Back pain can significantly affect your quality of life and your ability to perform your usual activities of daily living. You may experience back pain in any part of your back, although your lumbar spine, or low back, is one of the most common locations for back-related problems. Back pain may be caused by traumatic injuries, overuse injuries, poor posture, physical deconditioning or muscle imbalances throughout your body. Back pain may also be caused by certain organ problems, which means this health problem should always be assessed by a healthcare professional, such as back injury chiropractor Dr. Seth Hosmer at Hosmer Chiropractic Health. Possible causes of back pain include:
Chiropractic care can help treat each of these conditions. Chiropractic is a manual medicine system that uses gentle, controlled, and directed forces delivered to your spinal joints and tissues to encourage healing of your acute and chronic back problems. Chiropractic treatment for back pain usually involves the use of adjustments to joints that are not moving properly. However, other hands-on techniques, such as mobilization of the soft tissues that help make up your back and therapeutic taping procedures, may also be performed by Dr. Hosmer to eliminate your back pain and resolve your underlying health problem. Chiropractic care may help treat your back injuries by:
The Doctors at Hosmer Chiropractic are back pain specialists who use effective hands-on techniques to help treat your injury. Numerous patients have benefitted from Hosmer Chiropractic's back injury expertise. Here is a testimonial from just one of many satisfied patients:
I have always struggled with pain and tightness in my lower back ... Dr. Hosmer was able to not only relieve the tension, but pinpoint the cause of the issue in my tight hamstrings and hips. He then gave me the tools to help prevent these [muscles] from causing problems in the future. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone. He is passionate about what he does and is a great educator.
Hosmer Chiropractic Health works with many insurance companies. We are happy to verify your chiropractic health benefits with your provider before your initial treatment. Visit our Working with Insurance page for more information.
Back injuries and back pain are common among Americans. The American Chiropractic Association states that back pain affects 50 percent of working Americans every year, is the number 1 cause of missed work in the United States, and may affect up to 80 percent of the American population at some point in their lives.
To help avoid back injuries and back pain, try these helpful tips: