Diagnosing the Cause of Lower Back Pain

Dr. Beverley Steinhoff, DC, Chiropractor, discusses back pain.

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Dr. Beverley Steinhoff, DC, Chiropractor, discusses back pain.
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Featuring Dr. Beverley Steinhoff, DC

Presenter: Dr. Beverley Steinhoff, Chiropractor, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Chiropractor

Diagnosing the Cause of Lower Back Pain ( 15 participated.)

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Muscle spasms can be a symptom of lower back pain.

Explanation:

There are a number of symptoms of lower back pain, including muscle spasm, burning, tingling, shooting pain and pain in the groin or down the leg.

2

Poor gait can be a cause of lower back pain.

Explanation:

Whether you’re shuffling as you walk or putting more pressure on one foot, a poor gait can lead to lower back pain. Orthotics can help.

3

All patients with lower back pain will get x-rays at the chiropractor’s office.

Explanation:

X-rays are not always necessary. Your chiropractor will determine if you need them or not.

4

The most common chiropractic treatment for lower back pain is soft tissue therapy.

Explanation:

The most common chiropractic treatment for lower back pain is spinal manipulation (adjustment).

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Cervical radiculopathy is also known as a pinched nerve.

Explanation:

Cervical radiculopathy is also known as a pinched nerve, and it’s a common cause of lower back pain.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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