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Dr. Summer TurnerMar 9, 2016 10:18:38 AM2 min read

How Can a Chiropractor Fix Low Back Pain?

There are infinite ways to acquire Low Back Pain, some as intense as downhill racing, and some as simple as lifting a bucket. Back pain will put a serious toll on your health if left untreatedIf you experience this, a Chiropractor who specializes in Low Back Pain can help. Current evidence suggests that 70% of adults endure some back pain during their life.

Here are the 5 most common causes of back pain.

Simple daily activities such as bending, lifting, and twisting may result in poor movement patterns; inevitably causing lower back pain The many joints, ligaments, and discs that make up your spine manage balance and mobility, and if any of these become damaged, overly stressed, or thrown out of alignment, it could result in a substantial amount of pain.

Common Causes of Low Back Pain:Fixing Low Back Pain With Chiropractic Care

  • Lower back sprain/strain- This can be a result of bending and twisting movements, as well as repetitive lifting. It can also be caused by bending over to lift heavy objects
  • Herniated Disc- A herniated disc can be the result of repeated bending and twisting movements, as well as sudden, heavy lifting. It may also be the result of advancing in age.
  • Sciatica- The sciatic nerve starts in the lower back and runs down the back of each leg, administering sensation all the way down to the sole. Consequently, compression or damage to the sciatic nerve can cause pain on the lower back.

What is Chiropractic and How Can it Fix Low Back Pain?

Chiropractors use hands-on spinal manipulation and other alternative treatments, the theory being that proper alignment of the body's musculoskeletal structure, particularly the spine, will enable the body to heal itself without surgery or medication.

Chiropractic is mainly used as a Low Back Pain fix for muscles, joints, bones, and connective tissues. Chiropractors typically apply pressure to particular joint segments along the spine that are not accurately aligned. This produces a popping noise similar to the sound made by cracking your knuckles. The noise comes from a change in pressure with-in your joints as gas bubbles are released.

By correcting the spinal position with their hands at precise scientific pressure points, chiropractors disentangle nerve energy and allow it to better flow down your spine and throughout the entire body to aid in healing and communication. Repeated visits over time can realign your spine and amend many health conditions.

In addition to a hands-on approach, chiropractors will often instruct their patients to administer healthy habits at home. Includes lower back exercises, stretches, and nutrition plans. Managing a healthy weight can also aid in a fast recovery to lower back pain. Your diet can also play a role in the inflammation throughout your body. Certain foods and eating habits can help control your health.Whatever type of back pain you are experiencing chiropractors are correctly trained and highly educated in assisting your pain.

Their expertise can properly diagnose and develop a treatment plan to reestablish your life to normal, and most importantly keeping surgery and pain medications out of the equation. If you are experiencing Low Back Pain, we offer a Free Consultation with our Chiropractors to help figure out how together we can help Fix Your Lower Back Pain.

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Dr. Summer Turner

Dr. Turner is Arrowhead Clinic’s Atlanta Chiropractor. She is originally from North Carolina but has traveled all over the country pursuing her career as a Chiropractor by treating people who have been injured in accidents and people who suffer from chronic pain. She has been with Arrowhead for many years, fulfilling her desire to help accident victims and patients who suffer from chronic pain conditions. Dr. Turner is well-versed in chiropractic care with an emphasis on sports-related therapies. She had the opportunity to train under the chiropractor for the Carolina Panthers to complete her Master's in Sports Rehabilitation. She studied under two more chiropractors, which allowed her to sharpen her skills and adjusting techniques. Dr. Turner is certified in several soft tissue techniques, including Active Release Technique (ART) and Fascial Distortion Model (FDM), as well as a movement diagnosis technique called Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA). Dr. Turner believes that movement is life and, as such, plays a critical role in overall health. She has always been passionate about helping people improve their quality of life, be it through chiropractic care, nutritional counseling, and/or a variation of physical modalities. She has helped many individuals achieve a healthier life. A recent review left by one of Dr. Turner’s patients stated, “Great customer service from staff. Quick and effective service from the doctor.” Dr. Turner offers free, same-day consultations to anyone in pain. She is available for appointments Monday-Friday from 9 a.m to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.