Low Back Pain | Dee Why Chiropractic Care

Low back pain is extremely common, as 80% of people will experience it at some stage. It is frequently the reason people visit us for treatment at Dee Why Chiropractic Care. 

Whether you work at a desk or have a job that requires a lot of lifting or bending, low back pain can severely affect your productivity. In fact low back pain is the most common cause of sick days in the workplace.

Day to day movements such as tying your shoe laces or getting out of a chair can be quite challenging if you are suffering from back pain. The good news chiropractic can help. 

Common causes of low back pain include:

  • Bending over
  • Prolonged sitting
  • Poor lifting form
  • Muscular imbalances
  • Poor posture
  • Sports injuries or accidents
  • Trauma

Symptoms of low back pain include:

  • Low back ache that is constant
  • Sharp pain with movement
  • Sciatica
  • Referral into the hip, buttock or legs
  • Back stiffness and limited motion 
  • Numbness, tingling and/or weakness in your legs

Sources of low back pain include:

  • Irritation of low back nerves
  • Spinal joints
  • Spinal discs 
  • Arthritis
  • Muscles
  • Organs

Sometimes the pain may disappear on its own, however your back pain can relapse because the dysfunction remains. 

While medications may provide temporary relief, the underlying cause of the pain is left untreated. At Dee Why Chiropractic Care we want to accurately diagnose the source of your back pain and then implement a treatment plan specific to you.

If you have any further questions regarding back pain and how we can help you, don’t hesitate to call us today.

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