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What is the Best Way to Get Relief from Back Pain?

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What is the Best Way to Get Relief from Back Pain? A Family Chiropractic ClinicA woman with black curly hair pulled back in a messy bun, sitting on a gray sofa wearing a gray and white striped top and blue jeans, grabbing her lower back with one hand and a pained look on her face.

Back pain can sneak up and immobilize you. It can take away your freedom to enjoy an active lifestyle. The things that were once so easy now are extremely difficult to enjoy because of back pain. How do you get relief from back pain’s tyranny?

Well, getting relief from back pain can be as simple as setting up an appointment with your primary care physician, going and telling them about when it all started and then getting an exam, and then being given one or two options. The first may be surgery, and the second can be a prescription for pain medication. Both options are the way things have been handled by physicians for years and have not changed much.

The problem with this is that surgery can make things worse. Sure, there is a slight chance it will help, but you have heard the horror stories about back surgery. And what about prescriptions? Those seem like a good way to get some relief from back pain. The problem is after you start down that road it’s very hard to stop. You become dependent on the medication.

In this post, we are going to give a third option. An option that has been used for centuries and is so effective you can feel results of pain relief after your very first visit. What is it? Keep reading and find out how you can drastically improve your back pain with no surgery or medication.

Reasons for back pain

It has been confirmed that around thirty-one million adults suffer from back pain in the United States. As a matter of fact, back pain is the world’s leading cause of disability! This is a huge problem, so you are not alone in the struggle against back pain.

The back is a complex region of the body. It is interwoven with ligaments, muscles, joints, bones, and nerves. In addition to being one the most complex of areas (the heart and brain taking first and second place), it’s extremely fragile. One wrong twist or improper position and you can be laid up for weeks.

You can easily strain a muscle picking up something too heavy or rupture a disk in the vertebrae because of an accident. Simply sleeping or standing in the wrong position can cause a muscle strain. If you play sports you are at a much higher risk for a back injury.

What Some Other Reasons for Back Pain?

There are many other reasons for back pain. Remember we said earlier it is one of the largest causes of disability around the world, which means that many other people are suffering from ailments that don’t just include sports injuries.

But don’t be fooled, a simple bend at the back to pick up a pen can throw you all out of alignment. That is why bending with the knees is so important.

Your lifestyle can contribute to chronic back pain as well. What do we mean? For instance, obesity puts abnormal pressure on the spine. Then you have a lack of good posture. Most people don’t stand up straight. Slouching and lazy posture is a massive reason for back injury and chronic pain. The national institute of health confirms that more than 80% of all U.S adults suffer from sloppy posture at some point in their life.

Stress and psychological issues are causes of poor posture as well. Medical conditions like Scoliosis and Lordosis directly affect the back and posture causing chronic back pain. Lumbar spine arthritis, kidney infections, and degenerative bone disease are some other reasons to be aware of. You may suffer from one of these disorders and feel there is no hope for a life without pain. There is a solution, you don’t have to depend on surgery or poisonous medication to see results.

Relief from back pain can be achieved with a holistic and natural approach.

Chiropractic Care

As you can see, we have a back-pain epidemic and now with today’s ever-growing attention on the quality of care patients receive, chiropractic care is finally getting the attention it deserves. As prescription drugs (opioids) are being abused and overprescribed, this has led to the real acknowledgment of the benefits having a non-chemical approach to pain can be. What many call spinal manipulation therapy, is a very safe and effective way to gain relief from back pain.

Chiropractic treatment can reduce and eliminate pain rapidly, promotes improved physical therapy, eliminates being stuck in bed for weeks after back surgery, and the possibility of infection.

Research shows the support for chiropractic care is growing:

The federal Agency for Healthcare Policy and Research recommends that people suffering from lower back pain should use a more conservative approach first. And recommended chiropractic care as the most effective type of care not involving drugs.

Chiropractors are healthcare professionals that specialize in the muscular-skeletal system. And can make little adjustments to areas of the body that place your nervous system and bone structure back in alignment.  A Family Chiropractic Clinic helps hundreds of patients to relieve pain in a natural and holistic way.

Opioid addiction is at an all-time high and is the number one reason for prescribed opioids is lower back pain. That means millions of adults throughout the United States are being prescribed drugs that are meant to help but end up making things worse. It’s time to let A Family Chiropractic Clinic show you a better way.

Being prescribed higher and higher doses also begin to affect your insides and add more work for your body’s organs. Which can in turn cause even more back pain. It’s a vicious cycle and it’s time you make it stop.

In Conclusion

The best way to get relief from back pain is to stop and think about what is really best for you. Is taking prescription pain medication really solving the problem? Or is it masking it?

You have discovered that having a chiropractor that gives you spinal manipulation therapy can actually improve your back pain naturally and give you results almost immediately. There have been cases where a patient’s pain was completely eliminated after one visit!

Call A Family Chiropractic Clinic today at (940) 566-0000 and let us show you how great you can feel with relief from back pain.