Back pain is one of the most common types of pain that both men and women suffer from. At Discover Integrated Health, Dr. Gruber Chiropractor in Kennesaw can help you find relief from the pain. Whether the pain is the result of a personal injury, auto accident injury, or any other type of injury or conditions that causes back pain. More than 22 million Americans visit chiropractors every year in search of relief from the pain.
Traditional Causes of Back Pain
It is often difficult to determine the source of the pain, which is why you should visit Dr. Gruber, Chiropractor in Kennesaw. Lower back pain is generally the most common type of back pain however, back problems can be caused by any number of things including but not limited to the following:
- Personal injury (falls)
- Auto accident injury
- Heavy lifting
- Herniated discs
- Pulled or strained muscles
- Spinal decompression
All of the above causes of back pain can be treated with good benefits by Dr. Gruber Chiropractor in Kennesaw GA. During your initial visit the doctor will ask about your medical history, exam you, and often times do X-rays, MRI’s or CT Scans for a closer look at your back (spine)in hopes of being able to diagnose the cause of the pain in your back.
Back Pain Treatments
Once the cause of the back pain is determined then chiropractic adjustments can begin in addition, to other treatments such as massage therapy, ice and heat treatment, relaxation therapy and other holistic and traditional medical treatments.
Some people worry about the safety of chiropractor adjustments. According to the scientific research performed by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, chiropractic adjustments are very safe and carry a very low risk. While some side effects such as fatigue, soreness in the area adjusted, and a mild headache are reported, serious side effects are extremely rare.
It is important to note that you may need more than one treatment to realign the problem areas and get you back on your feet and back to your pain-free life. A number of treatments and the frequency will be determined by the cause of the back pain. Some patients are fortunate and only require one adjustment and some people may require several adjustments in addition to other types of therapy for an extended amount of time. The important thing to remember is you are feeling some relief and more pain relief will come.