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Trimming Those Trees Can Be a Pain in the Back

By Tom Herrin

When it comes time to prune trees, there are few easy ways.  If you need to reach very high, you will either have to rent a lift, use a pole saw, or reach over your head.  Either of these choices in which you have to reach up, there is a lot depending on the ability to hold something overhead while working.  It can be pretty rough, as a result you may end up with some substantial back pain.  If this happens to you, a visit to a chiropractor may have you feeling better in no time.

The Back Is a Major Player

Our backs are responsible for carrying a considerable load.  Anytime we do something using our arms, our back must serve as a base from which to operate.  When we hold something over our heads and do work, too, we may have a pretty good load.  This can cause the muscles to be a little overworked and become stained.  When this happens, a joint dysfunction may occur in which pressure is placed on a nerve causing pain.  It may seem mild or intense and nagging.  You may spend nights walking the floor in search of any kind of means of finding rest.

Chiropractors Can Help

When people go to a chiropractor with back pain, they may expect to be examined and be given an adjustment.  This is done by 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 can be a great feeling.  Since it is all done naturally, no pain medication is used and there is no need for pain medication.  There is no risk of addiction or side effects.  They may be able to return to their regular daily activities sooner.

Many Choose to Have Regular Visits

Once people experience the relief a chiropractor can provide, they usually enjoy it.  At The Joint Chiropractic, they have plans that can easily fit into most budgets.  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.  It is all about living a healthier lifestyle.  If you have back pain from working overhead, drop in at The Joint Chiropractic today and find out what relief is really like.

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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