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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

Herniated Disc and Sciatica Treatment Case Study #108

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, Jul 14, 2014 @ 10:59 AM

Part of my objective is to help patients understand you do not have to live with your pain any longer. I will be writing weekly about patients that have been suffering and were able to eliminate their pain at the Illinois Back Institute. My goal is to give you a brighter futureand help live pain free.

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Topics: sciatica pain, sciatica solutions, sciatica treatment, sciatica specialist, sciatic nerve pain

3 Types of Sciatica Stretches that Will Relieve Your Back Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, May 29, 2014 @ 10:48 AM

Sciatica pain stems from pressure on and/or irritation of the sciatic nerve. The nerve emanates from both sides of the lower spine, through the pelvic area and the buttocks, down the back of the thighs. The nerve splits at the knee forming branches extending to the feet. Pain can stretch all along this route and may be mild and achy or sharp and burning, often accompanied by pins-and-needles sensations.

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Topics: sciatica, sciatica pain, stretches for sciatica, sciatica stretches, sciatica relief, sciatica treatment, exercises & stretches, treatment for sciatica

Illinois Back Institute - Sciatica Nerve Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, May 21, 2014 @ 10:06 AM

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Topics: sciatica nerve, sciatica, sciatic nerve, sciatic nerve pain relief, Illinois Back Institute, sciatica pain, how to treat sciatica, sciatic pain, sciatica treatment, sciatic nerve pain

Sciatica Stretches #10 Calf Stretch

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, Apr 11, 2014 @ 12:07 PM

Your #10 Sciatica Stretch is the Calf Stretch. The sciatic nerve is about the width of one’s thumb and travels from the lower spine all the way to the foot. Sciatica pain can cause calf soreness or even numbness. The calf stretch can bring relief to pain that is present in the calf. 

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Topics: sciatica, sciatic nerve pain relief, sciatica pain, stretches for sciatica, sciatica stretches, how to treat sciatica, sciatica pain relief, sciatic pain

7 Best Lifestyle Changes Sciatica & Lower Back Pain Relief

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, Mar 24, 2014 @ 03:39 PM

Individuals who suffer from recurring back pain associated with sciatica or similar conditions may need to consider making lifestyle changes that reduce the amount of stress and strain on the back. Modifying activities and learning new ways of doing things can help reduce pain and discomfort that comes from many daily tasks. Lower back pain relief can be achieved by making small changes in your lifestyle.

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Topics: back, sciatica, lower back pain, lower back pain treatment, sciatica pain, sciatica pain relief, lower back pain relief, how to strengthen lower back

Why You Might Have Sudden Onset Debilitating Lower Back Pain

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, Nov 25, 2013 @ 10:30 AM

Often, the most debilitating lower back pain, for both men and women, is the type that comes on suddenly, leaving you in significant pain with limited mobility. The severity of the pain and the suddenness can be alarming—but it’s very common. In the vast majority of cases, this back pain is not related to a serious disease or severe back problem, but could be due to something simple like muscle spasm or another musculoskeletal cause. When the exact origin of back pain isn’t clear, it’s referred to as nonspecific low back pain. This “mechanical” back pain is generally eased by lying down flat and made worse when you move your back, sneeze or cough.

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Topics: Functional Disc Rehydration, lower back pain, Back Pain, bulging disc problem, slipped disc sciatica, sciatica pain, lower back problems

Chronic Sciatica Pain - Hidden Causes

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, Apr 04, 2013 @ 03:38 PM

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Topics: sciatica pictures, sciatica, sciatica pain, chronic sciatica pain