Category: Back

An Explanation of Normal and Abnormal Spinal Curves

An Explanation of Normal and Abnormal Spinal Curves  Curves are a normal part of the spine’s structure. Looking at the spine from the side (lateral), several curves can be seen […]

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Thoracic Spine

Thoracic Spine The section of the spinal column called the Thoracic Spine begins below the cervical spine (C7, neck), roughly at shoulder level and continues downward until it reaches the […]

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About Chiropractic

About Chiropractic What is Spinal Manipulation? One of the most common and well-known therapeutic procedures performed by a Doctor of Chiropractic is spinal manipulation (sometimes referred to as a “spinal […]

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Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Sacroiliac Joint Pain Overview Sacroiliac (SI) joint pain is felt in the low back and buttocks. The pain is caused by damage or injury to the joint between the spine […]

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Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease Overview Degenerative disc disease (DDD) affects the discs that separate the spine bones. As you age, the spine begins to show signs of wear and tear as […]

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Acute Low Back Pain

Acute low back pain Overview Back pain results when the spine is stressed by injury, disease, wear and tear, or poor body mechanics. Acute low back pain is abrupt, intense […]

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Herniated Lumbar Disc

Herniated lumbar disc   Overview A herniated disc occurs when the gel-like centre of a disc ruptures or breaks through a weakened area in the tough outer wall, similar to […]

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