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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

Avoid Surgery: 7 Natural Treatment Options for Bulging Discs

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Dec 31, 2013 @ 10:30 AM

Avoiding surgery for bulging discs is actually quite simple these days, with many natural, non-invasive treatment options available to the patient. Surgery is irreversible, risky and expensive, requiring significant recovery time after a hospital stay. Surgery is often a disappointing experience for patients, since pain may not be helped, may return and worsen or may occur in other, weakened areas of the spine.

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Topics: Functional Disc Rehydration, Bulging Discs, herbal remedies, exercise, physical therapy, chiropractic care, acupuncture, Natural Treatments

How to Relieve the Pain Chronic Sciatica Causes

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, Sep 25, 2013 @ 08:05 AM

You wake up and there it is again—sciatica pain. Around 40 percent of people will experience sciatica pain in the legs and back, from irritation of the sciatic nerve, in their lifetime. But that doesn’t mean it’s “normal” or that you have to continue suffering. Chronic sciatica may come and go, or it may be in the background most of the time, flaring up now and then. If you woke up with the pain this morning, it’s likely that you didn’t get good, restful sleep last night.

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Topics: natural alternative treatments, sciatica, Functional Disc Rehydration, Stretches, exercise, acupuncture