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The “Wear and Tear” theory of arthritis: Chiropractic

Osteoarthritis or arthritis refers to roughening of the joint surfaces, inflammation and point in the joints. In the spine the condition is often called spondylosis. Spondylosis means “vertebrae condition”. Spondylosis is the term applied to arthritis of the joints of … 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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Tender nodules in the Back and Chiropractic treatment

The lower back is frequently the site of small fat nodules in the skin that are referred to as lipomas. These are normal and non cancerous tumors that are very common. The nodules can be pain sensitive and even refer … Continue reading

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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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Ongoing Back Pain and Chiropractic treatment

Many patient with a history of lower back pain episodes may be experiencing a conditions known as lumbar spondylosis. Spondylosis is a medical term which basically means spinal condition. Spondylosis would be a technical term for the layman’s term arthritis. … Continue reading

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