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Lower Back Pain Treatment


Lower back pain is the most common cause of disability among patients worldwide. You may experience it after a sports injury, an accident, or even when performing simple movements.

While most people experience acute pain, the ache in your lower back can last much longer. As a result, lumbar spine pain might have a negative impact on your daily life. For example, it might affect your mobility and mental well-being. Moreover, persistent lower spine pain may prevent you from performing simple tasks or enjoying your hobbies.

A painful lower back can also affect your mood. You might be more prone to serious emotional issues caused by stress over your condition, resulting in anxiety and frequent mood swings. Moreover, chronic lower back pain can lead to low self-esteem and make you distant from your loved ones.

Treating an aching lower back will help improve your physical and mental health. A variety of lower back pain remedies are available, including chiropractic care and physical therapy. Both treatments can help relieve your pain, make your body function at its best again, and regain optimal health. Additionally, with chiropractic care and physical therapy, you can easily return to the activities you enjoy.

Our mission at LifeClinic is to Restore, Maintain, and Optimize human function. We employ a holistic approach to lower back pain treatment, and our team will help you  perform your daily tasks and help you exceed your expectations! Our evaluation helps us partner with you to help you identify the root cause of your pain and provide the most effective treatment plan based upon your goals. Partner with us and we’ll work towards a healthier you.


Treating Lower Back Pain with Chiropractic Care & Physical Therapy

LifeClinic’s chiropractors and physical therapists treat lower back pain through different methods. Let’s take a look at how our services can help you ease your pain and improve your overall health.

Chiropractic Care for Lower Back Pain

Managing your pain through chiropractic care puts you at a lower risk of experiencing side effects. Our chiropractors use varying types of treatments to address your lower back pain.

  • Spinal Adjustments or Chiropractic Manipulative Therapy – These treatments will help you you Restore proper spine and joint movement, decrease or soothe pain, and help achieve a more balanced posture.
  • Exercise Programs – Our chiropractors might also recommend exercises to improve your overall mobility, maintain spinal health, and increase your flexibility in order to help you Maintain and Optimize your spine and joint health.
  • Diet Management – Our team may give suggestions on how to improve your diet because it can help you manage the pain better. Moreover, we’ll help you start healthier habits and maintain the proper weight.

Lower Back Pain Relief with Chiropractic Treatment

Compared to medicine, prescription medication and surgery, chiropractic care is safe and non-invasive. Patients can treat an aching lower back through spinal adjustments instead of taking over-the-counter pain relievers.

  • Personalized Treatment Plans – Our team will develop a treatment plan based on your patient interview and physical exam.
  • Functional Movement AssessmentThe treatment plans will be directed towards each individual patient’s goal in mind which is determined on the first visit.
  • Integrated Care – We’ll combine chiropractic care with exercise prescription to help you treat your pain and Restore your body’s function, Maintain joint health, and Optimize your lifestyle.
  • Better Health – Chiropractic care also reduces pain or muscle tension, and improves range of motion and flexibility, while promoting optimal joint muscle strength.

Physical Therapy for Lower Back Pain

Like our chiropractic services, LifeClinic’s physical therapy services will help you soothe pain, regain movement, and stay healthy to prevent future injuries.

  • Patient Interview – We’ll ask you about your medical history, lifestyle, and other possible lower back pain symptoms.
  • Therapy Assessment – We’ll look into the root causes of your pain by conducting a physical exam so we can provide an accurate diagnosis.
  • Personalized Treatment – After your interview and exam, we’ll summarize your results and plan the proper treatment for your needs.

Treat an Aching Lower Back with Physical Therapy

Our physical therapists will treat your pain through various methods. These include the following:

  • Heat or Cold Therapy – We can use any of these therapies to lessen muscle spasms and swelling.
  • Core Exercises – These exercises will help you build a stronger core to ease pain and disability. This will promote optimal spine stability/strength and muscular endurance.
  • Endurance & Fitness Exercises – We’ll also recommend moderate to high-intensity exercises that’ll help reduce your back pain.

Frequently Asked Questions

Typically, back pain is caused by sprains and strains. Injuries, muscle imbalances or conditions such as sciatica or scoliosis may cause a painful lower back. You might also experience lower back pain caused by weakened or vulnerable discs due to overall movement restrictions (such as not being able to touch your toes)

Low back pain is often categorized as: Acute (< 4 weeks), Subacute (4 – 12 weeks) or Chronic (>12 weeks) and can vary in between any of these timeframes based on the severity.

Seek out a healthcare practitioner if your low back pain does not subside over time. New research shows RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) is not best practice in promoting muscle or joint strength.

  • P.O.L.I.C.E. OR M.I.C.E. is the best method for rehabilitation. 
  • Protect
  • Optimize Loading (range of motion or weight bearing)
  • Ice
  • Compression
  • Elevation
  • Movement
  • Ice
  • Compression
  • Elevation

Your sleeping position, mattress, or set of pillows may contribute to morning back pain. The way you sleep can strain your back, for instance, so consider putting pillows around your body to help relieve your pain. On a similar vein, a mattress that fails to support your weight can also be a reason for lower back pain. Pain is typically worse in the morning for your lower back because you have not included movement for several hours leading to your low back becoming stiff and tight.

Other causes of back pain in the morning include, degenerative disc disease, and fibromyalgia.

You have several options for lower back pain relief. Improving your sleeping habits and sleeping position can help with your pain. Good posture is also an effective way to soothe a painful lower back.

Additionally, staying active, building stronger muscles, and maintaining a healthy weight through a healthy diet and regular exercise can also help. Pain relievers are an option, as well.

You can consult a chiropractor at any time involving your spine or other joints. Persistent symptoms indicate that it’s time for you to see a chiropractor or healthcare professional. Different conditions can be effectively managed through chiropractic care. Some of these conditions include: Degenerative Disc (Joint) Disease, Disc radiculopathy, Sciatica, Disc herniations, Disc bulges, pinched nerves, lessened severity of fibromyalgia, and much more.

You can also try chiropractic care if other treatments fail to ease your pain. A chiropractor will help treat the root cause of your pain so you can return to your normal activities.

Other services we offer

At LifeClinic, our approach to treatment is centered on helping you maintain, restore, and optimize your body’s overall function.

We address various pain symptoms including acute pain, chronic pain, and pain caused by an injury or underlying condition.

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