Low Back Pain Archive

Shoe Orthotics Can Help Ease Chronic Low Back Pain from Wearing Painful Shoes…

Chiropractic + Shoe Orthotics Can Help Chronic Low Back Pain… When one area of the body hurts, it’s only natural to seek treatment methods which address that particular area. If your bicep is sore, you wouldn’t apply ice

5 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

The holiday season can be a stressful time of year. Extra stress can be particularly challenging for people with chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia and migraine, since stress can exacerbate pain. If you suffer from chronic, here

Epidural Injections Not Effective for Back Pain

Epidural steroid injection, a common non-surgical treatment of low back pain, appears to  be on the rise in the US and UK.1-2  Yet the efficacy of epidural steroid injections remains controversial. Some patients do report pain relief

Early Degenerative Changes May be a Source of Future Low-Back Pain

Though muscle and ligament strain are the most common causes of low back pain, degeneration of the intervertebral discs and osteoarthritis of the facet joints are also major causes of low back pain and other spinal health

Do Older People Simply Accept Back Pain?

In a recent study published in the Journal of Aging and Health, researchers found that while older people are more likely to suffer from lower back pain, they are less likely to seek treatment. The cross-sectional telephone survey

Medical vs. Chiropractic Care for Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is a commonly overlooked cause of back pain, yet affects 10-25% of patients with lower back issues. Located at the base of the spine within the pelvis, the sacroiliac joint can become misalignment or

What’s the Right “Dose” of Chiropractic Care?

Patients new to chiropractic often wonder, “How long will it take to recover from an episode of back or neck pain?” While the answer is highly individual, a team of researchers sought to see whether there were

Study: Etiology of Chronic Low Back Pain in Patients Having Undergone Lumbar Fusion

Objective.  To estimate the prevalence of lumbar internal disc disruption, zygapohyseal joint pain, sacroiliac joint pain, and soft tissue irritation by fusion hardware in post-fusion low back pain patients compared with non-fused patients utilizing diagnostic spinal procedures.