Tag Archives: lower back pain

Lower back pain, the disc and Chiropractic

Problems with the lumbar disc are a common cause of back pain. The causes of back pain are commonly described as poorly understood. Most people suffering from back pain related to the disc can expect to recover if they wait … Continue reading

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Preventing back injury and Chiropractic

Back pain often presents without any known cause. Most people who start to experience an episode of back pain have no known event which causes their pain. Something as simple as picking something off the floor or getting out of … Continue reading

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Pain in the mid back/thoracic spine and Chiropractic

Pain in the mid-back or thoracic spine is a very common condition treated by Chiropractic. Pain the the mid back or thoracic spine is probably as common as pain in the neck or lower back but often more overlooked. Disc … Continue reading

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Hip Pain and the piriformis muscle

The piriformis muscle is a small muscle that attaches to the sacrum or tail bone and to the femur (the large bone in the upper leg). The piriformis is about at the level of the back pocket while wearing jeans. … 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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