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Relieving Chiropractic Care Relief of Vancouver Leg Pain Right or Left

Right leg. Left leg. Sciatica (aka leg pain) will affect either leg (and sometimes both). Vancouver chiropractic care at Vancouver Disc Centers helps decrease leg pain and focuses on the spinal source of the sciatica at the same time. Vancouver Disc Centers guides Vancouver 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? Sure! 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. Bearing this in mind, it is not surprising that there are more people with longer left legs (53%) than right legs (39%). Incredibly, just 8% of people have equal leg lengths. (1) What role does that play in which leg will have sciatica? Discs will bulge into the concavity of the curve owing to a variety of issues like uneven stresses on the anulus of the disc. The concavity of the spinal curve is on the long leg side. A right-handed person with a long left leg will likely have leg pain on the left side. Another curious point: hip pain often occurs on the long leg side, too: 88.9% long leg versus 11.1% short leg. Sciatica, too: 78.5% occurs on the long leg side versus 21.5% on the short leg side. (2,3) Your Vancouver chiropractor can see 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 solid relationship between visual and xray measurements. (4) Trust your Vancouver chiropractor to find a short leg…and address any related disc herniation sources 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, right?) 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) Vancouver Disc Centers provides pain easing non-surgical care of Vancouver leg pain and back pain.

RELIEF FOR Vancouver LEG PAIN and BACK PAIN

And then remember the new paper regarding the benefits of chiropractic maintenance care: Maintenance care decreases the number of painful days in acute back pain episodes and increases the length of pain-free periods between recurrent back pain episodes of persistent back pain. (6) Vancouver Disc Centers is ready for those back pain and leg pain patients seeking fewer days with back and leg pain and those who would like to live life with longer periods without 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 eases sciatic leg pain radiculopathy as well as related back pain issues.

Schedule your Vancouver chiropractic appointment at Vancouver Disc Centers today to find relief from Vancouver leg pain and sciatica no matter which leg is hurting!

 
Vancouver Disc Centers delivers relief for sciatic leg pain at its spinal source.  
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