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TLC Chiropractic Offers Help for Back Pain

Health experts note that 80 percent of individuals will experience back pain at some time in their lives. Back conditions can result in loss of mobility, lost work hours, and curtailment of recreational pursuits. Chiropractic care offers a non-invasive, drug-free method of effectively treating back problems. At TLC Chiropractic in Willow Grove, PA, we can help your back pain with a variety of specialized techniques.

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Symptoms of Back Pain

Back pain symptoms can vary from person to person. You may experience a persistent ache in the upper or lower back that prevents full range of motion. Bending or reaching can cause severe discomfort. Back pain can also be sharp and related to specific types of movement. Some individuals experience back pain when sitting or standing for long periods. Pain can radiate down the legs or into the arms. Numbness or tingling can occur, as well as weakness in the extremities.

Causes of Back Pain

Injury from accidents can lead to ongoing back problems. Poor lifting technique can cause damage to muscle strains and damage to the discs. Bad posture can also contribute to back problems. The natural degeneration of the spinal structures and osteoarthritis of the spine can cause pain. Fractures or tumors of the spine can cause pain. Pinched nerves can also lead to back pain.

Chiropractic Care Can Help

Manual adjustment is a fundamental method in chiropractic care, because it re-aligns spinal structures, allowing them to fall into their natural positions for more efficient movement. Other techniques can help to improve nerve compression. Your chiropractor in Willow Grove can also provide corrective exercises to strengthen supporting muscles to improve spinal function. Massage therapy helps to improve circulation in affected areas, increasing blood flow and natural healing compounds for faster healing. Nutritional counseling can aid healing and improve function. Your chiropractor can also advise on ergonomic improvements to reduce the risk of further injury.

Make TLC Chiropractic Your Chiropractor in Willow Grove

Dr. Dean DePice, Dr. Jen Depice, and Dr. Richie Forte utilize their extensive training in chiropractic methods to help patients in Willow Grove, PA, and surrounding areas achieve relief from pain and greater wellness. We treat a range of conditions, including herniated discs, neck pain, sciatica, sports injuries, auto accident injuries, and chronic pain problems. Call TLC Chiropractic today at 215-657-3200 for an appointment to learn about the techniques that can help relieve your back pain.

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