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Relieving Sciatic Pain: What You Can Do

Sciatica is a sharp pain that happens when your sciatic nerve is inflamed or irritated, which is usually not because of injury on the nerve itself but the associated areas. This nerve is a large branch of the nervous system that begins from your lower back and runs to your buttocks and down to either leg. It’s an essential part of the human anatomy, as it supplies movement and sensation to the feet, thighs, and legs.Sciatica is said to afflict anywhere from 1-10% of the world population, with an age range of 25 to 45 years. This means the causes of this disorder vary and are not limited to lifestyle, economic factors, diet, ethnicity, and locale. In Lehi, back pain treatment usually involves medicines (including non-steroidal anti-inflammatory...

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6 Natural Remedies for Back Pain

Traditional medical methods will generally focus on addressing the structural problems in your back, but for many people, more of a versatile methodology will do a superior job at keeping the pain at shoreline indentation. So Medications be apt to have only short-term and uncertain benefits, so think out of the box and do something else that will cure you with some simple methods. Try an st Paul chiropractic (Chiropractic is a health care profession dedicated to the non-surgical treatment of disorders of the nervous system and/or musculoskeletal system. Generally, chiropractors maintain a unique focus on spinal manipulation and treatment of surrounding structures) near you.Chiropractic Treatment The core of chiropractic typically includes treatment of common lower back pain conditions through manual therapy. Spinal manipulation and manual...


Typical Back Pain and How Chiropractic Care Can Help

Does your lower back hurt so much that no amount of pain-killing medication can relieve it? If you think that you’re alone in your suffering, you can take some comfort in the fact that more than 30 million Americans typically experience back pain at any given time. But if you think that you might have to undergo surgery to get medical treatment for your hurting back, you might want to consider going to a chiropractor first. If you need more convincing as to why you should seek chiropractic care, here are some ways that it can help get rid of your back pain: Chiropractic care saves you the trouble of having to go under the knife.If your back pain is nothing more than a minor one,...

Why Your Joints Hurt as the Weather Changes

Why Your Joints Hurt as the Weather Changes

As the weather changes, joint pain is a symptom experienced by many. There are several theories about why pain surfaces during weather changes. Overall joint and bone pain are one of the most common symptoms reported. The correlation between changing weather and bone/joint pain has been studied for years, and while no conclusive evidence exists, there are many people who strongly believe the weather plays a role in their pain.Theories of weather and joint pain often cite barometric pressure as a primary reason for joint pain. Barometric pressure is the weight of the atmosphere that surrounds us, and as the weather changes, the barometric pressure drops, which can cause joints to swell. Swollen joints not able to receive as much fluid, which is associated with pain. Arthritis and Weather: Common Pain Symptoms...


Chiropractic Is Not Just for Athletes. Chiropractors Can Help Children and Babies

Chiropractic is not just for athletes.  Take a moment and look around your child’s or grandchild’s school.  You'll see a playground, sometimes a carnival or an amusement park will make it way through town and for every 100 children you see, at least three of them have probably visited a doctor of chiropractic at least once.According to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 3 percent of children have been treated with chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation.The numbers are rising. In 2000, a survey found that there were about 30 million pediatric visits to chiropractors1; by 2009, that figure had more than doubled, to 68 million.2 The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners’ most recent practice analysis, issued in 2010, found that...

Your Guide to Spinal Decompression

Your Guide to Spinal Decompression

Otherwise known as Nonsurgical Spinal Decompression, it is a kind of traction that helps relieve many kinds of back pain. It works by gently stretching the spine to decrease the pressure on the discs and joints. Your discs are made of cartilage that act as shock absorbers between the vertebrae to help protect your spinal cord and prevent any bone contact with your spinal nerves. Often, these discs can bulge or become flattened by injury, pressure, or genetic factors and the result can be very painful. When a disc bulges or herniates, it can press against nearby nerves causing moderate to debilitating pain. In some cases, degeneration of the disc and arthritis of the spine can cause a dramatic loss of strength in the arms and legs, frequent numbness, and...