Back pain is so common, that it is more uncommon to not experience back pain. It has been estimated that around 80% of people with experience back pain at some point in their lives, although a truer figure may be much higher. For the majority the level of pain is considered mild to moderate while approximately 10% have significant limitations in their activity. Symptoms may include sharp or dull pain, ache, stiffness and burning which may be associated with numbness, tingling or pins and needles. In some cases there may also be affects on bladder, bowel or other function. Back symptoms may be caused by short term stressors such as a sporting impacts and car accidents or longer term stressors such a poor ergonomics, repetitive strains and lack of exercise. The state of flexibility, strength, coordination, endurance and overall health can also affect the likelihood, type symptoms and level of pain experience which our chiropractors can help you address. The key to management of back pain at Turramurra Chiropractic is education combined with team effort between you and chiropractor to rehabilitate the problem and have you performing well.
- Dull ache
- Sharp pain
- Pins and needles
- Localised pain
- Diffuse pain
- Onset sudden or slowly
- Constant or intermittent symptoms
The purpose of chiropractic care at Turramurra Chiropractic is help you to be able to do the thing that you love to do and to do them well. To do this it is first necessary to get a clear picture of the problem which is done by taking a thorough history and performing a comprehensive assessment. Understanding your history is critical to identifying the cause(s) and contributing factors that have led your health to where it is currently. The assessment includes a neurological, orthopaedic, motion, posture examinations amongst others. In some cases further investigation may be required. Once we have all the relevant information we will discuss your specific needs and develop a plan of action with you. There will be ample opportunity for you to discuss the proposed care and ask any questions before proceeding.
Do you or some one you know have back pain? Give your chiropractors a call on 9440 8003 to discuss.