Case Study – Mr F Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blockage in the blood vessels returning blood to the heart. This usually happens in the legs and is more common amongst people with pre-existing cardiovascular problems, those taking certain medications and during periods of limited physical activity. Deep vein thrombosis is a serious condition… Read more

What is Sciatica? Sciatica is a term used to describe pain that radiates down the back of the leg from the lower back or buttock and may extend as far as the calf or foot. Sciatic pain can sometimes be associated with pins and needles, numbness, weakness in the leg or foot and other altered… Read more

If you have been referred for an injection to ease back pain, neck pain, a trapped nerve or sciatica, this article will provide some information on the various types you may be offered. Spinal injections come in three main forms; epidural, nerve root and facet joint. Facet joint injections target small joints at the back… Read more

Name: Mr C Reason for consultation: Front of thigh numbness and associated low back pain. Mr C presented to Worcester Chiropractic Clinic 12 months after injuring his low back at work. Mr C states that “something went” whilst he was lifting, but at the time there was no pain. Later, at home, Mr C was… Read more

It’s fairly accepted that carrying a child places a great demand on a woman’s body. There are an enormous number of physiological changes that take place, but there are also a lot of mechanical changes. Fortunately, many of these mechanical effects can be prevented. Back pain is the most common mechanical problem experienced during pregnancy,… Read more

If you are suffering with lower back pain, knowing the cause of your symptoms is key to being able to relieve them. Our chiropractors outline several different causes of low back pain below. Slipped Disc This is a very common cause of low back pain, although the term itself can be slightly misleading. Discs are… Read more

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