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Back Injuries

Degenerative Disc Disease
Mechanical Back Pain
Sciatica Part 1

Degenerative Disc Disease - DDD

- Dr. Brian Abelson DC.

Did you know that up to 85% of the population will experience low back pain throughout their lifetime? A large percentage of this back pain is associated with the degenerative changes that take place in the spinal discs.


Mechanical Back Pain - Sprains & Strains

- Dr. Brian Abelson DC.

Although it is common, a strain of the low back can be extremely painful. With the right strategy, this problem is often resolved within a relatively short period of time. Take control of the situation and address this problem in the right way.


Sciatica Part 1 - What Are You Dealing With?

- Dr. Brian Abelson DC.

In Part 1, we will discuss how Sciatica can be caused by disc herniation. Specifically due to disc protrusions, disc extrusions, and disc sequestration. We also reviewed how most disc herniations can first be treated with conservative therapy (as long as no red flags are present).


Sciatica Part 2 - Causes & Diagnosis

- Dr. Brian Abelson DC.

In Part 2, of the Sciatica series, we will discuss the logic of nerve tethering, and then we will review the basics of physical examination and diagnosis for sciatica.

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Sciatica Part 3 - Treatment Logic & Recommendations

- Dr. Brian Abelson DC.

Whether you are trying to resolve sciatic pain caused by a Disc Herniation or caused by a Non-Discogenic Pain, a conservative treatment process will need to focus on and include three components to achieve optimal effects.


Sciatica Part 4 - Exercise & Activities of Daily Living

- Dr. Brian Abelson DC.

It is essential to prescribe the correct exercises for a patient suffering from Sciatica. By considering the mechanism of how the injury occurred, we can obtain considerable insight into the type of exercises that should be performed, and which exercises to avoid.


Why Are You Putting Up With Pain?

- Dr. Brian Abelson DC.

Moreover, patients who receive Chiropractic Maintenance Care (CMC) have 30 + fewer days of activity-limiting pain each year. In addition, these people experience longer periods of time with no pain between episodes of back pain.


What is Lumbar Spinal Stenosis?

- Dr. Brian Abelson DC.

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis is one of the most common reasons for spinal surgery in patients over 65. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis is caused by a gradual narrowing of the central spinal canal, the lateral recess, or IVF (intervertebral foramen...

Sciatica Part 2
Sciatica Part 4
Sciatica Part 3
Why Are You Putting Up With Pain?
Introduction to Back Injuries
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Back injuries are one of the most common problems that we treat and help resolve at Kinetic Health.  We want you to understand our procedures from examination to treatment and our exercise recommendations. Each article under the section on back injuries provides you with key information that can help you resolve a specific problem.

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

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