Author Archives: drtom

About drtom

I help people through chiropractic care and acupuncture.

Sciatica, leg pain and Chiropractic

Sciatica is a common complaint of patients seeking Chiropractic care. The word sciatica is a term for all pain that radiates down the back of the leg regardless of whether it is associated with lower back pain. The pain can … Continue reading

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Disc problems and Chiropractic care

Back injuries that cause herniations in the discs of the lower back are the most common in younger men. Pain in the back can develop immediately after lifting a heavy weight or moving in an akward fashion. The most common … Continue reading

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Functional Scoliosis, back pain and Chiropractic

Many patients seeking Chiropractic care for lower back pain are concerned that they are not “straight” or are standing at an angle. Standing crooked is known as an antalgic lean and is the body’s attempt to move away from painful … Continue reading

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Lower back injuries and the Disc, Chiropractic

It has been estimated that disc problems account for 30-40% of cases of back pain seen by Chiropractors. Disc problems can be difficult to diagnose and can produce the same type of back pain as seen in other conditions. In … Continue reading

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More on the disc and back pain, Chiropractic topics

Disc herniations are estimated to account for about 30-40% of cases of back pain seen by Chiropractors. Disc problems can cause bouts of intense lower back pain but also may cause long term degenerative changes in the spine. A disc … Continue reading

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