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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

Best Stretches for Degenerative Disc Disease

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, Apr 04, 2014 @ 03:14 PM

Degenerative disc disease refers to the changes in your spinal discs as you age. Spinal discs are soft, compressible discs that separate the interlocking bones or vertebrae of the spine. Discs are like shock absorbers for the spine and allow for flexing, bending and twisting. As we age, spinal discs can break down. Below are several stretches recommended for helping ease the discomfort caused by degenerative disc disease. Stretching helps fortify the back and strengthen the core muscles. This helps relieve stress from your spine from carrying weight and also has the added benefit of increasing blood flow to the discs. The increase in blood flow and stress relief helps stimulate the restoration process.

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Topics: back stretches, degenerative disc, back strengthening exercises, disc degeneration, degenerative disc disease treatment, degenerative disc disease, back exercises, degenerative disease, degenerative

Degenerated Disc & Lower Back Pain Relief – Peter Panos

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, Feb 27, 2014 @ 02:38 PM

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Topics: degenerating disc, lumbar disc degeneration, degenerated disc, lower back pain, lower back pain relief, degenerative disc disease treatment, degenerative disc disease, degenerative disease, degenerative

What You Need to Know About Degenerated Disc Disease

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, Jan 16, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

A lot of people suffer from neck and back pain, and for many it's caused by degenerative disc disease. When they are diagnosed with it, many patients are shocked and worried that their condition will worse, which isn't quite true. This is because degenerative disc disease isn't precisely a disease but more the name of a set of symptoms that arise as a result of degenerated disc.

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Topics: degenerated discs, degenerated disc, Degenerated Disc Disease, chicago back clinic, degenerated disk diseases, degenerative disease