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Back Pain May Come From Minor Injuries

By Tom Herrin

Most of the time, when people think of someone with back pain, they think of some major injury.  Auto accidents, falls, or some similar incident are the kinds of things that people most often relate to as causes of such pain.  The reality is that it may be a result of a series of minor events that may add up to major pain.  Something as small as being jogged around on several occasions can end up with pain that seems much larger.  If you suddenly have back pain after only minor injuries, a visit to a chiropractor may have you back on the road to feeling well.

Back Can Be Cumulative

When people do something that moves them around in an unusual manner, the body is designed to absorb the movement much like shock absorbers.  This action by the muscles can end up causing strain.  When the muscles that support the spine become strained, they may fail to do their job.  This can end up causing a joint dysfunction in which pressure is placed on a nerve.  This can cause pain.  It may not go away without some form of intervention other than taking pain medication.

Chiropractors Make Real Adjustments

When people go to a chiropractor with back pain, they will usually be given an adjustment.  This is something a chiropractor does when they gently manipulate the spine.  This allows the injured joint to be restored to its optimal position.  When this happens, pressure is taken off of the nerve, and the pain is relieved.  This is all done naturally, so no pain medication is used.  There is no risk of side effects or addiction.  Recovery may be faster.  Many people are able to return to regular activities sooner.  In some cases, the chiropractor will suggest some exercises to strengthen the muscles that support the injured joint.

Regular Visits Are Popular With Many People

Once people experience the relief a chiropractor can provide, many people choose to have regular treatments.  At The Joint Chiropractic, they offer plans that are very affordable.  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 your minor injuries add up to major back pain, drop in at The Joint Chiropractic today and be well on your way to a healthier lifestyle.

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

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