News & Notes | Jan 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Truth About Back Pain

Want To Avoid Back Pain?

Over eighty percent of people will at some point in their lives experience the dreaded back pain.  This is the second most common reason for doctor’s office visits, second only to respiratory infections.  The good news is that the majority of these cases are not caused by serious conditions such as arthritis, fractures, cancer or infections, but are non-organic or mechanical.

Often, back pain will resolve itself very quickly.  However, if it continues, you should make an immediate visit to a chiropractor.  As stated, most pain is the result of mechanical problems that a doctor of chiropractic can asses and then address.  Research shows that patients who are suffering from recurring back pain experience dramatic improvement very shortly after beginning chiropractic treatment. back pain

Manipulation of the spine is an effective and completely safe treatment option for pain.  It also reduces the dependency on medicine such as painkillers, works very quickly, and requires little to no passive treatments such as bed rest.

Because it is so prevalent, preventing back pain should be a priority.  Here are a few simple guidelines to follow:

If you are suffering from chronic back pain, please contact Fakhoury Medical and Chiropractic Center immediately:  (352) 351-3413

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