Back Pain Benefits
85% of the population has suffered back pain at some time
Benefits of chiropractic care for back pain
Helps to decrease overall symptoms of back pain
Increases mobility and flexibility
Allows the nervous system to function optimally
What are some of the causes of back pain?
Muscle contractures can be caused by long durations of sitting, improper repetitive movements or bad postural habits.
Muscle contractures can also be the cause of poor posture.
An accident or recent fall, lifting or pushing weight improperly
Scoliosis (causing one leg to be higher than the other) or pushing weight improperly.
The natural aging process.
Having lowered physical health and not exercising regularly.
What can a chiropractor do to help?
Complete neurological and structural exams of the spine, assessing which nerves and corresponding body parts are affected
Biomechanical and postural assessment to help reduce premature degeneration
Specific chiropractic adjustments to eliminate the affected nerves and muscles reestablishing correct position of the vertebrae and increasing movement
Specific chiropractic sessions to reinforce the back area
Studies show: Chiropractic care can help people with Back Pain
A study published in United States Orthopedic compared medication, acupuncture and chiropractic in the treatment of chronic back pain stated:
“Chiropractic treatments were 5 times more effective than medication and 3 times more effective than acupuncture in treating back pain”.
Another study published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological indicated that:
“Patients with chronic back pain treated by chiropractic obtained a greater degree of improvement and satisfaction in comparison to the patients treated by medical doctors.”
Discover how chiropractic can help you
Puravida Chiropractic works with highly qualified chiropractors.