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As it turns out 80% of the community will have a sore back at some point in their life. Back pain is a leading cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work days (NINDS). Back pain can be extremely debilitating and may stop you from enjoying your favourite activities.
Many studies have concluded that manual therapies commonly used by chiropractors are generally effective for the treatment of lower back pain (Rubinstein and Bigos).
In the discussion we'll cover: common causes of back pain, what can happen if your back situation is left untreated, and how you may benefit from chiropractic care.
Generally, the majority of back pain is acute (short term) however can develop into chronic (long term) back pain. Chronic back pain can be extremely debilitating for sufferers. There are many causes of back pain, both acute and chronic.
Common causes include:
Many people put up with back pain when they don't have to. Whether it's upper, mid or lower back pain, if your pain has been present for over three months it's classed as chronic back pain. Chronic back pain originates from an injury, disease or stress (physical or mental). The underlying cause needs to be identified so appropriate treatment can start. Left untreated, your pain return worse.
Further complications of chronic back situations may result in the following:
A thorough chiropractic evaluation may determine if a subluxation (inflammation, restriction of some range of motion and/or misalignment of spinal bones) is causing pressure to your nervous system, which may contribute to your symptoms such as back pain, discomfort and poor posture. The team at Lyons Road Family Chiro are trained in the management of back pain cases.
Please call the clinic or book today using the form below. Let's discuss how Chiropractic may treat your back pain. One of our friendly staff will be in
touch with you soon. There is no obligation to follow through with any treatment.