According to health experts, millions of people experience lower back pain each year. Back problems can be intermittent or chronic and may have a serious impact on your ability to perform work tasks or enjoy recreational activities. Conventional treatments for back pain usually involve taking medications or undergoing surgical procedures that often require long periods of recovery. Chiropractic care provides a drug-free, non-invasive option that can relieve pain and improves spinal function. Spine and Injury Medical Center offers a variety of techniques that help to reduce discomfort and help you get back to the activities you love.

Common Causes of Back Pain

Individuals may experience back pain as a result of strains that occur from unusual activities, such as moving or vigorous athletic movements. Problems can also result from repetitive movements, such as when doing work tasks. The spine can experience degenerative conditions that affect the discs that cushion the vertebrae. In some cases, congenital problems can affect the spine, causing pain and problems with movement. In other cases, aging can cause thinning of the bones, called osteoporosis, or it can cause damage to the bones from arthritis.

Treatment Options to Resolve Back Pain

Chiropractic treatment utilizes a variety of implements and techniques to treat back pain. Spinal adjustment helps to re-align vertebrae within the spine to relieve pressure on nerves that can lead to chronic pain. These techniques are done with the hands and also with hand tools to improve alignment. Non-surgical spinal decompression uses gentle traction to stretch the vertebrae to relieve discomfort. Your chiropractor can also provide corrective exercises strengthen muscles that support the back and help improve flexibility. Massage therapy aids soft tissue healing for improved function. Nutritional counseling aids healing and overall better health. The doctor can also advise you on ergonomic changes in your environment to help prevent further injury.

Call Spine and Injury Medical Center For Back Pain Relief in San Jose

Dr. Bradley Mouroux uses his comprehensive training and experience to provide superior chiropractic services for his patients in San Jose, Saratoga, Los Gatos, Cupertino, Willow Glen and Cambrian Park. He and the trained staff at Spine and Injury Medical Center offer a range of techniques to treat many conditions, including back pain, neck pain, auto accident injuries, work injuries, athletic injuries, headache, sciatica, and fibromyalgia. Dr. Mouroux uses an integrated therapy approach and individualized care to reduce pain symptoms and achieve better function. Contact Spine and Injury Medical Center today at 408-214-0610 for an appointment to discuss the options for relief of your back pain.