Have you experienced a dull ache in your lower back? You are likely wondering how it started and what can be done. Lower back pain is one of the most common forms of chronic pain. Symptoms usually occur after an injury to back muscles or tendons, or due to a health problem such as arthritis. While many forms of back pain improve after rest, some patients experience ongoing discomfort, signifying an underlying issue. Improving your overall lifestyle can reduce your pain and promote better health in the long run, and that starts with Integrated Health Solutions. Below, our chiropractors examine a few of the most common causes of lower back pain and how it can be treated.
Typically, lower back pain is caused by an injury, disease or condition affecting the muscles or tendons in the back. The pain can be mild or severe and, in some cases, debilitating. Some forms of back pain make everyday activities difficult.
An estimated four out of every five people develop back pain at some point, and it’s one of the major reasons people see a healthcare provider. Low back pain is more common in people with certain risk factors, including:
Low back pain is also associated with various health conditions and injuries:
Treatment for your lower back pain depends on its cause. For many people, chiropractic provides holistic pain relief no matter what specific health condition is causing their pain. Other treatments, such as spinal decompression therapy, can also relieve back pain and its associated tension without the need for surgery or medications.
Whether you are trying to achieve a healthier lifestyle or if you need dependable support when dealing with a chronic health condition, our team is here to help. Call our office today to schedule an appointment with our chiropractors.
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