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Posted on 08-15-2017

Our Chiropractor in Columbus Helps People of All Ages with Back Pain

Estimates show the majority of us (as much as 80%,) will experience at least one episode of back pain within our lifetime. As a chiropractor in Columbus--also serving Bibb City and surrounding Georgia communities--Dr. David Johnson has helped many patients recover from their pain and dysfunction, and get back to the life, work, and activities they love. 

patient getting back pain treatment

10 Common Causes of Back Pain

Your back pain could be caused by a wide number of factors, including poor posture, poor sleep and coping strategies, poor body mechanics, repetitive stress, too much sitting, smoking, overweight and obesity, poor nutrition, genetics, and a prior history of back injury. Specific conditions--often presenting with stiffness, leg pain and weakness, and numbness or tingling--include:

  1. Whiplash 
  2. Stenosis
  3. Muscle strain or spasm
  4. Disc herniation or bulge
  5. Joint subluxation
  6. Arthritis
  7. Fibromyalgia
  8. Sciatica and nerve impingement
  9. Ligament sprain
  10. Bony tumor, cyst, or spur

5 Keys of Back Pain Treatment by Our Columbus Chiropractor 

Every person with back pain presents a little differently. Columbus chiropractor Dr. Johnson carefully devises and implements each back pain treatment plan to deliver the most effective results for each individual. 5 key services he provides for someone suffering from acute or chronic back pain may include:

1. Chiropractic adjustments.

Realign vertebral bones, "reset" and reduce pain signals, and restore normal mobility. 

2. Massage therapy.

Relax and revitalize injured or tense soft tissues by increasing blood flow and preventing scar tissue. 

3. Corrective exercises. 

Stretch, strengthen, and improve the endurance of key postural muscles.

4. Postural screening. 

Identify and address hidden imbalances in your shoulders, spine, pelvis, and hips that may be contributing to your pain. 

5. Lifestyle and nutritional counseling. 

Learn better ways to manage stress, maintain a healthy diet, and get adequate sleep in order to promote mental, physical, and emotional well-being. 

Contact Your Columbus Chiropractor For Back Pain Relief

Are you tired of having that proverbial monkey on your back? Get natural, non-invasive, drug-free back pain treatment now at Health First Family Chiropractic by calling our chiropractor in Columbus at 706-576-9844.

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