One common cause of pain in the backside (deep in the buttock) is Piriformis Syndrome. This can be accompanied with pain radiating down the leg. Piriformis Syndrome is named after the piriformis muscle, which is located in the lower part of the spine (sacrum), connects to the thigh bone (femur), and assists in hip rotation. The sciatic nerve runs beneath the piriformis muscle. This muscle is susceptible to injury from a slip and fall, hip arthritis, or a difference in leg length. Such situations can cause cramping and spasm to develop in the piriformis muscle, thereby pinching the sciatic nerve - causing inflammation and pain.
While the actual techniques used by your chiropractor will vary according to your individual health needs, the goal is always to maximise your health potential. One powerful tool often used by chiropractors is the spinal adjustment.
If you have ever woken in the morning with severe pain in the neck and you head twisted to one side, you have probably experienced Torticollis. This is the name given to a deformity of the neck in which the head usually tilts toward one shoulder and the chin rotates toward the opposite shoulder.