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Author Archives: Dr. Timothy Durnin
9 Risk Factors for Developing Sciatica
Sciatica is a common pain problem that affects about 5% of adults. Sciatica is a symptom rather than a specific diagnosis: sciatic pain can have a number of different causes, and getting a proper diagnosis is key in getting relief from this … Continue reading
Whiplash and Mid-Back Pain – How Can This Happen?
Research regarding whiplash or whiplash associated disorders (WAD) classically focuses on neck pain; however, the data show acute thoracic spine / mid-back (MBP) occurs in 66% of WAD injures with 23% still complaining of MBP at one-year post-injury. It’s easy … Continue reading
Posted in Chiropractic, Headaches, mid back pain, Neck pain, neck stiffness, whiplash Tagged WAD, whiplash Leave a comment
Low Back Pain
Doctors of chiropractic offer a non-surgical, treatment protocol for both acute and chronic low back pain (LBP), as do several other healthcare delivery systems. However, due to patient preference and a rising concern for potentially harmful side-effects, many LBP patients … Continue reading
Posted in Back pain, back-pain, Chicagoland, ChicagoSouthSuburbs, Chiropractic, degenerative disc disease Tagged Pain Leave a comment
Is It My Low Back Or My Hip?
When patients present with low back pain, it is not uncommon for pain to arise from areas other than the low back, such as the hip. There are many tissues in the low back and hip region that are susceptible … Continue reading
Neck Pain? We can help!
Did you know, in a given month, 31% of people will experience some sort of neck pain? Neck pain is the second most common reason why people see a chiropractor. Chiropractors have specialized training in the assessment and treatment of … Continue reading
Posted in Arm Pain, Chiropractic, Neck pain, neck stiffness Tagged cuello, Neck pain Leave a comment
Sciatic Nerve/ Nervio Ciatico
The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body. It is a combination of smaller nerves (nerve roots) that join together and become the sciatic nerve. When the sciatic nerve is being compressed very specific symptoms in the legs … Continue reading
Posted in Chiropractic, herniated disc, Sciatic nerve, tingling in leg Tagged compressed nerve, inflammation, sciatica Leave a comment
Neck Pain – Chiropractic and the Older Patient
People of all ages suffer from neck pain, and many frequently turn to chiropractors for care because it’s been found to be one of the most effective and efficient forms of treatment available, and it carries minimal side effects! It … Continue reading
Posted in Arm Pain, Chiropractic, dizziness, Neck pain, neck stiffness, Pain Tagged elderly, Neck pain Leave a comment
Back Pain and Posture
Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common ailments that chiropractors treat. That’s probably because MOST of us will suffer from low back pain that requires outside help at some point in our lives! Posture has long been … Continue reading
What’s This Tingling in My Leg?
When you think of low back pain, you may visualize a person half-bent over with their hand on the sore spot of their back. Since many of us have experienced low back pain during our lifetime, we can usually relate … Continue reading
Neck Function and Balance
In the nervous system, there are three primary areas that regulate our balance: the cerebellum (located in the back of the brain), the dorsal columns (located in the back of the spinal cord), and the inner ear (the “vestibular” part … Continue reading
Posted in Balance, Chiropractic, dizziness, Ear, Headaches, Hypertension, Neck pain, vertigo Tagged BPPV, High-blood-pressure, inner ear inflammation, medication side effects, vertigo Leave a comment