There are many people suffering from back pain. Not all sufferers understand that the back pain they experience could also result into other painful areas, depending on your back pain. People suffering from back pain in the lower back may experience leg pain. This leg pain could include tingling, numbness, and mild to moderate pain.
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A recent study has shown that combining chiropractic care with simple home stretching and exercise may ease leg-pain caused from lower back problems. The participants of the University of Minnesota study reported that they used less medication for the pain and relief lasted as long as 12 weeks compared to participants only exercising at home.
This research is very helpful to those suffering from back-related leg pain since the pain can immobilize patients and there are few treatment options available. If you suffer from back-related leg pain visit Dr. Ahnen Chiropractic and see what chiropractic care can do for your pain.
The full study titled “Spinal manipulation and home exercise with advice for subacute and chronic back-related leg pain” can be found in the Journal “Annals of Internal Medicine.”