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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

Back Pain Tips: Hip Hinges

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Mar 19, 2013 @ 10:38 AM

Some of the variables that you do during the day are going to add more pressure to your discs. Hip Hinge is the right way to bend, that will avoid loading pressure on the discs. Too much pressure on the disc can cause Disc Degeneration.

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Topics: hip hinges, degenerative disc, Back Pain Tips, Back Pain Tips, Back Pain, Stretches, disc degeneration, lower back stretches, hip back pain, low back and hip pain, hip or knee pain

Successful Non Surgical Herniated Disc Treatment - Stephanie Hill

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Sep 11, 2012 @ 09:41 AM

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