One of the first things a lot of people do when they realize they’re dealing with back pain or injuries is seek out others who have had similar experiences. Back pain is one of those things you don’t mess around with or handle casually; there are usually a few options as to what to do about a given problem, and it can be reassuring – or simply educational – to get advice from a chiropractor you know or trust.Continue Reading ->
Many people injure their backs while bending or lifting objects in the wrong way. A recent survey taken by the American Physical Therapy Association reports that nearly two-thirds of the Americans experience low back pain, and nearly half of the cases are
Do I Have Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction?
Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is a condition characterized by the improper movement of the SI joint. It usually begins with the instability of the pelvis and low back. Pain can radiate from the back to the legs and imitate sciatic nerve pain. The pain caused by this condition is called sacroiliac joint pain.Continue Reading ->
Most of the people we provide chiropractic services to in the Telegraph Hill Area of San Francisco spend most of their day sitting in front of a computer for too damn long.
This is very difficult on the body. Not to mention, the low back takes most of the pressure.
Sciatica occurs when pressure is put on the sciatic nerve root. Sciatica is pain that travels down one or both legs.Continue Reading ->
Should you foam roll the low back?
The foam roller is an instrument used to increase mobility and improve your soft tissue quality. When it comes to the benefits of foam rolling, there is a big difference between the thoracic spine and lumbar spine.
You should never foam roll your lower back (lumbar spine). I’m going to tell you exactly what to focus on instead if you are attempting to loosen up a stiff lower back.
Over 80% of the population will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. Many will develop chronic low back pain which is back pain that persists for over 90 days.
Some will develop low back pain that goes away…but then it returns and becomes worse. Just about every case is unique and should be treated as such.Continue Reading ->