Low Back Pain Disorders

How did I get back pain

Maybe you are in one position for too long it shows up in places you don’t think of like sitting at a desk, standing at a workstation, or even driving to work. The result of overusing your body in an otherwise normal way can be a pain much like any other strain.

Or maybe there is a better way to move when you do the things you do leaning forward to vacuum, shovel or rake increases the work on the low back (in physics that’s called a long lever), while twisting can increase the strain on your discs. Pain can be a warning sign of a more serious injury.Combined, mechanical related causes may account for more than 80% of back pan cases.

What can I expect with back pain

As the name suggests, many people expect pain in the low back as their biggest complaint. It can show up anywhere from the bottom of the ribcage to the buttocks. In some people the pain is more dominant in their leg than their back though. For some people it’s disabling, while for others its a distraction. It can be constant, or it can come-and-go. For some people, it’s worse when they sit or bend (like standing at a sink to wash dishes or brush teeth). For others its worse when they walk, get out of chair or out of their car, stand holding their child, or simply just stand.

If you experience low back pain for more than just a few days, consult a chiropractor for an assessment. A careful evaluation from your healthcare provider will help determine if you can be helped with chiropractic care. Since 1985, our North York clinic has been helping people from across the Greater Toronto Area recover and manage their health so that they can live life well

Supporting a healthy lifestyle

Guesswork won’t work, and neither will one strategy for every circumstance. Chiropractors use a safe and effective approach for reducing the pain and disability associated with low back pain. In fact, guidelines have reviewed the available options for low back pain associated disorders and supported the approach you’ll find here. It’s called multi modal care, and includes chiropractic adjustments or manual therapies, therapeutic exercise, lifestyle counselling, and injury prevention strategies.

Even if you are not currently in pain or have recovered from an episode, chiropractic care can be used help you maintain your ability to function.We encourage every patient to take a holistic approach to their health and wellness.

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