Do you suffer from back pain? If you answered yes, you are not alone. It’s
been estimated that half of all working Americans admit to having back
pain each year. Back pain symptoms could include, muscle aches, shooting
or stabbing pains, or limited flexibility. Back pain can affect anyone,
it is not limited to people over thirty years old. In America there are
over 26 million people between the ages of 20-64 who suffer chronic back
pain and discomfort. It affects a wide variety of people because of the
complexity of the back. Your back is made up of joints, bones, muscles,
discs, ligaments, and tendons. When one of these complex components are
not aligned properly it usually results in back pain. Any number of things
could lead to back pain including but not limited to: a strained muscle,
irritated joints, a ruptured disc or an old injury.
Back pain can keep you from doing all the things you want to do. Even doing
minimal everyday tasks could result in a great deal of pain. Most people
that suffer from back pain experience severe pain while doing small movements
such as bending, twisting, or lifting. Back pain could get in the way
of certain activities like stretching, exercising, sleeping, and having
proper posture. Back pain can even be prevent you from working. Back pain
is cited as one of the leading reasons people miss work. Don’t let
your back pain control your life!
Many people will treat their back pain with pain medications and/or surgery.
Back surgeries are costly and do not always have the intended results.
Back surgeries are accompanied by their own risks and can have complications.
Narcotic pain medications is often seen as an easy way to deal with back
pain. The issue is that overtime, people
increase a tolerance to the medication. This leads to the need for higher
doses and/or more powerful pain medications. We need to also mention that
pain medications deal with the pain itself but not the underlying issues
that cause back pain.
The fact is: chiropractors can treat your back pain without pain medication
or surgery. Join the millions of Americans that prefer a chiropractor's
natural drug-free approach to back pain treatment. Chiropractors use hands-on
techniques to align your spine which will help your body to heal naturally.
Spinal manipulation is used to restore mobility in your joints. No more
stiffness! All treatments will be customized for your body and your needs,
taking into consideration your medical history. Adjustments involve the
chiropractic doctor using expert manipulation of the joints to improve
range and quality of motion in one’s back. Chiropractic care is
both safe and effective. Contact your chiropractor today!