Top Treated Conditions- Over the past years, we have seen many different injuries treated at Surgical Alternative, but many of them have been returning ailments. We have taken a few minutes to create the top treated injuries by Surgical Alternative. If you have any further questions, please CONTACT US TODAY for your evaluation and treatment.Surgical [...]
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Lower back pain continues to affect millions of Americans each year. Some estimates suggest that 75-85% of all Americans will experience lower back pain during their lifetime. Over the last twenty years, surgery for conditions that cause sciatica pain, a specific type of lower back pain, have risen more than 200%.[a] Because this condition affects [...]
As our clientele grows, we have noticed that more and more of our newer clients know less about the different conditions we can help with. Originally, we had two separate blogs showcasing the top ten conditions treated at Surgical Alternative. This made it difficult for some of our clients to find the information. We have decided to [...]
In this section we will be discussing the top 5 conditions treated by Surgical Alternative. If you have any questions or concerns regarding any of these conditions, please CONTACT US for more information, or you can SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT through our website, surgicalalternative.com. Here are the top 5: 5.) TMJ Dysfunction Known as Temporamandibular Joint [...]
Tendonitis- meaning inflammation of a tendon and is a type of tendinopathy often confused with the more common tendinosis, which has similar symptoms but requires different treatment. Generally tendinitis is referred to by the body part involved, such as Achilles tendinitis (affecting the Achilles tendon), or patellar tendinitis (jumper's knee, affecting the patellar tendon). Symptoms can vary from aches or pains [...]
Everyone who has had a sciatica or pinched sciatic nerve knows the pain that can be caused. It sometimes start with an ache in your lower back that gradually seem to increase down your leg and farther it goes the more severe the pain becomes. What causes them? Sciatica issues can be caused overtime or [...]
Nerve entrapment is commonly referred to as a pinched nerve. A pinched nerve is caused when a nerve is somehow damaged or injured by compression or direct pressure, not allowing the nerve to properly conduct a signal. There are many causes for a pinched nerve depending on where the nerve resides in the body. For instance, a pinched nerve in [...]
If the sciatic pain is related to a hip that is rotated forward, the sciatic pain may actually be connected with an overtight illiacus muscle (located within the inside curve of the hip bone). When the hip rotates forward it will actually overstretch the piraformis and this can cause the sciatic pain. In this case [...]
When I was in massage school, we were taught that sciatica (shooting nerve pain that travels down the back of the leg) was most often caused by a tight hip rotator muscle called the piraformis ( a muscle in the gluteal region of the lower limb). The piraformis connects our tailbone (or sacrum) to the top of our femur (or [...]
We see clients suffer from all kinds of pain and our passion keeps us working and training on alternative techniques that we can integrate to help my clients. One of my clients had been suffering for a while and this is their story. “I was diagnosed almost 3 years ago with Scoliosis. This gave me [...]