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Chiropractic Treatment Can Help Ease Your Work Pain

By Stephen R. Farris

With the invention of modified machinery, automation, and computer technology, many of the back-breaking jobs the majority of people around the world performed have been either eliminated or reduced in numbers. 

But they haven't been eliminated completely. There are still back-breaking jobs out there that require humans to perform. Unfortunately, they're not always good for your back and if performed long enough, could cause back health issues in the future.

Some of those jobs can't be helped, such as being pregnant, moving furniture, playing certain sports, etc. Here's a look at a few of them.

Taking Care of Baby

If I'm not mistaken, "Taking Care of Baby" is actually the name of an old classic movie. But I could be wrong, at least on the movie part. Taking care of a baby, from pregnancy to early childhood can be a back-breaking task. Pregnant women usually experience some type of back pain during pregnancy. After the baby is born, they have to deal with the task of holding the infant, plus toting around the diaper bag filled with all the necessary items that can put more strain on the back.

Working in a Factory or Warehouse

Working in a factory or warehouse is often repetitive work. What that means is that workers tend to do the same movements for long periods, often for the entire shift. All of that repetitive movement can put strain on the muscles, causing them to become weak over time. Let's not forget that standing on hard surfaces for hours at a time can put strain on your legs and lower back as well.

Automotive Industry

Working as a mechanic in the auto industry can be painful at times. The constant bending, twisting, and bending of the back can work its toll on the body, oftentimes leading to lower back pain or weakened muscles.

Dentistry

Believe it or not, dentists -- or doctors and surgeons even -- don't always have it easy as we think. Constant standing, usually in an awkward position, can put a strain on the upper back region, shoulders, and neck.

Working as a Laborer

Pouring and spreading cement, digging holes where machinery can't work, etc. still requires the human element. So that means a lot of bending, lifting, twisting, turning, and crawling that can put a lot of strain on the lower back and major muscle groups.

There are numerous occupations that still require human involvement, so when you start to feel pain from your job, visit your local chiropractor to get an all-natural, non-invasive, and non-addictive way to treat lower back pain, neck pain, and joint pain.

To learn more about your health, wellness and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Charlotte, N.C.

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