Can back pain be fixed without chiropractors as long as you exercise your back?

Your question assumes 2 things.First assumption is your back is "broken" and needs to be "fixed". First thing you need to do is find out what is wrong with your back. Get an examination and get a diagnosis. Look up the incidence and

Are chiropractic neck adjustments safe?

Simple answer: yes, they are remarkably safe.A few qualifiers:High velocity, low amplitude adjustments are well controlled movements performed by highly trained professionals.Chiropractors meet every definition of a professional. Yet, skill goes beyond the training required to obtain a license to practice.Not all chiropractic professionals have the same skill level, amount of advanced training or

Do 'Lumbar Support Belts' strengthen or weaken back muscles?

Lumber support belt is advisable when your back muscles are very weak so that it can support you in your daily routine / walking or else..... Atleast u will not be dependent or get bed ridden....but it's not for entertainment or to make yourself comfortable ......

Does sitting on a wallet every day affect posture and spine alignment?

Answer to your question is YES. I will answer metaphorically and with a question. Let's say you build a house, you make the floor and pour the cement for the foundation. Now let's say that one side of the ground foundation is slightly higher on one side of the house compared to the

How to fix golfer elbow? Is it possible to fix it

Golfer's elbow is normally created by abusing the muscles in the lower arm that enable you to grasp, turn your arm, and flex your wrist. It can be removed easily by an Orthopedic Surgeons. In this situation, your doctor may suggest an oral NSAID

How to stop slouching and get rid of my head-forward posture

I'd have to evaluate you to know with certainty. There are many reasons for people having poor posture, and there is no one-size-fits-all answer.That being said, there are some trends I see in many of my patients that I think would help most people strengthen muscles that tend to be weakened with forward head posture.Posture is your body's

How does a chiropractor treat neck pain?

Neck pain and back problems have become commonplace over the years and when injuries happen, sometimes the attention of a chiropractor is needed.Chiropractic and Neck Pain Relief have been around since 1895. It was during that year that the first chiropractic neck adjustment was performed by D.D. Palmer in Davenport Iowa. The patient had

How should an individual treat back pain?

Home & Herbal Remedies For Back PainBackache, is one of the most common conditions with persistent pain. The pain can be mild, irritating in many ailments like leucorrhea and can be severe in sciatica or slipped disc. The problem can cause difficulty in bending forward and also on sideways. Feeling as if

What are ways to alleviate back pain if I have degenerative disc disease?

Unfortunately, degenerative disc disease is a progressive ailment and a person's chance of a full recovery is limited depending on the time of diagnosis.  While medicine has limited solutions beyond pain medications and surgical procedures, chiropractors have had a great deal of success helping people with DDD in a number of ways.

What is more beneficial, a massage or a chiropractic adjustment?

Check earlier answers from the past few weeks , from both sides of the question.Chiropractic's MAIN objective is by adjusting the spine is to keep the vertebrae protecting the spinal cord and the 28 pairs of spinal nerve exits , Free from the Nerve Interference/ Irritation , that might cause HYPERACTIVITY , or HYPOACTIVITY of

What is the cause of hip pain after a chiropractic adjustment?

Assuming your speaking of a classic side-posture lumbar spine adjustment - laying your side (either) facing the Doc where he/she rolls your pelvis toward him/her with a thrust toward the ground - the hip pain is likely coming from an irritated nerve root at the level of your spine.You see,

What is usually the cause of back pain?

Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work, and it is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Most people have back pain at least once.Fortunately, you can take measures to prevent or relieve most back pain episodes. If prevention fails, simple

Which set of stretches can come close or even replace a chiropractor for non injury back pain?

This is one of those questions which seem so simple and straightforward at first sight, but which are actually too non-specific to admit of a really useful answer.First, it will depend on the source of your back pain: which level, what structure?Second, what do you mean by non-injury? If there

Why won't my physiotherapist take my pain seriously? I have an AC sprain. I saw a chiropractor that had X-rays done to diagnose. I was sent to physiotherapy, I went but I feel like he isn't taking my pain seriously, he says my shoulder isn't stiff.

It's just my opinion, but Physical Therapists often are judgemental when they can't find a physical, mechanical reason for someone to be in pain. AC separations are often painful without restrictions of motion or irregular movement patterns. My suggestion is to go to an orthopedic surgeon and get an injection of corticosteroids into the joint. That will probably be

After I've been standing for a long time, I feel the need to bend over and pop my lower vertebrae. Why does this happen?

Stress on the lower back from standing causes air pressure to build in the vertebrae. Aссоrdіng tо statistics, аbоut 95% оf people suffer frоm back pain аt ѕоmе point оf time іn their life. Most kinds оf bасk pain tend tо have ѕоmе underlying reasons. If

Even after a chiropractic adjustment, my right hip tends to rotate inward. What are some stretches or exercises to prevent this?

Your question is about rotation. Do you also have pain, is there any other pathology? Strengthening the joint, especially the muscles that externally rotate the hip would be helpful. Adjustments might be making the problem worse. Adjustments are stretching to the joint capsules where they are applied. If you have an unstable joint and

I saw a chiropractor for 3 months. Ever since, I've had rhomboid pain (for about 3 months now). I stopped going there. I've been stretching and doing exercises daily, and it helps, but the pain comes back after waking up. What should I do?

A licensed healthcare professional can answer questions online that are of a general nature. However, to answer the specifics of a person's clinical questions constitutes, in this case, the practice of chiropractic. Since I don't know you, don't know your location and I am actively licensed in just two states in the U.S.,

What are some remedies for upper back pain (probably strained the trapezius muscle) for someone who is active and literally cannot take time off to rest?

First let me ask you a few questions so I have a more clear picture of your presentation.1. Where do you live? I may be able to help you out with a couple of treatments. 2. How did you hurt yourself?3. How long has it been going