Back Pain in Suwanee GA
Back Pain and Chiropractic Care
Back pain can be caused as a result of outside forces or trauma such as a sports or automobile related injury. Often the internal cause of the pain comes from misaligned, inflamed and irritated vertebrae.
How common is back pain?
Back pain is extremely common it is estimated that some form of back related pain affects over 80 percent of the population at least 1 time during their life. This back pain may be the result of an injury or trauma or due to posture, genetics or other illness. Regardless of the cause, a chiropractor can assist you in diagnosing the true cause of your pain or discomfort and initializing a treatment protocol aimed at the root cause not just the symptoms. This type of treatment aims to eliminate the pain rather than simply mask the symptoms.
Symptoms of back pain
There are many different types of symptoms associated with back pain. Back pain may be very localized in the lower portion of the back or it can radiate into the leg (Sciatica). The pain may be a dull ache or it can be very sharp. The severity of pain ranges from mild to extremely debilitating. The pain may be for short periods of time or it might become more continuous. The terms acute and chronic are often applied to back pain and they describe the duration of the symptom:
Chiropractic Treatment of back pain Suwanee Georgia
- The main treatment a chiropractor would provide would be gentle spinal adjustments and or manipulations to the region of the back causing the pain.
- Massage, stretching and strengthening exercises for neck and back muscles targeting the specific muscles that are involved in the symptoms and root cause of the back pain. .
- Relative rest. it is important in the initial phase of treatment to reduce exercise and movements that aggravate the problem to minimum and reduce inflammation
- Ice. ice can be applied to the neck or back to reduce the inflammation.
Of course the best course of action would be to visit the specialists at Sugarloaf Pain & Rehab in Suwanee Georgia and let them complete a full and thorough evaluation of your symptoms so they can determine the cause of your back pain symptoms and suggest the proper treatment path for your individual needs.