Dr. Thomas Harvey
HOW CHIROPRACTIC CARE CAN HELP WITH BACK PAIN
Updated: Oct 14, 2022
Your back purpose is to provide support, strength, and flexibility to the upper body. This is the reason why the spine is very sensitive to injury and pain. Back pain can be caused by several issues that include movement and posture, structural problems, injury, arthritis, or sleep disorders. Today, most people experience back pain for various reasons. Fortunetely, there are several ways on how to reduce the pain and to prevent it from reoccurring.
Even though some back problems can be improved with home treatment methods, it is important to identify the root cause of the pain. Some back pain can be a signal to a critical medical condition. If you are experiencing acute or chronic back pain, one of the best treatments is chiropractic care.
Some people view a visit to chiropractic clinic as the last option. However, it is the most recommend strategy for managing chronic neck pain, shoulder pain, headache and back pain. Chiropractic care is a technique that is being used all over the world to reduce body pain. It is a technique that is effective, safe and does not involve drugs or surgeries.
How Chiropractic Care can help with Back pain
Chiropractic care is one of the best ways to manage and ease back pain. Since most pain management drugs are not effective at treating the causes of back pain, most patients struggling with back pain prefer to seek alternative treatment methods such as chiropractic care.
Routine chiropractic care offers back pain patients a treatment that is safe, effective and non-invasive. When you visit Dr. Thomas Harvey at Spinal Solutions, the first step is to come in for a free consultation and go over your symptoms. Next would be to have some examinations done on the possible cause of the pain. It is vital to undergo these tests because they help the chiropractor to pick the best treatment method to fix the problem. The tests do not take long.
Once the examinations have been done, if needed, you may need further tests that include MRI or x-rays. Based on the results, Dr. Harvey may decide to treat your back problem with non-surgical spinal decompression which is highly effective at fixing problems such as Sciatica pain, Herniated or Bulging Disc, and Stenosis amoung other lower back issues. The treatment plan might also include manual therapies, spinal manipulation, and therapeutic exercises. Some of the tools used by chiropractors for back pain include heat lamps, traction tables, roller tables, activator adjustment instruments and impulse adjusting instruments.
The health benefits chiropractic care can provide to patients with back-pain
There are various chiropractic treatments that can help to manage chronic or acute back pain. Here are few benefits chiropractic treatment can offer individuals with back pain.
• Reduced discomfort and pain
• Improved flexibility
• Decreased inflammation
• Improved range of motion
• And increased muscle strength
How long does the treatment take?
Back pain chiropractic care has received many positive studies supporting the effectivness it has on treating back pain. Some of the conditions that respond well to chiropractic care are asthma, ear infection, bursitis, fertility problems, menstrual disorders and injuries due to accidents. Chiropractic care treatment duration depends on a specific case. But in many cases, the treatment takes six-eight weeks. Fortunately, once the entire treatment is complete, you can be assured to experience remarkable results.