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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

Why Does My Back Hurt While I'm Shopping?

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, Nov 14, 2013 @ 01:08 PM

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Topics: illinois back pain, Back Pain Tips, back pain relief tips, tips for standing all day, tips for standing on feet all day, Illinois Back Institute, WCIU You & Me This Morning

How to Lift Pumpkins Without Hurting Your Back on WCIU’s You & Me This Morning

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, Oct 23, 2013 @ 10:21 AM

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Topics: Back Pain, Back Pain Tips, back pain relief tips, tips for back pain, lifting, illinois back pain

Dan Hampton & Dr. Jeff on WCIU’s You and Me This Morning

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, Aug 08, 2013 @ 10:49 AM

In this clip of WCIU’s You and Me This Morning Dr. Jeff brings Chicago Bear Super Bowl Champ and Illinois Back Institute patient Dan Hampton. After 12 years of football Dan Hampton’s body took a big beating. It came to a point where he couldn’t do much without being in constant pain. Dan’s wife, Gina, had been a patient of Illinois Back Institute a while back and she recommended Dan start doing therapy with us.

When Dan came in his MRI showed he was suffering with degenerated disc in his lower back and a pinched nerve in the neck. Dan thought he would never be normal again. Dan has had 16 different knee operations but his back pain was a different type of pain. He woke up every morning in pain knowing everything he did would worsen it.

At the Illinois Back Institute the process takes the pressure off the disc and slowly we are able to get people back on their feet and living a pain free lifestyle. Dan was also given different exercises and stretches to continue strengthening his back. Dan is now back to golfing and living his life pain free thanks to our treatment.

“When your back gets into a situation where you’re having to deal with constant pain and you think well this is the way it’s going to be the rest of my life, it’s not. You can go see these folks! They can make you, you know, go back and wind back the clock,” said Dan Hampton.

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Topics: Back Pain Tips, Dan Hampton, illinois back pain, pinched nerve chicago, degenerated disc chicago, Chicago Bears, pinched nerve, Illinois Back Institute

Father’s Day Back Pain Tips On WCIU’s You & Me This Morning

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, Jun 12, 2013 @ 03:46 PM

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Topics: Back Pain, illinois back pain, Back Pain Tips, back problems when mowing, back pain mowing lawn, back pain while cooking

Back Pain Tips For Summer Activities – WCIU’s You & Me This Morning

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, Jun 07, 2013 @ 10:29 AM

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Topics: Back Pain Tips, exercises for back pain, illinois back pain, back pain doctor chicago, Activities Causing Back Pain

Golfing & Back Pain – WCIU’s You & Me This Morning

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Jun 04, 2013 @ 01:45 PM

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Topics: back pain stretches, illinois back pain, professional golfers all have back problems, Golfing and back pain, Stretches, Back Pain Story

Back Pain Illinois - Healing Instructions

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Apr 09, 2013 @ 02:39 PM

There are a few things that you need to be aware of as you go through the healing process at the Illinois Back Institute.

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Topics: Back Pain Tips, back pain solution, illinois back pain, back pain illinois, back pain doctors in chicago, radiating back pain, Home Remedies

The 4 Most Important Things To Know About Spinal Rehabilitation!

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, Sep 12, 2012 @ 02:25 PM

What is spinal rehabilitation?  I think the answer may differ depending who you ask.  Chiropractors have one perspective, physical therapists will have their point of view and a surgeon may have completely different opinion of what it means.  The problem is they might all be right.  So how do you know what to do?
  1. Know what the goal of care is!

        I will try to explain what spinal rehab might be and what the end goal of any rehab program should be. When it comes to back pain you may have 15 different treatment options to choose from, so what do you do? Know that each program should have pain relief as the immediate goal. So, how do you know what is best for you?  Knowing what the cause of pain is and what the end goal of any therapy program will be is the best place to start for you.

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    Topics: Functional Disc Rehydration, Back Pain, spinal rehibilitation, spinal, spinal doctor, spinal treatment, chronic back rehab, illinois back pain, back to life back pain, bulging disc