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Shoulder laxity and pain. Chiropractic topics

Shoulder pain is one of the most common conditions outside of neck and back pain treated by Chiropractors. Some people are naturally predisposed to laxity or increased movement of the shoulder joint. Some sports which stress shoulder movement may also … Continue reading

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Causes of hip and back pain in Chiropractic

Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints of patients consulting a Chiropractor. The sacro-iliac joints are the joints between the sacrum (tail bone) and hips. The ligaments of the sacro-iliac joints are very strong but allow some … Continue reading

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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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