Tag Archives: lower back pain

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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Functional Scoliosis, back pain and Chiropractic

Many patients seeking Chiropractic care for lower back pain are concerned that they are not “straight” or are standing at an angle. Standing crooked is known as an antalgic lean and is the body’s attempt to move away from painful … Continue reading

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Lower back injuries and the Disc, Chiropractic

It has been estimated that disc problems account for 30-40% of cases of back pain seen by Chiropractors. Disc problems can be difficult to diagnose and can produce the same type of back pain as seen in other conditions. In … Continue reading

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More on the disc and back pain, Chiropractic topics

Disc herniations are estimated to account for about 30-40% of cases of back pain seen by Chiropractors. Disc problems can cause bouts of intense lower back pain but also may cause long term degenerative changes in the spine. A disc … Continue reading

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Nighttime Back pain and Chiropractic

Many patients who consult a Chiropractor complain of lower back pain that awakens them at night. When a person lies down the normal curves of the spine flatten which in effect lengthens the spine. The lengthening of the spine in … Continue reading

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