Back Pain

Chiropractic - Back Pain


Back pain is a prevalent condition characterized by discomfort in the upper, middle, or lower back. It can vary from mild to severe and may be acute (lasting less than six weeks) or chronic (lasting longer than three months).


Muscle Strain or Sprain: Overuse, improper lifting, or sudden movements can lead to strain or sprain of the muscles and ligaments, causing pain and stiffness.

Herniated Disc: The discs between the vertebrae in the spine can bulge or rupture, putting pressure on nearby nerves and causing pain, numbness, or weakness in the back or legs.

Degenerative Disc Disease: With age, the discs in the spine can lose hydration and elasticity, leading to degeneration, pain, and reduced mobility.

Spinal Stenosis: Narrowing of the spinal canal or nerve root openings can compress the spinal cord or nerves, causing pain, numbness, or weakness in the back, legs, or arms.

Osteoarthritis: Degeneration of the cartilage in the spine can lead to osteoarthritis, causing pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility in the affected joints.

Scoliosis: Abnormal curvature of the spine can cause this pain, muscle imbalances, and postural problems.

Vertebral Fractures: Fractures or compression fractures of the vertebrae, often due to osteoporosis or trauma, can cause severe pain and reduced mobility.

Other Causes: poor posture, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, stress, and underlying medical conditions like fibromyalgia or kidney stones.

Medical Treatment

Pain Relief: Over-the-counter or prescription medications to alleviate pain and inflammation.

Physical Therapy: Exercises, stretches, and manual therapy techniques to improve strength, flexibility, and posture.

Chiropractic Care: Spinal manipulation, mobilization, and soft tissue therapy to improve joint function and alleviate pain.

Lifestyle Modifications: Ergonomic adjustments, weight management, and stress reduction techniques.

Surgery: In severe cases or when conservative treatments fail, surgical procedures such as discectomy, laminectomy, or spinal fusion may be considered.

Chiropractic Treatments

Spinal Manipulation (Adjustment): Manual adjustment improves spinal alignment and reduces nerve irritability.

Soft Tissue Therapy: Massage and trigger point therapy reduce muscle tension and promote healing.

Therapeutic Exercises: Specific exercises strengthen muscles and improve flexibility, and enhance spinal stability. These exercises can help prevent future episodes of this pain and promote overall spinal health.

Postural Correction: Ergonomic guidance reduces strain on the spine.

Lifestyle Modifications: Nutrition, hydration, and stress management support spinal health.


Chiropractic care can be efficient in this situation, but varies depending on the individual's condition. It Is important to consult a healthcare professional before treatment. Chiropractic care is often combined with other treatments for comprehensive management.

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