Can a chiropractor help my low back pain?

Can a chiropractor help my low back pain?

Low back pain is extremely common, as 80% of us will experience it at some point in our lifetime. Low back pain can come on suddenly or can linger for years to the point you just get used it.

Fortunately if you are suffering from low back pain, chiropractic can help.

How Dee Why Chiropractic Care can help you with your low back pain

The exact source of your back pain needs to be identified for an effective course of action to take place. For that reason at Dee Why Chiropractic Care we do a thorough case history and physical examination to identify what exactly is injured. Once the source of your back pain is identified we tailor a treatment suited to you. 

If you are suffering from severe low back pain, it is important to be assessed. In serious cases we work closely with other healthcare providers to get you the best possible care.

Common back pain treatments can involve:

  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Joint mobilisation
  • Lumbar traction
  • Various muscle releases
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Dry needling
  • IASTM (instrument assisted soft tissue mobilisation)
  • Active muscle releases
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Strapping

Examples of home back pain management strategies:

  • Heat or Ice
  • Certain creams
  • Stretches
  • Bracing and other supportive products
  • Ergonomic advice

We will prescribe you a rehabilitation program to complement your treatment. These home exercises aim to restore proper function and limit the chances of your back pain from returning. 

If you found this information helpful and want to find a solution for your low back pain, don’t hesitate to contact us.