Chiropractic Care for Back Pain

The majority of people will suffer with at least one instance of back pain in their lives. In many cases, it gets better on its own, without the need for treatment. However, in some cases, treatment can make dealing with back pain more bearable and comfortable. For those who suffer from frequent back pain issues, from things like repetitive strain injury or heavy lifting, seeking treatment is a wise move.

Most people suffer from something called ‘simple’ back pain, which is pain not associated with any underlying problems. Some back pain can also simply come on gradually from wear and tear with age.

Should you be receiving chiropractic care for back pain? What should you know about it? Read on to learn more.

Seeking Chiropractic Care For Your Back Pain

Before you can get treatment from a chiropractor, you will need a full assessment. This will involve having a conversation about your condition, your medical history, the state of your health now, and a physical exam. You may need other tests in certain circumstances, such as an MRI or a blood test.

Your chiropractor will need to find out as much information as they can to provide you with the best course of treatment. You will then be told what is wrong, what you can do, and what you can expect from your treatment.

What Is Chiropractic Care Back Pain?

Chiropractic care is a form of manual therapy. Chiropractors use their hands on your joints to make adjustments, and they will usually focus on your spine.

Chiropractors will aim to:  Diagnose, Treat, Manage & Prevent disorders of your musculoskeletal system with their services. The treatments may also have a positive impact on your overall health and nervous system.

They may also use other treatments, such as:

  1. Acupuncture
  2. Electrotherapy
  3. Stretching exercises

A chiropractor will also give you advice that you can use at home to help alter your lifestyle and reduce discomfort. They will want to focus on your overall lifestyle and well-being to get the best results for your back pain.

More About The Treatments Available From A Chiropractor

Chiropractors are known for their manual treatments, such as:

  1. Spinal Manipulation – they use their hands to free stiff or restricted joints, or mobilization, which is the gradual moving of joints.
  2. Acupuncture – fine needles are used in pressure points to encourage relief of pain and tension.
  3. Electrotherapy – electric currents are passed through the body to stimulate nerves and muscles.
  4. Stretching exercises and rehabilitation – can be performed with a chiropractor and at home to encourage fewer episodes of pain.

If you want to know whether chiropractic treatment is suited to you, you can visit your GP or make an appointment with a private clinic. You may be referred to another health professional if the treatment is not suitable. It’s important to note that chiropractors do not deal with medication.

Lots of people who suffer with frequent episodes of back pain can benefit from regular chiropractic care.

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