Back Pain

Sore back? We can help you

Among individuals seeking back pain relief options, most select chiropractic therapy. Numerous Australians go to chiropractic practitioners annually. Of these around one 3rd are looking for relief from back pain from various causes, including accidents, sports injuries, and muscle stress. Various other problems consist of nuisance, arms, and legs, along with headaches.

At Body Focus Chiropractic in Toorak Gardens, our Chiropractic doctor utilise hands-on spinal adjustments and other alternative therapies that provide appropriate alignment of the body’s musculoskeletal structure, specifically the spinal column, to allow the body to heal itself without surgical treatment or medication. Adjustment is utilised to restore mobility to joints restricted by cellular injury, often triggered by a distressing event, such as falling, or repeated anxiety, such as sitting without correct back support.

Chiropractic could likewise be effective for pain relief for muscles, joints, bones, and connective cells, such as cartilage and tendons.

What does chiropractic for back pain involve?

Our Toorak Gardens chiropractic doctor initially takes a health history, carries out a health examination, and might use diagnostic imaging to determine if treatment is appropriate for your back pain.

The treatment strategy might include one or more manual modifications in which the chiropractor adjusts the joints to enhance the quality of movement. Body Focus Chiropractic‘s chiropractic doctors may also incorporate dietary therapy and exercise/rehabilitation into your therapy plan. The objectives of chiropractic care is the restoration of function and avoidance of injury in addition to back pain relief.

How might you benefit from chiropractic care?

Spinal adjustment and chiropractic care has been shown to be a safe, effective therapy for severe low back pain, the kind of sudden injury that results from moving furnishings or getting tackled. Acute back pain, which is more typical than persistent discomfort, typically lasts no more than six weeks. Chiropractic could also be practical in dealing with neck pain and headaches. In addition, osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia might reply to the moderate pressure utilised by our Toorak Gardens chiropractic practitioners.

All therapy is based upon an accurate diagnosis of your back pain. Our chiropractic doctors at Body Focus Chiropractic will ask lots of questions in an effort to become well notified regarding your medical history, including continuous medical conditions, current medicines, traumatic/surgical history, and lifestyle elements, before developing a tailored therapy plan for your particular condition(s).

Acute Back Pain

At the first sign of back pain, there are a few simple things you can do to provide short term relief and give your back the best chance of healing quickly. Make sure you call your Chiropractor to book an appointment, below are tips to help you manage your back pain:

Stay active

It may be tempting to stay in bed, it is important to keep moving as much as you comfortably can. By doing this, you can prevent stiffness and relieve muscle spasms. Your Chiropractor can prescribe a gentle exercise program tailored to suit your condition. They can also gradually progress your exercises to help you return to normal function as soon as possible.

Apply Ice

Ice has been shown to improve pain during the first 48 hours of back pain. A few easy options are ice bags and frozen peas.

Find comfortable positions

Although you should remain as active as possible during the early stages of back pain, there are times when you need to be lying or sitting down. Find positions that allow you the most comfort, especially when sleeping. Using a pillow under the knees when lying on your back and between your knees when lying on your side can offer support and relief from pain. When sitting ensure your lower back is supported. You can use a rolled up towel placed in the small arch of your back. This will help provide support and may relieve the pain.

Stay positive

Back pain is a distressing and disabling condition, but it is important to remember that you will get better. With proper treatment you should regain normal, pain-free movement as well as improving the strength of the key supporting muscles that surround your spine.

Want to find out more chiropractic information?

Get in touch with Shane today on (08) 8331 1888 or visit our clinic at 425 Portrush Road, Toorak Gardens