Most people visit the chiropractor for the first time due to back pain. Chiropractic care can provide a natural solution to pain throughout the back, including lower back pain issues.
Dr. Colby Giles at Luxxey Chiropractic in Tempe, Arizona, offers back pain treatment through gentle chiropractic adjustment to give patients back their comfort and mobility.
What causes back pain?
Most patients who come to Luxxey Chiropractic with back pain have a problem with the alignment of the spine. This is known as subluxation. Subluxation causes the flow of impulses from the brain through the spine and nerves to be interrupted. This interruption causes inflammation and pain throughout the body. Subluxation can occur due to injury, poor posture, tension, and age-related health conditions.
How is back pain treatment planned with Dr. Giles?
Patients who come to Luxxey Chiropractic for back pain treatment will be given an x-ray to determine the source of their pain and the amount of damage to their spine. This, combined with a physical examination, will help Dr. Giles choose a custom treatment plan unique to the patient’s pain and physiology.
What types of back pain can chiropractic treat?
Neck pain almost always occurs when the vertebrae in the neck are pulled out of alignment. This can happen for many reasons, including:Chiropractic care can treat almost all types of back pain, including:
Patients experiencing these problems should contact Dr. Giles Luxxey Chiropractic for a consultation.
How does a chiropractor treat back pain?
After finding the cause of the pain and planning treatment, Dr. Giles will use a combination of spinal adjustment, lifestyle changes, and therapeutic exercises to help patients get back on the road to recovery and a life free from pain.
What is a spinal adjustment?
Spinal adjustment uses a controlled, sudden force to put the spine back into alignment and improve range of motion while reducing pain. Manual-thrust manipulation creates a greater short-term reduction in pain and disability compared to traditional medical care, with up 94% of patients reporting a greater than 30% reduction in pain after treatment.
Does chiropractic care for back pain carry risks?
Chiropractic care is considered safe and effective for treating back pain. However, patients with underlying medical conditions, like osteoporosis, spinal cord compression, or inflammatory arthritis, need to speak with their doctors about chiropractic care before being adjusted to avoid potential complications. Those with questions about whether or not they are good candidates for chiropractic care can contact Luxxey Chiropractic for more information.