Lower back Pain And Your Chiropractor
Lower back pain is of significant concern and something that you should be seeking advice from a chiropractor. Lower back pain is a widespread problem and can stem from a range of issues, from car accidents, years of heavy lifting, sciatica, arthritis and an extensive variety of other internal and external reasons.
Who do I talk to if the pain is unbearable?
While you should consult with your regular doctor as it could be the result of an internal issue= such as a kidney infection that they can assist you with, you are most likely also going to need a chiropractor opinion.
Why should I go see a Chiropractor?
A huge benefit of seeing a chiropractor is that due to the high number of lower back complaints, it is an issue that they see on a regular basis and one that they have a lot of experience working with. In some cases, your back may have moved, or your proper posture may be contributing to your condition.
Do Chiropractic treatments hurt?
In some instances, a minor adjustment to the lower back can assist in moving joints back to where they are meant to be. This adjustment will also take into account your mid and upper spine as well as your neck and head movement. While it may sound strange, your spine connects from where your head sits upon the top of your spine and runs right down to the base, meaning that any displacement at the top of your spine may well be transmitting the pain down and referring it to your lower spine.
By having your chiropractor gently manipulate your spine and have you demonstrate your range of natural movement, including your legs they can then determine where the apparent issue of your problem lies. For me, I see a chiropractor semi-regularly due to a bad back caused through injury, end each time I go, my spine has slightly displaced itself as discs have moved somewhat and each manipulation eases it back to where they should be. Unfortunately, this is not a permanent fix as due to my posture and lifestyle the discs will tend to shift slightly again and throughout a few weeks, I will begin to fell the beginning on the tightness grow progressively worse requiring another visit.
With their understanding of how the back is structured and works, along with a wide range of other issues, Chiropractors are almost magicians whn=en it comes to finding where your problem is stemming from and what is needed to begin the process of overcoming the base issue so that the healing process can begin. It may take several visits which are to be expected. They can’t add too much pressure to the spine on one consult, but over a few appointments can manipulate the discs, cartridge and spinal column back to a better alignment than when you started, and this is what is going to assist you to overcome pain and discomfort.
If you want to put a visual to the treatment check out this video below by Dr. Jason