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Little Bits of Loads May Still Cause Back Pain

By Tom Herrin

For those who are wise enough to keep in mind that the back does lots of work and has a big role in health, they usually try to exercise caution when lifting or carrying anything.  This works most of the time, but there can still be problems when they are lifting even small loads.  It may not be the small load as much as it is the repetition of lifting them.  Those multiple tasks can eventually wear on the back and begin to cause pain.  If those little amounts of lifting end up landing on your back with pain, a visit to a chiropractor may be the best option for a return to normal.

How Can Caution Turn to Pain?

Even the best laid plans can go awry.  When people take proper care to only lift small loads, the likely feel they have the situation in hand.  When these loads begin to add up, the sum total can be a strain on the muscles that support the spine.  When this happens, a joint dysfunction may occur as the support is compromised and pressure is placed on a nerve.  This can cause pain that may only grow with time.  Before long, this pain may seem unbearable.

Chiropractors Can Help

When people go to a chiropractor with back pain, they can expect to be given an adjustment in which the spine is gently manipulated so that the injured joint is restored to its optimal position.  This can relieve the pressure from the nerve and the pain.  Since this is all done naturally, there is no need for pain medication.  That means there is no risk of addiction or side effects.  Getting back to normal daily activities may happen sooner rather than later.  A chiropractor may also suggest some exercises that can help to strengthen the muscles that support the injured joint.  

Regular Visits May Be Best

For those who have experienced the relief that a chiropractor can provide, it can be a great feeling of relief.  Many want more of it.  At The Joint Chiropractic, they have plans that are very affordable.  No insurance is required, no appointments are needed.  They are open days and evenings, weekdays and weekends at all of their more than 475 locations nationwide.  If you end up with back pain while still exercising great caution, drop in at The Joint Chiropractic today and be well on your way to better health.

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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