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Back Injuries-The SI joint and Chiropractic

The S-I or sacro-iliac joint is the joint of the tail bone (or sacrum) and the hip bones (or ilium). There are two S-I joints and they are about 3-4 inches long and located just below the beltline. The S-I … Continue reading

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Injuries of the Hips in Sports and Chiropractic

The most common injury to the buttocks in sports is from a direct blow such as from a knee or elbow. Usually the skin is not injured due to being padded by the muscle and fat below. The gluteal muscles … Continue reading

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Back spasms and Chiropractic care

One of the most common causes of lower back pain seen by Chiropractors involves a strain of the lower back muscles. The joint between the pelvis and and lumbar spine is especially prone to a painful sprain due to the … Continue reading

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Muscle injuries and Chiropractic

Many sports and work injuries involve the tearing of muscles. Usually the rupture of a muscle is felt as a tearing sensation. Swelling and tenderness at the area of the rupture occurs withing hours. Bruising usually takes about 24 hours … 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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