If you’re experiencing lower back pain in Toronto the following limited list may be the reasons why:
- Extra bodyweight
- Prolonged sitting
- Muscle strain
- Ligament sprain
- Lifting of a heavy object
- Sudden movements which place a lot of pressure on the lower back
- Poor posture
- Sports injuries
Here is a very informative video on Lumbar Spine Anatomy: https://www.spine-health.com/video/lumbar-spine-anatomy-video
There are several remedies which may be administered to possibly help relieve lower back pain. You may try to take short rest periods, modify your daily activities (ex. sitting less, getting up from your chair every 30 minutes, etc.), staying active, heat/ice therapy, stretching (check out the McKenzie Method and Dynamic Lumbar Spine Stabilization), and low-impact aerobics (such as stationary bikes, step machines, and walking).
If you’re not sure which remedy may be right for you it is always best to speak to a doctor for advice.
You may be asking…what can Emkiro do to help me with my lower back pain? Simple, our Chiropractic treatment allows for relief of lower back pain through clinical tools such as: soft tissue therapy, exercises, mobilization, manipulation, and adjustments. Patients who were treated with adjustments and exercises reported improvements at three and twelve month follow ups according to a study1.
A very commonly asked question: Is Chiropractic Treatment Safe? Yes it is safe, in fact, Chiropractic treatments are drug-free and non-invasive. Please visit https://emkiro.ca/downtown-toronto-chiropractor/ for more information on Chiropractic treatments and FAQs.
Furthermore, according to a new study conducted by National University of Health Sciences, shoe orthotics and chiropractic care can improve low back pain (NUHS). Thus, having the combination of both is extremely advantageous to helping relieve lower back pain. If you would like to read a summary of the study please click here.
Feel free to contact us for your chiropractic care in Toronto:
1. Childs JD, Fritz JM, Flynn TW, et al. A clinical prediction rule to identify patients with low back pain most likely to benefit from spinal manipulation: a validation study. Ann Intern Med 2004;141:920–8.