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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

Golfing With Back Pain? Use the Golfer's Lift for Light Objects!

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, May 31, 2012 @ 05:54 PM

What is the “golfer’s lift”? The golfer's lift is a great way to pick up small objects off the floor without expending too much energy or straining your back. All you need to do the golfer’s lift is some support (a chair, a desk, or a putter) to put your hand on to take the load off of your back as you bend over.

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Topics: Science Of Back Pain, Sport Injury, Back Pain Tips, Sports, Back Tips, Back Stories

Back Injuries: Tennis Super Stars Andy Murray & Serena Williams

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, May 31, 2012 @ 05:51 PM

Serena Williams withdrew from the Italian Open with a lower back injury. Williams said “It was feeling a little stiff and I don’t think this is the right moment to force it. I just want to relax and get ready for the next few months.” Fourth- ranked Andy Murray has been playing through his back pain. At the French Open Murray was seen flat on his stomach on a towel in pain as his trainer working on his ailing back. Murray has been suffering from back problems since the end of last season. He has decline to reveal the exact nature of his condition but termed it as a “back spasm.” He felt fine on Wednesday but woke up and found himself unable to put any weight on his left leg without pain.

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Topics: back injury, sports and back pain, tennis and back pain, Back Pain, Sports, Stretches

Illinois Back Institute Sponsors The St. Demetrious Golf Outing

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, May 25, 2012 @ 05:59 PM

View our image gallery of the Illinois Back Institute Sponsoring the St. Demetrious Golf Outing.

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Topics: Sports, Chicago Bears, Dr. Jeff in the News

Get Your Life Back with Dr. Jeff: 5/20

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, May 24, 2012 @ 06:19 PM

http://espn.go.com/espnradio/chicago/play?id=7955684

On this week's edition of Get Your Life Back Jeff & Sarah discuss various types of disc problems and everyday activities that can greatly contribute to back pain.

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Topics: Sport Injury, Back Pain, Sports, Back Tips, Dr. Jeff in the News

ESPN 1000: Get Your Life Back with Dr. Jeff and Sarah Spain

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, May 23, 2012 @ 06:23 PM

Tune in each week as ESPN Chicago's own Sarah Spain is joined by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer of the Illinois Back Institute. Dr. Jeff has treated athletes from every major sport. He'll take this expertise and knowledge and give tips and tricks to help improve your wellness and make you feel better every day with suggestions on little habits you can change.

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Topics: Back Pain Tips, Sports, Back Tips, Dr. Jeff in the News, ESPN 1000

ESPN Chicago: Get Your Life Back with Dr. Jeff

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, May 21, 2012 @ 06:29 PM

http://espn.go.com/espnradio/chicago/play?id=7925858

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Topics: Sport Injury, Sports, Chicago Bears, Dr. Jeff in the News

Chicago Bears Care Gala

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, May 14, 2012 @ 06:50 PM

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Topics: Sport Injury, Sports, Chicago Bears, Dr. Jeff in the News, News

Illinois Back Institute Success Story Nicole Jeray

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, May 09, 2012 @ 06:57 PM

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Topics: Sport Injury, Back Pain Tips, Back Pain Story, Sports

Get Your Life Back with Dr. Jeff: 5/6

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, May 07, 2012 @ 07:04 PM

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Topics: Sports, Dr. Jeff in the News, ESPN 1000, News

Rangers' Josh Hamilton Back Injury Force him to leave game!

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, Apr 30, 2012 @ 07:12 PM

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Topics: Back Pain Tips, Sports, back pain relief tips, back spasms