How to Reduce Back Pain?
Reduce back pain is a special type of lower back pain that could indicate a serious problem with your spine. The causes of back pain are numerous; some are self-inflicted due to a lifetime of bad habits. Reduce back pain can suck the joy out of your days for weeks, months, even years.
Most low back pain is the acute, or short-term, and lasts a few days to a few weeks. Treatment options to reduce back pain are determined based on whether the pain is acute or chronic. Depending on the cause, low back pain can cause a range of symptoms.
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A Lower Back Pain Can Be Treated By A Chiropractor!
Lower back pain is extremely common, the symptoms and severity of lower back pain vary greatly. One of the most frustrating aspects of chronic lower back pain is how it impacts your day-to-day life. Many cases of lower back pain are caused by a mechanical issue, including herniated discs and spinal stenosis.
By far the most common cause of lower back pain is a muscle strain or other soft tissue damage. Another cause of lower back pain are these joints in the back of the spine called facet joints. The relationship between eating habits and lower back pain are very close and important.
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How To Reduce Back Pain In A Holiday Season?
Back pain is a common problem that affects most people at some point in their life. The back pain is these joints in the back of the spine called facet joints. Although the causes of this pain are usually physical, emotional stress can play a role in how severe pain is and how long it lasts.
The causes of back pain are numerous; some are self-inflicted due to a lifetime of bad habits. Treatment options for this pain are determined based on whether the pain is acute or chronic. This kind of pain can suck the joy out of your days for weeks, months, even years Continue reading “Ways to Handle the Holidays and Back Pain”
A Poor Posture Can Be Treated!
Poor posture is affected by prolonged periods of repeated motions or remaining fixed in one particular position. Mechanically, poor posture is the result of a strained balancing act involving your muscles, spine, and nervous system. Due to our ever increasing sedentary lifestyles, poor posture is a widespread problem.
Poor posture is an unnecessary and problematic pattern of physical responses to postural challenges. One of the most prominent negative effects that we tend to see from poor posture is a change in the spinal curve. A more serious outcome of a lifetime of poor posture is vertebral compression fractures. Continue reading “How Poor Posture can Stress the Psoas Muscle and Lead to Back Pain”
Lumbago aka Lower Back Pain
Lumbago is another word that is commonly used to identify lower back pain. Lower back pain is a common complaint that will be felt by 80% of people at some point during their lives. Lumbago symptoms can vary between dull, sharp and achy to constant pain or pain that is felt with specific movements or activities. Lower back pain can have sudden onset if you fall or have a specific injury, or it can get manifest slowly and worsen as time passes. Continue reading “Understanding Lumbago Or Lower Back Pain”
Herniated Disc Or Slipped Disc?
The term “Slipped Disc” has become so prevalent a term used to describe a herniated disc, search engines such as Google Search know to present herniated disc content listings when someone searches for something like “Slipped Disc Treatment”.
A herniated disc is a condition in which the annulus fibrosus (outer portion) of the vertebral disc is torn, enabling the nucleus (inner portion) to herniate or extrude through the fibers. It is relatively rare in the thoracic region of the spine. Pain from a herniated disc is a complex and painful personal experience. It is a prevalent source of neck, arm, back, and leg pain typically seen in adults between 30 and 50 years of age. Sometimes the symptoms of a herniated disc are hard to distinguish from those of other back problems. Continue reading “Chiropractor San Diego Herniated Disc Discussion”
Posture Fixes In Three Easy Steps
Posture fixes are necessary for most people who have neck and upper back pain and tension. Bad posture is hard to avoid. Smart phones, computers, lap tops, kindles and other electronic devices force us into unhealthy postures that stress the neck and upper back between the shoulders causing pain, stiffness and headaches. Chiropractic care helps most people to reduce the muscle tension that comes with postural stress but it also takes some work on the patient’s part to make lasting improvements. Patients that I treat for pain that originates from bad posture need to be proactive in their efforts to reduce their stress. Continue reading “Three Easy Posture Fixes”
Back pain is the most common complaint that I treat as a chiropractor in my San Diego clinic. Patients hurt their backs by lifting improperly, sitting with bad posture, working on surfaces that are too low, falls, accidents, etc. Regardless of the mechanism of injury, an episode of back pain will give you a whole new understanding of how it can negatively impact your life. Continue reading “Back Pain”
Improving posture is a common goal for many of the patients of my San Diego Chiropractic practice. Bad posture is encouraged by almost all of the electronic gizmos (smartphone, tablet, laptop, i-whatever) that we use today. In addition to making us look unappealing visually, bad posture hurts. Poor posture causes neck pain, back pain, headaches, shoulder pain, low back pain, etc. Continue reading “Improving Posture”
Treating pinched nerves is common practice for chiropractors. Pinched nerves in the neck can cause pain, numbness and tingling and weakness in the arms and hands. When the pinched nerve occurs in the lower back, similar symptoms are found in the legs which are referred to as sciatica.
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