Chiropractic Care For Upper Back

by Administrator 19. January 2015 18:16

Upper back pain is a very common condition that occurs due to a number of reasons including poor posture, stress, injury, disc problems and chiropractic subluxations The pain is very debilitating and interferes with the daily life of people suffering from it. Chiropractic care helps in treating upper back pain by using different techniques. The chiropractor improves the patient’s body alignment to assist in improving spine health.

Upper back pain can be attributed to wrong posture or severe stress to the back, which can be caused by sitting at a desk for a long time or sleeping in an odd posture. The pain can worsen with time and usually gets unbearable at night. Repeated activities, joint dysfunction, herniated disc or a degenerated disc can also cause upper back pain.

Chiropractic adjustment is an alternative treatment that helps in relieving pain and numerous medical conditions. The manipulations are performed in different position, which include side, prone or supine position depending on the condition, level of pain and precise location of upper back pain. The chiropractor makes spinal adjustments that help in realigning the vertebrae. He manipulates the back and usually recommends certain exercises to keep the muscles in a balanced position.

When you visit the chiropractic care facility for treatment of upper back pain the chiropractor will examine your back and ask certain questions about your medical history. He will also question about the symptoms and the level of pain in order to fully diagnose the condition. He may also prescribe an MRI or other tests to fully diagnose the problem. After determining the main cause of the pain, the chiropractor chalks out a treatment plan. You can discuss the treatment details and options with the chiropractor to know what to expect during the session.

Consult the chiropractors at Corrective Chiropractic & Wellness for safe and effective treatment of upper back pain. To schedule an appointment with the chiropractor, call at (254) 698 - 1600 or visit 560 E. Central Texas Expressway, Suite 102 Harker Heights, TX 76548.

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