Tag Archives: back pain

Hip Pain and Sciatica

The spine has a series of curves which are normal and help the spine to move and bear the weight of the body. The curve in the lower back is towards the front of the body or anteriorly convex. The … Continue reading

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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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Fibromyalgia and Chiropractic

Fibromyalgia is a condition known to cause pain in the joints and muscles. Usually the pain is described as effecting joint symetrically on both sides of the body and the pain is often worse after waking up in the morning. … Continue reading

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Numbness in the thigh and weakness. Chiropractic topics

The quadriceps and hip flexors are powerful muscles in the front of the hip and thigh. They are controlled by the femoral nerve which originates from the first to fourth lumbar vertebrae. Some conditions and injuries are able to cause … Continue reading

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The long term process of disc degeneration

Problems with the lumbar discs are often difficult to diagnose and treat. Often many symptoms of the various causes of back pain overlap. Disc problems are frequently linked with events such as lifting, bending and sneezing. While a disc condition … Continue reading

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