Exercises that focus mainly on the legs moving away from the body can increase the chance for individuals to experience sciatica, especially in athletes who have weaker interior thigh muscles.�Lifting is another physical activity that frequently causes sciatica. Athletes who have weaker core muscles can also increase their chance of experiencing a herniated disc while lifting. Improper lifting�
Whiplash refers to a soft-tissue injury of the cervical spine, or neck, caused by a strong, abrupt, back-and- forth movement of the head, typically caused by an automobile accident, although this type of injury can also be the result of a sports accident or other trauma. Several studies suggest that up to 43% of individuals generally suffer from long-term symptoms following a whiplash�
Individuals with a previous knee injury often describe feeling continuous symptoms for an extended period of time after the original trauma. Fortunately, the majority of knee injuries usually involve minor damage and injury to the ligaments of the knee. Most knee complications that chiropractic doctors and other medical specialists diagnose are often caused by stiffness and soreness that, when�
As an individual suffering from headaches and migraines, you are not alone. A large percentage of people often describe feeling symptoms associated with some form of head pain. While some might be occasional and dull and others may be more frequent and throbbing, headaches or migraine pain can be debilitating, especially depending on the type of injury or condition causing the symptoms. There�
Headaches, identified as pain or discomfort in the head, are the most frequent form of pain experienced by the general population. While the majority of headaches are relatively simple to reduce or eliminate, many people can experience constant head pain without knowing the true cause of their symptoms. As an individual suffering from chronic headaches, it�s important to foremost determine the�
The iliotibial band, or IT band, is a ligament that begins at the pelvis, along the iliac crest, and travels down through the outside of the thigh from the hip to the shin. Most frequently caused by overuse from running sports and activities, knots can develop along the IT band and on the lower side of the leg, causing the ligament to become tight and inflamed, a condition known as iliotibial�
The sciatic nerve is the largest single nerve found within the human body, running from each side of the lumbar spine, through the area of the lumbar plexus, and trailing down into the buttocks, the back of the thigh and into the foot.
Sciatica is a medical term used to define a group of symptoms rather than a single injury or condition. The most common symptom for sciatica is pain in the lower�
Back pain is one of the most frequent reasons people seek chiropractic treatment. From back injuries to spinal conditions, many people have experienced symptoms of back pain throughout their lifetimes but recently, children have been visiting the chiropractor much more frequently than the parents are.
One of the major reasons children develop back problems can be linked to the use of oversized,�
Spinal injuries are commonly diagnosed in people who�ve experienced an automobile accident. In fact, auto accidents are the leading cause for spinal injuries on the thoracic, or mid back, and the lumbar, or lower back, regions of the spine.
In a research conducted between 1996 and 2011, the records of 4,572 individuals entered into the Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network database were�
A majority of individuals experience symptoms of back pain or neck pain, as a result of trauma from an injury or an undiagnosed condition, frequently ask themselves whether seeking chiropractic care or massage therapy would be beneficial to treat any complications. The fact is, a combination of both can be beneficial for treating many injuries and conditions.
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