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Do You Stand on Hard Surfaces and Have Back Pain?

By Tom Herrin

There are all kinds of causes of back pain.  The most familiar ones are often the result of things such as auto accidents or some other kind as the result of heavy lifting or falls.  What many may not realize is that simply standing on some surfaces may do more damage to their backs than they are aware.  For those who spend long periods of time standing on hard surfaces, back pain may be a pretty familiar companion.  While it may seem to ease up at times, for some it can be the beginning of a long road to discomfort.  If standing on hard surfaces causes you back pain, visit to a chiropractor may help to put you on the road to recovery.

Those Floors Can Beat You Up

When people spend long periods of time on those unforgiving floors, it may end up causing strain to the muscles that support the spine.  As a result, those muscles can weaken and a joint dysfunction may occur in which pressure is placed on a nerve.  This can cause pain.  This pain can seem to worsen with time.  Pain medications can mask it, but it may continue to return.  It can cause real misery to the person affected.

Chiropractors Can Relieve This Pain

When people go to a chiropractor with back pain, they can expect to be given an adjustment in which the injured joint is gently manipulated so that it is restored to its optimal position.  This can take the pressure off of the nerve and relieve the pain.  Since it is all done naturally, no pain medication is used.  This means no risk of side effects or addiction.  Recovery is often faster.  This means a return to normal activities sooner.  Many times, the chiropractor may make suggestions about exercises or other things that may be done to help to avoid another such injury.

Regular Visits May Help

Once people experience the relief that a chiropractor can provide, they usually enjoy the feeling.  They may want to schedule visits on a regular basis.  At The Joint Chiropractic, they have plans that can make this a reality.  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 you spend lots of time standing on hard surfaces and have back pain, drop in at The Joint Chiropractic today and enjoy the relief.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in St. Louis, Mo.

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