Low back pain can be due to muscle strain, accidental twisting of the spine, improper lifting of a heavy object, sitting too long in chairs with inadequate support, sleeping in a poor quality bed, and repetitive stress. Get a good bed if yours isn’t wonderful, use a supportive chair for sitting, learn to lift correctly,
October is National Chiropractic Health Month, the annual salute to the benefits of chiropractic care and its natural, whole-person, patient-centered and drug-free approach to health and wellness. Let’s begin by discussing why chiropractic care is the best treatment for low back pain. Low back pain is one of the most common problems plaguing adults today.
Recently noted in the Journal of the American Medical Association is a study that is a long time coming. The goal of the study was to “systematically review studies of the effectiveness and harms of spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) for acute (less than six weeks) low back pain”. Twenty-six clinical trials were used to measure