Chiropractic benefits for treating lower back pain

Here in Australia almost 200,000 patients visit chiropractors each week to receive chiropractic benefits in the treatment of lower back and neck pains. These chiropractors, registered with the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia, are trained and qualified to locate and correct subluxations of the spine. Subluxations are when one or more of the bones of your spine (vertebrae) move out of position and create pressure on, or irritate spinal nerves causing pain.

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Lower back pains are caused due to a common disorder that involves the muscles and the bones of the back. Lower back pains are also known as lumbago. Almost 40% of people get affected by this disorder in their lives. It is very painful if the doctor is not consulted at the starting of this disorder. The treatment can vary due to lack of negligence. The pain is classified into three types;

  1. Acute low back pain (pain lasting less than 6 weeks)
  2. Sub-chronic low back pain (pain lasting from 6-12 weeks)
  3. Chronic low back pain (pain lasting more than 12 weeks).

What is chiropractic treatment?

Hands are especially used in such type of treatment to align the body’s musculoskeletal structure, especially the spine. It is said that if the body’s musculoskeletal stricture is aligned properly, it will enable the body to heal itself without any kind of surgery or medication. It is a very beneficial way to treat lower back pains. The person whose job is to treat diseases by pressing a person’s joint is called a chiropractor. It is not an easy job!

There are some initial steps to be performed before moving to a chiropractor treatment. A medical history is obtained and a complete physical examination is done. After examining the results the patient is put on chiropractor treatment involving spinal manipulations with the hands, hand held instruments or pelvic blocks.

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What are the chiropractic benefits?

The foremost point that is important for everyone is that is considered safe for spinal manipulation. It has been regarded as an effective treatment for acute low back pain. As we have discussed earlier that acute lower back pain is that pain which has been lasting for less than 6 weeks. It is most probable that acute lower back pain will get better on its own and will not last more than 6 weeks. One of the other chiropractor benefits is that it very beneficial and helpful in treating headaches and neck pains. This treatment is driven by the patient’s disability issues and pain whereas on the other hand this treatment is a very big relief due to the use of the hands. Insurance companies have also kept this treatment as a second option of medical care. Many patients are visiting a chiropractor even if they don’t have any kind of pain but they do so in preventing purposes. They don’t want to face any kinds of back pains. A result has been obtained from researches that people think of a chiropractor as an essential part of their lives to maintain their health through a well functioning spinal nerve system. It is a low cost treatment also as compared to other treatments and surgeries. Many people are also turning towards this treatment after hearing the success stories from their friends, relatives, office members and other people nearby. Benefits include the following:-

  • Improved nerve functioning in the body
  • Improved joint movement and coordination
  • Improved posture
  • Relief from back and neck pain
  • Relief from some stress and tension problems

So, if you have any type of lower back pain, do visit a chiropractor to get these chiropractic benefits and avoid any more pain or disorder..

James Kelly

High Wycombe, Western Australia, 6057