Tag Archives: bursitis

Shoulder pain: Tendonitis/calcification

Severe shoulder pain that limits mobility of the shoulder is often characteristic of acute bursitis/tendonitis of the shoulder. The condition may or may not be associated with an injury. It was once accepted that calcification was responsible for rupturing the … Continue reading

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Hip Bursitis, Chiropractic topics

Bursitis is a common cause of pain in the hip. Pain on the side of the hip may be the result of bursitis (trochanteric bursitis). This type of pain is usually localized to the side of the hip and may … 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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The nerves and Chiropractic

The skin of the human body is arranged in sensory areas called dermatomes. A dermatome is a sensory area supplied by one set of spinal nerves. An example that Chiropractors deal with regularly is the spinal dermatomes of the lower … Continue reading

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Bursitis of the Shoulder, Chiropractic approaches

Often all pain in the shoulder is referred to as bursitis which is usually a gross oversimplification of the conditions. Bursitis of the shoulder on its own is not a common condition. True bursitis of the shoulder is usually the … Continue reading

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