Back pain is a very common complaint. It is often due to a misalignment in the spine caused by an accident or an injury, even a minor one. It may be tempting to simply ice the pain and hope that it goes away. Unfortunately, more care is often required to ensure a healthy, strong back that will not lead to more problems down the road.
Upper Cervical Care and Back Pain
A misalignment of only ¼ of a millimeter can wreak havoc on a person’s body. At Johnson Spinal Care, we work with our patients to relieve back pain by correcting any problems we may find. We examine the upper neck area as this is often where damage begins. We do not use popping or twisting to correct the misalignment, rather an advanced, scientific technique that allows the body to begin the natural healing process. Although it may take a day or two for the body to feel better, there should be positive results. This has been proven by both the results of our own patients and those examined in clinical studies.
Getting Physical to Help Back Pain
Some chiropractors offer in-office exercises to help their patients cope with their back pain. If not, they can often recommend a great physical therapist to assist with exercises. Exercise builds muscle strength, helps improve range of motion, and increases flexibility, mobility, and balance. This can help a person to sit, stand, lift, and walk much better, leading to a healthier back and less pain. Chiropractors may also recommend supplements to help the body heal.
It’s a Team Effort
If a person works closely with an upper cervical chiropractor and physical therapist, he may find his back pain much improved. By correcting any misalignments found, eating healthy, getting exercise, and building muscle strength, he will more-than-likely see improvement in his overall health, not just that of his back.
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Johnson Spinal Care and Associates are Apple Valley Upper Cervical Chiropractors trained by the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA). Our NUCCA Clinic has helped many people find natural relief from post-concussion syndrome in Apple Valley, Minnesota. We are uniquely trained to correct problems in the upper cervical spine (upper neck). This vital area is intimately connected to the central nervous system and problems in this area have been shown to be an underlying cause of a variety of different health problems. More information can be found on our website at http://www.johnsonspinalcare.com