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Back Pain May Catch You By Surprise

By Tom Herrin

Back pain is one of those things that seems to pick the worst time to show up.  Of course, it is generally unexpected, but there may be some kind of warning.  When people know they have been involved in an activity that may seem risky, they are likely aware that it is possible.  When they attempt to get up from bed or a chair and have that sharp stabbing pain, it can catch them by complete surprise.  At times, it may feel that they cannot even get up.  If back pain suddenly sidetracks you, a visit to a chiropractor may put your mind, and back, at ease.

The Back May Never Rest

People may not even be aware of the amount of work the back has to do.  Almost all of the movement the body does has some relationship to the back.  It is working while everything else is seemingly resting.  The muscles that support it can become strained without warning.  When this happens, a joint dysfunction can occur in which pressure is placed on a nerve.  This can cause pain.  At times, this pain is subtle.  At other times, it can be sharp and stabbing.  Either way, it can wreak havoc on otherwise healthy individuals.  

Chiropractors Can Recognize the Origin of Back Pain

When people go to a chiropractor with back pain, they usually are given an adjustment.  With this, the spine is gently manipulated so that the injured joint is restored to its proper position.  This can take the pressure off of the nerve and relieve the pain.  Since this is all done naturally, there are no worries about addiction or side effects.  Healing can take place naturally as well.  It often happens faster with nothing to interfere.  The chiropractor may suggest some exercises that can help to strengthen the muscles supporting the injured joint so that more injury is less likely to happen again.

Regular Treatments May Work Well

For some, regular visits seem to keep joints working well and avoid more problems.  At The Joint Chiropractic, they have plans that can help make those simpler.  No insurance is needed, no appointments are necessary.  They are open weekdays and weekends, days and evenings at all of their more than 475 locations nationwide.  Don't let surprise back pain disrupt your life, drop in at The Joint Chiropractic today and have smoother sailing tomorrow.

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

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