Lower Back Pain Treatment Brisbane
It is estimated that 70-90% of people will experience some form of lower back pain in their lifetime. Common causes include falls, prolonged sitting, sedentary jobs, highly physical jobs, twisting of the trunk, excessive reaching, muscle strains, accidents, sports injuries and obesity. Many people who suffer from back pain don’t realise that chiropractic can be used to manage and treat lower back pain injuries.
What Do Chiropractors Do?
Chiropractors use a range of treatments that are designed to adjust the spine and soft tissues – with the aim of relieving pain and improving function. Treatment methods include hands-on spinal adjustments and manual therapy that restores balance and function to the spine and nervous system. Brisbane city chiropractors focus on the proper alignment of the musculoskeletal structure (particularly the spine) which will assist the body to heal itself without the need for surgery or medication.
Spinal Adjustments and Manual Therapy
Spinal adjustment and manual therapy refers to a high-velocity, low amplitude thrust that is applied to a specific joint/ area of the spine. The type of adjustment used will be tailored to suit the individual needs of the patient – treatments can be lower force with the activator to more manual adjustments.
Lower Back Pain Treatment in Brisbane CBD
Lower back pain is a common complaint seen in chiropractic offices and studies have shown that chiropractic can be used to reduce or resolve episodes of lower back pain. If you suffer from back pain, lower back pain (or other issues like neck pain, migraines, headaches, or shoulder/hip/knee pain), feel free to contact us for more information about how chiropractic may be able to assist or you can book an appointment online.