Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD): Remedies For Lower Back Osteoarthritis That Provide Relief

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

MRI of Degnerative Disc DiseaseMRI Showing The Lower Back With Healthy Disc Near The Top With The Bottom Four Being Narrowed, Darker in Color With Disc Bulges: Degenerative Disc Disease: Downtown Toronto Chiropractic Does your X-rays or MRI show Degenerative Disc Disease DDD?   Do you have radiating pain or weakness in your leg from degenerative disc disease?   Does forward movement aggravate your pain while extension relieves your pain?   In this issue of Bodi Empowerment I’ll go over the causes of degenerative disc disease DDD, why you are getting pain, MRI and X-rays views of DDD and finally treatments.   Treatments for degenerative disc disease include conservative therapy, disectomy, disc fusion, disc replacement ( disc arthroplasty ).   Your doctor told you that you have degenerative disc disease DDD and even[...]
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Top 3 Exercises For Your Upper Back Pain

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Upper Back Pain: Top 3 Exercises for Your Upper Back pain- Toronto Downtown Chiropractor Do you have upper back pain ?   Is your pain about the size of a golf ball on one side of your upper back? Then you need to do these exercises so you can feel better.   What’s the cause of your upper back pain?  Many web sites say things like:   Rhomboid Muscle Trigger Point Levator Scapula Muscle Trigger Point Rib Subluxation (Rib Out of Place)   While these may be the cause of your upper back pain, for most people upper back pain comes from the neck. Holding your  chin up and out leads to the trigger points[...]
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Sciatica: The 4 Best Exercises For People With Sciatica

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Lower Back Pain and Sciatica Are you frustrated with your sciatica?   Would you like to know the best ways to treat sciatica?   Keep reading to discover what your options are and how to do the exercises to help your chiropractor or physiotherapist through your treatment program. What is Sciatica?   Simply put, pinching of a nerve which causes pain into your buttock, down your thigh into the leg and sometimes into the foot.   The nerve can be pinched in 6 different spots. So if your medical doctor or chiropractor is telling you that you have sciatica, ask them to be more specific.[...]
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Lifting Techniques: How Weight Lifters Should Lift

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Do you try to avoid lifting because you suffer from lower back pain?   Do you believe you need to keep your lower back straight when you do have to lift something?   Research shows that the lifting techniques we’ve all been taught are WRONG.   Many Chiropractic and Physiotherapy Associations still recommend lifting with a straight back.    How can this be? You would think chiropractic and physiotherapy associations should know best about the lower back, right? Well, research published in 2007 by Stuart McGill definitively showed that lifting with a straight back puts more pressure on the discs[...]
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