Low back pain is one of the most common reasons people visit the doctor. This pain can occur due to injury or normal wear and tear. It can also result from using your back too little or too much. Poor posture or repeated actions add to the problem. This includes sitting at the computer for long hours or lifting incorrectly. Over time, the muscles, joints, and bones in your low back are stressed. Pain often results. Your chiropractor can help relieve back pain by aligning the spine. He or she can also teach you the best ways to move to help you prevent future back problems.


Your chiropractic evaluates you to learn more about your Low Back Pain. Imaging tests, such as an x-ray or MRI, may be done.

Health History
You’re asked about your pain, symptoms, past injuries or treatments, and overall health. You’re also asked about your daily life, including work, exercise, hobbies, and diet.

Physical Exam
Your chiropractor examines your back and checks the alignment of your spine. This helps locate areas of pain, stiffness, muscle spasm, and limited movement. Your posture, muscle strength, flexibility, and reflexes are also checked.


Your chiropractor works with you to create a treatment plan suited to you. This likely includes a hands-on technique called manipulation. Other treatment methods also help. In addition, you’re taught ways to care for your back

Manipulation (also called adjustment) improves joint flexibility and spinal alignment. During manipulation, your chiropractor carefully applies pressure to affected areas of the spine.

Other Treatments
The following treatments may also be used to manage your back problem:

  • Heat to relax muscles and ice to reduce swelling.
  • Trigger point therapy to reduce tension and pain in tight muscles.
  • Massage, ultrasound, and muscle stimulation to relax muscles, reduce muscle spasm, and improve blood flow.
  • Stretching and strengthening exercises to improve muscle strength, flexibility and range of motion.
  • Traction for joint flexibility and disc health.

Chiropractic is method of healthcare that helps ease pain and restore movement. Hands-on techniques are used, not drugs or surgery. A main goal of chiropractic is to remove Low Back Pain and keep the body’s nerves, bones, and muscles working well together. To do this, care is focused on the spine and joints. Studies show chiropractic is especially useful in treating back pain. It can also improve many other problems such as neck pain or joint disease.


Your Doctor of Chiropractic(chiropractor) has had 6 or more years of education in science and healthcare. He or she can help restore movement in your spine to make your back healthy and pain-free. Your chiropractor can also help you create a plan for healthier life-style. This may include tips on posture, exercise, diet, and stress management.

Your chiropractor can work with you to relieve your back pain and advise you on proper back care. You can also learn ways to make back problems less likely to occur. For best results, follow up with your chiropractor as instructed.

What You Can Do
Practice good posture and body movements. This means keeping your ears, shoulders, and hips in line whether you’re sitting or standing. Avoid twisting, prolonged sitting , and improper lifting. And ask your chiropractor about exercises to improve back strength and flexibility.


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