Finding Relief from Chronic Back Pain With A Chiropractor

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If you’re one of the millions of people suffering from persistent back pain, you know how frustrating it can be. The aching and stiffness make daily activities difficult. Pain-relieving medications provide only temporary relief. You feel like you’ve tried everything with no real solution in sight.

At Kaly, we’re committed to helping you find real, lasting relief from chronic back pain through experienced chiropractic care. Our chiropractors take a holistic, hands-on approach to identify the root cause of your pain and work to correct it.

How Chiropractic Treatment Can Help

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Chiropractors focus on disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. They use techniques like spinal adjustments, soft tissue mobilization, therapeutic exercises, and more to improve spinal alignment and mobility. This comprehensive approach treats back pain at the source for long-term results.

Benefits of chiropractic care include:

  • Reduced pain and inflammation
  • Improved range of motion and flexibility
  • Corrected spinal misalignments
  • Enhanced function and performance
  • Strengthen muscles supporting the spine
  • Lasting relief without medications

The Kaly Difference

What sets Kaly’s chiropractors apart is their expertise in back pain relief. Our providers have 7+ years of experience treating patients holistically. They take time to understand your unique condition and goals. This enables them to create customized treatment plans that meet your needs.

You can feel confident working with our compassionate chiropractors who:

  • Utilize proven techniques to realign your spine
  • Integrate complementary treatments for whole body wellness
  • Provide supportive, patient-centered care
  • Partner with you on your journey to becoming pain-free

Back Pain Chiropractors FAQs

Do chiropractors really help with back pain?

Research shows spinal manipulation can provide short-term pain relief and improved function, especially for acute back pain. However, benefits vary between studies. Chiropractic appears most effective for biomechanical back pain causes. More high-quality studies are still needed.

What should I expect from a chiropractor for back pain?

Chiropractors perform a physical exam, may use imaging, and develop a tailored treatment plan. Care involves spinal adjustments, massage, and lifestyle advice over multiple visits. Communicate regularly on your pain progress.

What are the risks of seeing a chiropractor for back pain?

Risks include temporary soreness, rare joint/disk injury, and extremely rare stroke. Licensed chiropractors assess risks versus benefits. With proper precautions, chiropractic adjustments are generally low risk.

What techniques does a chiropractor use for back pain?

Chiropractors use spinal manipulation/adjustments, mobilization, soft tissue release, hot/cold therapy, traction, and other hands-on techniques based on exam findings. They aim to improve spinal joint mobility and function.

How does a chiropractor relieve back pain?

Chiropractic aims to restore normal joint motion, reduce muscle tension, take pressure off nerves, decrease inflammation, and improve overall mobility of the spine. This enables pain-free movement.

Should I see a chiropractor or physical therapist for back pain?

Chiropractors focus on spinal joint adjustments while physical therapists emphasize exercise and soft tissue mobilization. Seeing both provides comprehensive treatment for many back pain sufferers.

What does a chiropractor do for back pain during pregnancy?

They use gentle adjustment techniques, light massage, advice on ergonomics/exercise, and other non-drug approaches to safely manage pregnancy-related back pain. Consulting an obstetrician first is recommended.

How much does a chiropractor cost for back pain?

Costs range from $75-$250 for initial exam and $35-$100 for follow-up visits. Total costs average $1,000-$3,000 for a full short-term treatment course. Some insurance plans cover a portion of chiropractic care.

How to relieve back pain at home like a chiropractor?

Ways to safely ease back pain at home include gentle stretches, OTC pain medication, hot/cold therapy, ergonomic changes, and avoiding activities that worsen pain. This complements in-office chiropractic care.

How soon should I see a chiropractor after experiencing back pain?

Seeing a chiropractor within 1-2 weeks of onset for acute pain can bring faster relief. Make an appointment right away if you have chronic pain flare-ups or any neurological symptoms associated with the back pain.

How do chiropractors relieve lower back pain?

Targeted lumbar adjustments, soft tissue release, flexion distraction techniques, core exercises, postural advice, and pelvic realignment aim to improve mobility and stability of the lower spine.

How does a chiropractor diagnose the cause of back pain?

Comprehensive evaluation of health history, posture, spine mobility, neurological function, and imaging determine if the pain stems from joint, disc, nerve, muscle, or other issues. This informs treatment.

Is a chiropractor or osteopath better for back pain?

Both provide spinal manipulation to treat back pain. Key differences are chiropractors focus on joint adjustment to reduce pain while osteopaths emphasize whole body wellness and prevention. Consider treatment philosophy and techniques.

How soon can I expect relief from back pain after seeing a chiropractor?

Some get immediate relief but most experience gradual improvement over several weeks of care. Communicate with your chiropractor to maximize pain reduction. Maintenance care helps sustain longer term relief.

Should I see a chiropractor or massage therapist for back pain?

Chiropractors address the source of pain while massage therapists relax muscles and increase circulation. The two therapies work synergistically and are not interchangeable.

Is it safe to see a chiropractor for back pain during pregnancy?

Yes, chiropractic care is considered safe in pregnancy when proper techniques are used. It provides back pain relief without medication. But consult your obstetrician first.

Can seeing a chiropractor regularly prevent back pain?

Maintenance chiropractic care aims to prevent pain recurrence by optimally aligning the spine and improving mobility, muscle balance, and posture. It reduces but does not always fully prevent future episodes.

What should I wear to a chiropractor appointment for back pain?

Wear loose, comfortable clothing you can move in easily like stretchy pants and soft, non-restrictive tops to allow for proper spinal assessment and adjustments.

Take Control of Your Pain

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Don’t let back pain dictate your life any longer. Kaly’s chiropractors provide compassionate, complete care that helps you get back to doing what you love pain-free. Schedule a consultation today and take the first step toward lasting relief.

You deserve to feel like yourself again. We’re here to help.