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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

Feeling Lazy? 3 Back Stretches You Can Do While Watching TV!

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, May 22, 2014 @ 10:32 AM

Back stretches are very important to being able to build up strength in your back.  Back pain has never been more common.  It is experienced by more than one-fourth of all adults in the United States according to a survey completed by the National Institutes of Health.

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Topics: lower back stretches, lower back pain stretches, general back pain, exercises & stretches, back stretches, hip stretches, leg stretches

7 Back Stretches That You Can Do At Work!

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, May 19, 2014 @ 11:04 AM

Would you believe we spend, on average 9.3 hours a day just sitting in a chair, contributing to poor posture and back pain? It's likely you're sitting reading this now in an idle capacity. Even worse, those working eight hours or more per day, while sitting at a vertical incline, exert more pressure on their lower back, resulting in long term postural problems.

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Topics: back pain from standing at work, tips for standing on feet all day at work, lower back stretches, best office chair for back pain, back stretches, leg stretches

Help for Lower Back Pain - Stretches & Exercises

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Apr 22, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

Looking for help for lower back pain? Here are four easy exercises to strengthen your back muscles which results in less injury and more flexibility. 

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Topics: lower back pain, lower back exercises, lower back stretches, lower back pain treatment, lower back pain relief, lower back pain stretches, stretches & exercises, exercises got lower back pain

Hamstring Stretches for Back Pain Relief

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Apr 08, 2014 @ 02:02 PM

It may surprise you to learn that back pain often results from other parts of the body, such as the hamstrings for example. Adequately stretching your hamstrings is an important part of keeping the back strong and should be incorporated in any back stretches you are already doing. Stretching your hamstrings on a regular basis is imperative if you want to keep your back and legs healthy for a good long time. Here are some must-do hamstring stretches for optimum health.

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Topics: Back Pain, back pain relief, lower back stretches, back stretches, back strengthening exercises, stretches & exercises, hamstring stretches

Top 3 Lower Back Stretches on WCIU’s You & Me This Morning

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Oct 15, 2013 @ 02:21 PM

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Topics: lower back pain, lower back stretches, lower back pain stretches, exercises for lower back pain, Stretches

Morning Back Exercises on WCIU’s You & Me This Morning

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Sep 03, 2013 @ 02:25 PM

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Topics: Back Pain Tips, back exercises, lower back stretches, back pain exercises handout, Illinois Back Institute, morning back exercises, Stretches

Back Pain Tips: Hip Hinges

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Mar 19, 2013 @ 10:38 AM

Some of the variables that you do during the day are going to add more pressure to your discs. Hip Hinge is the right way to bend, that will avoid loading pressure on the discs. Too much pressure on the disc can cause Disc Degeneration.

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Topics: Back Pain Tips, Back Pain, hip back pain, disc degeneration, Back Pain Tips, low back and hip pain, lower back stretches, hip hinges, hip or knee pain, degenerative disc, Stretches

Lower Back Stretches – Hamstring

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, Mar 13, 2013 @ 12:57 PM

If you are suffering from lower back pain it is important to stretch your hamstrings twice daily. Stretching your hamstrings is one of the easiest things you can do to help alleviate your lower back pain. Having tight hamstrings can place stress on your lower back causing more pain. Remember to stretch your hamstrings twice daily.

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Topics: Back Pain Tips, chronic lower back pain relief, help for lower back pain, lower back pain solutions, tips for lower back pain, lower back stretches, lower back pain stretches, Stretches, lower back pain

Exercises For Back Pain - Morning Tips

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, Dec 12, 2012 @ 12:43 PM

Many of us wake up suffering from morning back pain. As you sleep your body shifts blood and warmth from the back muscles to other areas of the body throughout the night. When you wake up in the morning, the lack of blood flow and movement in the spine makes it susceptible to sprains and strains. It’s important to not jump out of bed but to take your time to avoid these sprains and strains. There are other important factors that could be the cause of your morning back pain.

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Topics: Back Pain, Back Pain Tips, Back Pain, exercises for back pain relief, back pain relief, morning back pain, lower back stretches, stretching exercises sciatica, Common Causes of Back Pain, Stretches