Back Pain

What causes back pain?

The back is a complicated structure that can have a multitude of problems. Lower back pain can be caused by disc herniation, sciatica, degenerative disc disease, strained muscles, arthritis, poor posture, obesity, a work injury, a car accident, disease and more. Getting a proper diagnosis for your back pain is essential.

How do I prevent back pain?

  • Lift with your legs, avoid twisting and keep objects close to your body

  • Maintain a healthy weight

  • Wear comfortable shoes

  • Keep proper posture 

Safe and Superior Treatment

Spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) achieves equal to superior improvement for acute lower back pain, when compared with all other treatments, as noted in a 2010 systematic review. 

Interesting Facts

1. 50% of Americans have back pain each year

2. Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide

    (Global Burden of Disease 2010)