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Bad Footwear May Wear on the Back

By Tom Herrin

When people feel that they have back pain, they usually look for some incident that may have caused it.  Much of the time, this is true.  Auto accidents, falls, and various other things are often the culprits.  Anything that seems to strain the muscles also places a lot of stress on the spine.  Another thing that can contribute to back pain is the wrong kind of footwear.  Especially as the temperatures get warmer, the choices people make in purchasing shoes can leave them with quite a bit of discomfort in the back.  If poor support from your shoes cause a pain in your back, a quick trip to a chiropractor may help you to forget all about that pain.

What's the Deal With Shoes?

Selecting the right kind of shoes can be critical for good health.  Too many people make their choice based on fashion or what they believe is right at the time.  When people purchase shoes, it is important to consider the shank.  This is the part of the shoe that creates the real support.  It is generally between the inner sole and the outer sole.  A substantial one can provide greater support.  Another thing to look for is three arch support.  This can allow the shoe to better fit the natural shape of the foot.  Unfortunately when people make bad choices in shoes, it can place a strain on their backs and end up with a joint dysfunction in which pressure is applied to a nerve causing pain.

Chiropractors Treat Pain

When people go to a chiropractor, they will likely be given an adjustment in which the injured joint is gently manipulated so that the joint is restored to its proper position.  This can take the pressure off of the nerve and relieve the pain.  Since this is all natural, no pain medication is used.  That means no chance of addiction or side effects.  Recovery is usually much faster and a return to normal activities is done sooner.

Regular Visits May Help

Once people experience the relief that can be provided by a chiropractor, they usually like it.  At The Joint Chiropractic, they have plans that can fit all kinds of needs.  They are open days and evenings, weekdays and weekends.  No insurance is required, no appointments are necessary at any of their more than 450 locations nationwide.  If you have back pain from poor shoes, or any other reason, drop in at The Joint Chiropractic today and get back to your normal routine tomorrow

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Atlanta, Ga.

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