Monthly Archives: January 2013

The SI Joints and back pain

It has been estimated that around 40% of patients who consult a Chiropractor for lower back pain have some involvement of the SI joints. The SI joints are strong joints which transmit the weight of the upper body into the … Continue reading

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Causes of Sciatica

Pain that travels down the back of the leg is called sciatica whether or not it is associated with pain in the lower back. Sciatica can travel all the way to the foot or toes. On the other hand sciatica … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and Lower Back Pain, Chiropractic Topics

Fibromyalgia is a condition associated with pain in the muscles, tendons and ligaments. Fibromyalgia in the lower back typically causes pain in a symetrical pattern in the back (meaning the pain is usually felt on both sides of the back). … Continue reading

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Sciatica can be a pain in the butt: Chiropractic topics.

Sciatica is a term that encompasses pain that travels down the leg from several sources. Disc herniation is one condition that may produce sciatica due to irritation of the nerves in the lower part of the spine. Other conditions of … Continue reading

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