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Lower back pain and the S-I joints

One of the most common presentations of lower back pain is the scenario of sharp pain in the back after straightening from a stooped position. The S-I joints are known to be susceptible to acute episodes of back pain with … Continue reading

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Chest and midback pain, Part 2: Chiropractic topics

Costochondritis is a condition that causes pain in the front of the chest. This condition effects the middle ribs close to the sternum. Usually this condition produces pain on both sides of the chest. The cause is often difficult to … Continue reading

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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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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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