Category: Conditions

Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a medical condition in which the spinal canal narrows and compresses the spinal cord and nerves. This is usually due to the common occurrence of spinal degeneration that occurs with aging. It…

Chiropractic For Sciatica Pain

What Causes Sciatica? Sciatica, generally speaking, is caused by inflammation of the sciatic nerves which run from the spinal column down through each of the legs. This inflammation is typically the direct result of a…

What is Neuropathy?

What is Neuropathy? Neuropathy is a collection of disorders that occurs when nerves of the peripheral nervous system (the part of the nervous system outside of the brain and spinal cord) are damaged. The condition…

Herniated and Bulging Discs

A spinal disc herniation (prolapsus disci intervertebralis), informally and misleadingly called a “slipped disc”, is a medical condition affecting the spine, in which a tear in the outer, fibrous ring (annulus fibrosus) of an intervertebral…

Facet Syndrome

Facet syndrome is a condition in which the joints in the back of the spine degenerate and subsequently cause pain. The facet joints are found at every level on both sides of the lumbar spine.…

Degenerative Disc Disease

What is Degenerative Disc Disease? Degeneration of the intervertebral disc, often called “degenerative disc disease” (DDD) of the spine, is a condition that can be painful and can greatly affect the quality of one’s life.…

Back Pain

Prevalence of Back Pain Back pain is one of the most common medical problems with some surveys reporting as high as 80% of adults suffer from it at one point in their lives. Though the…

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