Back Pain

Back Pain in Atlanta Georgia

Chiropractic care is a profession dedicated to the non-surgical treatment of disorders of the nervous system or musculoskeletal system.  If you are having pain in your back in Atlanta, you have an important resource in Dr. Latrice Lawrence of H2H Wellness Centers. Back pain is a common condition individuals experience. It can be caused by trauma, lifting injuries, repetitive movements associated with occupation, pregnancy and disc herniation or bulge. Majority of these conditions respond well to chiropractic care and physiotherapy. The key is to improve flexibility and stabilize intervertebral disc if they are involved.

The Back

The back is a large area of the body, made up of tendons, ligaments, discs, muscles, and bones.  It takes a Chiropractor with a solid understanding of these different areas to locate and address the source of the pain.  Below you will find information on some of the most common causes of back pain and their identifying symptoms.  This information should be used as a resource and not in lieu of professional Chiropractic care and we high recommend that you seek a professional opinion to properly diagnose and treat your ailments.

Herniation and Discs Bulges

Herniation and Disc Bulges are conditions in which the outer edges of the discs, located between the vertebrae, are damaged.  This is a common condition that affects millions of Americans.  Often times, herniation and disc bulges are accompanied by extreme pain and discomfort.  When the damaged disc is irritating a surrounding nerve, patients may experience shooting or stabbing pain, burning, numbness and tingling and decreased range of motion. The symptoms can also radiate to other parts of the body such as your arms and legs.

It is important that painful symptoms be properly identified and treated.  Atlanta Georgia Chiropractor, Dr. Latrice Lawrence can thoroughly diagnose your back pain to determine the appropriate treatment to relieve your pain.

Subluxation

Subluxation is a medical term that means the misalignment in the vertebral column.  Subluxations can be painful and disrupt normal movement and physical activity.  Subluxations are one of the most common contributors to back pain and discomfort. They can identify and treat this type of misalignment by our Chiropractor in Atlanta

Muscular Sprains, Tendon Strains and Ligament Strains

Muscular sprains, tendon strains, and ligament strains usually occur when patients perform movements or physical activity that the body is not used to performing or when patients are involved in some type of accident or fall.  These conditions may also be caused by lifting and twisting, or stretching beyond normal limits.  These can often occur in the back and can be extremely painful and debilitating.  Swelling and bruising may be found in the affected area.  In addition to treating swelling, Chiropractic adjustment may be necessary to treat these painful conditions.

Trigger Points and Muscle Spasms

Tension will often accumulate in what Chiropractors call trigger points.  Trigger points can painful or sore and need professional care to relieve.  Chiropractors have the professional knowledge and specialized equipment to relieve back pain and back stress from trigger points and other causes. A muscle spasm, or muscle cramp, is an involuntary contraction of a muscle. They occur suddenly, usually resolve quickly, and are often painful. Adjustments treat muscle spasms by allow the nerves to control the muscles properly.

Atlanta Chiropractic professionals such as, Dr. Latrice Lawrence are trained to identify and treat many back pains.  Please schedule your Chiropractic consultation today.