Category Archives for Back Pain

What’s This Tingling in my Leg?

When you think of low back pain, you may visualize a person half-bent over with their hand on the sore spot of their back.  Since many of us have experienced low back pain during our lifetime, we can

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Summer Injuries and How Chiropractic Can Help

Summer is exciting. Vacations are happening, trips to the lake are a regular occurrence, and you are packing in as much swim time as possible. But with all these good times and physical activities, there

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Running and Low Back Pain

Have you ever noticed every time you go running, you have lower back pain either during or after the run? If so, I’m sure you’re wondering if you should quit running, find an alternative sport, or

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Low Back Pain and Travel Tips

Low back pain (LBP) is a common complaint when it comes to traveling, whether it’s in a car, bus, train or airplane. Traveling is hard on our joints, muscles and nerves for many reasons. Traveling requires

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Oh, My Aching… Leg?

Certain low back conditions give rise to more than just low back pain. For example, leg pain can be more intense than low back pain, even though the cause of the leg pain is coming from the low back. When

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3 Simple At Work Low Back Exercises

“Doc, I try to do my exercises but I have to hit the ground running in the morning….to get the kids ready for the school bus….I have morning meetings….I’m not a morning person….I’m pulled

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Three Fundamental Causes Of Golf Injuries

Golf and chiropractic care are a perfect combination.  As a chiropractor, I look at the body in balance from head to toe, which is the essence of the golf swing.  Anything interfering with the stance

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Why Don’t My Usual Stretches Help My Back Pain?

Like most health conditions, low back pain is a chronic problem. Patients with low back pain typically suffer off and on for years. Back pain seems to come on when we overexert or do something out of the

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Ice Or Heat For Low Back Pain?

Many patients perform some self-care when they first hurt their lower back, hoping this will keep them out of a doctor’s office. While home remedies can sometimes make the pain go away, sometimes they

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Low Back Pain? Should You Take an NSAID?

Statistics suggest that low back pain (LBP) will plague most of us at some point in our lives, if it hasn’t already. Most healthcare professions that manage patients with low back pain focus on pain

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