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Pain between the Shoulder blades: Chiropractic topics

One of the most common complaints of those who sit at a desk or computer for a living is pain between the shoulder blades. Usually the pain is described as a constant aching pain in the middle and upper part … 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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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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