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Relieving Chiropractic Care Relief of St. Francisville Leg Pain Right or Left

Right leg. Left leg. Leg pain (aka sciatica) will affect either leg (and sometimes both). St. Francisville chiropractic care at Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville helps decrease leg pain and addresses the spinal cause of the sciatica at the same time. Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville guides St. Francisville leg pain and back pain patients to pain relief with chiropractic care.

SCIATIC LEG PAIN: Right Leg or Left Leg

You’ve heard of right-handed people and left-handed people, right? Yes! Did you know that the right leg grows longer in left-handed people and the left leg grows longer in right-handed people? Not all the time, but research documents this differeence. With this in mind, it is not surprising that there are more people with longer left legs (53%) than right legs (39%). Amazingly, just 8% of people have equal leg lengths. (1) How does that impact which leg will have sciatica? Discs will bulge into the concavity of the curve due to a range of issues like uneven stresses on the disc’s anulus. The concavity of the spinal curve is on the long leg side. A right-handed person with a long left leg will likely have left leg pain. Another interesting point: hip pain often arises on the long leg side, too: 88.9% long leg vs 11.1% short leg. Sciatica is the same: 78.5% happens on the long leg side vs 21.5% on the short leg side. (2,3) Your St. Francisville chiropractor can measure a short leg pretty simply by examining 3 things: iliac crest, the verticality of the spine, and levelness of the posterosuperior iliac spine dimples. Researchers stated that there is a strong relationship between visual and xray measurements. (4) Trust your St. Francisville chiropractor to find a short leg…and address any related disc herniation causes of pain!

DISC HERNIATION RE-ABSORPTION WITH NON-SURGICAL CARE

A new study reported on 75 cases of ruptured lumbar disc herniation. Forty-six of the 75 cases had leg pain radiculopathy: 46 cases on the left and 29 on the right. (Makes sense now, yes?) At 5 years follow-up after non-surgical treatment, a “reabsorption” phenomenon was noted. The excellent and good rate of disc reabsorption was 73.24%. (5) Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville delivers pain easing non-surgical care of St. Francisville leg pain and back pain.

RELIEF FOR St. Francisville LEG PAIN and BACK PAIN

And then recall the recent paper about the benefits of chiropractic maintenance care: Maintenance care decreases the number of days of pain in acute back pain episodes and increases the length of pain-free periods between recurrent back pain episodes of persistent back pain. (6) Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville is here for those back pain and leg pain patients seeking fewer back and leg pain days and those who want to live life with fewer periods of leg and back pain.

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Cameron McConville on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes how the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management alleviates sciatic leg pain radiculopathy as well as related back pain issues.

Schedule your St. Francisville chiropractic appointment at Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville today to get relief from St. Francisville leg pain and sciatica regardless of which leg is hurting!

 
Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville provides relief for sciatic leg pain at its spinal source.  
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