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What's Up With Back Pain? Common Causes and Solutions

By Genevieve Cunningham

There are a lot of people who actually expect back pain. They know that it comes with a labor job or with age. They've felt a bit of pain before, and so they expect it to pop up again from time to time. And the truth is that most people will, in fact, experience some degree of back pain in their lives. But sometimes back pain seems to come out of nowhere. You're relatively young and healthy, and yet the back pain still nags you. So what can you do? If you're suffering from back pain and you're ready to get rid of it for good, take a look at these common causes of pain and simple solutions to feeling your best. 

Causes

  • Lifestyle - Your lifestyle affects everything. A modern lifestyle is often technology dependent, sedentary, and a bit too inactive. These can all add up for serious pain in the neck and back -- and sometimes elsewhere in the body as well.

  • Technology - So what is it about technology that causes pain? It's usually a combination of excessive use and poor posture. When we're on a screen all day long, and we're slumped forward with our necks bent, it can cause a lot of discomfort that lasts long after we put the device down. 

  • Age - Pain tends to be more prominent as we age. Our bodies are a bit slower to respond and heal more slowly as well. Even though we can't avoid the aging process, we can definitely slow down the pain and ease the general discomforts that come with it.

Simple and Effective Solutions

  • Lifestyle changes - One of the best ways to eliminate pain is to change your lifestyle. Get active, eat well, and lay off the TV, electronics, and video games. The better your lifestyle, the healthier, stronger, and more pain-free you'll feel.

  • Self-Control - A little self-control goes a long way. This applies to diet, technology use, and late night TV binges. If we practice self-control, we can avoid excess of any of these issues, which can ultimately lead to less pain.

  • Chiropractic Care - Chiropractic care is one of the best ways to treat pain, prevent future pain, and improve overall health. Because it's so gentle, you can start today and continue the practice for the rest of your life! Chiropractors will very gently adjust your spine, remove joint restrictions, reduce tension and pain, and leave you feeling better than ever. If you're serious about minimizing pain, chiropractic care is one of the best places to begin.

If you would like to try chiropractic care to end your back pain, visit with chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic. At The Joint, getting care is easier than ever before. Just use their walk-in visits and affordable pricing to get the care you need without the stress and hassle. Chiropractic care is a great way to manage back pain and boost health at the same time. Get some relief and feel better now with a quick trip to The Joint Chiropractic today.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Los Angeles, Calif.

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