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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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Lower back Pain, Sciatica and Chiropractic

Sciatica refers to pain that travels down the back of the leg. Most often sciatic results from irritation of the nerve roots in the lower back. The discs are the most common culprit that is responsible for irritating the nerve … Continue reading

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Do I need X Rays for my Back pain? Chiropractic Topics

X rays are used primarily for imagining of the bones. For back pain that appears related to the joints or the disc, x rays generally aren’t needed for the first 3-4 weeks of Chiropractic care. For people who have had … Continue reading

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Lower back pain and Chiropractic

Lower back pain is the most common condition that causes people to seek Chiropractic care. Lower back pain is a condition that often causes referred pain into the leg and back. The deeper the source of the pain in the … Continue reading

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Chiropractic Back Pain Treatments

Traction is a common technique for the treatment of lower back pain by Chiropractors. Traction (in theory) reduces pressure on the disc and reduces the effects of disc herniation. The commonly used Chiropractic technique of lumbar traction (lumbar flexion distraction) … Continue reading

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