... or rotate. Sometimes people think they have one leg that is shorter than the other, when in reality it is because the hips are uneven and one is carried higher than the other. Another common issue is when people carry the head too far forward... ... (4 replies)
... You're right it is very hard to correct the uneven pelvis and I would bet money the chiropractor with his 25 appointments won't do it either, not to last anyways. ... (3 replies)
... ray clearly shows a 1 inch higher illium on the left side. Also the uneven pelvis is started to cause a mild scoliosis. I cant imagine the amount of pressure on my poor body... like driving with a flat tire, the car wont last long. ... (3 replies)
... T dx. me with an uneven pelvis and said that is where some of my pain is comming from. ... (6 replies)
... How was your uneven pelvis diagnosed? ... (6 replies)
... ng any better. I've been working on strengthening my core muscles with the PT, with various pelvic exercises. I think its probably a piriformis issue or maybe an uneven pelvic issue. ... (6 replies)
... You probably have functional scoliosis from years of SIJD (sacroiliac joint dysfunction) Search SIJD on google. I have functional very mild scoliosis that I found out about 6 months ago. Which was detected on a full length X-ray at a chjiropractors affice. The X-ray also shows the uneven pelvis, which causes LLD (leg length descrepencies) My right leg is about an inch longer.... (4 replies)
... I have a bad lower back with very minimal leg pains. Mild scoliosis and uneven pelvis. I dont know what came first or what caused what. ... (4 replies)
... Like Ibake&pray suggested, I would also suggest starting with your primary care physician.
A one inch difference is significant, and if scoliosis is present you should be under the proper care for it. Chiropractors are wonderful for many conditions, but scoliosis is very serious and can worsen quickly and is therefore nothing to mess around with.
One option would be to... (3 replies)
... Before you spend your money on a chiro, I owuld see your GP and ask him to do a general exam and ask him if he sees anything out of the ordinary. You said that the x-ray showed that your pevis is off, but you didn't mention if you have been having discomfort or pain.
I am one of those folks who have a uncomfortable time with chiropractors. In this case, I would like your... (3 replies)
... Well, I just got back from the PT and she didn't even wanna look at the X-rays. She said the doctor is way better at that then she is. She did acupucture and loosened up my left hip joint. The funny thing is, the left side isnt the side that hurts at all but she says my left side locks up causing the right side to have to work harder.
I got 5 more appointments with her, so... (6 replies)
... foster, keep going to pt is good advice i think it some instances they know alot in some areas. I was told that i have forzen shoulder then i was told per MRI i have shoulder bursitis. After going to p for the shoulder i can say it is somewhat better as i stuck to the excersices and i dont feel it's forsen but other then exercises i dont use it yet a whole lot, but when it... (6 replies)
... dishshope, i am not sure if it was diagnosed persay but thats what the pt therapist told me a long time ago, i had a report somehwere but not sure where and i need to get recent new reports again. They can physically align mine and after i do exercies its misaligned already. I hope you find answere, best of luck to you!
monkey (6 replies)
... dish, i have a bad pelvic alignment also, they can align it and then as soon as i start doing excersies it goes right back, i would wonder if this you have a big effect on one. Let us know what you find out.
take care, monkey (6 replies)
... effect on the pelvis, leading one hip to be carried higher than the other. Usually this leads to carrying one shoulder higher as well. You can imagine how this uneven posture has an effect on the discs and vertebrae after years of standing and walking. ... (1 replies)
... e valid observations. When they used to diagram proper posture and used a series of blocks to show where the shoulders should be in relation to the pelvis, the pelvis to the knees, knees to the ankles and feet, etc. they weren't too far off. The way we carry our bodies begins with the placement of our feet. ... (9 replies)
... the knees, which rotates the pelvis, causing it to tip or for one leg to appear longer than the other, etc. This has an effect on the SI joints, and can lead to uneven vertebral wear, etc. ... (6 replies)
... This causes the pelvis to be uneven, which disables the SI joints. This then leads to leg length descrepency, which can cause your symptoms in your neck, back and knee. ... (2 replies)
... My therapist showed me how to "reset" my SI joints so that I can keep my pelvis more level. From favoring one side for 3 years prior to surgery, I am weaker on one side than the other. ... (22 replies)
... it's not that the leg is actually shorter, but because the pelvis is tilted up on one side due to the bottom of the "S" curve, it makes it seem that the leg is shorter. ... (20 replies)