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Posted on 09-06-2017
Most people experience low back pain at some time in their lives. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke estimates that up to 80 percent of the population will have an episode of low back pain at some point. Back pain problems may occur strains or sprains experienced during work duties or during sports activities. They may also result from falls or other accidents. In some cases, the disks of the spine degenerate, or they may bulge out of position. In other cases, compression of nerves may be at fault. Nerve involvement generally occurs in stenosis or narrowing of the spinal canal, or due to the compression that occurs in sciatica. Other health issues can also produce pain in the lower back. A careful diagnosis can determine the exact cause of the problem. Our Blue Springs chiropractor can help to relieve low back pain, using a variety of specialized techniques.
Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medical technique that uses very fine needles that are inserted in specific energy centers in the human body. The needles help to direct energy to various parts of the body. Research indicates that acupuncture helps to improve blood circulation and the production of certain healing chemicals that the body naturally produces. Acupuncture can be used to aid a variety of health problems, and it has been used to effectively treat lower back pain for many years. Recent studies indicate that acupuncture is an effective treatment for low back pain for many individuals. Your chiropractor can utilize this ancient technique to relieve your backache and improve your spinal function.
Dr. Kevin Tucker and the friendly staff at Tucker Chiropractic work hard to provide superior care for their patients in Blue Springs and surrounding communities. We offer manual adjustments and the latest chiropractic techniques, as well as exercises and nutritional counseling. Dr. Tucker also offers acupuncture to help a variety of health problems. Your Blue Springs chiropractor treats low back pain, neck pain and other chronic pain conditions, auto accident injuries, sports injuries and work-related injuries. Call Tucker Chiropractic today at 816-228-8900 for an appointment to discuss how acupuncture and other treatments can help you reach optimum health.
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