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Does Getting All Shook Up Cause You Back Pain?

By Tom Herrin

There are all kinds of ways that cause people to end up with back pain.  The usual suspects are accidents.  Some are work-related, some are home-related, and some are road-related.  Then there are those that have little to do with any of those things.  Some of those injuries are actually something that many would feel are far removed from the typical.  One of those is jarring around.  When people do something as simple as riding a lawn mower, the task is not complicated.  An injury may be caused when people ride over a particularly rough surface such as one that has been filled with holes that make the ride quite bumpy.  Spending quite a bit of time doing this can wear on the body.  When something such as this leaves you with back pain, a visit to a chiropractor can get you back on smooth ground.

How Does Jarring Cause Injury?

When people travel over some kind of surface that is particularly rough, they may end up getting bounced all around.  Since the muscles of the back must work to keep it erect, they can become strained.  When this happens, they can fail to provide the support that is needed.  A joint dysfunction can occur.  This can cause pressure to be applied to a nerve which, in turn, causes pain.  This is the kind of pain that can prevent sleep and cause people to feel that they would do anything to find relief.

Chiropractors Can Make a Difference

When people go to a chiropractor, they will usually be given an adjustment in which the joint is gently manipulated so that the injured joint is restored to its normal position.  This can take the pressure off of the nerve and relieve the pain.  Since it is all done naturally without pain medication, there is no risk of addiction or side effects.  Many times, a chiropractor may suggest some exercises that can help to strengthen the muscles that support the injured joint.

Regular Visits Can Mean Better Health

When people have experienced the relief that may be provided by a chiropractor, they want to continue it.  At The Joint Chiropractic, they have plans that can make that possible.  No insurance is needed, no appointments are necessary.  They are open days and evenings, weekdays and weekends at all of their more than 450 locations nationwide.  If getting all shook up causes you back pain, drop in at The Joint Chiropractic today and feel better.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Portland, Ore.

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