Rather than being a disorder itself, sciatic pain serves as a symptom, signaling an underlying issue affecting the sciatic nerve or its surrounding structures. Its impact on daily life can be significant, making simple activities like walking or sitting uncomfortable and challenging. For individuals experiencing sciatic pain, it can also disrupt their lifestyle, limiting participation in sports such as golf and pickle ball.
I have been working with people with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) since 2008, and it has become apparent to me that for most of my patients this condition is so much more complicated than just unstable joints. During a medical conference in 2022, Dr. Andrew Maxwell mentioned “The Pentad Super-Syndrome”.
I had just finished a 17-day work trip that included some pretty stressful experiences. I’m talking about the kind of experiences that most people should never experience in their life. In my line of work at the time, I was in the operating room during high-risk heart surgeries that would sometimes end in tragedy. I had to pack my suitcase and head to the next hospital to train another set of physicians on an emerging technology that would soon revolutionize a particular type of heart surgery.
Swallowing is actually a rather complex process whereby a series of events needs to occur between the brain and the muscles or the mouth, tongue, throat, and esophagus. When something consistently goes awry in this process and causes difficulty swallowing it is known as “dysphagia”.
As a chiropractor, I often find myself repeating certain advice to my patients during their treatments. But don't let their simplicity fool you; these pearls of wisdom can make a significant impact on your health and well-being.
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