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Chiropractic For Low Back Pain

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

Have you experienced pain on your lower back? Are you having a hard time bending if you need to pick up something? If yes, you might be suffering from low back pain or LBP. This is caused by improper posture, lifting and overweight. These are the most common reasons often practiced by everyone that leads to LBP. 

LBP can stop you from doing the things you love. Often times, people resort to massages, therapy and other forms of exercises or worse taking high dosage of pain relievers just to get rid of the pain. Although these may help to decrease the pain, it is not a guarantee that it can take the pain away. 

Instead of taking strong drugs that causes side effects, people today are now more open to alternative treatments like Chiropractic. Most people who suffers from this condition often packs pain relievers, but sad to say the more they take those drugs, they became used to it and the next time they feel the pain those drugs won’t work anymore, it is because they are in need of a higher dosage of the medicine and in the long run, those medicines can cause damage to internal organs. Instead of taking the pain away, it just added a complication. 

Chiropractors do know how to treat LBP. They are trained and specializes on this field. They perform adjustments to the spine, corrects alignment problems and supports  the body’s natural ability to heal itself.  If you intend to make an appointment with a Chiropractor, it is necessary to tell your medical background, this way, it is more easier to assess what kind of treatment suits you. 

Chiropractor uses spinal manipulation, a therapy used to  treat LBP. The goal is to reduce pain, increase mobility, and  prevent the onset of a chronic disorder associated with immobility. For fast and speedy recovery, it is recommended to do exercises. Patients needs to undergo 3 - 6 weeks of this kind of treatment and 10 weeks for those are suffering from severe cases. There have been some several studies that showed more people are satisfied with the result from Chiropractic rather that medical treatments. This sonly shows that more people are embracing alternative treatments.  

Low back pains should not be ignored. Since everyone experiences different levels of pain, there are also treatments that will suit every individual. A survey showed that nothing beats hands - on treatments for low back pains and Chiropractic received the highest percentage in alternative treatment. LBP may be considered as just one of the most common kinds of pain often felt by everyone but still it has to be treated. Now that there are a lot of ways on how to treat LBP, patients have more choices on whatever kind of treatment they wish to undergo. 


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