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The nerves and Chiropractic

The skin of the human body is arranged in sensory areas called dermatomes. A dermatome is a sensory area supplied by one set of spinal nerves. An example that Chiropractors deal with regularly is the spinal dermatomes of the lower … Continue reading

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Herniated discs and positions that aggrevate the disc: Chiropractic

Lower back pain is one of the most common conditions treated by Chiropractors. Disc problems in the lower back are quite common and it is estimated that a third of all persons have some kind of irregularities in the discs … 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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More on the disc and back pain, Chiropractic topics

Disc herniations are estimated to account for about 30-40% of cases of back pain seen by Chiropractors. Disc problems can cause bouts of intense lower back pain but also may cause long term degenerative changes in the spine. A disc … Continue reading

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