Dr. Steven Key, Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, has provided residents of Nampa, ID, with natural and effective back pain treatment for many years. When you first visit our office, Dr. Key will assess your musculoskeletal system to determine the root cause of your back pain and create a chiropractic care plan to address it. Read on to learn more about back pain and how we treat it.
How Does a Herniated Disc Cause Low Back Pain?
When a spinal disc herniates, the gel-like interior of the disc pushes out through a tear in the disc's fibrous outer casing. When there’s a tear in the disc’s outer casing, the material that bulges out can cause inflammation and pain by putting pressure on the spinal nerves.
What Types of Injuries Cause Low Back Pain?
There are a wide variety of injuries that can result in back pain. For example, a simple slip-and-fall accident, a high-impact sports injury, or an auto accident can jolt your spine and require a chiropractor to help you get it back into alignment. Hyperextension can also cause sprains and strains, leading to back pain.
Can My Work or Sports Habits Contribute to Back Pain?
Athletes are often prone to injuries related to repetitive motions. Your office setup or work environment may require you to constantly bend, stoop, or twist, leading to back pain.
Can Problems with Posture Cause Back Strain?
Abnormal musculoskeletal alignment caused by poor muscular support can cause great discomfort, which is the reason why poor posture is commonly a factor when dealing with back pain patients.
Can Chronic Spinal Conditions Trigger Lower Back Pain?
As we age, we are more likely to suffer the effects of spondylolisthesis, spinal stenosis, and osteoarthritis, all of which can be underlying causes of lower back pain. As we get older, bulging discs can put facet joints in the spine under strain, causing pain. If you are unsure of what is causing your back pain, our chiropractor will help you identify it and get rid of it.
Schedule an Appointment with Our Chiropractor for Back Pain Treatment in Nampa, ID
Call the office of Dr. Steven Key, Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician today at (208) 965-2128 for more information or to schedule an appointment.