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Math Can Figure in Back Pain

By Tom Herrin

Whoever wanted to keep on doing homework when they didn't have to?  It may not exactly be traditional homework, but math may work for or against some people.  When it comes to back pain, it is sometimes the adding that can get a person.  It may not be the act of working math problems but the fact that adding up small things may become something much bigger.  In the same principles of math, the big thing may be the sum of its parts.  When people do some things that seem to be small in terms of injuries, they can actually add up to a big pain.  Pain medications are only a bandage.  If this sounds too familiar for you, a visit to a chiropractor may brighten life again.

Back Pain May Just Grow

Even though there are times in which back pain has a sudden onset, that is not always the case.  It may be the result of small things simply chipping away.  Bending and lifting can overwork the muscles that support the spine until they become strained.  When this happens, they may lose their ability to provide that support.  That leaves the joint vulnerable, and a joint dysfunction may occur.  With this, pressure may be placed on a nerve and cause pain.  The rest is painful history that is only too real.

Chiropractors Stand Ready to Help

When people go to a chiropractor, they are usually given an adjustment.  This is a way of gently manipulating the spine so that the injured joint is restored to its optimal position.  This can take the pressure off of the nerve and relieve the pain.  It is all done naturally, so no pain medication is taken.  There is no risk of addiction or side effects.  Many times, the chiropractor will suggest some exercises that can help to strengthen the muscles that support the injured joint and help avoid future injury.  It can be a great part of having a healthy lifestyle.

Some People Prefer Regular Visits

After experiencing the feeling of relief that can be provided by a chiropractor, many people want to have regular visits.  At The Joint Chiropractic, they have plans for anyone's budget.  No insurance is required, no appointments are necessary.  They are open days and evenings, weekdays and weekends at all of their more than 500 locations nationwide.  If you have back pain from bit-by-bit strain, drop in at The Joint Chiropractic today and get on with life.  

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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