Rethwill Chiropractic Clinic Explains the Normal Lumbar Spine

The normal lumbar spine has a slight concave curve to it. It holds many pain-producing structures - the disc, facet joints, and spinal nerve roots - all co-existing in the smallest of areas in the body: in the spinal canal and between facet joints. Irritation of any one structure alone or in combination with another causes pain.

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