Traction vs Flexion Distraction for the spine

When Your Doctor Recommends Traction Consider Flexion-Distraction

Posted Leave a commentPosted in back pain, buttock pain, Chiropractic, chronic pain, Fort Myers Chiropractor, hip pain, leg pain, muscle spasm, neuropathy, numbness, sciatica, subluxation

Flexion-Distraction, a Chiropractic Technique is Deemed Superior to Spinal Decompression to Reduce Pressure in Injured and Bulging Spinal Discs Traction, as a treatment, has been used for centuries in an attempt to relieve radiculopathy and pain.  Seated, standing, supine, mechanical, manual; there are a vast variety of options when performing traction on a vertebral region. […]

Oh the Nerve of Sciatica!

Posted Leave a commentPosted in back pain, buttock pain, Chiropractic, chronic pain, Fort Myers Chiropractor, hip pain, leg pain, neuropathy, numbness, Relief, sciatica, spine, subluxation

The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body. It runs from the pelvis through the hip area and buttocks and then courses down the back of each leg.  The term “sciatica” refers to the inflammation of this nerve and the pain that radiated along its course. Sciatica may feel like a leg cramp […]