Common Causes of Back Pain
Spinal degeneration and disc herniation can occur when the spine experiences damage, deterioration, or trauma of some kind. Spinal degeneration is often age-related with people over the age of 40 being more likely to develop the disease. Sports, workplace and auto accident injuries are all leading causes for muscle strain or tendon breakdown.
Sciatica is a pain that is experienced in the lower half of the back. Whiplash is a type of injury that impacts the cervical spine located in the neck area.
How to Prevent Back Pain
Practicing good posture is a great way to avoid future back problems. Staying physically active, eating healthy, stretching, and avoiding activities that have a high risk of injury are equally important. The best form of preventive care is to get regular maintenance adjustments by a chiropractor.
Treatment options for back pain may include physical therapy, corrective exercise, diversified care, motion palpation, spinal adjustment, activator application, drop table care, neuromuscular therapy etc. We will find the right chiropractic treatment for you!