Low back pain can have many causes. It can often be a frustrating condition that can be caused by a number of conditions. Although estimates vary, about 80% of people will have low back pain at some point in their lives. When this occurs, patients are often unsure of where to turn for lower back pain treatment that they need. What is wrong? Will it get better on its own? Do I need to seek medical attention?
The low back is a complex structure of bones, joints, ligaments and muscles. There are many causes for low back pain, ranging from strained muscles and sprained ligaments to intervertebral disc pathologies or fractures. Symptoms may be as simple as pain in the low back from mild to severe, or may be complex with pain, tingling or numbness in the legs and feet.
The Doctors of Chiropractic at Absolute Health Center can help you determine what is causing your pain, and the best steps to alleviate your symptoms.
Treatment may vary depending on the cause of your lower back pain. Treatment may include a chiropractic adjustment, acupuncture or massage therapy, and possibly physical therapy. X-rays or other diagnostic tests may be necessary to determine the best care for your condition.
Possible diagnoses, and conditions treated by our chiropractors at Absolute Health Center: