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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

Slipped Disc vs Herniated Disc - What is the Difference?

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Feb 18, 2014 @ 02:33 PM

When most people think of a slipped disc vs herniated disc, they think they are the same thing. However, they are actually different. First, one must have a solid understanding of how the spine works and what role the discs play in order to have a full understanding of the difference between a slipped disc vs herniated disc.

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Topics: herniated disc, herniated disc specialist, herniated disc chicago, herniated disc healing, herniated disc treatment, slipped disc vs herniated disc, slipped discs, slipped disc back

What Does An MRI Image of a Herniated Disc Look Like?

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, Feb 06, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

A herniated disc is a condition occurring from the rupture of the gel-like center through a weak area in the tough outer wall. Back or leg pain occurs when the disc compresses a spinal nerve. Its treatment is through conservative nonsurgical treatment. Research shows that 80 % of people undergoing treatment resume normal duties after about six weeks. In cases where this treatment does not work, surgery is the next option.

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Topics: herniated disc, herniated disc specialist, herniated disc healing, herniated disc treatment, mri images of herniated disc, natural remedies herniated disc

Non Surgical Herniated Disc Treatment

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, Mar 22, 2013 @ 01:35 PM

Fay Eppolito is a 59 year old U.S. postal worker. Fay developed a herniated disc at work over 10 years ago. Fay came into the Illinois Back Institute with a very large herniated disc  (4mm x 16 mm) in her low back at L5.   She was having intense pain down her leg that made it very hard to walk around. On a scale of 1-10 her pain was at an 8 (bad). The top picture is an MRI taken the first day of her treatment.

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Topics: herniated disc, non surgical herniated disc treatment, herniated disc healing, MRI, Natural Treatment, herniated disc natural treatment, herniated disc l5 s1 treatment, mri images of herniated disc

Pain Relief Sciatica & Herniated Disc Specialist – Vito Pelletiere

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, Mar 08, 2013 @ 02:28 PM

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Topics: sciatica, herniated disc, Back Pain Story, herniated disc specialist, herniated disc healing, sciatica herniated disc, herniated disc sciatica nerve, what helps sciatica, pain relief sciatica

Herniated Disc Healing

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, Mar 01, 2013 @ 11:38 AM

Our primary goal is to heal the discs of your spine. This will start the process of eliminating the paint hat you feel in your back, and any pinched nerves you may have.

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Topics: Illinois Back Institute, herniated disc, herniated disc healing, MRI, heal bulging disc, how to heal a herniated disc, heal the disc

l4 - l5 Herniated Disc Healing - Alan Campbell Testimonial

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, Feb 18, 2013 @ 12:49 PM

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Topics: l4 l5 s1 herniated disc, l4 l5 herniated disc, herniated disc, Back Pain Story, herniated disc illinois, herniated disc specialist, herniated disc healing, herniated disc l5 s1 treatment

Herniated Disc – What Can Increase Your Risk?

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, Jan 16, 2013 @ 04:25 PM

There are many different factors that can put you at risk of a herniated disc. Herniated disc are very common and are occur more often in people ages 35 to 55 years old. Each year, thousands of people suffering from back pain caused by herniated discs and they aren’t sure why this happened to them.

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Topics: herniated disc risk factors, causes of herniated disc, pain caused by herniated disc, herniated disc, herniated disc, Back Pain Tips, herniated disc illinois, herniated disc healing, herniated disc rehydration, fix herniated disc, herniated disc natural treatment

After Herniated Discs Surgery Failed Karen Found Relief

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, Nov 19, 2012 @ 12:07 PM

Illinois Back Institute patient, Karen had been suffering with back pain since 1997. The pain was so bad Karen actually went through and got surgery. The pain went away for a while but came back even worse. Unfortunately, approximately 10% of patients will experience another disc herniation in the same spot after surgery. This is most likely to happen within the first three months, although it can happen years later. Karen thought she would have to go back under the knife to get rid of the pain.

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Topics: herniated disc, Back Pain Story, herniated disc specialist, herniated disc healing, testimonial, surgery herniated disc, surgery for herniated disc, herniated discs surgery, new treatment for herniated disc, leg pain from herniated disc