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Back Pain

The spine is made up of the bones and joints call vertebrae, the discs that separate the bones, the ligaments that hold the bones together and the muscles and tendons that allow for standing and moving.

The back is very complex in order to allow for all the things we do from standing to playing sports and everything in between. With such a complex structure, there are many things that can go wrong. Factors that increase the risk of back pain include family history, age, being overweight, lifting heavy objects, playing sports, repetitive motion at work, and injury.

Back pain be caused by many reasons. It can occur in the neck (cervical spine), middle back (thoracic spine), lower back (lumbar spine, sacrum and coccyx) Causes of back pain include muscle strain, ligament sprain, bulging disc, ruptured disc, herniated disc, degenerative disc disease, arthritis, fracture, dislocation, osteoporosis, compressed nerve, injury from lifting, sports injuries, accidents such as automobile accident or a fall, repetitive use injury or direct trauma. There are also many congenital problems that result in back pain.

Acute back injuries are the most common cause of back pain. Injuries can occur from a severe trauma or minor trauma. Injuries can occur from lifting heavy objects, falls, excess twisting, sports injuries, car accidents, work related accidents, and prolonged bending.

Chronic or prolonged back pain is often caused by a problem with the discs. The disc is a jellylike material that is between the vertebra to cushion the motion and allow bending of the spine. Problems of the discs include a bulging disc, herniated disc, and degenerative disc disease. Pain is caused by disc impingement of compression on the spinal cord.

Herniated disc

A herniated disc occurs when the soft center of the disc is injured or spills out into the exterior of the disc causing irritation of the nerves of the spine. You can have herniated disc at any level of the spine. Symptoms of a herniated disc include pain, numbness and tingling, weakness, irritation and inability to move normally.

Chiropractic care for back pain starts with a thorough medical history and physical examination. Chiropractors start their physical exam with a detailed orthopedic and neurological examination.

The neurological exam starts with testing the reflexes. Then they will test the muscle strength all over the body, especially the areas where the pain or problem exists. They will then test the skin for decreased sensation along the paths of the nerves.

The orthopedic exam involves testing the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and the function of the spine. Even if you have only localized pain, the chiropractor will examine your entire spine, including the neck. Problems in one area of the spine may affect other areas of your body. This allows the chiropractor to assess the overall function of the spine. They will examine your posture, and finally, they will palpate the areas in question for localized pain.

Diagnostic studies such as x-rays, or MRI are often ordered to assist in making the proper diagnosis.

Once the proper diagnosis has been decided, there are many ways chiropractic, physical therapy and acupuncture combined can help. One of the methods often used to treat back pain is spinal manipulation, also known as chiropractic adjustment. There are also manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.

The basic goal of chiropractic manipulation is to focus on making the spine properly aligned and functioning. There are more than one hundred types of chiropractic adjustments used to achieve this goal. Each patients’ treatment is adjusted based on the diagnosis and the doctors’ evaluation of the entire spine.

Physical therapy is often combined with chiropractic care. Physical therapy for back pain involves stretching and strengthen of the muscles in the spine and those that affect the movement of the spine. The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain, strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, increase stability and posture, teach proper movements and gait and to ensure proper spine alignment and function.

Acupuncture is often combined with chiropractic adjustment and physical therapy. Acupuncture has been used for centuries to reduce pain, increase function and improve posture.

Slipped disc

A slipped disc occurs when the soft center of the disc is injured or spills out into the exterior of the disc causing irritation of the nerves of the spine. You can have herniated disc at any level of the spine. Symptoms of a herniated disc include pain, numbness and tingling, weakness, irritation and inability to move normally.

Chiropractic care for back pain starts with a thorough medical history and physical examination. Chiropractors start their physical exam with a detailed orthopedic and neurological examination.

The neurological exam starts with testing the reflexes. Then they will test the muscle strength all over the body, especially the areas where the pain or problem exists. They will then test the skin for decreased sensation along the paths of the nerves.

The orthopedic exam involves testing the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and the function of the spine. Even if you have only localized pain, the chiropractor will examine your entire spine, including the neck. Problems in one area of the spine may affect other areas of your body. This allows the chiropractor to assess the overall function of the spine. They will examine your posture, and finally, they will palpate the areas in question for localized pain.

Diagnostic studies such as x-rays, or MRI are often ordered to assist in making the proper diagnosis.

Once the proper diagnosis has been decided, there are many ways chiropractic, physical therapy and acupuncture combined can help. One of the methods often used to treat back pain is spinal manipulation, also known as chiropractic adjustment. There are also manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.

The basic goal of chiropractic manipulation is to focus on making the spine properly aligned and functioning. There are more than one hundred types of chiropractic adjustments used to achieve this goal. Each patients’ treatment is adjusted based on the diagnosis and the doctors’ evaluation of the entire spine.

Physical therapy is often combined with chiropractic care. Physical therapy for back pain involves stretching and strengthen of the muscles in the spine and those that affect the movement of the spine. The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain, strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, increase stability and posture, teach proper movements and gait and to ensure proper spine alignment and function.

Acupuncture is often combined with chiropractic adjustment and physical therapy. Acupuncture has been used for centuries to reduce pain, increase function and improve posture.

Ruptured disc

A ruptured disc occurs when the soft center of the disc is injured or spills out into the exterior of the disc causing irritation of the nerves of the spine. You can have herniated disc at any level of the spine. Symptoms of a herniated disc include pain, numbness and tingling, weakness, irritation and inability to move normally.

Chiropractic care for back pain starts with a thorough medical history and physical examination. Chiropractors start their physical exam with a detailed orthopedic and neurological examination.

The neurological exam starts with testing the reflexes. Then they will test the muscle strength all over the body, especially the areas where the pain or problem exists. They will then test the skin for decreased sensation along the paths of the nerves.

The orthopedic exam involves testing the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and the function of the spine. Even if you have only localized pain, the chiropractor will examine your entire spine, including the neck. Problems in one area of the spine may affect other areas of your body. This allows the chiropractor to assess the overall function of the spine. They will examine your posture, and finally, they will palpate the areas in question for localized pain.

Diagnostic studies such as x-rays, or MRI are often ordered to assist in making the proper diagnosis.

Once the proper diagnosis has been decided, there are many ways chiropractic, physical therapy and acupuncture combined can help. One of the methods often used to treat back pain is spinal manipulation, also known as chiropractic adjustment. There are also manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.

The basic goal of chiropractic manipulation is to focus on making the spine properly aligned and functioning. There are more than one hundred types of chiropractic adjustments used to achieve this goal. Each patients’ treatment is adjusted based on the diagnosis and the doctors’ evaluation of the entire spine.

Physical therapy is often combined with chiropractic care. Physical therapy for back pain involves stretching and strengthen of the muscles in the spine and those that affect the movement of the spine. The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain, strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, increase stability and posture, teach proper movements and gait and to ensure proper spine alignment and function.

Acupuncture is often combined with chiropractic adjustment and physical therapy. Acupuncture has been used for centuries to reduce pain, increase function and improve posture.

Sciatica

Sciatica is an irritation and inflammation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve runs from the lower back down the legs and branches into the feet. Sciatica can present as pain in the lower back, buttocks, legs and feet. Symptoms also include numbness and tingling, stabbing pain, shooting pain, burning pain, and weakness of the lower extremities.

Causes of sciatica may include lumbar spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, pregnancy, and other factors.

Chiropractic care for back pain starts with a thorough medical history and physical examination. Chiropractors start their physical exam with a detailed orthopedic and neurological examination.

The neurological exam starts with testing the reflexes. Then they will test the muscle strength all over the body, especially the areas where the pain or problem exists. They will then test the skin for decreased sensation along the paths of the nerves.

The orthopedic exam involves testing the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and the function of the spine. Even if you have only localized pain, the chiropractor will examine your entire spine, including the neck. Problems in one area of the spine may affect other areas of your body. This allows the chiropractor to assess the overall function of the spine. They will examine your posture, and finally, they will palpate the areas in question for localized pain.

Diagnostic studies such as x-rays, or MRI are often ordered to assist in making the proper diagnosis.

Once the proper diagnosis has been decided, there are many ways chiropractic, physical therapy and acupuncture combined can help. One of the methods often used to treat back pain is spinal manipulation, also known as chiropractic adjustment. There are also manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.

The basic goal of chiropractic manipulation is to focus on making the spine properly aligned and functioning. There are more than one hundred types of chiropractic adjustments used to achieve this goal. Each patients’ treatment is adjusted based on the diagnosis and the doctors’ evaluation of the entire spine.

Physical therapy is often combined with chiropractic care. Physical therapy for back pain involves stretching and strengthen of the muscles in the spine and those that affect the movement of the spine. The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain, strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, increase stability and posture, teach proper movements and gait and to ensure proper spine alignment and function.

Acupuncture is often combined with chiropractic adjustment and physical therapy. Acupuncture has been used for centuries to reduce pain, increase function and improve posture.

Lumbar Stenosis

Lumbar stenosis occurs when the nerves in the lower back are irritated as they exit the spine. It is caused by narrowing of the spaces of the spinal canal where the nerves run. This narrowing of the spinal canal can be caused by injury, arthritis, previous surgery, osteoporosis, abnormal bone growth, congenital abnormalities, and deuteriation over time. Symptoms include pain in the lower back, numbness and tingling of the legs and feet, lower extremity weakness and difficulty walking.

Chiropractic care for back pain starts with a thorough medical history and physical examination. Chiropractors start their physical exam with a detailed orthopedic and neurological examination.

The neurological exam starts with testing the reflexes. Then they will test the muscle strength all over the body, especially the areas where the pain or problem exists. They will then test the skin for decreased sensation along the paths of the nerves.

The orthopedic exam involves testing the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and the function of the spine. Even if you have only localized pain, the chiropractor will examine your entire spine, including the neck. Problems in one area of the spine may affect other areas of your body. This allows the chiropractor to assess the overall function of the spine. They will examine your posture, and finally, they will palpate the areas in question for localized pain.

Diagnostic studies such as x-rays, or MRI are often ordered to assist in making the proper diagnosis.

Once the proper diagnosis has been decided, there are many ways chiropractic, physical therapy and acupuncture combined can help. One of the methods often used to treat back pain is spinal manipulation, also known as chiropractic adjustment. There are also manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.

The basic goal of chiropractic manipulation is to focus on making the spine properly aligned and functioning. There are more than one hundred types of chiropractic adjustments used to achieve this goal. Each patients’ treatment is adjusted based on the diagnosis and the doctors’ evaluation of the entire spine.

Physical therapy is often combined with chiropractic care. Physical therapy for back pain involves stretching and strengthen of the muscles in the spine and those that affect the movement of the spine. The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain, strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, increase stability and posture, teach proper movements and gait and to ensure proper spine alignment and function.

Acupuncture is often combined with chiropractic adjustment and physical therapy. Acupuncture has been used for centuries to reduce pain, increase function and improve posture.

Degenerative disc disease

Degenerative disc disease occurs when the discs begin to wear over time and lose their ability to absorb shock. When this happens, the space between the vertebrae begins to narrow and the nerve roots become pinched. It also allows for increased arthritis of the vertebrae and eventually disc failure where the disc ruptures or herniates putting more pressure on the spinal nerves.

Symptoms of Degenerative disc disease include pain, numbness and tingling, weakness, irritation and inability to move normally. Dengerative disc disease can occur at any level of the spine and symptoms are associated with the where the nerves terminate after the leave the spine.

Chiropractic care for back pain starts with a thorough medical history and physical examination. Chiropractors start their physical exam with a detailed orthopedic and neurological examination.

The neurological exam starts with testing the reflexes. Then they will test the muscle strength all over the body, especially the areas where the pain or problem exists. They will then test the skin for decreased sensation along the paths of the nerves.

The orthopedic exam involves testing the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and the function of the spine. Even if you have only localized pain, the chiropractor will examine your entire spine, including the neck. Problems in one area of the spine may affect other areas of your body. This allows the chiropractor to assess the overall function of the spine. They will examine your posture, and finally, they will palpate the areas in question for localized pain.

Diagnostic studies such as x-rays, or MRI are often ordered to assist in making the proper diagnosis.

Once the proper diagnosis has been decided, there are many ways chiropractic, physical therapy and acupuncture combined can help. One of the methods often used to treat back pain is spinal manipulation, also known as chiropractic adjustment. There are also manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.

The basic goal of chiropractic manipulation is to focus on making the spine properly aligned and functioning. There are more than one hundred types of chiropractic adjustments used to achieve this goal. Each patients’ treatment is adjusted based on the diagnosis and the doctors’ evaluation of the entire spine.

Physical therapy is often combined with chiropractic care. Physical therapy for back pain involves stretching and strengthen of the muscles in the spine and those that affect the movement of the spine. The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain, strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, increase stability and posture, teach proper movements and gait and to ensure proper spine alignment and function.

Acupuncture is often combined with chiropractic adjustment and physical therapy. Acupuncture has been used for centuries to reduce pain, increase function and improve posture.

Spinal osteoarthritis

Spinal osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease of the spine is a condition in which the protective cartilage on the vertebrae wears away. It is caused by time and wear and tear, or sometimes from an injury. It is can also be caused by improper posture or alignment. It can cause narrowing of the spaces between the vertebrae and nerve impingement. Over time, bone spurs can develop which also causes impingement of the spinal nerves.

Spine osteoarthritis can occur at any level of the spine and symptoms correlate to the level of occurrence. Symptoms of spinal osteoarthritis include pain in the back, stiffness, weakness, numbness and tingling, poor posture, and decrease flexibility.

Chiropractic care for back pain starts with a thorough medical history and physical examination. Chiropractors start their physical exam with a detailed orthopedic and neurological examination.

The neurological exam starts with testing the reflexes. Then they will test the muscle strength all over the body, especially the areas where the pain or problem exists. They will then test the skin for decreased sensation along the paths of the nerves.

The orthopedic exam involves testing the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and the function of the spine. Even if you have only localized pain, the chiropractor will examine your entire spine, including the neck. Problems in one area of the spine may affect other areas of your body. This allows the chiropractor to assess the overall function of the spine. They will examine your posture, and finally, they will palpate the areas in question for localized pain.

Diagnostic studies such as x-rays, or MRI are often ordered to assist in making the proper diagnosis.

Once the proper diagnosis has been decided, there are many ways chiropractic, physical therapy and acupuncture combined can help. One of the methods often used to treat back pain is spinal manipulation, also known as chiropractic adjustment. There are also manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.

The basic goal of chiropractic manipulation is to focus on making the spine properly aligned and functioning. There are more than one hundred types of chiropractic adjustments used to achieve this goal. Each patients’ treatment is adjusted based on the diagnosis and the doctors’ evaluation of the entire spine.

Physical therapy is often combined with chiropractic care. Physical therapy for back pain involves stretching and strengthen of the muscles in the spine and those that affect the movement of the spine. The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain, strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, increase stability and posture, teach proper movements and gait and to ensure proper spine alignment and function.

Acupuncture is often combined with chiropractic adjustment and physical therapy. Acupuncture has been used for centuries to reduce pain, increase function and improve posture.

Scolosis

Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine whereas normally it should be straight when viewed from the back. It can be congenital from birth, or progressive due to injury, neuromuscular problems or deverbative disease. The angulation can occur at any level of the spine. Symptoms include poor posture, tilted shoulders or hips, pain, abnormal walking and eventual degenerative disease of the spine.

Chiropractic care for back pain starts with a thorough medical history and physical examination. Chiropractors start their physical exam with a detailed orthopedic and neurological examination.

The neurological exam starts with testing the reflexes. Then they will test the muscle strength all over the body, especially the areas where the pain or problem exists. They will then test the skin for decreased sensation along the paths of the nerves.

The orthopedic exam involves testing the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and the function of the spine. Even if you have only localized pain, the chiropractor will examine your entire spine, including the neck. Problems in one area of the spine may affect other areas of your body. This allows the chiropractor to assess the overall function of the spine. They will examine your posture, and finally, they will palpate the areas in question for localized pain.

Diagnostic studies such as x-rays, or MRI are often ordered to assist in making the proper diagnosis.

Once the proper diagnosis has been decided, there are many ways chiropractic, physical therapy and acupuncture combined can help. One of the methods often used to treat back pain is spinal manipulation, also known as chiropractic adjustment. There are also manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.

The basic goal of chiropractic manipulation is to focus on making the spine properly aligned and functioning. There are more than one hundred types of chiropractic adjustments used to achieve this goal. Each patients’ treatment is adjusted based on the diagnosis and the doctors’ evaluation of the entire spine.

Physical therapy is often combined with chiropract care. Physical therapy for back pain involves stretching and strengthen of the muscles in the spine and those that affect the movement of the spine. The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain, strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, increase stability and posture, teach proper movements and gait and to ensure proper spine alignment and function.

Acupuncture is often combined with chiropractic adjustment and physical therapy. Acupuncture has been used for centuries to reduce pain, increase function and improve posture.

Kyphosis

Kyphosis is an abnormally of an abnormally rounded upper back. It can be congenital from birth, or progressive due to injury, neuromuscular problems or deverbative disease. Symptoms include poor posture, tilted shoulders or hips, pain, abnormal walking and eventual degenerative disease of the spine.

Chiropractic care for back pain starts with a thorough medical history and physical examination. Chiropractors start their physical exam with a detailed orthopedic and neurological examination.

The neurological exam starts with testing the reflexes. Then they will test the muscle strength all over the body, especially the areas where the pain or problem exists. They will then test the skin for decreased sensation along the paths of the nerves.

The orthopedic exam involves testing the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and the function of the spine. Even if you have only localized pain, the chiropractor will examine your entire spine, including the neck. Problems in one area of the spine may affect other areas of your body. This allows the chiropractor to assess the overall function of the spine. They will examine your posture, and finally, they will palpate the areas in question for localized pain.

Diagnostic studies such as x-rays, or MRI are often ordered to assist in making the proper diagnosis.

Once the proper diagnosis has been decided, there are many ways chiropractic, physical therapy and acupuncture combined can help. One of the methods often used to treat back pain is spinal manipulation, also known as chiropractic adjustment. There are also manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.

The basic goal of chiropractic manipulation is to focus on making the spine properly aligned and functioning. There are more than one hundred types of chiropractic adjustments used to achieve this goal. Each patients’ treatment is adjusted based on the diagnosis and the doctors’ evaluation of the entire spine.

Physical therapy is often combined with chiropract care. Physical therapy for back pain involves stretching and strengthen of the muscles in the spine and those that affect the movement of the spine. The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain, strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, increase stability and posture, teach proper movements and gait and to ensure proper spine alignment and function.

Acupuncture is often combined with chiropractic adjustment and physical therapy. Acupuncture has been used for centuries to reduce pain, increase function and improve posture.

Lordosis

Lordosis is an abnormally of abnormally curved lumbar spine. It can be congenital from birth, or progressive due to injury, neuromuscular problems or deverbative disease. Symptoms include poor posture, tilted shoulders or hips, pain, abnormal walking and eventual degenerative disease of the spine.

Chiropractic care for back pain starts with a thorough medical history and physical examination. Chiropractors start their physical exam with a detailed orthopedic and neurological examination.

The neurological exam starts with testing the reflexes. Then they will test the muscle strength all over the body, especially the areas where the pain or problem exists. They will then test the skin for decreased sensation along the paths of the nerves.

The orthopedic exam involves testing the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and the function of the spine. Even if you have only localized pain, the chiropractor will examine your entire spine, including the neck. Problems in one area of the spine may affect other areas of your body. This allows the chiropractor to assess the overall function of the spine. They will examine your posture, and finally, they will palpate the areas in question for localized pain.

Diagnostic studies such as x-rays, or MRI are often ordered to assist in making the proper diagnosis.

Once the proper diagnosis has been decided, there are many ways chiropractic, physical therapy and acupuncture combined can help. One of the methods often used to treat back pain is spinal manipulation, also known as chiropractic adjustment. There are also manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.

The basic goal of chiropractic manipulation is to focus on making the spine properly aligned and functioning. There are more than one hundred types of chiropractic adjustments used to achieve this goal. Each patients’ treatment is adjusted based on the diagnosis and the doctors’ evaluation of the entire spine.

Physical therapy is often combined with chiropract care. Physical therapy for back pain involves stretching and strengthen of the muscles in the spine and those that affect the movement of the spine. The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain, strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, increase stability and posture, teach proper movements and gait and to ensure proper spine alignment and function.

Acupuncture is often combined with chiropractic adjustment and physical therapy. Acupuncture has been used for centuries to reduce pain, increase function and improve posture.

Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is a back problem in which a vertebra in the lower spine slips out of place and onto the next spinal bone. If the vertebra puts pressure on a nearby nerve, it can cause low back pain. Spondylolisthesis may be present from birth, or it may result from injuries or activities that put a lot of stress on the lower back such as gymnastics and weight lifting.

Symptoms of spondylolisthesis include lower back pain, muscle tightness, stiffness and pain that radiates from the buttocks and down the leg.

Chiropractic care for back pain starts with a thorough medical history and physical examination. Chiropractors start their physical exam with a detailed orthopedic and neurological examination.

The neurological exam starts with testing the reflexes. Then they will test the muscle strength all over the body, especially the areas where the pain or problem exists. They will then test the skin for decreased sensation along the paths of the nerves.

The orthopedic exam involves testing the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and the function of the spine. Even if you have only localized pain, the chiropractor will examine your entire spine, including the neck. Problems in one area of the spine may affect other areas of your body. This allows the chiropractor to assess the overall function of the spine. They will examine your posture, and finally, they will palpate the areas in question for localized pain.

Diagnostic studies such as x-rays, or MRI are often ordered to assist in making the proper diagnosis.

Once the proper diagnosis has been decided, there are many ways chiropractic, physical therapy and acupuncture combined can help. One of the methods often used to treat back pain is spinal manipulation, also known as chiropractic adjustment. There are also manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.

The basic goal of chiropractic manipulation is to focus on making the spine properly aligned and functioning. There are more than one hundred types of chiropractic adjustments used to achieve this goal. Each patients’ treatment is adjusted based on the diagnosis and the doctors’ evaluation of the entire spine.

Physical therapy is often combined with chiropract care. Physical therapy for back pain involves stretching and strengthen of the muscles in the spine and those that affect the movement of the spine. The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain, strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, increase stability and posture, teach proper movements and gait and to ensure proper spine alignment and function.

Acupuncture is often combined with chiropractic adjustment and physical therapy. Acupuncture has been used for centuries to reduce pain, increase function and improve posture.

Muscle strain and spasm

There are many muscles that move the spine. They are responsible for your posture, standing, walking, and all the motions of the back and body. A muscle strain is the stretching or tearing of the muscle or its connected tendons. Muscle spasm is an uncontrolled tightening or contraction of a muscle often described as muscle cramping.

Symptoms of muscle strains and spasm include pain when resting of moving, swelling, weakness, stiffness, limp, and inability to move normally. Muscle strain and spasm can occur at any level of the back and symptoms correspond to the level where they occur including the neck, back and extremities.

Chiropractic care for back pain starts with a thorough medical history and physical examination. Chiropractors start their physical exam with a detailed orthopedic and neurological examination.

The neurological exam starts with testing the reflexes. Then they will test the muscle strength all over the body, especially the areas where the pain or problem exists. They will then test the skin for decreased sensation along the paths of the nerves.

The orthopedic exam involves testing the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and the function of the spine. Even if you have only localized pain, the chiropractor will examine your entire spine, including the neck. Problems in one area of the spine may affect other areas of your body. This allows the chiropractor to assess the overall function of the spine. They will examine your posture, and finally, they will palpate the areas in question for localized pain.

Diagnostic studies such as x-rays, or MRI are often ordered to assist in making the proper diagnosis.

Once the proper diagnosis has been decided, there are many ways chiropractic, physical therapy and acupuncture combined can help. One of the methods often used to treat back pain is spinal manipulation, also known as chiropractic adjustment. There are also manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.

The basic goal of chiropractic manipulation is to focus on making the spine properly aligned and functioning. There are more than one hundred types of chiropractic adjustments used to achieve this goal. Each patients’ treatment is adjusted based on the diagnosis and the doctors’ evaluation of the entire spine.

Physical therapy is often combined with chiropractic care. Physical therapy for back pain involves stretching and strengthen of the muscles in the spine and those that affect the movement of the spine. The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain, strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, increase stability and posture, teach proper movements and gait and to ensure proper spine alignment and function.

Acupuncture is often combined with chiropractic adjustment and physical therapy. Acupuncture has been used for centuries to reduce pain, increase function and improve posture.

Nerve entrapment

Nerve entrapments in the back occur when a spinal nerve becomes impinged by the surrounding bone, muscle, disc or other connective tissue structure. Symptoms of nerve entrapment include pain at the level of the entrapment, numbness and tingling, weakness, shooting pain and decreased mobility.

Chiropractic care for back pain starts with a thorough medical history and physical examination. Chiropractors start their physical exam with a detailed orthopedic and neurological examination.

The neurological exam starts with testing the reflexes. Then they will test the muscle strength all over the body, especially the areas where the pain or problem exists. They will then test the skin for decreased sensation along the paths of the nerves.

The orthopedic exam involves testing the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and the function of the spine. Even if you have only localized pain, the chiropractor will examine your entire spine, including the neck. Problems in one area of the spine may affect other areas of your body. This allows the chiropractor to assess the overall function of the spine. They will examine your posture, and finally, they will palpate the areas in question for localized pain.

Diagnostic studies such as x-rays, or MRI are often ordered to assist in making the proper diagnosis.

Once the proper diagnosis has been decided, there are many ways chiropractic, physical therapy and acupuncture combined can help. One of the methods often used to treat back pain is spinal manipulation, also known as chiropractic adjustment. There are also manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.

The basic goal of chiropractic manipulation is to focus on making the spine properly aligned and functioning. There are more than one hundred types of chiropractic adjustments used to achieve this goal. Each patients’ treatment is adjusted based on the diagnosis and the doctors’ evaluation of the entire spine.

Physical therapy is often combined with chiropractic care. Physical therapy for back pain involves stretching and strengthen of the muscles in the spine and those that affect the movement of the spine. The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain, strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, increase stability and posture, teach proper movements and gait and to ensure proper spine alignment and function.

Acupuncture is often combined with chiropractic adjustment and physical therapy. Acupuncture has been used for centuries to reduce pain, increase function and improve posture.

Posture

Good posture is very important for back health. The brain controls your posture and you rarely think about it. The brain coordinates thousands of nerves, muscles and tendons in order to maintain posture. Poor posture can lead to back and neck pain.

Chiropractic care for poor posture includes posture correct spinal adjustment and targeted exercises. Additional chiropractic care for back pain starts with a thorough medical history and physical examination. Chiropractors start their physical exam with a detailed orthopedic and neurological examination.

The neurological exam starts with testing the reflexes. Then they will test the muscle strength all over the body, especially the areas where the pain or problem exists. They will then test the skin for decreased sensation along the paths of the nerves.

The orthopedic exam involves testing the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and the function of the spine. Even if you have only localized pain, the chiropractor will examine your entire spine, including the neck. Problems in one area of the spine may affect other areas of your body. This allows the chiropractor to assess the overall function of the spine. They will examine your posture, and finally, they will palpate the areas in question for localized pain.

Diagnostic studies such as x-rays, or MRI are often ordered to assist in making the proper diagnosis.

Once the proper diagnosis has been decided, there are many ways chiropractic, physical therapy and acupuncture combined can help. One of the methods often used to treat back pain is spinal manipulation, also known as chiropractic adjustment. There are also manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.

The basic goal of chiropractic manipulation is to focus on making the spine properly aligned and functioning. There are more than one hundred types of chiropractic adjustments used to achieve this goal. Each patients’ treatment is adjusted based on the diagnosis and the doctors’ evaluation of the entire spine.

Physical therapy is often combined with chiropractic care. Physical therapy for back pain involves stretching and strengthen of the muscles in the spine and those that affect the movement of the spine. The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain, strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, increase stability and posture, teach proper movements and gait and to ensure proper spine alignment and function.

Acupuncture is often combined with chiropractic adjustment and physical therapy. Acupuncture has been used for centuries to reduce pain, increase function and improve posture.