Back Pain Treatments

Back pain is an ailment that can impact anyone; in fact, millions of Americans will miss work and seek medical attention each year. If back pain continues to disrupt your routine and you live in the greater Bradenton, FL vicinity, Dr. Jose Benejan Lorenzo and Dr. Nicole Santana Rodriguez of Bensa Chiropractic and Wellness can assist in finding the back pain relief you seek.

Typical Back Pain Symptoms

The symptoms of back pain vary but may include one or more of the following –

  • Discomfort characterized as a sharp pain or dull ache.
  • Sore/tender muscles that may cause stiffness or limit movement.
  • Muscle spasms.
  • Numbness/tingling radiating down arms or legs.

If any of the above symptoms do not go away after a few weeks – or the pain is severe and chronic, it is important to seek a health consultation with a chiropractor.

Typical Back Pain Causes

The causes of back pain also vary and result from years of poor posture, an unexpected injury, or a degenerative disorder. This includes, in part -

  • Bulging or Ruptured Spinal Discs Spinal discs cushion vertebra but have the potential to rupture or bulge. This may cause pain and compression of a nerve.
  • Pulled Muscle or Strained Ligament Back pain may occur from moving suddenly or awkwardly – or repeatedly lifting heaving objects. Constant over-straining can create muscle issues and ligament strains for those who are out of shape.
  • Arthritis or Osteoporosis
    • Various types of arthritis may cause back pain; however, osteoarthritis is the most common, occurring when cartilage wears down over time. Spinal stenosis, which refers to the spinal cord’s narrowing, is another type of arthritis.
    • Osteoporosis is a disorder in which the bones become brittle/porous, which makes them much more vulnerable to fracture/breaking.

Chiropractic Treatment Options for Back Pain Relief

Chiropractic care offers an alternative and holistic approach to traditional medicine. Chiropractic care focuses on treating mechanical disorders that disrupt your musculoskeletal system’s functioning, especially the spine. Spinal adjustments and manipulation for the traditional chiropractic standard of care may also include other holistic treatments that address the patient.

  • Manual and Instrument Adjustments.
  • IST (Intersegmental Traction).
  • Electrical Muscle Stimulation.
    • Interferential Current Therapy
    • Microcurrent Therapy
  • Physical Therapy.
  • Therapeutic Ultrasound.
  • Massage Therapy.
  • Ice pack Cryotherapy.
  • The Graston Technique.
  • Cupping Therapy, and more.

The potential health benefits include -

  • Reduced soreness, inflammation, and pain.
  • Enhanced range of motion, flexibility, and strength.

Contact a Leading Bradenton, FL, Chiropractor Near You

For more information, contact Dr. Lorenzo, Dr. Rodriguez, or a Bensa Chiropractic and Wellness staff member at 941-405-4088 or online.


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