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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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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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Injuries of the Hips in Sports and Chiropractic

The most common injury to the buttocks in sports is from a direct blow such as from a knee or elbow. Usually the skin is not injured due to being padded by the muscle and fat below. The gluteal muscles … Continue reading

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Patterns of sciatica in lower back pain and Chiropractic

Sciatica is the term for pain that radiates down the back of the leg. Sciatic pain is often made worse by coughing or sneezing which increases the pressure inside the abdomen. A severe attack of sciatica often causes the person … Continue reading

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