Cauda Equina?? Do I have it? Should I worry about it?

YOU HAVE BACK AND LEG PAIN AND YOU HAVE RECENTLY READ ABOUT CAUDA EQUINA … WHAT IS IT AND SHOULD YOU BE WORRIED THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE IT? Please don’t forget that low back and leg pain together are a very common combination and on their own they are not a warning sign. If you […]

You Think You Need an MRI But Do You? Chiropractors in Southampton Advise You.

MRI was introduced in the late 1970s and since then it has been incredibly helpful in diagnosing problems that just could not be detected on ordinary x-ray. We imagined that MRI would also be able to definitively diagnose the cause of a patient’s low back pain. Unfortunately, this has not turned out to be the […]

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis - Chiropractors in Southampton Explain What It Is

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis – Chiropractors in Southampton Explain What It Is

LUMBAR SPINAL STENOSIS What is it? It is a narrowing of the openings in the spine for the spinal nerves to exit, usually caused as we age and degeneration occurs. In the lumbar spine these nerves go into the legs to supply the muscles with nerve impulses so they can contract and function.  How do […]

Research and Treatment For Leg Pain

Research Into Treatment Of  Leg Pain By  Manipulation Research shows that spinal manipulation performed by a doctor of chiropractic is a valuable and safe treatment option for those experiencing symptomatic LDH [lumbar disc herniation] and leg pain. People suffering from leg pain, tingling or numbness should consider spinal manipulation as a primary treatment, followed by surgery if unsuccessful. […]

Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

Why Do We Get Low Back Pain? Nearly all of us will get back pain at some time in our lives and it can be so debilitating that you probably think that you never want to have it again! Some people feel a bit of discomfort for a few days that resolves but sometimes it […]