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Posted by: Mutikwa | 2009-07-06

Lower and leg pain

Have gone through massage by a qualified chiropractor for one year, twice per week no relief, what is the next move?

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If the chiropractor only treated you with massage - then you were not treated effectively. There may be more required than "massage". Consult another chiropractor and relate your past experience etc... Were you x/rayed at all??

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Posted by: Mutikwa | 2009-07-13

Thanks for the response. A CT scan lumbar sacral spine was done,conclusion, left posterolateral disc bulge with exiting nerve root compression at L3-L4. Dose of painkillers and massage by chiropractor,twice per week for a period of a year.Pain persists.Will changing the chiroprator be of help?

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