Sometimes it’s jarring, stabbing jolts, and other times it’s extreme stiffness that leads to lower back pain, but when back pain becomes chronic, it can feel like it’s ruining your life. At Cornerstone Integrated Healthcare, the multidisciplinary team can find the source of your back pain and develop a non-surgical, non-pharmaceutical approach to fixing it. Chiropractor, Dr. Jeffre Price, and his team treat patients in the North Port, Florida area, and they can help you, too. Call the office to schedule or book your consultation online.
Several different issues can cause your lower back pain. In many cases, the spine becomes misaligned and puts pressure on the discs between your vertebrae. That can lead to bulging discs infringing on nerves, pinching them and causing pain, often in the back or legs.
Bulging discs can also lead to mobility issues, stiffness, or numbness.
Tight muscles can also contribute to lower back pain. Because these muscles spasm and shorten, they can pull your spine out of alignment, leading to bulging discs and the problems they create.
If you work at a computer or spend a lot of time sitting in a hunched position, keeping your back in a “C” position for extended periods of time causes lower back pain.
Some people are more likely than others to develop lower back pain. That includes those who have a family history of back pain or who’ve sustained a back or spinal injury. Other risk factors for low back pain include:
When you see the team of practitioners at Cornerstone Integrated Healthcare, they must determine the cause of your back pain before they recommend a treatment.
To do so, they complete an examination and ask you questions about your lower back pain. They may ask what kind of pain you have, where it is, what makes it better, and what makes it worse. They may have you move around to see what movements trigger your pain.
Once they understand the cause of your lower back pain, they develop a customized care plan that addresses your specific needs. They may treat your back pain with:
In cases where a degenerative condition, such as arthritis or degenerative disc disease, causes your lower back pain, Dr. Price and his team may recommend stem cell therapy. This innovative approach enhances your body’s natural healing process and stimulates the regrowth of some cells and tissues.
If you’re tired of chronic lower back pain, stop suffering and call Dr. Price’s office to schedule. You can even book your appointment online.