A Facebook friend of mine, Irene, posted an interesting article recently (see the end of this blog for the link) which got me to thinking that therein lies a blog article! The basic message in the article is : May 20, 2013 — Researchers have pinpointed a catalytic trigger for the onset of Alzheimer’s disease – when [...]
Sciatica is a condition commonly seen by chiropractors and although mechanical back pain is way more common, there is always a steady flow of patients with sciatica making their way into chiropractic offices. The Sciatic Nerve Sciatica essentially refers to compression of the sciatic nerve, the largest and longest nerve in the human body. The [...]
They say there are two types of people, those with back ache and those that are going to get it!!! That basically translates to the fact that lower back pain is basically an epidemic. The most common type of lower back pain is what is referred to as mechanical lower back pain. This relates to [...]
Anytime a child, or even an adolescent presents with back pain my chiropractic antennae really perk up. And, if you are a parent, so should yours. Bottom line, it’s very unusual for a youngster to have a really sore back. Every case of back pain in someone under the age of 10 years old must [...]
How does a human ‘Pimp his or her Ride‘? Someone asked me the other day what I did and without really thinking about it too much blurted out that ‘I’m a pimp your ride guy‘. Well needless to say his eyebrows perked up a notch or two! Only afterwards, as I started to elaborate, did [...]
This video posted by Sciatica Selfcare presents an explanation of the most common causes of sciatica.
Dr. Emil DiIorio illustrates the anatomy of your lower back with simple drawings and easy to understand explanations. Learn how the components of your back work together and how they can be disrupted – causing pain.
This was a question a patient asked me the other day. Well, basically it will depend from which paradigm you operate from. If you are like the majority of the world that have been indoctrinated into the medical paradigm you’ll see a chiropractor only when the symptom(s) get bad enough and virtually force you to [...]
A new disease, actually an old disease, but one that has just recently received more attention, is the potentially fatal condition called EXCUSE-itis! This is not so much a medically fatal disease as it is an emotionally fatal disease. Actually, it’s not so much the making of the excuse that is so potentially dangerous, its [...]