Lower Back Pain
Dealing with lower back pain often results in at-home treatment remedies, such as over-the-counter medications, rest, heat/cold compresses. Sometimes lower back pain goes away, but others experience chronic lower back pain, impacting their quality of life. Seeing a chiropractor can help treat your lower back pain and develop a treatment plan to get you back to living a pain-free life.
The root cause of your lower back pain determines the specific treatment your chiropractor will provide. Our staff at Allied Chiropractic, Sports Rehab & Whole Health Center in Plainville, MA, can help you develop a treatment plan for your lower back pain.
What Is Lower Back Pain?
Depending upon the person and the cause of the lower back pain, it can range from a mild, dull ache to persistent, disabling pain in the lower back. This type of pain can significantly restrict your mobility and interfere with your daily routine.
What Are the Symptoms of Lower Back Pain?
Those suffering from lower back pain can experience acute or chronic symptoms. Acute symptoms typically last from a few days to a few weeks. In most situations, acute lower back pain can resolve itself with self-care. Chronic pain is more severe, lasting for a long time, and often intensifies. Common symptoms of lower back pain can include sensations that are:
- Sharp or dull
- Well-defined or vague
When Should I Call My Doctor or Chiropractor?
It is best to see a doctor or chiropractor when your lower back pain continues for several weeks or gets worse although regular visits are always a good idea. It is recommended that you seek medical treatment immediately if you experience any of the following conditions along with your lower back pain:
- You experience sudden bowel or bladder incontinence
- You have severe paralysis or weakness
- You develop a fever or other signs of infection
- Your pain worsens
- Pain medications no longer work
- The pain interferes with your quality of life
- The pain prevents you from working
- You develop mobility issues
Schedule an Appointment Today with a Plainville, MA Chiropractor
If your lower back pain is persistent or gets worse, it is time to schedule an appointment with our chiropractor. The staff here at Allied Chiropractic, Sports Rehab & Whole Health Center in Plainville, MA, can provide you with the chiropractic care needed to treat your lower back pain. Call us today at (508) 455-4600 to schedule an appointment and start your chiropractic care treatment plan.