Lower Back Pain

Struggling With Lower Back Pain? How Can Chiropractic Care Can Help?

When you consider that 80 percent of Americans have had (or will have) trouble with back pain, you can understand why this painful symptom accounts for some 264 million lost workdays each year. When you suffer from agonizing pain toward the base of your spine, you can't do physical labor or even manage many sedentary office tasks, much less enjoy a comfortable productive home life. The good news is that you don't have to let lower back pain keep you down, nor do you need surgery or painkiller to stop it. Natural treatment can help you conquer your lower back pain.

Why Do People Suffer From Lower Back Pain?

Lower back pain is practically inevitable at some point or another. The lower back supports the entire upper half of the body, which represents a considerable weight. An acute injury can tear back muscles, dislodge vertebrae, or herniated discs in the lower back. Constant or repetitive strain from a musculoskeletal imbalance or poor posture can lead to chronic lower back strain.

Chronic lower back pain often stems from natural changes in your physique. For instance, as you get older, your spinal discs can start to flatten and bulge, straining vertebral joints, and pinching major nerve roots. (In the lower spine, pinched sciatic nerve tissue can cause leg pain as well as lower back pain.) Spinal arthritis is another cause of age-related lower back pain.

Chiropractic Adjustments for Lower Back Pain: Procedures and Benefits

A skilled chiropractor can often save lower back pain sufferers from surgery or other extreme measures. Your doctor can identify any spinal alignment issues that might be causing or worsening your symptoms. Gentle, precise applications of force, either manually or through the use of instruments, can shift spinal components back into their proper position, releasing compressed nerves and taking the unnecessary strain off of muscles.

Chiropractors sometimes prescribe other forms of non-invasive treatment to enhance the effectiveness of these lower back adjustments. For example, you may receive a comprehensive treatment plan that includes some combination of chiropractic adjustments, exercise therapy, soft tissue work and lifestyle recommendations to help you strengthen your lower back, improve your flexibility, and minimize the risk of future back problems.

Are you ready to learn more about non-surgical lower back pain solutions? Contact our San Francisco office or Redwood City office to find out how we can help!

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Precise Moves Chiropractic - SAN FRANCISCO

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Precise Moves Chiropractic - SAN FRANCISCO

Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Precise Moves Chiropractic - SAN CARLOS

Monday
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2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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