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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

Back Pain Specialist Chicago - Dan Hampton's Testimonial

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, Jan 17, 2014 @ 03:18 PM

Chicago Bear Super Bowl Champ, Hall of Famer and Illinois Back Institute patient Dan Hampton had suffer with back pain due to the beatings he took for playing 12 years of professional football. In 1979, Dan was a rookie trying to prove himself. He was up against one of the best, Jackie Slater. When Dan went to tackle him he felt a large amount of pain going down his leg. From that point on his back never felt the same.

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Topics: general back pain, back pain doctor chicago, Sports, chicago neck pain, back pain specialist chicago, back pain chicago, back specialist chicago, back pain relief chicago il, degenerated disc chicago

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

Degenerated Discs and Herniated Discs in Lower Back – Mark Meyers

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Apr 23, 2013 @ 04:14 PM

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Topics: degenerated discs, degenerated disc, Back Pain Story, lower lumbar herniated disc, lower back herniated disc, herniated discs in lower back, degenerated disc chicago

What Is A Degenerated Disc?

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, Nov 12, 2012 @ 01:07 PM

By the age of 50, 85 percent of the population begins to show evidence of disc degeneration; it’s the result of gravity, wear and tear, and time. Unfortunately, as you age the discs can wear down and can lead to back pain. This is a natural part of growing older as your body deals with years of strain, overuse, and maybe even misuse. However, Degenerated Discs can occur in people as young as 20 years old. This is mostly the result of trauma to the spine.

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Topics: degenerated discs, degenerated disc illinois, degenerative disc, degenerative bulging disc, degenerated disc, degenerative disc disease treatment, rehydrate a degenerative disc, degenerated disc chicago

Degenerative Discs Finds Relief at Illinois Back Institute - Sandra Pereira

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, May 15, 2012 @ 06:47 PM

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Topics: degenerated discs, degenerated disc illinois, degenerated disc, Back Pain Story, testimonial, bulging discs treatment, bulging disc rehydration, degenerated disc chicago