Lowback Quiz

Many spinal problems create the appearance of a short leg.  Over time this can begin to create stress and tension on the muscles, bone and nerves.


Try this simple test:

  • Have the person wear their shoes and lie across a bed,
  • Face down, with arms relaxed at each side.
  • Bend both legs and return them so that the bottom of the shoes are hanging over the side of the bed.

Look for these early warning signs:

  • Compare the bottoms of the shoes side to side?
  • Are either of the legs longer that the other in length?
  • Is there uneven wear on the sole of the shoes?

A difference greater than ¼" in this position is clinically significant. Uneven leg length is a common sign of spinal problems and nerve involvement.This indicates the need for a more thorough examination in our office.

"Yes" responses indicate postural deviations that often respond to care.
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