Relieve Lower Back Pain
Most Oxnard chiropractors are familiar with lower back pain problems and can give you more information about this condition. As one of the more experienced chiropractors Oxnard has to offer, Dr. Tihomirov and Dr. Schilke will give you a thorough explaination of what causes lower back pain, if you are interested.
Do you know what the number one reason for missing work among Americans is… Back pain.
Do you know what the number two reason for visiting a doctor in the U.S. is… Back pain.
It’s easy to understand why we spend almost 50 billion dollars every year on back pain related treatment and care. While chiropractic care goes far beyond an area or problem, the lower back is a common cause for many patients, and in fact, it is thought that about 31 million people in the United States alone will be affected from lower back pain.
Lower Back Pain Causes
When you imagine the complexity and size of the back and all that it comprises of, it’s easy to understand why it’s a problem area. Contrary to what one would believe, most back issues aren’t the result of sports injuries or catastrophic falls, it’s a lesser, more gradual things that usually lead up to the pain and end up getting worse over time. Other increased problems that lead to back pain are poor posture, being overweight, excessive stress (mental or physical), improper lifting form, smoking, and even an bad sleeping positions.
Remedies for Lower Back Pain
So what are your options for relief? Unfortunately, the number of people who undergo back surgery but may have been treated successfully with less invasive means is staggering. Back surgery should only be considered as a last resort, as some people never fully recover from the operation, and many times they even experience new pains that they did not have before.
Chiropractic manipulation has become more widely accepted recently as an effective first line of defense. In fact, not only did the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research suggest that people suffering from back pain should start with the most conservative care first, they also listed spinal manipulation as one of the safest and most effective drug-free form of initial acute low back pain treatment for adults. Not only can Dr. Tihomirov, who is continually rated as the top chiropractor in Oxnard, help relieve your symptoms, but he will also send you home with some exercises and stretches to help you prevent future problems from arising.
If you’re looking to relieve lower back pain that has been plaguing you, give yourself the best chance for a natural and full recovery by visiting with Dr. Tihomirov and his staff. Request your appointment by clicking here or calling our office if you would like to discuss your options.