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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

Dan Hampton Explains in This Video How to Eliminate Your Back Pain.

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Sun, Nov 16, 2014 @ 12:59 PM

Dan Hampton and the team at the Illinois Back Institute explain how to eliminate your back pain. In this Half hour show you will learn the science behind the techniques used at the Illinois Back Institute.  Tips on things you can do at home to help eliminate your pain. We will also talk about foods that are good for your back.  

Call now to make an appointment.  888-959-6822

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After 2 years of suffering with back pain and sciatica, a 27 year old male finds a solution. Case Study #112

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, Nov 13, 2014 @ 01:39 PM

With each case study my goal is to offer a better understanding of back pain.  There are lessons in each case that will help you.  This week’s case has some great lessons because the patient had a severe problem that responded well with our program.

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Sciatica, Herniated Disc Patient Prevented From Surgery With Our Treatment - Case Study #102

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, Oct 08, 2014 @ 09:01 PM

A 55 year old Male presented to our clinic suffering with Back Pain and Sciatica.  His pains started a year before he came into our clinic and were getting worse.  When he started treatment with us his pain was at a 7 on a scale of one to ten (10 being the worst).  His pain started in his back and traveled down his leg.

Upon entering our clinic we scheduled an MRI.  The MRI revealed that the patient's Back Pain and Sciatica were caused by the following:

  1. Herniated Disc
  2. Degenerated Disc
  3. Bulging Disc
  4. Stenosis
  5. Radiculopathy (pinched nerve)
  6. Spondylolisthesis
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Topics: sciatica and treatment, sciatica exercises treatment, sciatica herniated disc, herniated disc rehabilitation, herniated discs

Case Study #105 - Wow! Massive Herniated Disc Treatment Saved This Patient From Surgery

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Aug 05, 2014 @ 09:11 PM


Not all herniated discs are the same. They come in all shapes and sizes, and this one qualifies as massive. The herniated disc was so big that it was pressing on the nerves on the right side and the left side of this patient's low back. We see some big ones and this is definitely top 3.

This 49 year old female presented to our office with a very large herniated disc and severe back pain.  Her pain started in 2010 and over time was definitely getting worse. An average day of pain for her was a 4 and when it got bad it was up to an 8-9 (ten being the worst).

  • Before she came to see us she had some physical therapy at a well-known clinic. Then in August of 2013 she received 2 injections of cortisone in her back. 

 

Because those therapies did not work she ended up in the office of a Neurosurgeon. He said she needed surgery, but before he would do the surgery she needed to lose weight.  He wanted to perform a fusion surgery, the most costly and the most complicated of all back surgeries.

She reluctantly decided that the surgery was her only option because she couldn’t live with the pain any longer. The herniated disc and sciatica were so bad that the doctor advised her not to exercise, so she had to lose the weight by restricting her calories. (Probably the hardest way to lose weight)

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Topics: sciatica and treatment, back surgery, back doctor, herniated disc sciatica nerve, herniated disc in back treatment

Sciatica Solutions at Illinois Back Institute – Susan Michaels

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, Jan 07, 2013 @ 11:56 AM

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Sciatica and Treatment at the Illinois Back Institute

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, Oct 04, 2012 @ 02:13 PM

What is Sciatica?

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