Back pain is a condition that
affects at least 80% of the population in some form or another.
Whether itís in
the neck, upper back, middle
back or lower back does not matter. The fact is people are
suffering. That I am a chiropractor people have been taught that we
are the foremost health care practitioners who deal with back pain.
The simple fact that the spine is in the back means that we work
primarily on the back does not make
us the most sought after
physicians when your back hurts.
What makes us the number one
choice are the results. Our treatment methods tend to fall along
the lines of correcting the cause of back pain. Back pain can stem
from many things whether itís mental stress to fatigue
to multiple physical
traumaís. After almost 20 years in the Chiropractic field I have
found that the most
common cause is an
accumulation of events over oneís lifetime. This encompasses
everything from physical traumas Such as falls, strains and impacts
to mental and emotional stress to a buildup of chemical toxins.
events cause stress to the
nervous system and your body resulting in a condition called
Subluxation is a condition
where a vertebrae or other joint in the body such as a knee or
shoulder or cranial bones shift out of their normal position and
irritate, twist, pull, or pinch the delicate nerves. This results
in malfunction within the body which causes damage which in turn
Back pain can also come from
something called referred pain. This is where there is a problem
somewhere in the body and the pain is felt in a different location.
One example of this is a gall bladder problem resulting in upper
right shoulder and shoulder blade pain in the upper back.
The fact remains though that
Chiropractic is the number one treatment choice for back pain
because it works and is safe. I always do a thorough consultation
history, evaluation/examination including x-rays when necessary to
make sure a patient qualifies for chiropractic care. If there is
evidence that leads me to believe
That the cause of a
prospective patientís problem is not a chiropractic one then they
will be referred out to the appropriate professional. The patientís
care is the primary focus in our office.
Some of the treatment options
in our office can be found by clicking on the tab to the left. We
†the most advanced and
scientifically sound methods available to give our patients the
best care anywhere.