Posts Tagged "sciatica"

Chiropractic Compared to Surgery for Sciatica

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Chiropractic research, Sciatica, Spinal surgery | 0 comments

Chiropractic For Sciatica Pain.   At Cleary Family Chiropractic we  work with many sciatica patients here in our Woodstock office.  Many of these patients have the same question.  Am I going to have to have surgery?  We are happy to report to these patients that most of the people we see for sciatica are able to achieve relief from their symptoms through conservative care including decompression, light adjustments, and core strengthening exercises. Furthermore the most recent research shows that many people don’t need surgery for this common problem, and that chiropractic  is more beneficial at resolving sciatic nerve pain. One of the most utilized...

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Spinal disc the ball bearings of the spine.

Posted by on Oct 29, 2015 in Back Pain, exercise, Sciatica, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Ball Bearings of the Spine           Spinal disc,  they can degenerate, tear, bulge or even herniate,  but they do not slip!   Although when most use the terminology of slipped disc they are describing one of the above terms. This of your spinal disc as the ball bearings of your spine.  They separate each vertebrae and create necessary spacing for our nerves to exit the our spinal cord and connect to all our vital tissues to our brain.  They act as a cushioning to force between your spinal segments.  The disc has two main components first a layer of  rings of fibrous tissue called the anulus fibrosis.  The second component is  a...

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