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If you are facing back surgery, you may want to know more about spinal decompression therapy that is offered at many chiropractic offices. This safe and non-invasive treatment may be the solution for you! As an alternative for back surgery that is approved by the Federal Drug Administration, spinal decompression therapy works to relieve pain in the back legs, neck, and arms caused by a bulging or herniated disc.  If you quality for spine decompression therapy, you can avoid surgery, injections, and addictive pain killers.

5 Facts About Spinal Decompression Therapy:

Back pain is a widespread problem, with an estimated 80% of adults affected at some point in their lives. It can develop suddenly as a result of a muscle strain caused by heavy lifting or an accident. Or, it could be caused by conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis, or scoliosis. Depending on the cause of pain, medical doctors may recommend surgery.

Are there effective back surgery alternatives available? Yes, it is possible to treat back pain without surgery! Consider the options below before deciding on surgery.

If you have watched your parents and grandparents complain of back pain as they age, you know that you will likely also come to that point in your own life. As we age, loss of proper movement of the spinal joints interferes with the working of your spine and the nerves that pass through it. What is the solution to this problem? Staying active, along with low back pain treatments by a certified chiropractic doctor can help keep you moving, as pain-free as possible!

So what will a chiropractor do for lower back pain? Before starting a regimen of low back pain treatments, your chiropractor will give you a thorough examination, which includes x-rays, discuss your medical history and your lifestyle to determine the cause of your pain. A diagnosis can then be made so that the appropriate low back pain treatments can be prescribed. The goal is to free any stiff joints and remove spinal nerve irritation. They want to treat the cause, not just the symptoms.

Although the majority of low back pain is caused by injury to one or more of the structures of the lumbar spine, there are several conditions affecting the internal organs that may also result in symptoms of back pain. Back pain from internal organs is often felt on one side or other of the back, depending on which organ is affected.

Seek help from your primary physician if you suspect that your back pain may be caused by any of the following conditions:

 

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