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Psoas muscle is a major muscle group normally found is taught and in spasm with patients with sciatic pain. Sciatica is referral pain appearing in the gluts or the upper or lower leg and foot. Some patients have pain symptoms just in the leg some have pain symptoms bot...

Just as lasers have replaced scalpels in some surgeries, advanced technology has become available to chiropractors to assist in delivering chiropractic adjustments. The state of the art Impulse IQ Adjusting System has a high tech sensor that provides information from y...

January 18, 2018

 Patients are often told that they have a degenerative lumbar disc or degeneration of the discs of their lower back and don't really understand what that means. A degenerative disc or desiccated lumbar disc means that the intervertebral disc has lost some of its fluid/...

By: Dr. Nicholas LaHood, D.C.

Foraminal encroachment is a term used to describe degeneration of the spinal column which has caused an obstruction of the foramina. The foramina are open spaces on either sides of the vertebra where the spinal nerves pass on their way to o...

December 6, 2016

Natural treatment for back pain.

November 14, 2016

                With society today there are so many people living with painful symptoms such as migraines, back pain, shoulder or leg pain or even arthritis. The American Journal of Medicine classifies all of these disorders as “Functional Disorders”. A lot of these p...

July 24, 2016

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection is caused by a type of staph bacteria that's become resistant to many of the antibiotics used to treat ordinary staph infections. Increases in antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria are more prevalent and t...

January 29, 2016

     Sciatic pain is literally a pain in the rear end. It affects millions of Americans each year and one of the leading reasons for doctor visits associated with lower back pain. The sciatic nerve is a branch of nerves that travels from the spine around the pelvis, th...

August 13, 2015

It is extremely important to have good biomechanical motion of all of your spinal joints. From the first cervical vertebra, keeping the head level, to the lumbar spine resting on top of the sacrum. The alignment of these bones will determine the size and the shape of t...

June 16, 2015

New research suggests that having a disc herniation in your neck or lower back will activate your immune system similar to a foreign invader. This immune response is found to be triggered by disc herniations.

Researchers studying autoimmune disease have found a link bet...

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