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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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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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