Back pain

A New Way of Thinking About Back Pain

Back pain

The majority of back pain is preventable

This statement is at odds with the standard medical narrative for back pain. So much of western medicine focuses on treating injury and illness reactively- that is treating a problem symptomatically. But this relies on the logic that a problem need occur in the first place- why have we accepted this hook, line and sinker? A more logical way of treating pain is to prevent it in the first place. And while many types of back pain, the kinds that result from traumatic injury, genetic predisposition, or tumors, are unavoidable, the vast majority of back pain is preventable.

A plan for preventing back pain

At Relief Medical Group, we help people design personalized plans that prevent back pain and the necessity for pharmaceutical or surgical intervention. Taking into account your particular body profile, medical history, history of back pain, and lifestyle limitations, we can help you prevent back pain using the following methods:

  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Eating right and exercising
  • Avoiding overly-sedentary periods of time
  • Stretching before physical activity
  • Improving posture
  • Supporting posture with footwear and ergonomics

How chiropractic fits into the preventative equation

Chiropractic augments all the good work you do by using natural modalities to regulate the nervous system. By keeping pressure off spinal nerves and your spine in alignment, all the systems in your body are able to work more efficiently. Let’s work together to design a plan that will ensure 2018 is the healthiest year of your Iife- give our office in Fremont a call to schedule an appointment today. 

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