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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

Tips to Reduce Back Pain This Thanksgiving

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, Nov 27, 2013 @ 10:27 AM


Activities such as standing too long while cooking, preparing a meal, and lifting heavy objects like turkeys can be a pain in the back. Don’t let your back pain hold you back this holiday season. Here are a few tips to avoid back pain this Thanksgiving.

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Help For Back Pain - Bernadette's Testimonial

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, Dec 03, 2012 @ 03:52 PM

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Back Pain Relief Tips While Flying

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, Nov 16, 2012 @ 03:47 PM

With holidays being right around the corner many of us spend a lot of time traveling to be with our loved ones.  For those who suffer with chronic back pain traveling can really put a damper on the holidays. Airplanes can leave you stressed, tired, stiff and sore! There are preventative methods you can take so you will be able to travel and spend your holidays with the ones you love.

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Back Pain - What It Is & How To Treat The Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, Oct 24, 2012 @ 02:36 PM

It is among the most common ailments there is, and one that 9 out of 10 Americans will experience at some point during their lifetimes; back pain. It can range from simple stiffness due to sitting in an unusual position, to a chronic problem resulting from trauma, or even a genetic condition. But whatever the cause, each year complaints about back pain are among the top five reasons people in the United States seek medical treatment and advice. 

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Foods That Reduce Inflammation - Cherries

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Sep 04, 2012 @ 04:21 PM

Cherries can take the edge off of your back pain! Researchers found that a chemical in tart cherries that has potent anti-inflammatory properties. This chemical also gives cherries their deep, red/purple color.  The food can't make your chronic back disappear for good but it is very important to your healing!

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Diet Tips to Back Pain Relief

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, Aug 30, 2012 @ 03:11 PM

Make sure to have foods high in magnesium in your diet. These foods can help you avoid future back pain. Magnesium is essential for the relaxing and contracting of your muscles. It helps preserve muscle tone and bone density, which can then help avoid back problems. Magnesium is found in bananas, nuts and seeds, whole grains and whole-grain breads, potatoes, avocados, greens like spinach and broccoli.

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Back Pain Caused By Heavy Bags

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, Jul 27, 2012 @ 02:29 PM

Carrying a bag with detectable weight - more than 10 percent of your body weight - can cause a person improper balance. When you put your bag over one shoulder, it interferes with the natural movement of the upper and lower body. Select a briefcase with an adjustable strap. Switch sides frequently to avoid placing the burden on one side Take the time to empty unnecessary items out of your bag.

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Sleep Positions That Won't Strain Your Back

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Jul 17, 2012 @ 12:56 PM

A bad sleep position can aggravate back pain. Try lying on your side and place a pillow between your knees to keep your spine in a neutral position and relieve strain on your back. If you prefer to sleep on your back, slide a pillow under your knees.

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