Back Pain

If you have back pain due to an injury or a chronic condition, the discomfort can significantly affect your daily actives and quality of life. At Kings Canyon Chiropractic in Fresno, CA, we provide chiropractic care to alleviate the pain and prevent any further complications from occurring. To learn more about the causes of back pain and why treatment is important, we invite you to keep reading!


Understanding Back Pain

Since the back is used for various tasks, it can easily be injured. Back pain affects nearly 8 out 10 adults and the pain can be a dull ache or debilitating. If you have pain in your back, it is important to seek treatment, as it could indicate another serious problem in the body.

Causes of Back Pain

Back pain can be caused by several factors. Some causes of back pain include:

  • Accidents and injuries
  • Fractures
  • Muscle spasms
  • Sprains and strains
  • Herniated discs or bulging discs
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Inflammation
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Cervical radiculopathy
  • Spinal stenosis

Symptoms of Back Pain

When back pain becomes worse, it can lead to severe health issues. Back pain can cause a variety of symptoms that need immediate medical care. Some of these symptoms include the following:

  • Pain that lasts more than a few weeks
  • Severe back pain that doesn’t subside with rest
  • Pain that spreads to one or both legs
  • Pain that radiates below the knees
  • Numbness, weakness, or tingling in one or both legs
  • Weight loss or bladder or bowel issues
  • Back pain appearing after an accident, fall, or other traumatic injury

Chiropractic Care for Back Pain

Chiropractic care can relieve pain, remove pressure from joints and vertebrae, and improve blood flow, which can deliver important nutrients to damaged cells. It also helps to reduce inflammation and increase range of motion. At Kings Canyon Chiropractic, we utilize a variety of treatments to alleviate your pain. Some techniques we use include:

  • Spinal decompression
  • Therapeutic massage
  • Corrective exercises
  • Cold laser therapy
  • Muscle stimulation, also known as E-Stim
  • Myofascial release
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Trigger point therapy

Contact us for an Appointment Today

If you have persistent back pain that is affecting your daily life, let our team at Kings Canyon Chiropractic in Fresno, CA, help. After an evaluation, we can create a well-rounded treatment plan that will reduce your symptoms and allow you to return to an active lifestyle. To schedule your appointment, contact us at (559) 255-7121 today!


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