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Posted on 06-22-2018

Back Pain FAQ at Our Scottsdale Chiropractor

Chronic back pain can be one of the most debilitating conditions you’ll endure. It is estimated that at least 80 percent of all adults will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. Fortunately, upper, middle and low back pain relief is available from Scottsdale chiropractor Secrest Family Chiropractic, PC.

Woman suffering from back pain

Chiropractic care is one of the most effective healing solutions for back pain. The following are some of the most frequently asked questions your Scottsdale chiropractor Secrest Family Chiropractic, PC hears regarding chiropractic care and back pain:

What are the Most Common Causes of Back Pain? 

Back pain can have a wide range of causes, including:

  • Sports injury
  • Work injury
  • Auto accident
  • Arthritis
  • Poor posture
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Improper form
  • Poor lifestyle choices

How is Back Pain and Back Injury Diagnosed?

Generally, a physical exam and health history will allow your Scottsdale chiropractor to make an accurate diagnosis. However, in some cases diagnostic imaging will be required such as an X-ray, MRI or CT scan to ensure a thorough screening. Once an assessment is made, a treatment plan can be formulated for each individual based on their condition and health goals.

What Chiropractic Treatments are Used for Back Pain?

Chiropractic care has a goal of correcting imbalances and misalignments in the musculoskeletal system. Once corrected, healing can occur more rapidly. Treatments utilized by Scottsdale chiropractor Secrest Family Chiropractic, PC include:

  • Manual manipulation of the spine
  • Spinal decompression treatment
  • Instrument-based chiropractic treatments
  • Address herniated or bulging discs
  • Reduce spinal cord nerve pressure

Are there other treatments that can complement and enhance chiropractic care in relieving back pain?

Yes. In addition to chiropractic care, your Scottsdale chiropractor Secrest Family Chiropractic, PC may also recommend:

  • Acupuncture
  • Physical therapy
  • At-home exercises
  • Massage therapy
  • Correction of form (in work or sports activities)
  • Postural adjustments
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Nutritional counseling

Scottsdale chiropractor Secrest Family Chiropractic, PC is here to assist you in experiencing relief from upper, middle and low back pain. We offer a range of treatment types and will create a customized plan that’s ideal for your injury type and healing goals.

Call Your Scottsdale Chiropractor Today

Don’t suffer with back pain a day longer back pain relief is available. Contact Secrest Family Chiropractic, PC today with additional questions or to set up an appointment.

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