What is a herniated disc, or slipped disc?

What is a herniated disc, or slipped disc?

What is a herniated disc, or slipped disc? Spinal discs are the cushions or “shock absorbers” between the spinal bones or vertebrae which if damaged can cause a¬†herniated disc. The discs also allow for motion in the spine. The disc is made of a tough outer...
What Is a Chiropractor?

What Is a Chiropractor?

What Is a Chiropractor? Chiropractic physicians utilize a drug-free, hands on holistic form of care. Chiropractic is the largest natural health care profession in the world. Chiropractic physicians are trained in the examination and treatment of muscle, joint and...
What is Sciatica?

What is Sciatica?

What is Sciatica? Sciatica is a term used to describe leg symptoms that are caused by a pinching or irritation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body and is formed by nerve roots that come together from the lower back. The sciatic...

Low Back Pain & Trigger Points

This entry was posted on Saturday, July 30th, 2011 Low back pain is one of the most common reasons people visit their health-care provider in the United States. It is also one of the most costly conditions in the United States when one incorporates the cost of lost...

Pain Medication and Potential Liver Damage

This entry was posted on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 Tylenol (generic name acetaminophen) is one of the most popular painkillers used in the United States today. Acetaminophen overdose is also the leading cause of liver failure in the United States and the leading...