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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

Great Sciatica Exercises for Back Pain Relief

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, May 07, 2014 @ 03:17 PM

When the body experiences some form of acute flare up of pain, physicians often prescribe bed rest as treatment. The same also applies for sciatica.

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Sciatica Stretches Tip #9 Hip Flexor Stretch

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, Mar 19, 2014 @ 12:30 PM

Your #8 Sciatica Stretch is the Hip Flexor Stretch. The hip flexor is made up of the psoas and illiacus muscles; collectively called the iliopsoas muscle. These muscles are attached to the pelvis and lumbar spine. Therefore, if these muscles are tight, it will alter posture and body mechanics. Prolong sitting will increase tightness in the hip flexor muscles. Therefore, it is important to increase flexibility of the iliopsoas muscle in order to decrease severity of low back pain and sciatica symptoms.

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Simple Exercises to Relieve Lower Right Back Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, Aug 12, 2013 @ 11:10 AM

When lower right back pain strikes, take time to recover as needed, but don't rest too long. Inactivity can make back pain worse, no matter which side it's on. The key to relieving painis strengthening muscles in the stomach and the body’s core through smooth body movements and gentle stretching. 

Call your doctor right away: if you experience fever or loss of bowel/bladder control along with lower back pain or have weakness in one or both legs. If lower right back pain is intense and extends around to the front of your abdomen, you may have a kidney stone or kidney infection, requiring immediate medical attention.

Exercises to prevent and relieve lower right back pain

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Treat Sciatica Pain at the Illinois Back Institute

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, Oct 05, 2012 @ 03:33 PM

Sciatica can stem from the following

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