Chiropractor in North Portland Explains Benefits of Chiro for Lower Back Pain

Chiropractor in North Portland explains Benefits of chiro for lower back pain

Chiropractor in North Portland Explains Benefits of Chiro for Lower Back Pain

Our bodies are complex mechanisms with a lot of different systems and functions to accomplish and it is very common for human bodies, much like machines, to burn out and not be able to function as efficiently anymore. We need to take care and treat our bodies to some service for them to work efficiently and at full throttle again.

The common ways our bodies tell us that they are not able to function properly anymore is through a bunch of different ways, this can include mood disruptions, deterioration in motivation to continue working, lack of motivation to partake in social activities. There are a variety of ways in which our physical bodies convey the need for breaks and that something is wrong, this can be through a reduction in immunity, decrease/ increase in body weight, etc.

The most common and one of the more extreme types of this case is the kind that gets reported to the doctors.

The body has gotten used up soo much and is still being pushed beyond the possible abilities that it is protesting against the functioning altogether.

The back is a very integral part of the body with a lot of different functions. These functions can range from just giving the body a posture and holding it up till carrying and lifting heavy things and still managing the body’s balance.

The lower back is very important in evenly distributing the weight of the body to the lower body, as in the pelvis and legs.

The lower body also provides a stable foundation for the back to stay firm and hold the rest of the upper body up against gravity.

The lower back does a lot of things for the body but it also undergoes a lot of pressure from the body and it gets affected by both the upper body issues and the lower body issues. It is therefore highly susceptible to lots of injuries and problems.

There can be a plethora of causes for lower back pain, the more common causes include:

  • Cancer of the spinal cord or a tumor in the nearby area.
  • Bulging or herniated discs
  • Sciatica
  • Arthritis
  • Kidney infections
  • Infections of the spine
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Injuries
  • Strains/sprains
  • Improper posture

The lower back pain can be like a sharp prickling sensation or a burning pain radiating from the lower back to the backs of the thighs or the mid-back, A dull, achy pain that is contained in the lower back.

Lower back pain doesn’t get restrained to just pain, it can include numbness, tingling, muscle spasms, tightness, etc. in the lower back and nearby areas.The most common treatments for lower back pain include:

  • Icing and heating the area
  • OTC medications for pain, inflammation, or OTC pain patches
  • Prescription medications
  • Muscle relaxants
  • Injections for pain, inflammation, muscle relaxants, etc.
  • Surgeries

There are pros and cons to each of the treatment methods mentioned above.
Another treatment for lower back pain that has more pros than cons is chiropractic care, wherein the specialization is on spinal manipulation.

Chiro has a lot of benefits for most health conditions and lower back, some benefits include:

  • Relieves pain
  • Reduces future recurrences
  • Improves body immunity and resistance to future damage
  • Increase range of motion and flexibility
  • Improves body circulation
  • Reduces the body’s dependence on medications and external means for healing
  • Is suitable for people of all ages and most health conditions
  • Is cost-effective
  • Is effective quickly
  • Improves posture

So, if you or any of your loved ones are suffering from lower back pain or any other health conditions, book an appointment with your nearest licensed chiropractor to recover.

Happy healing!


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North Portland Wellness Group

2215 N Lombard St
Portland, OR 97217
PHONE: (503) 893-4407
FAX: (503) 908-6153