Sciatica is a set of symptoms including pain caused by general compression or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots of each sciatic nerve—or by compression or irritation of the left or right or both sciatic nerves. Symptoms include lower back pain, buttock pain, and pain, numbness or weakness in various parts of the…

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Spinal adjustment, according to authors Meeker and Halderman, is the one core clinical method that all chiropractors agree upon. Chiropractic adjustment can only be applied to joints in the spine and correction of misalignment or subluxation that may occur in that area. 95 percent of all spinal adjustments in the world are performed by chiropractors.…

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Arthritis is a joint disorder and can occur in areas ranging from the spine, fingers, wrist, knees, and more. It can occur due to trauma or infection of the joint or simply from age. Arthritis pain is caused by inflammation, damage from disease, and painful stiffness of joints.  Pain from arthritis is typically constant and…

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Fact joints are what guide and limit the movement of the spine. These joints are located in pairs on each segment of the spinal cord except for the very top of your vertebrae. Roughly one-fifth of the twisting ability of your neck and lower back is controlled by facet joints. A small capsule surrounds each…

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Lifting heavy and slightly heavy items without using the proper lifting techniques can often result in musculoskeletal injuries even without knowing they have occurred. Utilize the following proper lifting techniques to avoid these possible injuries. Whenever it comes to lifting items, there is one simple rule: when standing upright, never bend your waste to pick something up.…

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Massage Therapy Massage is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques, to enhance function, aid in the healing process, decrease muscle reflex activity, inhibit motor-neuron excitability, promote relaxation and well-being, and as a recreational activity. Evidence strongly suggests early mobilization and range of motion exercises greatly improve…

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Osteoporosis is a progressive bone disease that is characterized by a decrease in bone mass and density and that leads to an increased risk of fracture. In osteoporosis, the bone mineral density (BMD) is reduced, bone microarchitecture deteriorates, and the amount and variety of proteins in bone are altered. Osteoporosis is defined by the World…

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Sports injuries are injuries that occur in athletic activities. They can result from acute trauma, or from overuse of a particular body part. Classification Traumatic injuries account for most injuries in contact sports such as Ice Hockey, Association football, rugby league, rugby union, Australian rules football, Gaelic football and American football because of the dynamic…

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Finding Relief  Often people visit their chiropractor because they are in pain. In this first step, the main goal is to reduce your pain symptoms. This can require frequent visits, typically anywhere from 2-3 times per week to daily visits. People tend to think they are perfectly healthy if they are not experiencing any pain.…

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Step 2: Corrective Care Working Together to Achieve Optimal Health Eliminating pain is is the first step in chiropractic care, but is certainly does not stop there. Most chiropractors consider eliminating pain the easiest part of chiropractic. If a patient stops receiving care just because their pain has stopped, the likelihood of the pain causing…

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