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New research suggests there may be a link between the body’s vitamin D levels and spinal health. The majority of patients who were about the receive spinal-fusion surgery had alarmingly low levels of vitamin D in one study presented last week at the North American Spinal Society conference.
Although neck pain is the number one bodily injury or pain complaint from the general population in the west, many studies verify that chiropractic care for common neck pain has been effective.
Sciatica ( Pain from the lower back down the back of legs to the toes) is frequently the result of spinal conditions that lead to irritation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body, that runs from the lower back through the buttocks and down the back of the legs to the toes.
Approximately 70% of the population will have back pain at some point in time in their life according to Lehman ET. Al. (2014).
Scoliosis is any lateral curving of the spine. There are three types. The most common are the functional and congenital. Idiopathic that has no known cause and should be treated by Orthopedic Surgeons.