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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

Solutions to Finding Back Pain Relief After Your Back Surgery Didn't Work

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, May 30, 2014 @ 10:17 AM

Resuming your life after failed back surgery can be a big challenge, because not only must you deal with the same (or worse) pain as before surgery--you may feel deeply depressed. Depressed mood after back surgery can work against your overall health, so it’s important not to give up hope. Sometimes the best way to break out of post-back-surgery depression is to plan natural treatments to restore your health.

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Topics: back pain relief, spinal surgery, back surgery, failed back surgery, surgery, failed back surgery syndrome, my back surgery didn't work, spinal fusion surgery, back pain after surgery, same back pain before surgery

Should I Have Surgery for Stenosis?

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, Apr 25, 2014 @ 04:07 PM

If you are suffering from spinal stenosis you know that you would do anything to free yourself from this pain. If you are asking yourself, "Should I have surgery for stenosis?" read on:

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Topics: spine, spinal stenosis, spinal stenosis treatment, spinal surgery, stenosis, surgery, failed back syndrome, Risks of Back Surgery

Complications of Spinal Surgery

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, Mar 28, 2014 @ 03:16 PM

Like is the case with all surgical procedures, spine surgery has its own risks. The most common post-surgery risks include anesthetic complications, bleeding and infection. These complications can become severe and difficult to rectify owing to the sensitivity of the region involved; the spine and the spinal cord. In some instances, surgery may fail to treat your spine condition, making it even worse. Unlike what most patients think, surgery is not the most effective treatment for spinal cord injuries. There are different treatment programs that can be effective for your condition than surgery.

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Topics: spinal injury, spine, spine health, back, spinal surgery, surgery, failed back syndrome, Risks of Back Surgery

3 Things You Didn't Know about Bulging Disc Surgery

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, Jan 01, 2014 @ 10:30 AM

When you have frequent pain caused by a bulging disc, you might be anxious to get it taken care of. Dealing with this kind of pain can make it hard for you to go about your day and perform your usual activities. If common forms of medical treatment, like over-the-counter pain medications or heating pads, don’t help and your pain is severe enough, your doctor might recommend surgery. Before you agree to undergo bulging disc surgery, though, there are some things you should be aware of. 

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Topics: Back Pain, Bulging Discs, surgery

Surgeon Saved From Surgery at Illinois Back Institute

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, May 03, 2012 @ 07:07 PM

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Topics: spinal stenosis, pain from spinal stenosis, Back Pain Story, Back Pain, spinal stenosis treatment, back surgery, testimonial, surgery, bulging disc problems