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Category Archives: Back Pain

Sciatica? Here’s What you Need to Know






Do you suffer the symptoms of sciatica, such as a burning sensation that radiates down your leg, possibly all the way into your foot? Whether mild or severe, sciatica symptoms can keep you from wanting to do much at all. This condition is often related to degenerative disc disease or a herniated disc in the… Read More »


Why the Low Back is Vulnerable, and How to Protect it






Some of the most common injuries we see occur in the low spine. There are five motion segments in the small area alone, which is responsible for bending and twisting, among other movements. Not only can the lower lumbar joints (L4 and 5 especially) be injured, say when you lift a heavy object, but they… Read More »



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