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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

How to Prevent a Herniated Disc Through Your Diet

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, Sep 05, 2013 @ 09:03 AM

Most people realize that the things you do or don’t do can help prevent herniated disc back pain. Habits like exercising to strengthen your back (good) or lifting heavy weight without correct technique (bad) have a big effect on avoiding back pain and recovering quickly if a problem does occur. But many people don’t realize that what you eat (or don’t eat) can help keep your back healthy, making you less likely to develop a herniated disc. That’s right, a healthy, non-inflammatory diet can have a direct effect on your back pain--and help prevent it. Here’s a look at what you should—and shouldn’t—eat to keep back pain out of your life.

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Topics: Diet, nutrition, natural diet, herniated disc, Functional Disc Rehydration, Back Pain

Foods to Avoid When Suffering From Back Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, Oct 10, 2012 @ 04:39 PM

Back pain can be triggered by a number of things, one of them being the foods you eat. Your diet is a critical piece of the puzzle when it comes to controlling and avoiding back pain. The typical American diet consists of fatty foods, sugar, bad processed foods, red meats and more unhealthy items. All of these foods increase inflammation and can cause obesity.

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Topics: Diet, back pain and diet, Back Pain Tips, Back Pain Tips, Back Pain, Back Pain, chicago back pain

Not Getting Enough Calcium & Vitamin D?

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Mar 27, 2012 @ 07:43 PM

Not getting enough Calcium & Vitamin D? This could be a factor to why you have back pain! The nutrients are essential for bone strength. Make sure to have enough calcium and vitamin D in your daily diet or discuss possible supplements with your doctor.

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Topics: Vitamin D, Diet, Back Pain Tips, Back Pain, Natural Treatment