Back Pain & Injury
Everyone will experience low back pain at some time in their life but low back pain need not be a life sentence.
- Low or lower back pain responds quickly to treatment in most cases.
- Prescription drugs are not the best solution, they mask the symptoms and don't address the actual mechanical problem involved. This often causes people to think the problem is resolved, and carry on as before. The result is that the problem is often made worse.
- Chiropractors are specialists in treating low back pain, training for over 5 years to diagnose, treat and return you to 100% of full working order, so you can get back to work, sports, family, essentially your life stronger and better than before. At Gentle Chiropractic our doctor has been in practice for more than 16 years.
- Get better fast - see a chiropractor as soon as you can following the onset of pain, stiffness or numbness in your back, buttocks or legs is of critical improtance to resolving (fixing) the problem quickly.
Low Back/Lumbar Sprain
A lower back or lumbar sprain is a tear of the low back joint ligaments. Ligaments hold the bones together and are very highly supplied with nerves.
Symptoms May Include
Don't be misdiagnosed.
Many sprains are misdiagnosed and treated incorrectly with massage, exercises and acupuncture and as a result there is a delay in recovery. See page "accurate diagnosis" for more information on examination and assessment protocols at Gentle Chiropractic.
Evidence Based Research Information
Chiropractic Treatment has a record of excellence in evidence based research, it has been shown to provide a cost effective and great clinical outcomes for patients with, neck pain, lower back sprains and lumbar disc injuries. Early chiropractic treatment can remove the need for complex and more risky surgical procedures. It is also well known for helping those with degenerative joint conditions, remain more mobile and active into their very late years.