Tag Archives: pinched nerve

Numbness in the thigh and weakness. Chiropractic topics

The quadriceps and hip flexors are powerful muscles in the front of the hip and thigh. They are controlled by the femoral nerve which originates from the first to fourth lumbar vertebrae. Some conditions and injuries are able to cause … Continue reading

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The long term process of disc degeneration

Problems with the lumbar discs are often difficult to diagnose and treat. Often many symptoms of the various causes of back pain overlap. Disc problems are frequently linked with events such as lifting, bending and sneezing. While a disc condition … Continue reading

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Pain patterns in Lower back disc herniations, Chiropractic topics

Disc herniations are estimated to be involved in just under half of cases of lower back pain treated by Chiropractors. The pain caused by a herniated disc (slipped disc) varies widely in located and intensity. Sciatica is a common symptom … 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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Muscle injuries and Chiropractic

Many people think of Chiropractic care only for conditions effecting the joints of the spine. Myofascial release treatments are a highly effective Chiropractic technique that directly addresses muscular injuries. Injury to the muscles is usually accompanied by swelling, pain and … Continue reading

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