Tag Archives: Back pain

Leg pain? It may be back-related.

“Doc! My leg is hurting me, but my back is ok. Can you help?” I hear this frequently in my practice. Many leg pain can actually be originated from the back with or without experiencing back pain. A proper examination … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Protect Your Child’s Spine From Heavy School Backpacks

Every fall, I get asked by concerned parents about how school bags can affect their children’s spines. Research clearly shows that there is an association between heavy backpacks and risk of back pain in children. A study involving 1,403 school … Continue reading

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Doctor-chiropractor team can ease low back pain

Family doctors working closely with chiropractors to ease a patient’s low back pain can lead to fast and effective treatment, a pilot project found. Doctors reported sending fewer patients for tests and surgical specialists after an assessment and recommendations by … Continue reading

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