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Lower back pain and disc problems-Chiropractic topics

Many people suffering from lower back pain worry that their pain is caused by a disc herniation. It has been proposed that up to one third of the population has some kind of disc abnormality that is asymptomatic. Chiropractic care … 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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Spondylolisthesis and Chiropractic

Spondylolisthesis means literally slipping vertebrae. It is a condition where the front and the back parts of the vertebrae do not fuse properly. Most types occur during adolescence and for no known reason. Some may be associated with strenous sports … Continue reading

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Lower back pain and lumbar facet syndrome

One of the most common causes of lower back pain is facet joint pain. Facet joints are small joints located near the back of the spine which limit rotation. It has been estimated that about one third of people with … Continue reading

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