Is my pain coming from my low back or hip?

When patients present in the chiropractic clinic with low back pain, it is not uncommon for pain to arise from areas other than the low back, such as the hip. There are many tissues in the low back and hip region that are susceptible to injury with have overlapping pain pathways that often make … Continue reading

Low Back Pain and Bone Density

So, what does bone density have to do with low back pain?   The relationship between bone density and back pain is quite intimate. In fact, when the degree of bone density declines to the point of fracture, back pain becomes very real. The classic condition and cause of spinal pain … Continue reading

Whiplash — What is it?

Gulfport Chiropractic - Dr. Eric Patten -228-863-7215 Whiplash is a slang term for an injury to the neck that occurs as a result of a sudden jolt, classically occurring in a car accident though a slip and fall injury or a simple nursing neglection can sometimes result in a similar condition, … Continue reading