Tag Archives: Low Back Pain

Why You Should See a Chiropractor After a Personal Injury

If you have a personal injury that is preventing you from having an active life, pause any plans for surgery and stop popping pills. There are also too many people who believe it is best to “solider on” when in extreme pain; the result is a chronic condition, even more pain, and substantial medical bills. […]

New Guidelines to Treat Low Back Pain

Based on new research, experts have developed updated guidelines to help doctors better manage individuals suffering from acute lower back pain, which can be particularly debilitating. Pain and discomfort located in the lower back, known as the lumbar spine, is such a common ailment that it is second only to the common cold in lost […]

Predicting Chronic Back Pain

Researchers have found that back pain really might be in your head. A study conducted at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago suggests that an individual’s predisposition to develop chronic low back pain may be determined by the structure of their brain. The team scanned the brains of 46 participants who reported having […]

Dangers of Disc Injuries

At one point or another in their lives, a vast majority of Americans will experience lower back pain. For some, it’s a brief experience; for others it can be more chronic. Some people accept the ever-present ache as part of life, caused either by their jobs, their weekend warrior sports activities, or advancing age. But […]

Chiropractic Care Enters Space Age

There was a time when chiropractors mostly relied on manual manipulation and not much else. But like most areas of health care, technology is making a positive impact and a growing number of chiropractic clinics are using surface electromyography (sEMG), a test used by professional athletes and Olympic champions that checks the health of the […]

Myths and Facts about Low Back Pain

Lumbar pain—better known as lower back pain—sends more people to seek chiropractic relief than just about any other condition. Symptoms include achy muscles, throbbing or shooting pains, stiffness, loss of flexibility, and difficulty standing or sitting for extended periods. But despite its frequency, the condition is not always well understood. Myth: Back pain only affects […]

Address Core Weakness to Stop Lower Back Pain

According to the Mayo Clinic, in the United States, chronic back pain is one of the most common reasons cited by patients for going to the doctor or for taking time off of work. Back pain is so prevalent that a majority of Americans will suffer from it at least once in their lives. Top […]