Tag Archives: disc problems

Lower back pain and lipomas of the back

Many people who consult a chiropractor for back pain are concerned with lumps of soft tissue in the lower back. Most instances of soft lumps under the skin in the lower back are due to lipomas. Lipomas are benign fatty … Continue reading

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Sciatica, leg pain and Chiropractic

Sciatica is a common complaint of patients seeking Chiropractic care. The word sciatica is a term for all pain that radiates down the back of the leg regardless of whether it is associated with lower back pain. The pain can … Continue reading

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Disc problems and Chiropractic care

Back injuries that cause herniations in the discs of the lower back are the most common in younger men. Pain in the back can develop immediately after lifting a heavy weight or moving in an akward fashion. The most common … Continue reading

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Lower back pain and Chiropractic

The discs of the lower back are estimated to account for about 40% of the cases of lower back pain seen by a Chiropractor. Of the disc problems, herniation is the most severe. Disc herniation or protrusion is an extension … Continue reading

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Chiropractic and the knee: Feeling of weakness in the knee

A feeling of weakness in the knee is sometimes seen in knee injuries as well as conditions of the lower back. Diabetic conditions may cause weakness in the knee which is usually on one side only. Some types of disc … Continue reading

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