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The Hip joints or S-I joints and back pain

The S-I joints or sacro-iliac joints are the joints which transmit the weight of the spine into the legs. The joints are also major shock absorbers for lessening the effects of jarring and bumping on the spine. The joints are … Continue reading

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Hip Pain and Sciatica

The spine has a series of curves which are normal and help the spine to move and bear the weight of the body. The curve in the lower back is towards the front of the body or anteriorly convex. The … Continue reading

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Back Injuries-The SI joint and Chiropractic

The S-I or sacro-iliac joint is the joint of the tail bone (or sacrum) and the hip bones (or ilium). There are two S-I joints and they are about 3-4 inches long and located just below the beltline. The S-I … Continue reading

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Injuries of the Hips in Sports and Chiropractic

The most common injury to the buttocks in sports is from a direct blow such as from a knee or elbow. Usually the skin is not injured due to being padded by the muscle and fat below. The gluteal muscles … Continue reading

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Patterns of sciatica in lower back pain and Chiropractic

Sciatica is the term for pain that radiates down the back of the leg. Sciatic pain is often made worse by coughing or sneezing which increases the pressure inside the abdomen. A severe attack of sciatica often causes the person … Continue reading

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