscles, and chronic or acute low back pain.

Disc injuries and sciatica can also cause severe pain, muscle weakness, and numbness in the low back. Oftentimes, the symptoms radiate downward resulting in leg pain or leg weakness. Other causes of chronic back pain could stem from spinal stenosis, abnormal spinal curvatures, and even neurological disorders affecting the spinal cord and nerve roots.

Low back pain doesn’t just happen to those who are elderly or severely injured. The condition can be a result of a variety of causes, including:

  • Strains
  • Disc injury
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Abnormal spine curvatures
  • Many other causes

Lower Back Pain Treatment Options

If you’re looking for lower back pain treatment, Oak Brook Medical Group can help. As highly experienced lower back pain specialists, we’ve come up with effective treatment plans unlike what you’ll find at other back pain clinics. We provide a treatment plan aimed at healing the condition responsible for the pain, preventing surgery, and reducing the need for drugs and medication.

A Holistic Approach to Natural Pain Management

When you are suffering from acute or chronic pain, you might find some back pain relief by taking a muscle relaxant or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, applying heating pads, and remaining on bed rest. However, these actions may not provide relief long-term as your pain worsens.

At Oak Brook Medical Group, we believe in treating the root cause of your pain for permanent relief as opposed to masking the symptoms with pain medication or other temporary solutions.

Whether you have acute pain, severe back pain, or chronic lower back pain, our medical professionals will work with you on an individualized plan and will administer customized treatments to bring you pain relief. Our team will also educate you about home treatment and lifestyle changes, such as maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly, getting routine chiropractic adjustments, and so on, to help you enjoy long-lasting results.

Our licensed professionals will perform a physical examination to get an accurate diagnosis of the issue causing pain. It is our mission to combine nonsurgical treatments and alternative medicine to provide lower back pain treatment.

Our natural pain management services include:

  • Chiropractic Care
  • Physical Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Viscosupplementation Injections
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections

Our goal is to relieve your chronic and acute back pain as quickly and naturally as possible. Oak Brook physical therapists and other medical professionals will help you develop the necessary knowledge and skills to eliminate or manage your pain effectively.

Physical Therapy

If you are experiencing acute low back pain from a muscle strain, dull pain signals from a pinched nerve, or severe pain from significant trauma, our chiropractors and physical therapist specialists at Oak Brook Medical Group will work with you on an individualized treatment plan to relieve pain and muscle spasms.

We know that when pain occurs in one area of the body, oftentimes the cause originates from a completely different area. This understanding calls for a holistic approach to healing the root cause of your low back pain. Our physical therapy team uses a combination of stretching, strengthening exercises, manual manipulation, and other therapeutic modalities to help strengthen your back and abdominal muscles to support your spinal column.

Spinal manipulation techniques can help relieve pain related to nerve compression. When the spinal nerves are being pinched, it can cause significant back pain and numbness in the legs. Through physical therapy, you can improve muscle strength, mobility, flexibility, coordination, and balance to avoid pain caused by pinched nerves.

Contact Oak Brook

If you are ready to eliminate your low back pain, contact us today to schedule your new patient exam. We’d love to tell you more about how our chiropractic practice can bring you much-needed relief. Call us at 630-317-7478 or book online to begin your journey to healing.

Lower Back Pain Q & A

What are the common causes of lower back pain?

Lower back pain is common among many Americans, both younger and older. A lumbar strain is one of the most common causes of lower back pain, which occurs after overuse or improper use of the muscles in this area. Poor posture, sitting for extended periods of time, and even some infections can exacerbate lower back pain.

Essentially, whenever something irritates the nerves on the lumbar portion of the spine, you can feel pain. As mentioned, there are a number of causes for an occurrence such as this, and you probably know that once your lower back hurts, it feels impossible to make the pain stop.

How can I make my lower back pain go away?

There are a number of home remedies you’re sure to have already tried to get your back to stop hurting: over the counter pain medication, hot water bottles, contoured beds, etc. None of it is really working though, is it? The good news is that lower back pain is not impossible to stop; you just have to have the right resources.

Fortunately for you, our team has the expertise and cutting edge services you need to feel better. When you utilize the chiropractic services at Oak Brook Medical Group, you will find the best possible solution for ridding yourself of that pesky lower back pain.

What can the staff at Oak Brook Medical Group do for my pain?

Our team will start off by evaluating the pain you’re in and determining the root cause of the issue. From there, they will build a natural pain management plan for you that involves proven techniques to reduce pain in the troubling area.

After natural pain management comes prevention. You’ll learn how to keep your back from hurting more, so that you may continue to feel better.

Services we Offer

Physical Therapy

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Massage Therapy

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Trigger Point Injection

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Conditions We Treat – Chiropractic Care

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Viscosupplementation Injection

Viscosupplementation is a procedure in which a thick fluid called hyaluronate is injected

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections

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