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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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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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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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