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Hanging Around Home May Still Mean Back Pain

By Tom Herrin

Being at home should provide most people an opportunity to relax and enjoy family members, and it may do that at times.  When everyone is at home due to the fact that they are told to do so, it puts a little more strain on the situation.  People may find themselves pacing over the same path over and over again.  The search to discover some new scenery in a home may seem endless.  As people travel that familiar path, they may feel that they know it by heart.  They likely do, but some small thing may alter the course ever-so-slightly.  When this happens, a minor trip or slip may catch a person by surprise.  These falls can cause injury to a back like no other.  If staying home ends up as pain in your back, a visit to a chiropractor may be just what it takes to get you back on course.

The Back Is Critical to Movement

When people move about, the back acts as sort of an anchor for most motion.  It enables the limbs to move as absorbs some of the shock associated with it.  If someone suffers a sudden fall, they may find themselves in quite a bind.  The crash can strain the muscles that provide support for the spine.  Once this happens, they may fail to be able to do their job.  This may lead to a joint dysfunction in which pressure is placed on a nerve and cause pain.  It may be a nagging pain that can interfere with normal life.  In other words, the injured person may be miserable.

Chiropractors Are for Real

When people go to a chiropractor with back pain, they have a right to expect to feel better.  They will usually be given an adjustment in which the spine is gently manipulated so the injured joint is restored to its normal position.  This can take the pressure off of the nerve and allow the pain to go away.  Since this is all done naturally, there is no risk of addiction or side effects.  They may return to regular activity sooner.  Many times, the chiropractor will suggest some exercises that can help to strengthen the muscles that provide support for the injured joint.

Many Choose Regular Visits

After they have experienced the relief a chiropractor can provide, many people prefer to have regular visits.  At The Joint Chiropractic, they have plans that can make this easier to do.  No insurance is required, no appointments are necessary.  They are open days and evenings, weekdays and weekends at all of their more than 500 locations nationwide.  If spending lots of time at home finds you with back pain, drop in at The Joint Chiropractic today and be back on top of your game tomorrow.  

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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