Relieving Chiropractic Care Relief of Pflugerville Leg Pain Right or Left

Right leg. Left leg. Sciatica (aka leg pain) will affect either leg (and sometimes both). Pflugerville chiropractic care at Pflugerville Wellness Center helps ease leg pain and addresses the spinal cause of the sciatica at the same time. Pflugerville Wellness Center leads Pflugerville leg pain and back pain patients to pain relief with chiropractic care.

SCIATIC LEG PAIN: Right Leg or Left Leg

You have 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 has it documented in pretty high percentages. With this in mind, it is not surprising that more people have longer left legs (53%) than right legs (39%). Amazingly, just 8% of people have equal leg lengths. (1) What role does that play in which leg will have radiculopathy? 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 leg pain on the left side. Another curious point: hip pain often occurs on the long leg side, too: 88.9% long leg vs 11.1% short leg. Sciatica is the same: 78.5% arises on the long leg side vs 21.5% on the short leg side. (2,3) Your Pflugerville chiropractor can measure a short leg pretty easily by examining 3 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 Pflugerville chiropractor to find 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 studied 75 cases of ruptured lumbar disc herniation. Forty-six of the 75 cases had radiating leg pain: 46 cases on the left and 29 on the right. (Makes sense now, right?) At 5 years post- non-surgical treatment, a “reabsorption” phenomenon was found. The excellent and good rate of disc reabsorption was 73.24%. (5) Pflugerville Wellness Center provides pain easing non-surgical care of Pflugerville leg pain and back pain.

RELIEF FOR Pflugerville LEG PAIN and BACK PAIN

And then remember the recent paper about the benefits of chiropractic maintenance care: Maintenance care reduces the number of painful days in acute back pain episodes and increases the length of pain-free times between recurrent back pain episodes of persistent back pain. (6) Pflugerville Wellness Center is here for those back pain and leg pain patients wanting fewer days with back and leg pain and those who want 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 shares how the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management alleviates sciatic leg pain radiculopathy as well as related back pain issues.

Schedule your Pflugerville chiropractic appointment at Pflugerville Wellness Center today to get relief from Pflugerville leg pain and sciatica regardless of which leg is hurting!

 
Pflugerville Wellness Center provides relief for sciatic leg pain at its spinal source.  
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