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Low Back Pain FAQ

Lower Back Pain FAQs with our Omaha Chiropractor

If you are looking for a place to get all your chiropractic and sports injury needs met, look no further than Omaha's West Omaha Chiropractic & Sports Injury Clinic. There are many causes, symptoms, and treatments for lower back pain. Keep reading to find the answers to common frequently asked questions about lower back pain.

Woman suffering from low back painWhat are common causes of lower back pain?

There are many causes of lower back pain, including but not limited to your career, posture, injury, and other lifestyle and day to day choices that can contribute to lower back pain. Other common causes of lower back pain are ligament sprains and muscle strains. Others include sacroiliac joint dysfunction, lumbar herniated disc, compression fracture, deformity, trauma, and degenerative disc disease. Make an appointment with one of our chiropractors so we can determine the cause of your lower back pain and suggest appropriate treatments. 

What are typical symptoms of lower back pain?

A pain that is aching and dull is one typical symptom of lower back pain. If you feel more pain when you have been sitting for a long time is another common symptom. Changing positions to alleviate the pain is also a symptom of lower back pain. Pain that becomes worse throughout the day and improves when moving around are other symptoms of lower back pain. If you have any of these symptoms, contact us as soon as possible to set up your initial appointment to get back pain relief.

How can lower back pain be diagnosed?

A physical exam is the first step in determining a diagnosis of lower back pain. A neurological exam, reflex test, palpation, leg raise test and range of motion test can help determine what and where the pain is coming from. Other, more in-depth exams can give more information about the lower back pain a patient may be experiencing. These include an MRI, X-rays, injection studies, and a CT scan. 

How can a chiropractor treat the injury?

Lower back pain can be treated in several ways, based on individual factors. Non-surgical treatment options include acupuncture, massages, and chiropractic adjustments. These chiropractic adjustments are in the form of adjusting your vertebrae, manipulating using techniques best suited for your comfort.

Schedule an Appointment Today with West Omaha Chiropractic & Sports Injury Clinic in Omaha, Nebraska!

Contact West Omaha Chiropractic & Sports Injury Clinic today to make an appointment with one of our chiropractors. You can visit our office at 2639 S. 156th Plaza Omaha, Ne, 68130. Or you can call us for a free consultation at (402) 334-4700. You can get relief from your lower back pain today by setting up an appointment as soon as possible!