If Back Pain Slows You, Get Help
By Tom Herrin
As we age, we all find that we have more aches and pains. Some of it is very natural, but some of it may be the result of an accident or overuse. As the spring of the year begins to show up, some of us may become a little more enthusiastic about getting outdoors and doing some of the work we have been putting off. If we have been pretty much sedentary for the past few months, we may not quite be up to the task. This being the case, back pain may come knocking. If trying to get back into some of the work you have delayed, a visit to a chiropractor may help get you jump started.
The Back Keeps Us on Track
We could do little or no physical work without the help of our backs. The back is strong but not invincible. It allows us to bend, turn, and twist. It also carries lots of nerves to other parts of the body. It gives us our form by holding us upright and supporting the head. Anytime we do something to cause the muscles that support it to become strained and fail, a joint dysfunction may occur in which pressure is placed on a nerve causing pain. It can be miserable and seem to never let up. You may find yourself walking the floor at night in an attempt to ease it.
Chiropractors Can Treat Back Pain
When you go to a chiropractor with back pain, you will be given an adjustment in which the spine is gently manipulated so that the injured joint is restored to its proper position. This can take the pressure off the nerve and relieve the pain. Since it is all done naturally, no pain medication is used. There is no risk of addiction or side effects. Healing may be faster. You may be able to return to regular activities sooner. For many, it is the beginning of a healthy new lifestyle.
Many Choose Regular Visits
After experiencing the relief a chiropractor can provide, many people want more. At The Joint Chiropractic, they have plans that are affordable. No insurance is required, no appointments are necessary. They are open days and evenings, weekdays and weekends at all of their more than 600 locations nationwide. If you overdo it and have back pain, drop in at The Joint Chiropractic today and be back to your old self tomorrow.
To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Midlothian, Va.