Man with back pain needs chiropractic care.

According to the National Institutes of Health, back pain is the most common health disability in the United States. It can manifest itself from a blunt throbbing ache to a sharp, stabbing jolt, which could result in a person losing their ability to move.

At Life Chiropractic, we are a family care facility, which is experienced in bringing relief to people with spinal problems.          

Types of Back Pain

Distress can strike the upper, lower or middle areas of the vertebrae causing pangs. In the upper and middle areas of the spine, does not have the amount of weight placed on it as the lower spot has; however, these two regions in the column can develop twinges if they are strained, have pinched nerves or a degenerative ailment of the skeleton such as osteoarthritis.

The lower part or lumbar area of the body is where the majority of people feel the discomfort of muscle spasm, inflammation and tightness. This intensity might eventually extend down the thigh, leg as well as into the feet.

Causes of Chronic Pain  

With today’s sedentary lifestyle, it is not surprising that more and more people are complaining about serious chronic pain affecting them.   Some reasons spinal troubles are prevalent include people spend too much time hunched over their desk working on computers, getting “text neck” from sending messages over their hand-held devices. Performing repetitive work can result in strain ligaments and muscle tension, sports injuries can lead to misalignments, a tear in the fibrocartilage can trigger swelling and irritation.     

Treating Back Pain with Chiropractic Care

We treat your body as a whole entity, not in parts. This means we will provide complete care so you can recover quickly. After getting your medical history and examining your musculoskeletal regions. We will be able to provide a program that is customized just for you. This could include manipulation for adjustment, decompression to release pressure from the vertebrae, massage to relax the muscles as well as restorative exercises and nutritional guidance.       

Contact Life Chiropractic, Your Lompoc Chiropractor

For those who are suffering from problems with their back, please do not hesitate to reach out us at  Life Chiropractic, located in Lompoc, CA. You can call our friendly and professional staff at 805-737-5656 to ask questions or make an appointment.

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