What is Back Pain?

Lower, upper or mid-back pain constitutes any condition that causes pain, swelling or discomfort around the spine or muscles in your back. It is linked to a number of different issues that affect the spine, muscles, nerves, organs, or skin.

Back pain can and often does affect everybody at some point in their lives. Older people, people with physical occupations, people with degenerative diseases, and people with injuries are the most likely to experience back pain.

Symptoms

The main symptom of back pain is a general ache or pain anywhere along the back, at times even extending to other parts of the body. Symptoms of back pain include:

  • Muscle aches
  • Shooting pain
  • Stabbing sensations
  • Pain that extends down the leg
  • Pain that worsens after bending, lifting or standing
  • Pain that improves after reclining

What Causes Back Pain?

Joint pain can be caused by any number of injuries or conditions, ranging from simple injuries to chronic conditions. Some causes of back pain include but are not limited to:

  • Strains
  • Muscle tension
  • Damaged discs
  • Injuries
  • Improper lifting
  • Sciatica
  • Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Kidney problems
  • Ovarian problems in women
  • Improper posture
  • Poor sleeping conditions or habits
  • Infections
  • Obesity
  • Smoking
  • Stress
  • Mood disorders
  • Age

How Can Reinhardt Chiropractic in Denver Help with Back Pain?

Dr. Reinhardt can deliver safe, non-invasive adjustments to help ease your back pain, without the use of harsh or addictive drugs.

Chiropractic adjustments help reduce misalignments in the spine and improve the body’s overall nervous system function. Adjustments help reduce general inflammation in the body, which can trigger back pain.

Additional therapies can also help improve stress and lifestyle factors that may be aggrivating back pain.

Some of the benefits our joint pain patients have reported seeing after care include:

  • Decreased pain & inflammation
  • Reduced swelling
  • Increased range of motion
  • Increased flexibility
  • Increased energy
  • Increased sense of well-being

Treatments

Explore some of the services below to see what treatments we offer to help ease the symptoms of your back pain.