In this 200th anniversary year of the birth of Henry David Thoreau, each of us can increase our health and well-being by applying his guidance to our regular exercise activities. Thoreau, one of t ...View Article
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80% of people will suffer some form of back pain sometime, causing many of them to reach for painkillers that have a host of their own difficult side effects. But our chiropractor Dr. Lee can provide individually targeted, natural and effective backache relief and prevention, right here in Irvine—without drugs or surgery.
There are a few overarching causes of back pain that can filter down into several other specific conditions:
Poor posture, stress and incorrect ergonomics cause many kinds of musculoskeletal strain that can result in backaches. Hunching over your computer or any other work area for extended periods of time puts muscles in improper positions and causes imbalance and poor spinal alignment. Eventually, this leads to strains, sprains and subluxations (vertebrae pulled out of position). When muscles and vertebrae are out of optimal alignment, pinched nerves cause pain and other dysfunctions in the body. Even sleeping in awkward positions or on the wrong mattress can cause these problems. Likewise, a sudden injury can strain muscles and jolt vertebrae out of position. These sudden injuries can also inflict stress on intervertebral discs that can press on nerves, causing enormous pain.
Our chiropractor in Irvine can help with all of these causes of backaches. Dr. Lee will fully examine you and your medical history to diagnose the root causes of your back pain and then map out a chiropractic care plan to alleviate the pain for good. Our natural back pain treatments and prevention strategies include:
Together, these therapies provide natural, lasting back pain relief and prevent future back pain! Call our Irvine chiropractor today at (949) 552-2100, or just schedule an appointment here.