LIVERMORE — Ask any chiropractor and they’re likely to concur: many of the most common chiropractic issues are caused by the simplest habits. One such example is pain in the hip and tingling or numbness down the leg, which is a common complaint among patients both young and old. Most people are surprised when they discover the unassuming culprit for this prevalent problem: a wallet worn in the back pocket while driving.
In general, your right hip tends to tilt back a little while you’re driving (due to the continuous working of the pedals). Ordinarily, this isn’t a big issue—once you leave your car and start walking, your hip will typically return to the correct position on its own. Read more