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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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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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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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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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