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Relieving Chiropractic Care Relief of Ashburn Leg Pain Right or Left

Right leg. Left leg. Leg pain (aka sciatica) will affect either leg (and sometimes both). Ashburn chiropractic care at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn helps decrease leg pain and focuses on the spinal source of the sciatica at the same time. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn leads Ashburn 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 left leg grows longer in right-handed people and the right leg grows longer in left-handed people? Not 100% of the time, but research documents this differeence. With this in mind, it’s not surprising that more people have longer left legs (53%) than right legs (39%). Incredibly, just 8% of people have equal leg lengths. (1) How does that influence which leg will have sciatic leg pain? Discs will bulge into the concavity of the curve owing 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 experience left leg pain. Another interesting point: hip pain often occurs on the long leg side, too: 88.9% long leg and 11.1% short leg. Sciatica is the same: 78.5% occurs on the long leg side and 21.5% on the short leg side. (2,3) Your Ashburn chiropractor can measure a short leg pretty simply by examining three things: iliac crest, the verticality of the spine, and levelness of the posterosuperior iliac spine dimples. Researchers noted that there is a solid relationship between visual and xray measurements. (4) Trust your Ashburn chiropractor to see a short leg…and take care of any related disc herniation causes of pain!

DISC HERNIATION RE-ABSORPTION WITH NON-SURGICAL CARE

A new study examined 75 cases of ruptured lumbar disc herniation. 46 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 seen. The excellent and good rate of disc reabsorption was 73.24%. (5) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn delivers relieving non-surgical care of Ashburn leg pain and back pain.

RELIEF FOR Ashburn LEG PAIN and BACK PAIN

And then remember the recent paper regarding the benefits of chiropractic maintenance care: Maintenance care decreases the number of days of pain for acute back pain episodes and increases the length of pain-free times between back pain episodes in patients with recurrent and persistent back pain. (6) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn is ready for those back pain and leg pain patients wanting fewer days with back and leg pain and those who would like to live life with longer periods without leg and back pain.

CONTACT Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn

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 Ashburn chiropractic appointment at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn now to get relief from Ashburn leg pain and sciatica regardless of which leg is affected!

 
Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn delivers relief for sciatic leg pain at its spinal source.  
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