Many people suffer from a variety of frustrating conditions leading to back, neck and joint pain. Chronic lower back pain, sciatica, stiff joints and bulging or herniated discs in the back are often the cause of pain and discomfort that may interfere with your normal activities. Neural impingement, also known as pinched nerves, can cause pain in the back, neck, legs and joints. Besides physical discomfort and limitations with mobility, constant physical pain can have a detrimental effect on your mood and overall well-being. Pain can be distracting, and can cause excess stress and depression. You may have tried everything from physical therapy to pain medications to alleviate your pain, only to be disappointed with little or no success. After many attempts to remedy your pain, sometimes it seems like the only thing left is invasive surgery. If your feel you have run out of options, there is a treatment available that may work for you. It is safe, non-invasive, and non-surgical. Sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? It is called spinal decompression, and it might be the right choice for you.
Headaches are often a result of neck pain and back pain. You may not realize that you are in pain, however, your misaligned joints can result in nerve pressure – and send that pressure right to your head where you can experience debilitating headaches and migraines.
The solution may not be to take more pain pills. Visiting a chiropractor can provide you with a treatment plan to strengthen your back and cure you of back pain in the process.
There are all sorts of things that can go wrong as you live your life. As you sit for extended periods of time, your spine is going to be compressed. This can lead to neuropathy in the lower extremities and while it may resolve itself when you stand back up, it may not.
Sciatica is caused by the compression of the spinal nerve roots of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is a rather large and important nerve that begins in the lower back and goes down both legs. Symptoms of sciatica can include: pain in the lower back, buttocks, or legs; weakness or numbness in those areas; or tingling sensations in the leg.
There are numerous conditions that can lead to or directly cause sciatica. One such cause is spinal disc herniation, commonly known as a “slipped disc.” If the herniated disc presses on one of the nerve roots, this can cause the symptoms of sciatica to occur. Another condition that can cause these symptoms is spinal stenosis, where a narrowing of the spinal canal can cause the compression. Sciatica can also occur during the course of pregnancy, as the weight of the fetus can press against the sciatic nerve.
Sciatica sufferers often deal with a variety of different symptoms, including a shooting pain down the leg as well as lower back pain. There are various treatments available for sciatica, but it’s also important to focus on nutrition. Many people don’t realize that nutrition plays a vital role in treatment. It can help you to lose weight, maintain proper weight, and feed the body the necessary vitamins and minerals.
Your lower back is in pain because of misalignment, a pinched nerve, and your spine may be supporting extra weight. This extra weight is not helping the situation. What you can do is begin focusing on nutrition so you can lose some of the added pounds and allow your spine to support less weight. This will foster a drastic improvement in how you feel and how effective your sciatica treatment is.
As you sit and stand throughout the day, your spine to compresses. This is as a result of gravity and there’s nothing you can do about it. Lower back pain is often a result of this compression. We often recommend decompression treatment and it can provide you with substantial relief.
Spinal decompression works in several different ways. The most common is that of motorized traction. It works by stretching out the spine to provide relief. As the spine is stretched, the pressure is removed. The gel-like cushions that are between the vertebrae will have some more wiggle room and this can ease headaches, low back pain and more. In some instances, it can also help neuropathy because of being able to unpinch nerves.