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Have You Had Back Pain From a Home Accident?

By Tom Herrin

There are times in which people may feel that back pain is inevitable.  It is sometimes expected from work-related injuries, particularly when people routinely engage in heavier lifting.  It is also something that seems to come from auto accidents.  What people don't often expect is a household accident.  It is one of those places where people often feel the safest but are surprised when they are caught off guard.  It may be the result of a slip or trip.  If such an accident causes you back pain, a visit to a chiropractor may be the fastest way to get you back to feeling your best.

Those Sudden Incidents Can Hurt

When people suffer a fall, it can cause their muscles to be strained as they attempt to correct the problem.  When these muscles that support the spine fail, a joint dysfunction can occur.  When this happens, pressure is applied to a nerve, thereby causing pain.  This pain may be immediate or start slowly and end up becoming a nagging pain that prevents any rest or reprieve.  Pain medications often only mask the problem and it continues to grow.  Before long, it may become completely intolerable.

Chiropractors Can Help

When people go to a chiropractor with back pain, they will usually be given an adjustment in which the spine is gently manipulated so that the injured joint is restored to its proper position.  When this happens, pressure is taken off of the nerve, and the pain is relieved.  Since this is all done naturally, no pain medications are needed.  There is no risk of addiction or side effects.  Recovery is often faster and a return to regular activities may happen sooner.  The chiropractor may suggest some exercises to help strengthen the muscles that support the injured joint.

Regular Visits May Support a Healthy Lifestyle

Once people experience the relief a chiropractor can provide, they usually enjoy it.  At The Joint Chiropractic, they have plans that can work with those busy schedules.  No insurance is required, no appointments are necessary.  They are open days and evenings, weekdays and weekends at all of their more than 475 locations nationwide.  If an accident at home causes you back pain, don't put off seeking the help you deserve.  Drop in at The Joint Chiropractic today and feel better in no time.

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

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