Chichester Chiropractic Health Centre

Lower back pain

Lower back pain has many different causes, different symptoms and different methods of treatment.  Your Chiropractor will do a full screening to find the route cause of your symptoms and can then recommend the best form of treatment.

Causes
There are many different causes of lower back pain, these can include;

  • Muscle strain
  • Ligament sprain
  • Nerve root irritation
  • Disc herniation
  • Facet irritation
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Scoliosis
  • Repetitive strain injury
  • Soft tissue swelling
  • Spinal instability
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Tight muscles
  • Poor posture
  • Poor gait
  • Trauma
  • Joint misalignment
  • Poor circulation
  • Stiffness

Symptoms

  • Local pain
  • Referred pain
  • Shooting pain
  • Stabbing pain
  • Muscle spasm
  • Leg pain, numbness and pins & needles
  • Limited range of motion
  • Pain with movement
  • Muscle loss
  • Local swelling
  • Difficulty walking
  • Clicking, popping crunching from spinal

Treatment
The type of treatment suitable for lower back pain primarily depends on the cause and the symptoms you have.

Every day people visit Chiropractors with lower back pain and evidence shows that Chiropractic is effective at treating lower back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions.

Chiropractic care can include;

  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Specific exercises and stretches
  • Posture and lifestyle advice

If you’re unsure whether Chiropractic treatment is the right option for you, then please come in for a free 20 minute consultation where we can discuss the reason for your visit, do a quick spine check and explain how we may be able to help.  To book this free consultation please contact the clinic on 01243 913923.

Look forward to seeing you soon!

- The Chichester Chiropractic Health Centre

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