Chiropractors specialize in helping resolve problems with the musculoskeletal system, the primary component of which is the spine. Chiropractic adjustments focus on realigning and balancing the spine so that the body can heal naturally and without the need for medications or surgical intervention.
You will first be asked to attend a consultation with your chiropractor in order to assess your condition. This will involve finding out more about your general health and lifestyle, as well as discussing your symptoms and undergoing a physical examination of your back. Using this information, it will then be possible for your chiropractor to recommend the best approach to treat your lower back pain.
Every patient is unique and so you will receive an individualized treatment plan based upon your current requirements. These are usually flexible since at this stage, it isn’t possible to know exactly how well you will respond to the chiropractic adjustments. Chiropractic adjustments are short, acute and sudden movements made to your body with the purpose of taking the pressure off of the nerves and spinal cord, which is almost certainly causing your pain. If you have an underlying injury, spinal manipulations may help speed up the healing process.
If you are experiencing lower back pain, chiropractic care is a popular and successful treatment. Don’t think you have to continue living with your back pain, call and book an appointment for an assessment today.