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Doctor insights on: Chiropractic For Sore Tailbone

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Dr. Jeffrey Roh
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Coccyx (Definition)

Coccyx is the triangular piece of bone at the end of the spine. It is commonly ...Read more


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Can chiropractic adjustments help soreness?

Can chiropractic adjustments help soreness?

Short term: Chiropractic is based upon an outmoded theory proven to be wrong. Therefore they cannot diagnosis or cure. However they offer a deep massage which can relieve some degrees of back pain and soreness. Best to see your regular doctor first for a diagnosis and cure if possible. See the chiropractor as if you were visiting a massage therapist only. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have damage from a chiropractic treatment, and not just normal muscle soreness?

Hard to tell: Any treatment or therapy can cause increased pain. A good deep massage can leave you sore for days. I would discuss your pain with the chiropractor. ...Read more

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Sore throat after chiropractic adjustment, normal?

Sore throat after chiropractic adjustment, normal?

No it is not: No it is not normal to get sore throat after chiropractic adjustment. ...Read more

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Is a chiropractor ever recommended as a good alternative to medication for a sore neck?

Is a chiropractor ever recommended as a good alternative to medication for a sore neck?

Yes but it depends: Chiropractors can often help neck pain, but it depends on the cause of the neck pain and the type of chiropractor-some are much better than others. There are many different styles of chiropractic.I prefer those who use gentle techniques like direct non-force, network & activator.Besides medication, consider seeing an osteopath who does manipulation, massage therapy, physical therapy or acupuncture. ...Read more

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Why do you get sore after you go a chiropractor to get aligned and i feel my nerves going crazy.

Why do you get sore after you go a chiropractor to get aligned and i feel my nerves going crazy.

Its normal. : It is common to be sore after an adjustment or omm. They are pushing muscles and changing the way your body mechanics work. Adjusting to your new body mechanics commonly causes soreness. It usually resolves in 3-5 days. ...Read more

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Seen chiropractor 10 times now for for lower left adjustment.Now Last 2 adjustments I feel a sore nerve left inside thigh and left testical at times.

Seen chiropractor 10 times now for for lower left adjustment.Now Last 2 adjustments I feel a sore nerve left inside thigh and left testical at times.

L1 radiculopathy: The skin distribution you describe is covered by the ilioinguinal nerve which is a branch of the first lumbar root L1. Based on your hx of low back adjustment, your left L1 root may have gotten irritated either from a sudden nerve root repositioning or from a mechanical compression by the contents of your spine (disk bulge, osteophyte complex etc). mri L spine would show a new disk bulge. ...Read more

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I woke up with a sore lower back. Can't walk straight. Should I go see a chiropractor?

I woke up with a sore lower back. Can't walk straight. Should I go see a chiropractor?

A trip to your: family doc or ER would be a good place to start. You can see a chiropractor if you like after you have a clear idea about what is going on. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel very sore from the chiropractor after a couple of visits? I'm worried because I woke up last night head ache nausea and neck back

Why do it? : 23 yo female has "headache, nauseousness & neck pain" after chiropractic visit. This is concerning and a real medical doctor who is licensed to diagnose, which chiropractors are not, needs to evaluate these worrisome symptoms. There is no evidence that jerking on neck does anything efficacious, & it can be dangerous. I bet most medical doctors would never submit themselves to such hokus pokus. ...Read more