Limping & Back Pain

shutterstock_83773189Limping can be the origin of back pain or a symptom of back pain. Limping occurs when pain, symptoms or weakness in the back or lower extremity alters your gait. The leg on the injured side is not functioning correctly, so it lacks its proper movement pattern. Read more…


Low Back Pain During Pregnancy? Try Some TLC!

Low Back Pain During Pregnancy? Try Some TLC!What’s causing my back pain?

You can probably blame your growing uterus and hormonal changes for your aching back.

Your expanding uterus shifts your center of gravity and stretches out and weakens your abdominal muscles, changing your posture and putting strain on your back. It may also cause back pain if it’s pressing on a nerve. Read more…


Footwear And Low Back Pain

shutterstock_97458011Whether they are standard gym shoes or daily dress shoes, it takes time to break them in. Once they are broken in, it’s tough to get rid of them. The truth is, if you are suffering from low back pain (LBP), your footwear can have a big impact on your day-to-day life. Read more…


What Is Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction?

What Is Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction?In order to understand what Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction is, you must first know what the SI joint is and the location of the joint.

At the lower aspect of the spine, just below the lumbar vertebrae, lies the sacrum. The sacrum is a triangular shaped bone built by several fused vertebrae. Read more…


Spine Care Marion Location Now Scheduling New Patients!

Spine Care MarionPrairie Spine and Pain Institute is proud to announce that beginning November 10th, the Spine Care Marion location will have a new full-time surgeon, Dr. Ahmed Mohamed, and full-time staff. We are now booking appointments for new patients, beginning November 10th, 2014. Read more…