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Are you tired of living with pain, fearful that it will never go away? Are you wondering if there is a way that you can relieve lower back pain fast so you can get back to living your life? Chiropractic therapy may be the answer you are looking for.  The goal of chiropractic care is to prevent your pain from turning into a chronic condition so that you can perform your daily activities without pain.

In addition to receiving low back pain treatments at your chiropractic office, the tips listed below can help you avoid painful injuries—and a visit to a back surgeon.

Are you wondering how you can keep living with the extreme pain in your back? If you’re suffering from pain caused by disc problems, your medical physician may have recommended back surgery. There are certainly certain situations where surgery may be necessary, such as severe bone, disc, and nerve destruction. However, the majority of people suffering from back pain and/or sciatica never actually need surgery. Your doctor of chiropractic can discuss back surgery alternatives with you to see if you can benefit from other forms of treatment.

You may wonder why discs in the spine cause such pain? First, you need to understand what a disc is and what it does for you. There are intervertebral discs with a tough outer ring and a soft gel-like center that separate each vertebra. They act like little shock absorbers, cushioning the bones so they don’t rub against each other as you move. The spine receives its curve, flexibility, and strength from health discs.

Are you wondering how can you relieve lower back pain fast? First, it’s important to talk to a Doctor or Chiropractor about what many people consider a low back pain cure. Chiropractic treatment focuses on your spine—through which signals travel to and from your brain. This command center determines your body’s movements and functions. Even though chiropractic treatment is primarily for your neck and back, remember that chiropractic doesn’t just treat the symptoms; it treats the causes!

Chiropractic care also offers unique treatments for allergies, digestive issues, disc disease, headaches, shoulder pain, carpal tunnel, sciatica, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and so much more. Your chiropractor will work to identify and correct a low back pain problem long before it becomes a restrictive, unbearable, and disabling condition. Many people turn to drugs, surgery or hospitalization as a low back cure to try to manage their condition.

Spinal decompression treatment is approved by the Federal Drug Administration to help relieve pain caused by a bulging or herniated disc, narrowing of the spinal column or stenosis of the spine, sciatica or radiculopathy, as well as pain in the back, legs, neck, and arm. Spine decompression is a minimally invasive treatment that may help patients avoid medication, injections, spinal surgery, and anesthesia.

So what are the side effects of spinal decompression? Most patients do not experience any side effects. It is totally safe and comfortable. Spinal decompression has even helped patients after failed back surgery. However, if the patient has suffered severe nerve damage, spinal decompression therapy may not be a viable option. Thus, it is important to undergo a physical exam, MRI, or X-rays to determine if spinal decompression treatments are correct for you.

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