North Ryde Chiropractor Dr Angelo Marketos treating a patient with back pain at Ryde Natural Health Clinic

How chiropractors treat back pain

Chiropractors are healthcare professionals who specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal problems, particularly those related to the spine. Back pain is a common complaint and can be caused by various factors such as poor posture, injury, or strain. A chiropractor can help alleviate back pain in several ways.

First, they will perform a thorough examination to determine the cause of the pain. This may include taking a medical history, conducting physical tests, and reviewing any imaging studies. Once the cause has been determined, the chiropractor will develop a treatment plan that is tailored to the individual’s specific needs.

Chiropractic adjustments are a key component of treatment for back pain. During an adjustment, the chiropractor applies gentle pressure to the affected area to realign the spine and restore its proper function. This can help reduce pain, improve range of motion, and increase overall mobility.

In addition to adjustments, chiropractors may also recommend other therapies, such as therapeutic exercises, massage, and heat/cold therapy, to help manage back pain. They may also provide lifestyle advice, such as tips on proper posture and ergonomics, to help prevent future problems.

Overall, chiropractic care can be an effective way to manage back pain and improve overall spinal health. If you’re experiencing back pain, it’s important to seek the help of a chiropractor, who can help determine the cause of the pain and develop a personalised treatment plan to help you find relief.

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