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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

Golfing With Back Pain? Use the Golfer's Lift for Light Objects!

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, May 31, 2012 @ 05:54 PM

What is the “golfer’s lift”? The golfer's lift is a great way to pick up small objects off the floor without expending too much energy or straining your back. All you need to do the golfer’s lift is some support (a chair, a desk, or a putter) to put your hand on to take the load off of your back as you bend over.

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Topics: Science Of Back Pain, Sport Injury, Back Pain Tips, Sports, Back Tips, Back Stories

Back Tip: Ironing Your Clothes!

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, May 29, 2012 @ 05:58 PM

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Get Your Life Back with Dr. Jeff: 5/20

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, May 24, 2012 @ 06:19 PM

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On this week's edition of Get Your Life Back Jeff & Sarah discuss various types of disc problems and everyday activities that can greatly contribute to back pain.

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Topics: Sport Injury, Back Pain, Sports, Back Tips, Dr. Jeff in the News

Avoid Back Pain While Running

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, May 23, 2012 @ 06:26 PM

Back pain-especially lower back pain-is the most common complaint among both elite and recreational runners. But there is something you can do to alleviate and prevent this enduring suffering. You can enjoy a pain-free run by just making some simple changes when running and taking some preventive steps.

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Topics: Science Of Back Pain, Sport Injury, Articles, Back Pain Tips, Back Tips

ESPN 1000: Get Your Life Back with Dr. Jeff and Sarah Spain

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, May 23, 2012 @ 06:23 PM

Tune in each week as ESPN Chicago's own Sarah Spain is joined by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer of the Illinois Back Institute. Dr. Jeff has treated athletes from every major sport. He'll take this expertise and knowledge and give tips and tricks to help improve your wellness and make you feel better every day with suggestions on little habits you can change.

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Topics: Back Pain Tips, Sports, Back Tips, Dr. Jeff in the News, ESPN 1000

Is Mowing the Lawn Causing you Back Pain?

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, May 21, 2012 @ 06:31 PM

The sun is shining, and the grass is growing! Each summer numerous people come into the Illinois Back Institute complaining of injuring their backs while trying to get their lawn mowers started, dumping the bag of clippings or from long sessions using the string trimmer. For every degree your head comes forward, you add 10 pounds of weight to your lower back.

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

Is Your Smart Phone Causing You Neck and Back Pain?

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, May 17, 2012 @ 06:35 PM

Text Neck is an overuse syndrome or a repetitive stress injury, involving the head, neck and shoulders. Resulting from excessive strain on the spine from looking in a forward and downward position at any hand held mobile device, i.e., mobile phone, video game unit, computer, mp3 player, e-reader. This can cause headaches, neck pain, back pain, shoulder and arm pain, breathing compromise, and much more. This position strains the muscles in the neck and the pain can go all the way down the spine to the lower back.

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Topics: neck pain chicago, neck and back pain, neck pain, neck pain, Back Pain Tips, Back Tips, text neck

Chiropractic Adjustments Help Back Pain Sufferers Find Relief In Wheaton

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, Feb 06, 2012 @ 08:03 PM

Back pain is one of the most common complaints of those who seek chiropractic care. When the vertebral joints are not in their proper position they can pinch nearby nerves causing considerable discomfort. If sufferers visit their local professional Wheaton chiropractor, they can receive adjustment therapy which should bring them relief.

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Topics: Chiropractic Adjustments Help Back Pain Sufferers, Back Pain Tips, Back Pain, Back Tips

Chicago Doctor Revolutionizes Chronic Back and Neck Pain Treatment

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Apr 26, 2011 @ 08:10 PM

Dr. Jeff Winternheimer's Functional Disc Rehydration is Changing Lives

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At Home Tips For Back Pain Relief

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, Feb 14, 2011 @ 02:37 PM

There are many components to back pain. If you suffer from back pain it is very important you see a Dr. to identify what is causing your back pain. Having said that, I will now explain about a few of the components that will lead to you having chronic back pain, after that I will give you advice on how  and what you can do about it.

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Topics: Back Pain Tips, Back Pain, Back Pain, Home Remedies, chicago back pain, Back Tips