Tag Archives: back pain

Sports injury and the knee. The MCL. Chiropractic topics

One of the more common injuries of the knee in sports is an injury to the medial collateral ligament or MCL. A ligament is a fibrous structure that prevents extreme motion in the joints. In the case of the knee … Continue reading

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The Knee-Sports and Chiropractic

The knee is one of the most commonly injured joints in the body. The unique design of the knee makes is susceptible to trauma from external forces. Chiropractic treatments are effective treatment for many conditions of the knee especially for … Continue reading

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The Hip Joint and Chiropractic

Often patients with back pain and pain in the sacro-iliac joints complain of the sensation of their legs being different lengths. There are two ways in which Chiropractors can determine the length of the legs. One is by tape measure. … Continue reading

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The Motion of the Sacro-iliac Joints and Chiropractic

The sacro-iliac joints transmit the weight of the spine and upper body into the pelvis and legs. It is estimated that the sacro-iliac joints are involved in about 40% of cases of back pain treated by Chiropractors. When a person … Continue reading

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The Hip joints or S-I joints and back pain

The S-I joints or sacro-iliac joints are the joints which transmit the weight of the spine into the legs. The joints are also major shock absorbers for lessening the effects of jarring and bumping on the spine. The joints are … Continue reading

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