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Carrying Loads May Prevent the Back From Carrying You

By Tom Herrin

When people don't do much physical work on a regular basis, it becomes pretty easy to overdo it.  Anytime they take on a new project, it may not take long before they push themselves beyond they own capabilities.  If this involves lifting, it may quickly take a toll on their backs.  In doing so, it often happens that they end up with sudden pain in their backs.  If you end up on the receiving end of some activity that you are not physically prepared for and have back pain, a visit to a chiropractor may be just the ticket to get you back to normal.

The Connection

When someone lifts more than they are accustomed, the muscles that support the spine may become strained.  This may leave them unable to provide the support they are intended to.  As a result, they may end up with a joint dysfunction.  When this happens, pressure can be placed on a nerve and cause pain.  For those who have not experienced this, it can seem like a pain that is unending.  It can interfere with normal activities.  Trying pain medications may only mask the problem and kick the can on down the road.

Chiropractors Can Help

People commonly go to a chiropractor with back pain expecting help, and that is what they get.  They are often given an adjustment in which the spine is gently manipulated so that it may return to its best position.  When this happens, pressure is taken off of the nerve, and pain is relieved.  Since this is all done naturally, no pain medication is used.  This can be good for all because there is no risk of addiction or side effects.  Those who want to get back to regular activities may do so sooner.  It may add to that healthy lifestyle that so many seek.

How About Regular Visits?

Many who go to a chiropractor are amazed at the results and want more.  At The Joint Chiropractic, you may be pleased with their available plans.  No insurance is required, no appointments are necessary.  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 from lifting a little more than you were prepared for, drop in at The Joint Chiropractic today and discover the great benefits of chiropractic care.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in San Antonio, Tex.

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