Back Pain-Lower

About eighty percent of people have ever suffered from back pain at some point in their lives. It is one of the major health problem people seek medical attention for. Health statistics reveals that low back pain affects more than half of the adult population every year. Statistics also shows that more than 10% of the population experiences frequent stretch of low back pain.

The susceptibility of low back to injury and pain is due to the fact that low back is a very unstable part of the spine. This instability enables us to have a great deal of mobility that enables us to touch our toes, tie our shoes or pick something from ground. This activity increases our risk of injury.

Low back can withstand tremendous forces without injury as long it is healthy. This is evident as per to Professional power lifters who can pick up heavy weight without injuring their low back. When the low back is not in proper adjustment or has weakened supporting muscles even simple activities such as picking up something from the floor or bending down to pet the cat can cause low back injury.

Traditionally researchers believed that back pain can heal on its own but recent studies have shown that when back pain is not treated, it heals temporarily and then the pain returns. It is important to take low back pain seriously and seek chiropractic care. This is very vital especially if the pain is persistent. You can contact us to offer the best chiropractor care to you.

Causes of Low back pain

  • Strained ligaments
  • Strained muscles
  • Ruptured disks
  • Trigger points
  • Inflamed joints
  • Sport and accident injuries
  • Kidney infections
  • Psychological stress

There are many things that can cause low back pain and some of those things can be serious if left untreated hence it is important to seek medical help. Chiropractors are the experts in determining the best treatment for back pain.

Cause of Low back Pain

Subluxations

This condition occurs whenever there are disruption in the normal movement of the vertebrae which results in pain and inflammation. Subluxations can lead to lead to debilitating low back pain. Subluxations are treatable and it leads to significant reduction in pain after treatment.

Disk herniations

Herniated disk can be a source of intense pain that that frequently radiates to other part of the body. Further deterioration can be avoided through regular chiropractic care.

Sprains, streams and strains

This is due to overworking the muscles or ligaments of low back that leads to small tears in the tissues which becomes painful and swollen.

Stress

When you are stressed your blood pressure   increases and it leads to tightening your muscles. If you have back pain due to stress you should do some relaxation exercises like deep breathing.

Chiropractic treatment for low back pain is the most effective, cheaper and that has the long term outcome. All other treatments only decrease the symptoms of the problem.