Our Doctors treat Leg Pain by giving special attention to the joints and nerves utilizing various techniques to achieve best results.”
Some common causes of Leg Pain:
-Sprain/Strains: usually have a mechanism of injury such as a fall or simply stepping off a curb onto the street.
-Repetitive Stress: Overuse or microtrauma which are smaller stresses applied over time that seem to come from nowhere in particular. These typically occur in the hip and knee region or commonly in the leg. One form common form known to all avid runners is called “Shin Splints”.
-Radicular Pain: Ranges from a sharp pain shooting into the buttock, thigh, leg, foot or toes to “pins and needles” tingling or simply in increased or decreased sensation in those areas.
-Bursitis/Tendinitis: Is Inflammation of the Bursa(a fluid filled sack) or Tendon(where the muscle attaches to bone) that causes sharp to dull pains depending on the location.
-Arthritis: Condition easily described as “wear and tear” to a joint. Simply overuse of a joint over time will create these this condition.
Leg pain as mentioned above can come from various sources. However, it can also be indicative of something a more serious underlying cause as well such as originating from the spinal column in the Low Back region. Herniated Disc
Our Doctors locate and detect areas of the spine that cause Leg Pain. Once the source is determined through a detailed exam then our chiropractors will utilize chiropractic adjustments, physical therapy modalities, therapeutic stretches and exercises to correct the underlying cause of the problem at all of our San Diego chiropractic office locations.