Low Back Pain Chiropractor Rockhampton

Experiencing low back pain in Berserker or Parkhurst?

Look no further for your Low Back Pain Chiropractor in Rockhampton. Statistics show that 8/10 Australians will suffer from Low Back Pain (LBP) at some point of their life. Low back pain, in some cases, may be a debilitating, frustrating condition. Often many people ignore the symptoms, and do not seek professional treatment.

What Causes Lower Back Pain?

Low back pain is caused by many different activities/things: brought about by lifting/twisting activities. This causes inflammation in the joints and likewise surrounding muscles. The lower back is placed under a great deal of stress during normal day to day living, including sitting, standing and lifting.

Lower Back Pain is commonly seen in many agricultural workers from Berserker, Parkhurst and Rockhampton. Don’t let it put you out of your career!

Low Back Pain can relate directly to the muscles that stables the spine. The key muscles for spinal stability are the:

  • Ab Muscles
  • Spine Muscles
  • Deep Spine MusclesWeakness or over-activity of spinal muscles can affect the whole body, for which your Total Health Chiropractor, Dr Alex Harvey, diagnoses and manages muscles imbalances found during the exam

HOW CAN YOU PREVENT LOW BACK PAIN FROM HAPPENING?

Living a healthy life reduces the consistency of lower back complaints. Adults are recommended to:

complete 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity per week

75 minutes of vigorous intensity activity per week.

The guidelines have been set by the World Health Organization, with the aim to improve fitness and decrease the  chance diseases and diabetes in Australia and the World.

Examples of activities are:

  • Walking
  • Gardening
  • Running
  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Playing Outdoor games and many more.

WHAT CAN YOUR CHIROPRACTOR DO FOR YOUR LOW BACK PAIN?

Total Health Chiropractic has extensive experience in managing lower back pain and similar conditions for locals from Berserker, Parkhurst and surrounding regions in Rockhampton.

Manual Treatment –  Adjustments and mobilisations breaks adhesions in the muscle and joints, as well as realigning scar tissue, increase range of motion and improve joint mobility, with most people often say they are moving more freely after a manual treatment.

Soft Tissue therapy – Remedial Massage Therapists and Acupuncturists can help low back pain patients in increasing circulation, as well as breaking down adhesions, likewise decreasing tension in the muscles.

Spinal strengthening exercises – Spinal strengthening exercises to stretch & strengthen muscles around the spine, and allow for rehabilitation.

Ergonomic Advice – Advice based on posture, lifting techniques and also sporting techniques.

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