Many different factors can contribute to back pain. Back pain can be grouped into categories which include:
Emotional and stress related pain is also common in the back and neck areas.
Sciatica is a condition which causes pain in the lower extremities because the sciatic nerve is irritated. It is usually felt in the lower back and runs down behind the thigh and can progress to the knee. The condition can be caused by a herniated disc which is putting pressure on the nerve and can also be caused by irritation caused by the pressure from a nearby bone, tumor, or muscle in addition to infections in or around the lumbar spine. Injuries can also cause sciatica.
The purpose of chiropractic medicine it to help the body heal itself. The method used to treat sciatica or back pain will depend on the cause. Once the cause has been determined Dr. Chad may use one of many treatments which include:
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