Walking. Sitting. Standing. Lifting. We take these simple movements for granted until something such as back pain takes them away, making it nearly impossible to function without pain or discomfort. In today’s society, lower back pain is the second most common cause for Dr’s appointments as well as the second most common reason for missing work.
What Causes Back Pain?
Low back problems, which can present as pain, numbness and tingling in the lower back, hips, legs, buttocks, and feet, can be caused by several factors. The most common factors contributing to low back pain typically involve herniated or bulging discs, subluxations, degenerating discs, muscle spasm or arthritis.
Signs And Symptoms
- Sharp pain in the lower back
- Chronic Dull pain
- Loss of motion
- Painful motion during static and Dynamic activity
- Radiculitis (pain traveling down one or both legs)
- Numbness and tingling
At higher elevations chiropractic, we have designed state of the art treatment plans that include both Chiropractic care as well as therapeutic rehabilitation, which are design to alleviate and prevent back problems. Our treatments are designed and proven to reduce inflammation, which alleviates and decompresses the spine taking pressure off the lower back and promoting optimal health. In doing so, this allows us to heal the problem and prevent future flareups, keeping you active for the your Colorado lifestyle.