The Causes of Sciatica
It is important to understand that sciatica is not a disease but rather a symptom caused by a set of other underlying factors. Firstly the most common cause of sciatica is a protruding disc or herniated disc which causes pressure on the sciatic nerve. A herniated disc is caused by being displaced as well as external pressure resulting from constant pressure or an accident.Lower Back Pain: Causes and Treatments
Lumbar pain, or lower back pain, is one of the most common causes of seeing your doctor. Because this is a problem so prevalent, as it affects millions of people around the globe, we wanted to provide some information. Sadly, some people try to avoid the problem of lower back pain.Is a Herniated Disc Causing Your Back Pain?
The discs at the back spinal column divides the skeletal structures. Discs are not composed of blood vessels or nerves like other elements of the skeletal structure. Instead, discs are made up of fat, water, and tissues that connect to the skeletal structure. During all hours of the day, the discs leak water, which is caused from forces of gravity.Exercises For Posture: Combating a Poor Core
My clients often ask me, “How can I improve my posture?” These are usually the same clients that are chained to their office workstations and sitting in front of their computers all day. My first response back to them is always, “what makes you think that you need to improve your posture?” The reason that I respond with this statement is that I first want to uncover if they have bad posture that is due to their behaviors or that they have bad posture due to their physiology.Chiropractic for Dogs
Pet owners often care for their animals as a parent does a child. You may wonder if chiropractic care would be appropriate for your pet. Chiropractic is for any mammal with a brain, a spinal cord, spinal nerves and a spine to protect it.Back Muscle Spasms: Causes and Treatments
A spasm is an involuntary contraction of a muscle. Learn how spasms in your back muscles can cause chronic back pain.How To Treat Chronic Lower Back Pain
The best way to relieve your back pain is by doing something to yourself. It’s a big task expecting your back to get better by having someone do something to you; sooner or later you have to do something to yourself. The reason is because a high proportion of back pain is personally generated, usually by decades of poor sitting posture and a body that’s getting weaker and tighter by the day. That being the case the best person to ‘ungenerate’ your back pain is yourself with a better sitting posture and a good strength and flexibility training program. These 10 principles will help you work out what you need to do.The Most Effective Lower Back Exercises To Relieve Back Pain
If you’re looking for the most effective lower back exercises, you’re going to have to look further than the spot where it hurts and start loosening your calf, hamstring, buttock and hip flexor muscles. Once you’ve squared up your pelvis there’s a good chance the bones above it will move back into better alignment. Pain goes away. You’ll also need a good all round strength training program to support your spinal column in correct alignment.Can Managing Your Emotions Solve Your Back Pain Issues?
Living in a world where such a heavy emphasis is placed on pharmaceuticals, sometimes it can be refreshing to look at alternative ways to feel better. One interesting new concept is the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). EFT is a self healing technique that has been effective on many different types of ailments including various types of back pain.Top 9 Epidural Side Effects for Back Pain Treatment
Epidural steroid injections are commonly used for the treatment of back pain. It injects a powerful anti-inflammatory with a local anesthetic pain relief medicine directly around the spinal nerves, providing immediate pain relief. However, even the best drugs in the world are not without the dreadful side effects. Side effects from epidural steroid injections are rare but not uncommon. No more than 3 doses of treatment should be given within a 12 months period with each treatment spaced at least 2 months apart from each other.