Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow Are you experiencing pain and weakness radiating from the outside of your elbow? Do you feel weak holding a coffee cup? Does it bother you to turn a doorknob or shake hands? If you’re experiencing this type of pain or weakness, you may have tennis elbow. Fortunately, the professionals at Chicagoland Medical treat tens of thousands of patients suffering from tennis elbow every year. Our staff is committed to helping you alleviate your pain using non-invasive and non-surgi...

Tendinitis

What is Tendinitis? A tendon is the flexible band of fibrous tissue which connects muscles to bones in your body. Tendinitis is the inflammation of a particular tendon. This condition can cause tenderness and pain outside of your joints. While tendonitis can occur in any of your body’s tendons, the most common places for tendonitis are around your knees, elbows, wrists, heels and shoulders. Some common names for tendinitis problems are as follows: Swimmer’s Shoulder Tennis Elbow ...

Spinal Stenosis

What is Spinal Stenosis? CONDITION Spinal Stenosis describes a condition where the space between vertebra in the spine narrows frequently due to disc degeneration. The narrowed spinal cavity often causes pressure on the spinal cord and the network of nerves that travel from the spine to the arms and legs. Though Spinal Stenosis can develop due to acute trauma or injury, and is common in people over the age of 50, people with a prior history of injury or surgery of the spine are at higher ...

Spinal Decompression

Spinal Decompression Surgery-free treatment for pinched nerves, ruptured and herniated discs Are you suffering from chronic neck or back pain? Do you have sciatica and are the pain medications failing to provide you relief? Have you seen a doctor, and they diagnosed you with one of the following conditions? Herniated Discs Compressed Discs Bulging Discs Degenerative Disc Disease Posterior Facet Syndrome (Worn Spinal Joints) Injured Or Diseased Spinal Nerve Roots   ...

Shoulder Pain

What Is Shoulder Pain? Shoulder pain includes any pain that arises in or around your shoulder. Shoulder pain can come from the shoulder joint itself, or it may come from any of the surrounding tendons, muscles or ligaments. Shoulder pain typically worsens with movement or activities of the arm or shoulder. Certain diseases and conditions disturbing structures in your chest or abdomen, such as gallbladder or heart disease, can also be a cause of shoulder pain. Shoulder pain that comes from an...

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common type of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is a breakdown in the cartilage of the joints. This condition can occur in almost any joint in the body, but it is most common in weight-bearing joints such as the knees, hips and spine. Nearly 27 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis. As you get older, your chances increase substantially that you will suffer from osteoarthritis, but that doesn’t mean that people in their 20s ...

Fibromyalgia

Are you experiencing constant fatigue, fogginess in your mind or widespread pain that does not seem to go away? If you answered yes to these questions you may be suffering from Fibromyalgia. Luckily, Chicagoland Medical sees thousands of patients suffering from Fibromyalgia each year. Our trained medical professionals can help you address the root of your pain and customize a treatment plan that’s right for you! Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain acc...

Disc Herniation

Disc Herniation What is Disc Herniation? Disc Herniation is an incident of the lumbar spine that can occur or become aggravated after repetitive use, impact or strain. Disc Herniation is commonly called Herniated Disc, Slipped Disc and/or Bulging Disc. However, all of these terms refer to the same instance of discs connecting the vertebrae housed within the lumbar spine. What are the Symptoms of a Disc Herniation? Disc Herniation can cause an array of symptoms depending on the locati...

Degenerative Disc

Degenerative Disc Disease Degenerative Disc Disease is a disease that is defined almost exactly as it sounds. Degenerative Disc Disease causes the breakdown of disc or soft tissue between back vertebrae, which allows for fluid movement of the back and body. Between each vertebra is a softer tissue in the shape of circular disc that prevent the vertebrae from grinding against each other. The vertebrae in the spine are connected by ligaments and nerves that subsequently encase the disc. Nerv...

Knee Pain

Stop suffering from your knee pain now! It has been reported that nearly 26% of all adults in the United States suffer from chronic knee pain. What’s more alarming is that nearly 60% of all adults suffering from chronic knee pain admit that they don’t report their pain to a medical professional due to their fear of becoming addicted to an opiate or pain killer in the treatment process. At Chicagoland Medical we want you to leave your fears behind! We offer non-invasive treatment options a...