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Back Pain Oak Lawn IL

Botti Chiropractic & Wellness | Chiropractor Oak Lawn

low back pain oak lawnAt Botti Chiropractic & Wellness, Chiropractor Oak Lawn,  one of the most common conditions that we treat is back pain. Anyone can experience low back pain, regardless of their age. Those who experience low back pain can equate the pain to an injury to a specific muscle or a ligament; however, this is quite complex as there may be numerous factors. Low back pain could be a result of poor posture over many years, lack of properly exercising, arthritis, or even a ruptured disc. Activities of daily living and certain work environments can further contribute to and aggravate lumbar spine structure.

There are many different conditions that have been found to lead to back pain. These conditions include strained muscles, sprained ligaments, trigger points, obesity, arthritis, sports injuries, accidents, ruptured discs and in some cases, simple movements. The pain limits the activities you can get involved in including playing sports, working, or handling household chores.

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Types Of Back Pain

There are several types of back pain, but the most common is chronic low back pain and acute low back pain.

Acute Low Back Pain:

Patients with this kind of back pain mostly do not see a doctor since the pain goes away on its own or through simple home care. If this kind of pain lasts for more than four weeks, it may be worth considering non-drug treatments and therapies such as chiropractic manipulation or massage therapy in Oak Lawn.  Repetitive acute back pain is often a sign of an underlying issue that eventually contributes to arthritic changes and degeneration.

Chronic Lower Back Pain:

This type of back pain lasts a while. If the pain is not responding to long-term medication, Oak Lawn chiropractic care can help. The aim of any treatment should be to reduce pain and improve function. Dr. Botti works with patients suffering from chronic back pain with a wide range of chiropractic treatments, suited to match your lifestyle and level of pain.

Symptoms of Back Pain

The connection between back pain and physical sources is not always clear. There are many patients who deal with excruciating back pain though there are no abnormalities in their spine. The following are some of the common symptoms you might deal with:

  • Morning pain
  • Tightness in the back, pelvis, and legs
  • Pain in the buttock
  • Muscle spasm
  • Legs giving out
  • Pain or tightness with prolonged standing
  • Numbness in the thighs or feet

Causes of Back Pain

When we ask our patients why they think that have back pain they are quick to use tell us that they have bulging or herniated discs, stenosis, etc. The medical community treats these conditions and the cycle continues. However, at Botti Chiropractic & Wellness we take it a step further and determine why specifically the patient is predisposed to these particular conditions. Postural compromise, faulty biomechanics, hidden weakness, are causes for dysfunction and pain and must be addressed in order for the patient’s condition to resolve.

How Does Chiropractic Care Help with Back Pain

Back pain is a very common condition that most of our patients suffer from. We meet many patients on a regular basis who seek chiropractic care for dealing with back pain and its underlying causes. Here are the most commonly used methods to treat back pain:

  • Spinal Manipulation: In this type of manual manipulation, a high-velocity, arm thrust that is applied to abnormal vertebra with the goal of reducing pain, restoring movement and improving functionality in the back. This manipulation is also called chiropractic adjustment. 
  • Functional Rehabilitation: Mobilization in chiropractic care refers to movement and stretching of the muscles and joints, and low-velocity manipulation in order to improve the range of motion in the affected areas of the spinal column. 

With these, our team of chiropractors in Oak Lawn aim to provide the best care. They will conduct a thorough examination and diagnosis before recommending any therapy. If a patient complains of discomfort or pain after therapy, we can try other alternative treatments to provide relief and accelerate the healing. At Botti Chiropractic & Wellness, we look at the root cause of the pain before providing any treatment. And that is one reason why we have been successful in offering relief to our patients who suffer from long-term and short-term back pain and related problems. 

Cost of Back Pain Treatments

Back pain can occur due to a lot of reasons such as injury, weakness, and others that have already been discussed. As the causes vary, the range of effects of chiropractic therapy also varies. Also, age and physical agility contribute to determining which treatment is best suited for a patient. The treatment recommended to a patient with lower back pain may differ than what is prescribed to someone suffering from lumbar spondylitis.

These are some reasons which cause a variation in the cost of back pain treatment. Our experts will customize a plan of treatment for you before signing you up for it. Some patients may need single treatments while others may need a combination of manual treatment or massage. Therefore, the cost of treatment for back pain differs depending on the condition and other aforementioned factors. 

Book an Appointment with Oak Lawn Chiropractor, Botti Chiropractic & Wellness, Today!

At Botti Chiropractic & Wellness we will evaluate you to determine where you biomechanical, postural, and structural faults are.  We will create a comprehensive plan to address the root cause of your condition and ensure that you are better than you were before your back pain started.

Our patients are usually surprised at quickly they improve and often regret not coming sooner.  Many patients overlook chiropractic care when they have a long-standing history of lower back pain, have had lower back procedures in the past, or have tried physical therapy in the past. Our therapy is a specialized form of care that is unique, effective, and well tolerated.

For more information please contact our office and schedule a consultation!

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