Lower back pain can develop as a direct result of traumatic injury, postural imbalances, or an increase in chemical, physical or emotional stresses on the body. Lower back pain can come on suddenly or progress in intensity over weeks, months, or years. If you are suffering from lower back pain and are looking for a solution to alleviate discomfort, contact Goldberg Chiropractic for help. Our chiropractor offers back pain treatment to those living in the Syosset, Oyster Bay, Plainview, Jericho, Woodbury, and the surrounding areas. Let’s learn how to avoid back pain, how to reduce discomfort, and what chiropractic care can do to help.
How to Avoid Back Pain
There are a few actions you can take to minimize or even eliminate your back pain. Make sure to adhere to any safety policies while on the job and use ergonomic furnishings and procedures when they are available. Take the time for breaks when engaging in any strenuous or repetitive actions. A break will help reduce your muscle pain and over-exertion, which could trigger pain in the back. Use a lumbar support pillow when you are seated at a desk or when driving. Stretch your body before exercising as well.
Reduce Lower Back Discomfort
If you experience lower back pain, there are a few steps you can take to reduce the discomfort. Many people find that ice works well at initially decreasing pain, inflammation, and swelling. They then progress to moist wet heat such as compresses, showers or baths, to help reduce muscle pain in the back. Some people report that Epsom salt in the baths can also be a benefit. Simple stretches or a light exercise routine may also help minimize discomfort in this area of the body.
How Our Chiropractor Can Help
If your lower back pain does not subside, it is important to seek medical assistance to determine the severity of your condition. Our chiropractor will conduct an assessment of your injury and will develop a plan for treatment. This often includes spinal adjustments to relieve joint stress. Many people find that chiropractic adjustments reduce pain right away. Our chiropractor may also recommend temperature therapy, massage, exercise, and lifestyle changes.
If you are dealing with lower back pain, and you live in the Syosset, Oyster Bay, Jericho, Plainview, and the Woodbury area, contact Goldberg Chiropractic to schedule an appointment with our chiropractor. Call our office today at 516-921-3566 or fill out our contact form on our website to request an appointment. We look forward to helping you with your lower back pain without the use of medication or invasive surgical procedures.