"Why do I need continued chiropractic
treatments for my back pain? Why can't you, my San Jose chiropractor,
just treat it and end the pain forever?"
This is not an atypical
question, and it's also really
sensible. The answer is fairly
simple, too, though two-fold: we are born with spine-pain
issues or we acquire them.
BORN-WITH-IT BACK PAIN
Some of us are born with spinal weaknesses that will
be with us all life through. Such conditions as spondylolisthesis, transitional vertebrae, fused vertebrae, and spinal curvatures are distinctive to one's
own spine. There is no path to "get a new back bone"
if one of these conditions is ours. So we must learn how to use our spines so as to not cause
pain. Your San Jose chiropractor at Chiropractic Solutions can deliver
the spinal manipulation intended to relieve
your specific spinal condition. Then, you'll want to consider its
- proper ergonomic use (how to lift, bend, twist, sit,
stand, walk, climb, reach, pull, etc.). You don't want to put
your now-pain-relieved spine in jeopardy again.
- nutritional needs - Chiropractic Solutions will suggest
some nutrition ideas to bolster
certain weaknesses of the spine.
- strengthening prerequisites - Our simple exercises don't take long but will
take you and your spine far in preserving its strength!
It is in these continued spine problems that
we - you and your San Jose chiropractor - must
collaborate for the greatest
outcome, even coming in for occasional spinal manipulation. (1)
LIFE-ACQUIRED BACK PAIN
Some of us hurt our backs. We do
things that hurt the best
of spines: falling off a snowmobile or ladder or wakeboard or
lifting too much weight. You get the picture - things
we do in our normal activities of daily living may injure
us, and we wind up with back pain. So, when we damage the spine to the
extent that we cause intervertebral disc degeneration, a herniated disc, arthritis, misaligned vertebrae, etc., we now have a spinal weakness which may become the weak link
in our spinal health.
We all must nurture a strong,
well-aligned spine and utilize the spine with the respect and knowledge of
dodging those activities
that could cause it pain.
How? You and your San Jose chiropractor see
each other on occasion.
A recurring visit to Chiropractic Solutions for spinal alignment
and assessment of healthy spine maintenance is good. Continued spinal manipulation after the original
pain-relieving care is even proposed as a way to chieve
long-term benefit. (1) Truly, prevention is far better than
having to go through repeated treatment of San Jose
back pain. It averts pain and suffering in the
present and decreases the risk of further spine
pain in the future.
PATIENT-CENTERED BACK PAIN CARE: CHIROPRACTIC
A recent report described the
reality of low back pain being a major cause of disability around
the world. It’s persistent or recurrent for many people. It is
not common that it just goes away and never returns. Fortunately, chiropractic maintenance care or
management treatment plan has been reported as
effective in reducing the number of days of pain for some
sufferers. Patients for whom maintenance care was recorded to be
of high value viewed such care as “patient-centered” while
cost, (un)availability of care, and fear of treatment worried
others. (2) Chiropractic Solutions strives to address all of these concerns which
often go away as the back pain diminishes.
Whether you were born with it or developed it, back pain is disruptive. Aid is possible with
Chiropractic Solutions. Just understand that there is a logical need
and even benefit for occasional spinal manipulation and chiropractic care for certain spine problems.
CONTACT Chiropractic Solutions
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. William Hoffman on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr.
Michael Johnson as he discusses the initial back pain
relieving treatment with The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management and the value patients discover with on-going chiropractic
Schedule your San Jose chiropractic appointment with
Chiropractic Solutions today for more details about your spine's
specific condition and treatment plan for pain relief.