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Sciatica and Chiropractic Care

Leg pain or sciatica is a common complaint. The question arises, is the pain true sciatica or is it caused by something else other than a pinched nerve in the spine. There is bountiful literature regarding with the use of drugs or surgery… Continue reading

Lumbar Disc Herniation

Lower back pain is common and may precipitate disc rupture or herniation. Lower back pain will affect upwards to 80% of the population during their life time. A smaller percentage of this group will develop disc herniation requiring treatment. Most people begin to undergo degenerative changes or arthritis as they age. In the United States, lower back pain is only secondary to upper respiratory problems resulting in absenteeism from work...... Continue reading

Cervical Disc

The cervical discs are small cushions between the bones in the neck. The discs absorb the shock of trauma to the neck in addition to assisting the neck with movements. There are only 6 discs in the neck. There are no discs between the base of the skull and the first vertebrae or between the 1st and 2nd vertebrae...... Continue reading

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