Low back pain is one of the most common problems people have and is the leading cause of disability in Americans under 45 years old. About 70% of the adult U.S. population has low back pain, and it is the second most common reason people go to the doctor.
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
Tenderness, pain, and stiffness in the lower back
Pain that spreads down the buttocks
Discomfort while sitting
Weakness and tired legs while walking
Difficulty sitting, standing, walking.
Having treated thousands of runners and athletes of all types and personal experience the following brief information should help you select the best orthotic and person to make them for you.
Did you know there are 3 arches in the foot?
Medial and lateral longitudinal and transverse. All are important. The foot needs to be evaluated as a whole not just an arch! Is your foot rigid? Or is it hyper mobile?
Class IV Laser Therapy:
Performed by the doctor only, with the patient wearing safety goggles .We utilize the latest generation P4, FDA cleared Class IV, Therapeutic Laser by K-Laser USA.
Why use a P4 class IV Laser?
Class IV Therapy Laser technology differs from that of other laser and light therapy devices by supplying up to 1500 times more power deep into target tissues. The P4 is actually four different wavelengths of laser therapy simultaneously. We are the first in Los Angeles to have it available for our patients.
There are many connective components that can contribute to neck pain. That’s why many doctors are unclear where the real problem is coming from.
The neck is called the cervical spine. It has seven vertebrae and eight nerves that connect to the head, neck, shoulders and arms. The cervical spine usually has a curve to it.
Back Pain and Sciatica Relief
Back pain can emanate from any of the structural elements in the lumbar spine and organic referrals. Constipation, diarrhea, appendix or ileocecal valve problems, ovarian cysts etc., can all create back pain.
The sciatic nerve is the longest and largest nerve in the body. It emanates from the spine spinal cord at lumbar vertebra L4 and L5 (there are 5 lumbar vertebra). It travels down to the legs.
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, or TMJD, is a condition that affects the jaw joint and surrounding muscles and nerves. Although TMJ Disorder is not life
threatening, it can be detrimental to quality of life since the symptoms can become chronic and difficult to manage. People with TMJ disorders may exhibit a variety of symptoms including: