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Sports injury and the knee. The MCL. Chiropractic topics

One of the more common injuries of the knee in sports is an injury to the medial collateral ligament or MCL. A ligament is a fibrous structure that prevents extreme motion in the joints. In the case of the knee … Continue reading

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The Motion of the Sacro-iliac Joints and Chiropractic

The sacro-iliac joints transmit the weight of the spine and upper body into the pelvis and legs. It is estimated that the sacro-iliac joints are involved in about 40% of cases of back pain treated by Chiropractors. When a person … 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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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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Back Spasms and Chiropractic

One of the most common symptoms of lower back pain is spasm in the muscles of the back. Often muscle spasms in the back can cause a curve in the back (functional scoliosis) which is often called an antalgic lean. … Continue reading

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