Tag Archives: hip pain

Muscle injuries and Chiropractic

Many sports and work injuries involve the tearing of muscles. Usually the rupture of a muscle is felt as a tearing sensation. Swelling and tenderness at the area of the rupture occurs withing hours. Bruising usually takes about 24 hours … Continue reading

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Hip Pain and the IT band-Hip Bursitis

The ilio-tibial (IT band) is a muscle that runs from the side of the hip or ilium past the knee. The purpose of the muscle is to lift the hip outwards. Hip pain is one of the more common complaints … Continue reading

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Sacro-iliac joints and back pain. Chiropractic care

The sacro-iliac joints are the main joints that transfer the weight of the spine and upper body into the hips. They are the joints between the sacrum (tail bone) and hips (ilium). They are commonly called the SI joints. There … Continue reading

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